Warton

Warton

Shock as new bike turns out to be stolen

A jobseeker has been left off the road and out of pocket after a motorbike he bought turned out to be stolen.

Crime 4
Tesco Express in Warton 
Image: Google

Woman injured in store car park crash

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses following a collision in Warton in which a woman was hurt

Transport 2
Park residents’ turmoil

Park residents’ turmoil

Some 21 people will lose their homes and holiday homes after the planned demolition of a Fylde caravan site.

News 7
Police warning on dog thefts

Police warning on dog thefts

Police have warned dog owners to take precautions to protect their pets following a number of attempted thefts.

Blackpool 5
Richard Odgen's teeth

Dad given £17k compensation for dental work

A patient whose face ballooned and jaw oozed with pus after dental work has received compensation of £17,500.

Health 3
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Mum was abusive to officer in street row

A mum-of-two was described as using ‘grossly offensive’ language to a police officer in Warton.

Crime

Day Eurofighter first took flight

It is 30 years ago today since the prototype of the Eurofighter first took to Lancashire’s skies.
Nostalgia 9
MASSIVE DEAL: Mark Menzies MP with Philip Dunne MP and BAE Systems group managing director for programmes and support, Nigel Whitehead

£2.1bn aerospace deal will safeguard hundreds of BAE Systems’ jobs

A massive £2.1bn aerospace contract, that will protect hundreds of Lancashire jobs, has been welcomed.

Business 3
Aerial view of Warton

Don’t destroy our village!

Please don’t destroy our village!

Environment 2
Polling day for the EU referendum.  Polling station at Church Road Methodist Centre in St Annes.

EU REF: Fylde coast voters go to the polls

The first wave of voters have already made their voices heard as polling stations opened at 7am in the EU referendum.

News 5
UPDATE: ‘Significant’ jam after crash closes major road

UPDATE: ‘Significant’ jam after crash closes major road

A rush hour crash has caused severe congestion.

News 8
Union treasurer Heath List

Thieving union rep must pay back £7,000

A disgraced union treasurer who stole £53k from the coffers to fund a lavish lifestyle of ski trips and private school fees must pay back £7,628.23 of his ill gotten gains.

News
Lancashire's police helicopter base is to close

MP’s rethink call on air 
base closure

Blackpool South MP Gordon Marsden has written to the chief operating manager of the National Police Air Service (NPAS) calling on him to rethink the closure of Lancashire’s only helicopter base.

Crime 3
Mark Menzies and Simon Rigby when Farmgen opened

Fylde green power generator to close

A pioneering green energy plant which made electricity out of farm waste is to shut down.

Business 2
CHARITY MAN: Simon Couchman in his lobster costume

The world is Lancashire runner Simon’s lobster now

The world will be marathon runner Simon Couchman’s oyster as he takes his place among long distance running’s elite – dressed as a lobster.

Warton
LAUNCH CEREMONY: Bill Beaumont, right, and Francis Egan at the office opening

Fracking firm Cuadrilla moves its headquarters to Lancashire

Fracking energy firm Cuadrilla has opened its new national HQ in Lancashire.

Business
Would you recommend your GP?

REVEALED: Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre’s best and worst GP surgeries as rated by you

Today we can reveal the list of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre’s best and worst GP surgeries, based on ratings provided by patients on how likely they are to recommend their practice.

News 6

Outcry over u-turn as developers get nod for 360 homes on farm land

Villagers are “shocked beyond disappointment” by a Government decision to allow developers to build 360 homes on a former farm.

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