WATCH: Jorgie Rae Griffiths has started her cancer treatment in America

A young girl who is fighting an aggressive cancer is back home from America after her first round of treatment.

WATCH: Race against time to get Jorgie Rae Griffiths of Wesham to the US for cancer treatment

A  young girl battling an aggressive cancer is ‘living in limbo and on hope’ as she faces a dramatic race against the clock to raise funds for potentially life saving treatment.

Family treat at Fox’s Biscuits

Following in the footsteps of Willy Wonka, one of the nation’s leading biscuit makers opened the doors of its factory for a family fun day’.

Mowbreck Hall, Wesham where Basil Newby lived as a child

Memories of “my Manderley” – Fylde entrepreneur’s childhood home

Seeing a photograph of Wesham’s Mowbreck Hall brought memories flooding back for Blackpool businessman Basil Newby.

Graham Vickers at home with his running medals

Help Wesham Road Runners member Graham Vickers, of Penwortham, fund cancer treatment

A man who has already battled cancer once is ready for a new fight, as he is overwhelmed by the generosity of strangers to help pay for life saving proton beam therapy.
A view of Kirkham looking along Poulton Street from the Market Square in the 1950s with the spire of the United Reformed Church in the distance.

Taking a trip back in time to the Kirkham and Wesham of the past

This week in pictures we focus in on Fylde neighbours Kirkham and Wesham.

DJ Vince Williams with the young DJs he trained at Evoque nightclub. Left to right: Anthony Fisher, Vince Williams, Isaac Holden, James Fisher

Family’s tribute to ‘top guy’ DJ

A popular DJ who brought R&B to clubs in Blackpool and Preston has died.

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The accident happened close to AFC Fylde's Mill Farm stadium

Man, 55, dies after being found 'unresponsive' following car crash close to football ground

A 55-year-old man from Blackpool died after being found unresponsive following a car accident, police said.
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.

Christine Newsham presenting a trophy to Brett Winstanley, the UK clay pigeon champion at a charity clay shooting event for Jorgie Rae Griffiths

Clay pigeon shoot raises £8,000 for Jorgie Rae Griffiths

A clay pigeon shoot event has raised more than £8,000 to help a two-year-old fund potentially life saving cancer treatment.
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.

Mary Dowling

Key NHS meeting open to public

Residents of Fylde and Wyre have been invited to see local NHS decision-making in action.

An artist's impression of how the new Kirkham and Wesham Primary Care Centre would look (Pic: Fylde and Wyre CCG)

Nine in 10 back moving two doctors’ surgeries into new £6m health centre

Eighty-nine per cent of 1,191 people surveyed by health bosses backed the moving of two doctors’ surgeries in Kirkham and Wesham into a new £6m state-of-the-art health centre.

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.

Medlar with Wesham Church of England Primary School pictured earlier today

Raiders cause 'extensive mindless damage' during burglary at primary school

Raiders have caused 'extensive mindless damage' at Medlar with Wesham Church of England Primary School, police said.
Jorgie Rae in hospital

Bradley Lowery fund helping brave Jorgie, two, in fight with rare cancer

The love of her parents, the fund-raising efforts of friends and help from the family of tragic tot Bradley Lowery are all helping a little girl in her cancer battle.

Stefanie with her son Toby at 12 weeks old

Stefanie makes a splash with swimming venture

Lancashire mum Stefanie Thwaite knows all about the challenges of keeping afloat, managing a business and raising a young family.

An artist's impression of how the new Kirkham and Wesham Primary Care Centre would look (Pic: Fylde and Wyre CCG)

GP practices set for £6m move to new ‘state-of-the-art’ building

Two doctor’s surgeries in Kirkham and Wesham could move into a £6m state-of-the-art health centre.

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.

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