Parish’s vow to help the vunerable

Staining has elected its new Parish Council leader.

Coun Singleton (second right) at the ball with (from left)  deputy mayor Coun Ray Thomas, mayoress Geraldine Singleton, and deputy mayoress Vivien Ivell

Mayor’s thanks after charity ball’s triple booster

Fylde mayor John Singleton has thanked the public for their support after the mayor’s ball raised £5,000 for charity.

Moonset captured from Staining by Stephen Cheatley

A moon with a view...

Photographer STEPHEN CHEATLEY captured this lovely image on a cold Fylde coast morning.

Cutting from the Gazette March 1968, about how Staining Road was a nightmare for the postman with strange house numbers

The postman’s Staining nightmare in the 60s

It had taken 30 years, but 50 years ago this month postmen were celebrating after steps were being taken to end their nightmare on one Fylde street.

The scene of the accident in Fylde (Picture: Lancashire's Road Policing Unit)

'Drive to the conditions': Police warning after car flips in rural Fylde road

Motorists have been warned to 'drive to the conditions' after a car flipped onto its roof on a rural Fylde road this morning.

Coun Tony Ford (right) and Coun Carol Lanyon wth some of the trees collected after last Christmas

Discarded trees will help boost dunes

Householders are being urged to do their bit to help the environment after the end of the festive season – with a helping hand available for some.

Summer Wrigley

Summer is six months in the clear

A young girl who underwent major surgery to remove two tumours from her brain has been given the six month all-clear.

Coun John Singleton and Hannah Peacock

Hannah’s poppies are charity success

The Mayor of Fylde has extended his thanks to a community-minded pensioner whose fund-raising efforts brought in more than £500 for his chosen charities.

Primary Schools league table

PRIMARY SCHOOL TABLES 2017: How primary schools in Blackpool and Wyre scored

The results are in – and this is how Blackpool’s primary schools have scored in this year’s league tables.
Dead otters found on Chain Lane and Mythop Road. Picture by Simon Fretwell

Dead otters a sign of growing numbers

Two dead otters have been found in Staining and Marton roads.

Celebrating Coun Jayne Nixon's by-election win:'Alan Ashton, election agent, Jayne Nixon, Jayne's husband Darren, and Staining and Weeton councillor John Singleton

Fylde welcomes new councillor after landslide vote

Fylde Council has welcomed a new member to its ranks following the election of a new councillor.

Albert Pounder during his time on Fylde Council

Villagers go to polls in Fylde by-election

A by-election is being held in Staining and Weeton on Thursday following Albert Pounder’s decision to step down after more than 14 years as a Fylde councillor because of ill health.

Remembrance Day ceremony at Blackpool war memorial

‘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.

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.

The Cheerful Sparrows Bowling competion in Fairhaven

Spreading the cheer at club bowling event

These ‘cheerful sparrows’ have a lot to smile about as they celebrate the success of their weekend charity bowling competition.

Flooding in Staining village

£85k fund to put an end to flood problem

A Fylde coast village has been awarded £85,000 to conduct a thorough investigation into its local drainage system.

Mark Menzies celebrates his general election win in Fylde with Conservative supporters

ELECTION 2017: Menzies retains Fylde for Tories

Mark Menzies has held the Fylde seat forthe Conservatives with a slightly reduced majority.

Summer Wrigley is back at Staining Primary after having surgery to remove two brain tumours

Brave girl is back at school after surgery

A young girl who underwent surgery after doctors found two tumours in her brain is today back in the classroom.

Wes Blundell, of Shaftesbury Avenue in Staining, has Downs Syndrome and has been given a new companion dog after the previous one had to be put down after only five months.'Wes with Ellie the German Shepherd.  PIC BY ROB LOCK'29-6-2016

Mum’s court fight over son’s disabled dog

A Fylde coast mum whose disabled son lost his companion dog to health problems has spoken out about her long court battle.

Summer Wrigley, eight, has had surgery to remove two tumours from her brain

Battling Summer’s brain tumour fight

A plucky young girl is recovering in hospital after having major surgery to remove two brain tumours.

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