Firefighters called to overturned car

Firefighters were called to help free a casualty following a road smash in Lytham which left a car on its side.

Emilia Ficorilli, seven, from St Annes with her letter to Santa asking for St Annes Library to be reopened

‘Dear Santa, can you save our library?’

Dear Santa - can we have our library back open please?

Sea defence project at Fairhaven Lake

Exhibition focus on sea defence project

The start of work on new sea defences at Fairhaven is just weeks away– and the public will have the opportunity to find out more about the project at an exhibition at Fylde’s town hall on Wednesday.

Preston Crown Court

Teenager from St Annes was obsessed with explosives

A teenager who had explosives and fuses at home was so obsessed with fireworks that police took him to visit the fire brigade.
Peter Kay at Gusto with Bobby Ball and Benjamin Jakes, duty manager at Gusto

Have you got any garlic bread...?

Comedian Peter Kay’s love affair with the Fylde coast continues after he was snapped enjoying a nice Italian meal at a Lytham restaurant.

Lowther Pavilion

Florence’s freak show presented by skilled cast from the Players

Glorious, Lowther Pavilion

Theatre and Comedy
Lowther Pavilion

Hark! Black Friday deals herald the start of festive panto fun

The countdown is on to pantomime time at Lowther Pavilion - oh yes it is!

Theatre and Comedy
The property at Inner Promenade, St Annes

Residents vow care plan battle goes on

A group of residents have vowed to fight on after plans to transform a £1.5m St Annes house into a care home for young people were granted.


Saving lives in the hurricane-hit Caribbean

For most people a trip to the British Virgin Islands would be about relaxing on a paradise beach.
Students Josh Matthias, Scarlett Blunt and Mitchell Deakin

High hopes for students at Lytham Sixth Form College

While many people are starting to look ahead to the Christmas holidays, pupils at one Fylde college are thinking much longer term.
There will be lots of festive goodies to be had at Crafty Vintage in Scorton

Things to do (November 24 to 26)

There are some great events coming up, some festive, some not:

Whats on

Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Following last night's torrential rain and flooding a number of schools across Lancashire have announced that they will be closed today.

Three rescued as flash floods cause Fylde chaos

Three people were rescued as flash floods caused chaos across large swathes of the Fylde coast last night.
St Annes mayor Coun Karen Henshaw (second left) at a peace gathering she organised at AKS school with (from left): deputy mayor Coun Carol Lanyon, Rabbi Guttentag, Rev Christopher Scargill, of St Thomas Church, St Annes, Natasha Shan of Noor-A-Madina Mosque, Blackpool, Fon Walton, MC  Andy Pratt, Reshpal Singh of Fylde Hindu Society, AKS headmaster Mike Walton, Fylde mayor Coun John Singleton and Coun Pat McFall, deputy mayor of Blackburn with Darwen

Coming together in the name of peace

A Fylde coast mayor is is eager to build on the success of a peace gathering she hosted at AKS school.


Lancashire recommends... wine bars

Here is a list of the top wine bars in Lancashire
Chorley Christmas market

Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.
The closure is affectingtraffic heading between Kirkham and Wharles.

Road near Kirkham closed after flooding

A major section of road near Kirkham has been closed due to flooding this morning.
Collabro perform at the Lytham Christmas Lights switch on

Big switch-on ‘the best yet’

Lytham’s Christmas lights switch-on has been declared the biggest and best yet.

Andrejs Bespalov, Georgijs Kadakov and JamesGrimston receive lifesaver awards from SADS after saving colleague Nathan Davies

‘They went above and beyond for me’

An heroic trio who saved the life of a colleague who collapsed with an undiagnosed heart problem have been rewarded for their efforts.

Average speed camera

Cameras start to go up along key road

Work has started to install
average speed cameras along a three-mile stretch of a key Fylde road.

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