Get lost in sisters’ music at festival

A one-off show’s been added to this year’s Lytham Festival with the return of disco divas Sister Sledge.

Club Day fun in the grounds of Lytham Hall

Club Day delights in store

A glittering array of colour and celebration is in store as Lytham’s celebrates its annual Club Day on Saturday.

The lifeboat Her Majesty The Queen leaves St Annes RNLI lifeboat house after being replaced by the Shannon craft Barbara Anne

Lifeboat sails into sunset after 19 years

Fylde’s RNLI volunteers have said a touching farewell to their long-serving lifeboat.

Leamington Road (Photo: Google).

Car engulfed by flames in St Annes side road

Firefighters from St Annes were called out this morning to a car fire in the resort.
Campaigners from Lytham lobby the County cabinet meeting

Campaigners’ dismay as library switched to Assembly Rooms

A switch of location for Lytham’s library service has been slammed as ‘a sad day for democracy’ by campaigners.


Tears and smiles for much-loved Fylde clown

It was a quarter of a century ago tomorrow, 1,000 people packed into Fairhaven’s White Church and its grounds to say their goodbyes to TV comic legend Les Dawson.

Don't miss Northern Ballet's Ugly Duckling at Blackpool's Grand Theatre

Things to do (June 15 to 20)

The weather may not be quite as glorious as it has been, but there's still some great events to head to over the coming days.

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Sara Dewhurst with her Lytham Gin

Sara’s gin success just the tonic

A former teacher turned catering professional has found the recipe for success – by creating Lytham’s own label gin.

Poster at Lytham train station.

More blunders for Northern Rail at Lytham and Layton train stations

Misleading and out-of-date signage causes confusion for commuters

Bring It North from Britain's Got Talent join the Lytham Festival line-up

Bring It North boys to open Lytham ‘proms’

Young Britain’s Got Talent stars Bring It North will open the show for global stars Il Divo at Lytham Festival next month.


A rosé outlook for Lytham Hall after event success

Prosecco, champagne, gin, cocktails and craft ales flowed at a special outdoor event at the historic Lytham Hall.

Author Ian Williamson

Social media in spotlight at parents’ talk

Social media will be the subject of the latest in the Lytham Parents’ Speakers series of talks at AKS school in St Annes on Thursday, June 14.

The extension at The Deacon in Lytham

Restaurant’s appeal in extension furore

Owners of a Lytham restaurant are to appeal after having permission for a key element of its extension into the town’s main square turned down by Fylde Council planners.

The cast of Top Hat in rehearsal

REVIEW: Top Hat, Lowther Pavilion, Lytham

Top Hat will be forever Fred and Ginger’s show and this stylish performance by St Annes Musical Productions does them proud.

Theatre and Comedy
Leading role for Lytham Green Drive golfer Tony as captain of captains

Leading role for Lytham Green Drive golfer Tony as captain of captains

Tony Calverley of Lytham Green Drive has been elected captain of the Society of Fylde Golf Captains.

Who is on at Lytham Festival and how do I get tickets?

Who is on at Lytham Festival and how do I get tickets?

The countdown to Lytham Festival 2018 has begun with the event’s official Box Office – The Hub – now open.

The accident, which involved a Honda motorbike and a Citroen CV car, happened at the junction of Mythop Road and Fairsnape Road

Man taken to hospital after crash in Lytham

A man was taken to hospital after he was injured in a crash in Lytham, say police.

Suspended sentence for student who filmed six-year-old in Lytham pub toilet

A Preston student who filmed a six-year-old boy in the toilets of a Lancashire pub, and also downloaded indecent images of other youngsters from the dark web, has been handed a suspended jail sentence at Preston Crown Court.


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Head to the Fylde Coast for the annual Beaverbrooks Bike Ride

Things to do (June 1 - 5)

There's something for everyone happening in and around Lancashire over the weekend:

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