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‘Let’s turn out for those who gave their lives’

Fylde coast residents are being urged to turn out in numbers to pay their respects to the war dead at Remembrance Sunday services this weekend.

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Four masked men with Liverpudlian accents stormed the Hand and Dagger pubin Treales Road at around11.45pm on Sunday, November 5.

Relatives speak out after robbers 'smash' teen's face into ground during pub raid

The aunt of a teenager injured during a callous raid at a remote pub in Treales has spoken out against the robbers who "smashed" her nephew's face into the ground.

Crime
Fylde mayor Coun John Singleton

Mayor’s Remembrance Sunday turnout hope

Fylde mayor John Singleton is urging residents to turn out in numbers to pay their respects to the war dead at Remembrance Sunday services this weekend.

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Police are warning drivers in the area to expect delays after the tanker was stopped on the Kirkham bound carriageway.

Delays warning after anti-fracking protesters board tanker

A contraflow has been put in place on Preston New Road after protesters climbed onto a tanker at the fracking site, say police.

Environment
Police arrested a Kirkham man

Man arrested on suspicion of child sex offences

A Kirkham man has been arrested after it was alleged he tried to meet a child for sex.

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Kirkham Cricket Club Bonfire Night.
Alyssia Onwuyali enjoys a sparkler.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
4-11-2017

Fireworks night at cricket club

A cricket club’s annual fireworks spectacular once again proved a popular draw.

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Fylde coast crews called to four fires in one night

Fylde coast crews called to four fires in one night

Firefighters attended multiple blazes across the Fylde coast last night as residents enjoyed Bonfire Night festivities.

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Police say Peter McCaffery, 34, did not return to prison on Tuesday, October 24

Police hunt for missing prisoner

Police are hunting for a prisoner who has absconded from HMP Kirkham.

Crime
Blackpool Road in Newton with Scales (Picture: Google)

Traffic jam on the Kirkham bypass after rush hour crash

Traffic was building up on the Kirkham bypass after an accident during morning rush hour, police said.

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RAIL REPLACEMENT BUSES: 20 minute claim for Poulton to Kirkham journey - at rush hour!

RAIL REPLACEMENT BUSES: 20 minute claim for Poulton to Kirkham journey - at rush hour!

Rail bosses have left just 20 minutes for replacement buses to get to Kirkham from Poulton during the morning rush hour, a move which has been branded a ‘mistake’.

Transport
Lee Thomas, also known as Lee Spencer, failed to return to HMP Kirkham on August 23

Wanted man who absconded from HMP Kirkham is arrested

A wanted prisoner who was missing for nearly two months has been caught by police.

Crime
A man climbed on top of a lorry close to Cuadrilla's fracking site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton (Pic: Lynsey Brown/Twitter)

Anti-fracker climbed onto lorry for six-hour protest

An anti-fracking protester caused traffic queues during a six-hour protest on the back of a lorry.

Crime
Lee Leatherbarrow went missing on July 11

Police arrest man who absconded from Kirkham

Police hunting for an inmate who absconded from Kirkham Prison in July have made arrest.
Crime
Caroline Wareing competing with British Cycling.

'I hate being called an inspiration but if I help people then that’s great'

Caroline Wareing was left paralysed after a horse riding accident in 2009. She tells Tom Earnshaw about her long road to recovery, via breaking records and raising awareness about disability sport.
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Biscuit giants - with bases in Blackpool and Kirkham - in 'merger talks'

The owner of Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels is locked in talks over a potential merger with Fox's Biscuits, according to reports.
Business
Carr Hill High School and Sixth Form Centre, Kirkham

‘Sixth form review’ shock at Carr Hill

Sixth form education at a second Fylde school is facing possible closure.

Education
The Kirkham Calendar Girls, who have stripped off for a fundraising calendar in aid of two-year-old Jorgie Rae

Kirkham women's naked ambition

A group of Kirkham women have been getting their kit off for a cause really close to their hearts.
News
Ian Armstrong

Man jailed on drugs charge walks out of prison

A 45-year-old man jailed on drugs charges has absconded from Kirkham prison.

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