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Thornton

MP vows to continue rat run speed battle

An MP has vowed to continue his fight to cut the speed limit on a notorious rat run road.

Transport 5
kebab

Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

News 4
Queen Vic Fish and Chips

Lancashire recommends.... fish and chip shops

Readers have voted. Here are the top fish and chip shops in Lancashire.
News 3
The cast of Mac beth

Poulton Drama toil over Macbeth ‘with a twist’

Poulton Drama are making final preparations for their upcoming ‘Shakespeare with a twist’ production of Macbeth, which opens at Thornton Little Theatre next Wednesday.

Theatre and Comedy
The car, which had false plates on, was taken away for forensic examination.

Car stolen from Thornton found in Preston

A Skoda Citigo understood to have been stolen from Thornton last week was found on the Grange estate in Preston this morning, police said.

Crime
John Tracey

'Predatory man' caged for 10 years for rape of teenager at Thornton home

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of raping a teenager more than two decades ago
Crime 1
Damage at Thornton Library

Hurry up plea as vandals attack library

Volunteers hoping to take over a Fylde coast library are angry after vandals targeted the building.

Crime 2
Into The Shadows

Out of the Shadows and into the limelight

A tribute band, recreating the music of The Shadows is coming to Thornton Little Theatre.

Thornton
Fish and chips

Where are the best fish and chip shops in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite chippys in the area.

News 10
Fire crews rescued a horse

Amber the horse rescued by firemen after being found submerged in a ditch

A horse submerged in a ditch has been saved by fast-thinking firemen.

News 1
Bay Leaf, Chorley

Lancashire recommends.... Indian restaurants

Readers have voted.
News
Poulton and Wyre Railway Society celebrating the 175th anniversary of the railway line two years ago

Keeping railway fan’s dream on right track

Enthusiasts mark 10 years of work on lost railway lines. Poulton and Wyre Railway Society’s David Cox outlines the progress made so far.

News 6
Pictures of the jam in Breck Road, Poulton, on Tuesday evening

Poulton roadworks spark chaos - and anger

Roadworks on a major road linking two towns are causing traffic-crippling jams – sparking anger among motorists.

Transport 5
Cooker is dumped by car park fly-tipper

Cooker is dumped by car park fly-tipper

Police and Wyre Council staff are investigating a fly-tipping incident in Thornton.

Crime
David Blower and Coun Andrea Kay inspect the gates

Bold plans for forgotten garden site

A forgotten garden could be transformed into a community facility thanks to efforts from local volunteers.
News
Carleton crossing

Heritage line team hoping to bag a piece of history

A landmark known to almost every Fylde coast driver could be moved brick by brick to a new home.

Transport 3
A new platform could be built on the curve at Poulton station

New platform plan could help restore broken rail link

A step free link between Poulton’s platforms and a revived rail link to Fleetwood could be built.
Transport 8
Performers at the Live Wyre Gang Show

High flying gang show cast help Muriel celebrate MBE honour

There were smiles all round as the stars of the Live Wyre Gang show took to the stage.

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