Wrea Green

Wrea Green

Anger after car forced off road by ‘drink driver’

A woman has told of her terror after narrowly avoiding a head-on collision with a suspected drunk driver – and criticised police for failing to investigate.

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Services are being boosted between Preston, Lytham and Blackpool

Extra county cash will bring new bus services

Major improvements to bus links across Fylde have been promised by Lancashire County Council after it awarded contracts for new services.

Brian House Pony Playtime at Wrea Green Equitation Centre

Pony delight for youngsters

A group of youngsters from Brian House children’s hospice enjoyed a first pony playtime session at a Fylde stables.

Outdoor jacuzzi at Ribby Hall Spa

Popularity of pampering continues to rise

From chocolate massage to Chinese cupping,  acupressure to aromatherapy – there are all kinds of ways to invigorate and pamper your body these days.

‘I’m going to carry on beeping horn to show my support’

‘I’m going to carry on beeping horn to show my support’

A Blackpool businessman has been left fuming after being blasted by police for sounding his horn at the Fylde fracking site.

Alyssa Davies, with sister Lauren Davies and Kimberley Walsh

Wrea Green girl joins Kimberley Walsh as the face of Cancer Research UK and TK Maxx campaign - with VIDEO

A Lancashire youngster who has battled cancer has become the face of a national charity campaign.

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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.

Wrea Green Field Day

Fun in the sun at Field Day

Wrea Green’s annual Field Day brought a cavalcade of colour to the village – and is flourishing as it heads towards its centenary.

David Hamilton in the cockpit during his time as an RAF pilot

Ex-fighter pilot reveals his air exploits

A former fighter pilot who retired to Fylde has gone into print with his life story.

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.

Angela Davies is taking part in Race for Life with her daughters ten-year-old Alyssa Davies (left) and seven-year-old Lauren Davies

Cancer survivor Alyssa guest of honour at Race for Life

A youngster who has battled leukaemia is rallying women to join the fight against the disease by entering Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
Margaret West with her trophy as Fylde Woman of the Year

Volunteer Margaret rewarded after 25 years of helping others

A dedicated volunteer who has spent 25 years improving the lives of hundreds of people has been named Fylde Woman of the Year.

Fire crews helped rescue a horse

Fire crews assist in horse rescue

Firefighters were called to help rescue a horse which had become trapped in mud

Tapas at Ziggy's

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Readers have voted. Here are the top tapas bars in Lancashire.
Fylde MP Mark Menzies with nominees, including winner Pam Young, at the 2016 Fylde Woman of the Year lunch

Deadline extended for woman of year awards

Nominations have been flooding in for the Fylde Woman of the Year awards, but the deadline has been extended a week to accommodate even more.

Workers are redesigning the pool area at Ribby Hall, Wrea Green

Hi-tech slide part of £1.5m Ribby revamp

A Fylde coast tourist attraction is investing £1.5m in its popular pool.

Coun Frank Andrews at the meeting with Iain Mathieson from the Oil and Gas Authority

‘Farce’ claims over frack info summit

More than 150 residents made the most of the opportunity find out more about the impact of fracking in Fylde at an information session held by the Environment Agency.

The bats at Ribby Hall's wild discovery area

Hall new hangout for flying fruit bats

Will you be making a blind date with a colony of flying fruit bats?

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