Lifeboat crews called to Fleetwood after reports of people stranded in mud

Lifeboat crew from Morecambe were called to Fleetwood after a group of people got stuck in mud.

Glendower Hotel

The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
Lytham Hall

Dr Dolittle date is a perfect medicine for Hall’s season

The prospect of animal magic on stage at Lytham Hall has been welcomed by theatre enthusiasts.

Theatre and Comedy
Two fire engines from St Annes attended the scene onChristal Avenue

Tumble dryer sparks emergency near Squires Gate

A fire started in a tumble dryer at a property near to Squires Gate, say fire services.

The Hotel Majestic in its early days, when it was known as the Imperial Hydro, St Annes

Grand old St Annes hotel was both majestic and imperial

It was once one of St Annes’ most powerful landmarks. The Majestic Hotel can no longer be seen, but at one time it was the symbol of the resort in its Edwardian heyday.

St Annes
Town crier Colin Ballard

Town crier to fly high in Kuwait

Oyez, oyez! One of Fylde’s most familiar faces – and voices – is off to climes a far cry from our current winter chills.


Family treat at Fox’s Biscuits

Following in the footsteps of Willy Wonka, one of the nation’s leading biscuit makers opened the doors of its factory for a family fun day’.

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More medicine prescriptions face being axed as part of huge cost-cutting mission

Prescriptions for over-the-counter medicines such as paracetemol could be scrapped as part of a national cash-saving mission.

Frank Bruno

Bruno’s coming to St Annes

Former world champion boxer Frank Bruno is heading to St Annes for a knockout event.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash on Ballam Road at the junction of Peel Road just after 9pm on Tuesday, February 13.

Man taken to hospital after two-vehicle smash in Lytham

A man was taken to hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Lytham, say Ambulance Services.

Tracey Graham

Mother of missing Ansdell man targeted by text troll

The mum of an Ansdell man who disappeared two years ago was targeted by a cruel texting troll who claimed her son was sleeping rough on the streets of Manchester.

Picture of traffic being diverted off the motorway

M55 shut as 'car hits central reservation' after woman 'collapses' behind the wheel

One side of the M55 was closed after a car hit the central reservation, emergency services said.
A pervert tried to groom two boys on a gaming website but teachers trained by John Piekos were able to intervene

Online pervert told teen boys to strip

Two Fylde school boys were asked to send naked photos to a stranger on a gaming website.
Court briefs

Teenagers carried out brutal attack on Lytham man

A 64-year-old man’s decision to defend his property cost him his life, a court heard.

Dan Murphy and Joe Appleton celebrate being winners of Channel 4's Hunted

TV prize delight for song duo

A pair of singing milkmen are celebrating after scooping £25,000 on a TV game show.

The pothole problem

Hole lotta love for plan to tackle road problems

We have had our fill of potholes!


Tree-mendous protection bid on St Annes beach

Christmas trees went back to nature as they were planted on St Annes beach to help preserve and protect the sand dunes.

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Our Lady Star of the Sea RC church, St Annes

Man who urinated in St Annes church is jailed

A would-be burglar who urinated in a church has been jailed for eight months.

BOP after it had been demolished being examined by Royal Engineers and Hungarian PoWs, at Fairhaven Lake, in 1946

The real dad’s army: War-time frontline in Fylde

Step back in time to a rarely-seen glimpse into Fylde’s past.

The Lytham Baths building on the corner of Central Beach and Dicconson Terrace, which originally included a concert hall and ballroom.

Then and now: How the past can still be seen in Lytham

This “then and now” is a bit like a spot the difference on the face of it.

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