Poulton

Poulton

Guide dog pup Poulton named for townsfolk

A Fylde coast charity supporting the rights of blind people have thanked the people of Poulton for their generosity after they raised enough cash to train a new guide dog.

News
Network Rail is carrying out piledriving work on the Blackpool to Preston line

Network Rail apologises for keeping Poulton residents awake

Network Rail has apologised to Poulton residents for carrying out piledriving work through the night without advance notice.

News 5
Carr Head Primary School celebrates its improved Ofsted rating - going up from 'requires improvement' to 'good'

Head’s pride after watchdog’s praise

A Poulton school once ordered to improve by Ofsted has regained its official ‘Good’ status.

News 1
Jordan Rassas is offering a reward after burglars broke into his home and stole expensive items.

£1000 reward to help find £50k diamond thief

A desperate appeal has been launched to catch the thief who stole thousands of pounds of jewellery during a daylight raid.

Crime 27
Michael Owen was walking on Nicky Nook when he was knocked over by dogs causing serious injury to his leg

£2000 apology for dog attack victim

A pensioner has issued a heartfelt plea for the woman whose dogs left him with a serious injury to get in touch – so he can tell her everything will be OK.

News 8
Trees have been cut back at Poulton

Fresh concern over tree felling during branch upgrade work

Fresh concerns have been raised over the scale of tree clearance on the rail line between Blackpool and Preston.

Environment 3
The air ambulance landing at Cottam Hall (Pic: Ben Ward)

Graphic image: Injured Jack, 12, home after funfair ordeal

A schoolboy seriously injured on a fairground ride has returned home, where he is now recovering.

News
Officers are now appealing for help in identifying the man in the CCTV image who they think may be able to help them with their enquiries.

CCTV APPEAL: Theft of bike from Poulton supermarket

A CCTV appeal has been launched after a bike was stolen from outside a supermarket.

Crime 1
The Royal Oak in Breck Road, Poulton

Decision on Poulton’s historic Royal Oak pub due

Plans to demolish a landmark Poulton pub are set to be given the green light tomorrow.

News 3
The proposed development off Brockholes Crescent in Poulton, which has been earmarked for approval this week

Planners recommend 110 new Poulton homes plan is given the go ahead

Almost 110 new homes are set to be built on land in Poulton after planners urged councillors to grant planning permission when they meet tomorrow.

News
The air ambulance landing at Cottam Hall playing fields in Poulton on Sunday evening (Pic: Ben Ward)

Graphic images: Boy, 12, breaks skull in freak fairground fall

A mum has today told of her horror after her 12-year-old son suffered a fractured skull in a freak fairground accident.

Blackpool 8
Poulton Gala Procession

Phoebe crowned Gala Queen as crowds turn out

Throngs of people turned out for Poulton’s annual gala, which honoured the tradition of crowning a new Gala Queen at the weekend.

News
The air ambulance landing at Cottam Hall (Pic: Ben Ward)

Child 'needed surgery' after accident on fairground ride

A 12-year-old boy was airlifted to Alder Hey Children's Hospital after suffering serious facial injuries on a fairground ride in Poulton.
News 2
The proposed development off Brockholes Crescent in Poulton, which has been earmarked for approval this week

108 new homes set for green light

Almost 110 new homes are set to be built on land in Poulton after planners urged councillors to grant planning permission when they meet on Wednesday.

Poulton 1
The team, organised by Blake Greaves, taking part in last year's Longest Day Challenge to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Research

Longest Day golf challenge for Macmillan and MNDA

A group of golfers are getting ready for the biggest day of the year in aid of charity.
News
The incident is alleged to have happened in Blackpool Old Road

Image: Google

Arrest over Poulton sex attack

A man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault after a woman was attacked in a Poulton street

Crime
Lynette Worthington, of Hayfield Avenue in Poulton, is calling for more patrols in Vicarage Park following an assault on her son Lucas while he was playing there with his sister.
Lynette in the park with Lucas and Sophia.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
25-5-2017

Mum in security plea for park after ‘attack’

A mum has appealed for tighter security at her local park after she said her son was surrounded and punched by a gang of youths.

News 7
Scott Oldham (centre) pictured with Alex Beckett (left) and Dave Underwood (right)

Super Scott makes leap to Football League ranks

The Fylde coast has its first Football League referee for a decade.

Blackpool 1
Aerial View of the Wyre Estuary

Flood alert issued for this afternoon

A flood alert has been issued for the Wyre estuary at this afternoon’s high tide.

Wyre
Windy Harbour

Lancashire recommends.... Caravan parks

Readers have voted. Here are the best caravan parks in the county

News
Load more