SPECIAL REPORT: Free events will keep youngsters entertained

For kids the summer holidays stretch out before them in a golden haze. But for parents this time of year can be fraught with the difficulties of what to do to keep them entertained without breaking the bank. NAOMI MOON has put together the pick of events that can be enjoyed for free across the county this summer.
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Coun Paul Greenall pictured moments after resigning from the Tory group at County hall  and moving to sit next to Independent Councillor Liz Oades

Lancashire County Councillor quits Tory party in intimidation row

A newly elected Lancashire county councillor has quit the Conservative party accusing his fellow Tories of intimidation.

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Patrick Joyce getting his head shaved

Fleetwood schoolboy’s close shave for cancer research

Fleetwood schoolboy Patrick Joyce had something of a close shave when he decided to raise money for charity –literally.

Lifeboat Day at Fleetwood. One of the inshore boats in action.

Events planned for lifeboat day

The daytime schedule for Fleetwood’s annual ‘Lifeboat Day’ has been revealed.


Flash floods across the Fylde coast as storm hits

Motorists faced difficult conditions during their evening commutes as stormy weather pelted the Fylde coast.
Computer training on offer for disabled

Computer training on offer for disabled

A group set up in Fleetwood to promote better health in the town has teamed up with charity Disability First to offer a free IT training course for people with health conditions or for their carers.

New rules to control dogs in pipeline

New rules to control dogs in pipeline

Dog control orders are to become redundant later this year but efforts will be made to ensure owners will have to respect public places in Fleetwood and Wyre.

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Chris Fitzgerald with his Ordre National de la L�gion dhonneur.

Pegasus Bridge honour for heroic war veteran

A retired railway guard from Fleetwood has been given a prestigious military award which recognises exceptional valour in his wartime service.

County Coun. Azhar Ali (s)

Call for cash boost for Lancashire transport links

The Government is being urged to boost Lancashire’s transport infrastructure with a £1.6bn cash injection.

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County Coun Geoff Driver

Lancashire County Council management restructure challenged

The Tory ruling group’s hopes of pushing through a management restructure at Lancashire County Council look set to be knocked back on Thursday.

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David Duckmanton as Mick Hucknell in A New Flame

David’s voice is Simply similar

Fans of the unique vocal tones of Mick Hucknell will be in for a treat next month, as A New Flame comes to the Marine Hall.

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Fleetwood's Tram Sunday was best ever!

They promised it would be the best Fleetwood Festival of Transport ever – and it surely was.

County Coun Frank De Molfetta

Call to retro-fit sprinklers to flats

A Lancashire County Councillor will call this week for the Government to pass a new law demanding sprinklers be fitted in all existing high rise residential buildings.

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Intercity Blues Band

Debut for Intercity Blues Band

There’s a new act heading to Deadun’s at Fleetwood’s Royal Oak this week.

Court news

Blackpool: From the courts 17-07-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Nathan Pond in action against Jablonec

Pond: New players learned the Fleetwood way in Austria

Fleetwood jetted back from Austria on a high, with skipper Nathan Pond pleased their new signings are starting to absorb the club’s DNA.

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The Cod Army meet Town's players and staff in Kossen

Cod Army in peaceful invasion

“If we score we’re on the pitch!”

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The Cod Army meet Town's players and staff in Kossen

Rosler: Fight back against FK Jablonec speaks volumes for Fleetwood’s character

Fleetwood head coach Uwe Rosler says Town’s late win against Czech First League side FK Jablonec spoke volumes for his side’s character and mentality.

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Uwe Rosler

MATCH REPORT: Fleetwood Town 2 FK Jablonec 1

Super-sub Joe Maguire’s last-gasp set-piece completed a quick-fire turnaround for Fleetwood Town as they beat Czech top flight side FK Jablonec 2-1 in Kossen.

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Bobby Grant leads the way during an intense double training session

Grant believes Town are travelling in the right direction

Fleetwood Town’s Bobby Grant says that although the Austrian tour shows how much the club progressing as a whole, there is a lot to learn before the big kick-off in August.

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