Fylde coast pair on county top team

Two Fylde coast councillors have been given senior roles in the new team leading Lancashire.

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Nateby Primary School's 'Rio Carnival Band' from the Garstang Children Festival in 2016

Festival time in Garstang

The flags are out in Garstang which means only one thing it’s Festival season.

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Dr Bernadka Dubicka

Schools' support for pupils dealing with aftermath of Manchester Arena bomb

Pupils from across the Fylde coast who were at the Manchester Arena on Monday night have been offered help and support by their schools.

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Postcard sent in 1955 FINALLY arrives in Garstang - 62 years late

Garstang resident Lynn Harter was delighted to receive a birthday postcard only to be left puzzled after discovering it was nearly 62 years late.
The Flatlanders play a charity night at Claughton Village Hall for Kidney Research

Claughton village band night raises thousands for research

A family who launched a fundraising mission to help find a cure for their teenage son who suffers with a rare kidney disease have helped raise nearly £3,500 towards their cause.

Jeff Banks of the Poulton and Wyre Railway Societ who has died aged 64

Tributes to Poulton and Wyre Railway Society’s Jeff

Tributes have been paid to a railway enthusiast who died at the age of 64.

Bank transfer scam

Warning over bank transfer scam artists

Police have renewed their warnings over a scam in which an 87-year-old woman in Wyre lost £1,800.

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Fylde police station at centre of fracking protest

Around 100 campaigners gathered at Kirkham Police Station to protest over the policing of fracking.

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How the memorial will look

Police want public help in memorial appeal

Lancashire Police is calling for public help in a new  national campaign to raise money for a memorial to fallen officers

Witness appeal after biker seriously hurt in Amounderness Way crash

Witness appeal after biker seriously hurt in Amounderness Way crash

Police have appealed for witnesses after a biker was seriously injured in a crash on Amounderness Way.
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Crews called to tractor fire

Crews called to tractor fire

Firefighters from Fulwood and Lancaster were called to a tractor on fire by the roadside at Claughton-on-Brock.

Disused farm buildings at historic Parrox Hall could become cafe and garden nursery

Disused farm buildings at historic Parrox Hall could become cafe and garden nursery

Disused farm buildings at Parrox Hall Farm, in Park Lane, Preesall, could be converted into a cafe and garden nursery, if planners at Wyre Council agree.
The plans for Copp Lane

Elation as controversial Wyre homes plan thrown out

Overjoyed residents have won their battle against controversial plans for almost 100 homes in Wyre.

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The air ambulance taking off from Bilsborrow yesterday (Pic: DI Damian Kitchen/Twitter)

Pensioner airlifted to hospital after microlight plane crash

A 75-year-old woman suffered serious injuries in a microlight plane crash yesterday evening.

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Geoff Driver and other Conservatives celebrate at County Hall

LCC elections 2017: Tories take over as Labour loses seats

The Conservatives have gained control of Lancashire County Council after results across the county went against Labour.

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LIVE: Lancashire County Council election results 2017

Voters across Lancashire will today find out who will run the county council after heading to the polls.

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Churchtown District Children's Festival Queen elect for 2017 Isobel Wilkinson

Countdown is on to Churchtown festival for new queen Isobel

Churchtown and District Children’s Festival Queen elect Isobel Wilkinson is on the countdown to her big day.

Picture: Lynn Harter
Garstang Youth Council with MP Ben Wallace and Kepple Lane park trustees for the unveiling of the new poppy sculptures

Garstang Youth Councillors unveil new poppy sculpture at community park

Trustees of Kepple Lane Park and the Garstang Youth Council welcomed MP Ben Wallace and local dignitaries for the official unveiling of the new poppy sculptures in the award-winning community park.

Polling station

Who’s after your vote at the county council?

Fylde and Wyre will today, Thursday 4th May, go to the polls. Here’s your handy guide.

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The farm waste was spilled on the A585

Police muck in to help clear up mess at busy junction

Here’s proof police officers really are ready and willing to muck in when it matters...

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