Wesham woman's marathon efforts to raise funds for Derian House in Chorley

A woman’s decision to run a half marathon in memory of her friend’s son sparked a chain of events resulting in huge support for Derian House.
Martin Heald from Wesham on ITV's Ninja Warrior

Martin’s a Ninja hero

A Fylde sports star was hailed a hero after tackling the Ninja Warrior UK assault course on national TV.

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Sacked AFC Fylde football coach re-bailed

A football coach at AFC Fylde arrested on suspicion of illicit contact with one of the club’s youth players has been re-bailed to June.

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Football coach arrested after sending ‘inappropriate’ messages to a 17-year-old youth player

A football coach at AFC Fylde has been arrested after sending “inappropriate” messages to one of the club’s youth players.

Daniel Cane

Police appeal for missing Wesham man

A missing Wesham man may have travelled to East Yorkshire, police say.


WATCH: Bid for PNE shirts to help Wesham's Jorgie Rae Griffiths get vital cancer treatment

Preston North End’s star players have come to the aid of a little girl who needs to raise £200,000 for life-saving cancer treatment.

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.

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