Crafty pupils stub out cigarette litter

Children at a Cleveleys primary school put their creative skills to work to help rid the streets of cigarette ends.

Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society's Songs FromThe Shows 2018

REVIEW: Life Is A Cabaret, Thornton Little Theatre

Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society have been performing their Songs From The Shows for more than 40 years, and this year the theme is a musical journey through life’s stages, cleverly devised by director Wendy Raw, from being born, to death being ‘Just Around The Corner.’

Theatre and Comedy

You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

Charity poppy box thief is spared prison

Cleveleys charity poppy box thief is spared prison

A man committed what even his own solicitor described as “abhorrent” crime when he broke into a branch of WHSmith’s and took a Poppy Appeal collection box and its contents.

Alan Howson, of Cleveleys, with his nephew Charlie Jordan, who died of a rare brain cancer in February 2017

Uncle's Forever 11 fund-raising for Brian House in support of his nephew

A devoted uncle is organising 11 fund-raising events in honour of his young nephew who died of a rare brain cancer last year.
The 22-year-old man from Lancashire, who cannot be named for legal reasons, breached the Public Order Act 1986 in using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour in two speeches he gave.

JAILED: Child abuser, 72, convicted of offences dating back almost 50 years

A paedophile convicted of child abuse offences up to 50 years ago has been jailed.

Court news

Blackpool: From the courts 09-04-18

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
A motorist was arrested after a silver Audi A5 hit the wall separating Kelso Avenue in Cleveleys from the tram-track at around 9pm on Sunday, March 11, 2018, police said. Picture: Jay Johnson-Allen

Drink-driver hit bollards in Cleveleys

A drink-driver swerved to miss a dog which ran out into the road and ended up smashing through concrete bollards onto the tram tracks.

Thanks for saving my life says Tony

Former county councillor Tony Jones had  six very important words to say when he made a  return visit to County Hall this week - thank you for saving my life.
The Evolution of Magic Show is being presented in Blackpool

Things to do (April 7 to 12)

There's a great mix of events happening in and around Lancashire over the coming days:

Whats on
Angela Westby with her niece Amelia Webster and the 15 inches of hair she had cut

"I decided I wanted to do something for Alder Hey... The care they give the children is amazing"

It was a real charity chop for Angela Westby.

Fleetwood coastguard

Coastguard volunteers found 'vulnerable' missing person on Cleveleys beach

Fleetwood coastguard was called out last night to reports of a 'distraught person' on the beach in Cleveleys.

John Michelback died  of an asbestoc-related cancer

Dad died ‘suddenly’ because of asbestos

The daughter of a former Cleveleys shipyard worker who died suddenly from asbestos-related cancer has vowed to win justice in his name.

Mark Saxon has avoided a jail term

Divorcee headbutted innocent man in face in Cleveleys bar – because he stared at him

A businessman and property developer headbutted a reveller in an unprovoked attack.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Rossall Road PIC: Matthew Hulse

Two car smash in Cleveleys

Two vehicles collided at the junction of a busy road in Cleveleys, say fire services.
Join Betsy Bumblebee at Samlesbury Hall for some Easter fun

Things to do (March 30 to April 5)

It's Easter weekend, so take your pick of these great events:

Whats on
Pictures Martin Bostock. Seagulls terrorising Cleveleys.

The growing menace of the gulls

Buttered toast, biscuits and sausage sandwiches are just a few of the things our seagull population has developed a taste for – much to the dismay of hungry locals.

News 1
Midnite Johnny are playing at Mad Hatters

Things to do (March 23 to 25)

As spring has finally arrived, why not get out and enjoy these events?
Whats on

Fylde thieves 'using relay gadgets to break into cars'

Cleveleys residents have been warned to guard their automatic car key fobs after a thief tried to ransack vehicles in the area.
Crime 2
Today's meeting is at County Hall, Preston

County Council's children's services still under scrutiny

Much improved – but could still do much better. That is the verdict so far on Lancashire’s crisis hit children’s services.
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