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Charity concert’s appeal for a rehearsal space

The organisers of a Fylde and Wyre charity concert are appealing for help to find a rehearsal space.

Theatre and Comedy
Charity shop

Where are the best charity shops in Lancashire?

As more and more people are turning to charity shops for buying furniture, electrical goods and clothes, we want to know where the best ones are.

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The High Sheriff of Lancashire John Barnett poses with some of the children.

Balloon celebration to mark 300th anniversary

Up, up and away!

Youngsters at a school marking its 300th birthday released balloons to help herald the start of a year of celebrations.

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Chinese food

Where are the best Chinese restaurants in Lancashire?

As we enter the year of the rooster, we want to know where the best Chinese eat-in restaurants are.

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Shopping  PA Photo

New supermarket for Thornton as part of flats scheme

A top supermarket brand is hoping to set up shop as part of a new housing scheme.

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Kieran Jones is understood to have been in Sydney on a working visa (Pic: Kieran Jones/Facebook)

Tragic teen ‘was due to fly home’

Friends of teenager Kieran Jones continued to pay their tributes yesterday – as it emerged he was due to fly home from Australia next month.

Thornton
Kieran Jones is understood to have been in Sydney on a working visa (Pic: Kieran Jones/Facebook)

‘Devastation’ as teen dies after balcony fall in Oz

Tributes have been paid to a Fylde coast teenager who is believed to have fallen to his death from a high-rise balcony in Sydney, Australia.

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Paul Maynard

MP raises spectre of library sell offs

An MP has raised concerns Lancashire County Council could sell off library buildings before the outcome of public bids can be decided.

Politics 2
Coun Peter Gibson

New deal for Citizen's Advice service

An arrangement which has given thousands of people access to free advice will continue for another three years.

Politics
Ashton Bruneel makes a jump

Skate night revival a huge success

It’s great to skate!

News 1

‘Bomb’ that sparked evacuation of government building was a greetings card

A suspected bomb, which sparked the evacuation of a government building in Norcross, turned out to be a battery-operated greetings card, police have said.

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The building has been evacuated (Pic: Google)

Updated: Emergency services stood down after bomb scare

The bomb squad was called in following the discovery of a suspicious package at a government building in Norcross.

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The Hut People

The Hut People draw in the folk

Folk band The Hut People have included a date at Thornton Little Theatre as part of their UK tour.

Music 1
This tree branch came crashing down in Thornton

Stay away from Prom warning as winds batter Wyre

Storm gates have been closed and tree branches have come crashing down as Wyre takes a battering from strong winds and high waves.

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Primary school pupils in Cleveleys marched to protest against library closures

Hurry up call in battle to save libraries

A decision should be made on the future of libraries in Lancashire before volunteers walk away.

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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.

Politics 6
The discovery was made in Station Road
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Suspected drugs haul found yards from primary school

Police are investigating after a suspected cannabis farm was uncovered just yards from a primary school
Crime 1

VIDEO: Watch as crowd of elves pour into Thornton petrol station for annual prank

Can how elves can you fit inside a small petrol station shop?
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Thornton Library

‘Silence is deafening’ row in library axe controversy

A Wyre MP has demanded answers on the future of Cleveleys and Thornton libraries following separate community bids to save them.

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Coun Andrea Kay is calling for safety measures on Lawsons Road where a tennager was injured recently

Witnesses sought after hit-and-run which left teen with broken arm, leg, back, and shoulder

Witnesses are being sought for an accident that left a teenager biker with multiple broken bones.

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