St Annes

St Annes

Life-savers prepare for new Lytham St Annes lifeboat

The new Lytham St Annes lifeboat is on target to arrive early in the new year.
Meet Santa on the Western Train tram in Blackpool

Things to do (December 9 to 12)

There's a great mix of events happening this weekend... Take your pick!

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G-Wizz model railway exhibition organiser Allan Judd with grand-daughter Gabby Neild at a previous Christmas display

Back on track for festive display

A colourful festive model railway exhibition is back this weekend after a year’s break - to the particular delight of a teenager and her family.

Water's Edge, St Annes

DINING OUT: The Water’s Edge, St Annes

The landscape at Heyhouses Lane, St Annes, has certainly changed radically in the last few years.


Period festival proves a big hit in St Annes

The third annual Victorian Festival in St Annes proved a big hit, attracting a host of extra visitors to a wide variety of themed events all over town.

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Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston

Oystons suffer another courtroom setback

A company run by the men at the top of Blackpool FC has lost a legal battle against Fylde Council.

Pothole in Clifton Drive South, St Annes

Hole in road causes delays

Drivers are facing delays in a Fylde town centre after a hole appeared in the road.

Preston Crown Court

Mobile phone ruse lured victim to flat in St Annes

A would-be robber advertised a non existent phone on a Facebook selling page to lure a buyer to his flat.

A snap from the dress rehearsal

Curtain up for techno panto’s giant performance

Our Lady Star of the Sea is putting the finishing touches to their panto Jack and the Beanstalk which starts tonight at 7.30pm.

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Shopkeepers (from left)  Linda Deacon, Lisa Kelly, Lynette Brammer and Simon Ray alldfessed up for the occasion at St Annes Victorian Festival 2016

New features in celebration of old times

The third annual Victorian Festival in St Annes promises to be the biggest and best yet.

Police are appealing for information following the incident

Man, 79, injured after suspected 'hit-and-run' in Blackpool

A 79 year-old man was taken to hospital after he was hit by a car which failed to stop in Blackpool, say police.
Three fire crews were in attendance

Man injured after wall collapse

A man required hospital treatment after becoming trapped when a wall collapsed on him.

Car park at St Annes Square

Traders’ delight at free parking

Free parking for three weekends immediately leading up to Christmas has been welcomed as the ideal boost for festive trade – particularly with so much current disruption on the area’s roads.


Festive mayor singing in rain

Heavy rain failed to dampen festive spirits at St Annes’ Christmas lights switch-on.

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.
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.

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
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.

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