Free-micro-chipping sessions

Dog owners can have their pets micro-chipped at a special session in Poulton later this month.

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Micah Jebb from Poulton, and Ross Spence, from Thornton lay claim to the shingle bank by naming it Rosmic Island - a mix of their names

All hail Rosmic island!

We hereby name this island!

Abigail Woodcock of the Grapevine with children Ethan 12 and Anya 13

Poulton bar’s inspiring festive offer

A Poulton bar is preparing to throw open its doors to make sure residents don’t have to spend Christmas alone.

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Sean OToole seated, with Operations Manager Tom Workman.

Fylde coast builders’ expansion plans

Fylde coast house builders James Carter Homes in association with Fylde Joinery and Building Services Ltd has expanded its team with the appointment of Tom Workman as Operations Manager.

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Road closed after collision

A collision between two vehicles closed a road in Poulton this evening.

Bank closes 14 branches in shock announcement

Bank closes 14 branches in shock announcement

A raft of local Natwest branches are set to close after a shock announcement from the bank.

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Homes evacuated after crash causes gas leak

Homes evacuated after crash causes gas leak

Homes were evacuated last night after a car crashed into a gas main causing it to leak.

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The A588 has a poor safety record

DANGER ROAD: A588 earmarked for Government cash to boost safety

A rural road which has claimed numerous lives has been earmarked for a share in a Government road safety pot.

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Catch22 has been told its operating license will be revoked in January

Bus firm fights licence axe bid

A Blackpool bus firm is pressing ahead with plans to expand services despite being told its operating licence will be revoked.

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Ten weekends of rail line closures ahead as vision revealed

The railway between Preston and Blackpool will be closed for 10 weekends starting in January
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Lancashire recommends...cocktail bars

Readers have voted - here are the results of our poll for the best cocktail bars in Lancashire.

Shoppers get in line for the opening of the Aldi store in Poulton

Huge queues as crowds gather for opening of new Poulton supermarket

Dozens of people stood in line to be among the first to scan the shelves of a new Poulton supermarket as it opened its doors yesterday.
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Where are the best cocktail bars?

Are you a martini drinker, or do you fancy a fruity tequila sunrise?
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Independent Motor Auctions

Fylde coast motor auction firm sold for seven figures

A Poulton car auctions firm has been bought by a West Yorkshire group for an “undisclosed seven figure sum.”

Maggie Rafalowicz, associate director at Campbell Tickell sponsored the Young Achiever award and presented it to Claire alongside guest speaker Lorraine Pascale

Housing group makes great Progress in awards

A Lancashire resident has been honoured with a prestigious gong designed for women.

The minibus was stolen overnight

Mum's plea after thief steals family minibus - leaving disabled son housebound

A mum has pleaded with the thief who stole her family's minibus last night to return it.
Poppy and Jacks owner Sarah Bellamy with HSBC Relationship Manager Will Boarland at Hillcrest Nursery in Fulwood, Preston

Poulton company in £800,000 acquisition

A Poulton woman has extended her nursery empire with an £800,000 deal in Preston.

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Gift shop

Where are the best gift shops?

With Christmas around the corner, we all need a little inspiration.

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Members of the Teanlowe over-60s group at the grand re-opening ceremony

Trust steps in to keep centre open

An under-threat facility serving the over-60s has been saved from closure.

Ruth Lowe with a photo of her son Andrew Parr

The devastating truth about young sudden cardiac death

No-one is more passionate about campaigning for screenings than Heartfelt. The support and fund-raising group was created through friendships that have grown over 10 years because of the shared sad experience of young sudden cardiac death, and the passion to support the work of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) in helping to save lives. With one emotive cause in common, members discuss their devastating losses.

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