St Annes

St Annes

Things to do (April 21 - 23)

As the weather brightens up, why not get out and about to some of these events?

Whats on
Official lifeboat naming ceremony in St Annes

Hundreds at lifeboat naming ceremony

The new Lytham St Annes lifeboat Barbara Anne was officially named and dedicated in a ceremony at the RNLI boathouse on St Annes Promenade.

British Naturisms St Annes Beach Day is being held on May 5

Beach bum crew ready to strip off on St Annes beach!

Naturists will be letting loose on St Annes beach next month as they take the plunge into the cold Irish Sea.
Mayfield Primary School, St Annes

School told to improve after Ofsted inspection

Inconsistency saw a primary school lose its rating of ‘good’ following a visit by Ofsted.

Bruce Goodridge took this picture of a blow-up doll during a beach clean in St Annes. He said it was 'something a bit different'.

Blow up doll is one of ‘strangest finds ever’ on St Annes beach

The sight of litter washing up on the beach is sadly still all to common – but one man helping to keep our seafront tidy was rather surprised to stumble across this blow up doll.

Volunteer Liz Thomas with ranger Andrew Mills

Digging deep for hidden gems at Lake

Archeologists and volunteers have been digging deep to help take Fairhaven Lake back to the future.

An artist's impression of the new Splash! park for St Annes seafront

Getting set to make a Splash! on seafront

St Annes seafront is set to feature an exciting new family attraction in time for the peak summer holiday season.

Michael Vlasto, former operations director of the RNLI

Familiar faces at lifeboat ceremony

Two familiar faces will return to Fylde for the naming and dedication of the new Lytham St Annes lifeboat.

Tony Ford of St Annes In Bloom with a golf bag complete with flowers

Teeing up for bagsful of colour

Calling all golfers or former golfers...

Elizabeth Dee received cheques for �547 each for the two funds in her son Edward's name from nine year old India Henshaw

Raising even more in Edward’s name

Charity fund-raising in memory of a Fylde youngster is being extended.

Students from Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College with their work at the Drawn From Youth exhibition at the Fylde Gallery in Lytham

Students’ art in the frame

Art and photography students of Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College are bringing down the curtain on an era in impressive style.

Sue Sharples of U-Night celebrates the lottery grant with representatives of MeetnMatch and agencies involved

Lottery delight for relationship group

A Fylde-based organisation specialising in helping adults with a learning disability stay safe in relationships has received a £10,000 cash boost.

The now disused bus stop outside Ansdell library

Village buses change route

Traffic congestion has seen off the last direct bus service through the heart of a Fylde village.

Former councillor Hilda Wilson

Former councillor was ‘a ball of energy’

Former Fylde councillor, mayoress and deputy mayor Hilda Wilson has died aged 84.

Fire crews called after car hits lamp post in St Annes

Fire crews called after car hits lamp post in St Annes

Firefighters were called tonight after a car collided with a lamp post

Frontline officer Aileen Smedley at the mobile library

Library’s new site during repair work

Library facilities are back in St Annes - almost eight months after the building which has served the town for more than a century had to close its doors suddenly.

Lara Kember,10, with Jo Kember and Lesley Dobson at the Lytham St Annes Friends of Trinity Hospice coffee morning

Brewing up funds for Trinity

Lytham St Annes Friends of Trinity Hospice’s fund-raising year got off to a great start with a coffee morning in Ansdell which raised £489.

St Annes Kite Festival

Flying high as kite festival goes global

It’s still more than five months away but plans are already well in hand to ensure the seventh annual St Annes Kite Festival is the biggest and best yet.

Prezzo in Poulton

Prezzo to shut 94 restaurants with 500 jobs to go

Hundreds of jobs are to be axed at Prezzo after the restaurant chain agreed a restructuring plan that will see nearly 100 sites close.

Whats on
The late Coun Barbara Nash

Quartet bid to fill vacant seat in Heyhouses

Sally Nash, daughter of the latest previous incumbent Barbara Nash, is among four candidates standing in next month’s Heyhouses by-election for a seat on Fylde Council.

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