Booths ditches egg farm amid RSPCA probe into video footage

A controversial video posted online has sparked an investigation into conditions at a Fylde coast quail farm.

Lucy-Mae Cain, from Warton, a student at Lytham Sixth Form College

Students get a taste of life as a paramedic

Students are being offered the chance to sample life as a paramedic in a new partnership between Lytham Sixth Form College and the North West Ambulance Service.

Russell Hastings and Bruce Foxton in From The Jam

Punk sounds From The Jam will be a sweet thing

A taste of London punk comes From The Jam at Lytham’s Lowther Pavilion next month.

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Fylde Community Link Supported Living and Domiciliary Service rated ‘good’ by CQC

Fylde Community Link Supported Living and Domiciliary Service, which helps adults with learning disabilities across the coast, has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Steven Croft and guests enjoy a taste of Crofty's at The Taps

New beer honours Lancashire cricket star

Howzat for the ideal way to celebrate a cricket star’s testimonial year?
A pitbull type dog - NOT the one involved in this case

‘Pitbull’ dog on death row

An application is to be made by Lancashire Police for a dog belonging to a Lytham man to be destroyed.

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Fylde Coast Players

Compelling war time story of love, guilt and greed

A staged drama of love and  greed comes to Lowther Pavilion next week.

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Suspected palm oil in Lytham. Pic from Fylde Council

'Palm oil' washes up on Lytham beach

A substance that is suspected to be palm oil has washed up on the beach near Lytham lifeboat station.

Freda Gratton (second left) and Maureen Stancombe (second right) meet Ken Dodd, accompanied by Fylde mayor Coun John Singleton and mayoress Geraldine Singleton

How tickled we were, Doddy

Thanks for the memories, Doddy

Joe Gillett of Lytham St Annes Skip Hire with a defibrillator the company is offering for the centre of Lytham

Pothole hero to turn life-saver

A Fylde company thwarted in its bid to help fill potholes wants to do its bit for the community by donating a life-saving defibrillator.

Lee Mead

Decade on stage for show-stopper

Lee Mead is celebrating – it’s 10 years since the BBC One Holby City star won the coveted starring role of Joseph in the 2007 stage revival – an event that catapulted him into the public eye.

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Lytham St Annes town crier Colin Ballard is welcomed to the Kuwait Kite Festival

Crier Colin delights in Kuwait trip

Town crier Colin Ballard found the perfect way to escape the chilly Fylde winter – by taking up an invitation to be a big noise at a major international event in the Middle East.

An artist's impression of how the new sea defences will look at Fairhaven Lake

Lowdown on sea defences progress

Information on the ongoing sea defence improvement works between Lytham and Fairhaven is now available at a dedicated customer service centre newly opened by Fylde Council.


Trek inspires Lytham pupils’ efforts

Pupils greeted two cyclists on a marathon trek and also helped to raise cash for Sport Relief.

Phill Jupitus

Never mind the television, Phill’s back on stand-up stage

Comedian and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus comes to Lowther Pavilion next month with his latest stand-up tour Juplicity.


Where are the best bistros in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

Cross and Passion Convent on East Beach in Lytham

Convent restoration up for industry prize

A Fylde coast heritage building being given a revamp could end up winning the contractor an award.

Firefighters were called to rescue a person trapped in a lift in Lytham today.

Firefighters called to rescue person trapped in lift in Lytham

Firefighters were called to rescue a person trapped in a lift in Lytham today.
Director Joe Gillett with staff at Lytham St Annes Skip Hire

A hole lot of help on the roads

A Fylde company has had its fill of potholes - so much so that it is offering to help solve the problem itself.

Danica Taylor form Lytham Sixth Form College  with her work at the 2017 Drawn From Youth exhibition

Exhibition to put best youth art in frame

Artworks by students from across the Fylde Coast is going on display in Lytham.

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