Parents warned after Poulton schoolgirl kidnap claim

Police investigating a reported kidnap attempt of a 12-year-old girl say no crime took place.

Professor Alastair Sloan

Poulton professor is dentistry dean

A Wyre-born professor has been awarded a prestigious position at a well-known university.

Diane Brooks with her daughter Grace Marshall promoting the Stand Up to Cancer campaign

Diane’s cancer fight will go on

The family of a Poulton mum who devoted herself to the battle against cancer have vowed to continue her work until the disease is beaten.

Alice Middleton

Fylde coast horses team under orders for awards

A Fylde coast horse supplies company is among the runners and riders for two top national awards.

Toni Roethling left her role to care for her mentally ill daughter

Poulton headteacher backs health reform

A headteacher who quit her job to care for her mentally ill daughter has welcomed reforms announced by Theresa May.

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A Catch22bus stops to pick up passengers

Signs removed in ‘ridiculous’ bus stop battle

Signs are to be taken down just months after being put up as a battle over bus stops intensifies.

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Work is being carried out at Poulton

Passengers warned of weekend rail closures

Passengers are being advised to always plan their journeys as the next phase of the major work to upgrade the railway between Preston and Blackpool gets under way.

The Poulton Elk

Bar worker punched in the face

Police are hunting a man who punched a pub worker in the face
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Uber in Poulton

Nightclub licence axed

The licence of a nightclub has been revoked following concerns raised by police.
Elliott Simpson

Poulton nightclub’s future to be decided

Bosses from a Poulton nightclub will go back before licensing chiefs this week in a bid to re-open the doors of their bar.

Parking is a major issue in the streets close to Poulton station
Image: Google

Parking chaos warning for Poulton streets

Residents’ parking is needed to stop chaos in Poulton.

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Phil Fox, general manager (resources) shakes on the deal with Trevor Shanley, managing director at Alert Fire and Security Ltd watched by Helen Roe and Wesley Bunseedhun, two of the Marsden Building Societys team at the new branch in Poulton

Team work secures the building society

A Fylde Coast building society has invested in its future by teaming up with one of Lancashire’s leading security companies.

New warning after tumble dryer blaze

New warning after tumble dryer blaze

F​irefighters have again issued a warning about tumble dryers​ after an incident in which an appliance went up in flames.

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Mat Davis who saved Keith King's life

‘It’s just something that you do. I wasn’t expecting all this attention.’

The football fan who saved the life of a Poulton man when he collapsed at his local pub has described how he brought the pensioner back from the dead twice.

Mains Lane, Singleton.

Bid to build Fylde houses

Outline planning permission is being sought to build nine new homes on land near 195 Mains Lane Singleton.

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BATTERY DANGER ALERT: Dr Sakthi Karunanithi and Dr Nicola Bamford have issued a seasonal warning about  button batteries

Christmas danger alert on button batteries

They look safe. They are safe. But medics are warning that button batteries could present a fatal risk to youngsters if misused.

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Keith King is recovering in hospital

Daughter hails quick thinking pub heroes

The daughter of a man revived twice after collapsing on the floor of a Fylde coast pub has praised the quick thinking of volunteers who rushed to his aid.

Grand Theatre Blackpool

Grand Christmas Concert returns

Poulton-le-Fylde Band will take to the stage once again for the annual Grand Christmas Concert, tonight.

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Eric Sefton using the SpeakSet device at his home in Poulton

Future is now as NHS trials TV technology

It’s the healthcare system of the future... today.

Roddy McCowan, headteacher of Baines High School, Poulton

Head at historic school to step down

Roddy McCowan, the headteacher at Baines School in Poulton, will step down in July after 17 years.

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