School litter heroes win green award

A Fylde coast school has been awarded a national prize for its dedication to keeping the environment clean.

Play area

VOTE: Where are the best children's play parks in Lancashire?

Finding a play park to keep the young ones entertained is one step closer to a quieter life.
Jubilee Park pub, Cleveleys

£595,000 seafront pub goes up for sale

A Cleveleys seafront pub has gone on the market for £595,000.

Nutkins Nursery in Cleveleys has been rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted. Picture by Nutkins Nursery

Nursery’s top rating down to hard work

A Cleveleys nursery has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, the top possible score.

Knuckleheads when it first opened in 2016.

Sadness as Cleveleys indoor play centre closes amid confusion over long-term future

Knuckleheads indoor play centre, in the former ice rink on the Prom at Cleveleys, has ‘closed permanently’.


Fishing club steps in to tow stranded car from sea in Cleveleys

A car was towed out of the sea in Cleveleys after it became stranded last night, says the Coastguard.

Blackpool: From the courts 26-06-18

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Lucy Fallon

Soap stars scouted out to be skills ambassadors

Blackpool Scouts have announced two new famous faces set to help support their work - with actresses Nicola Thorp and Lucy Fallon becoming ambassadors.
TV and Film
Kids will love Peppa Pig's Adventure at Blackpool's Grand Theatre

Things to do (June 22 until July 1)

The weather promises to be fine this weekend, so why not head out to one of these great events:

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Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

More cash for county council reserves now - but £144m "funding gap" still predicted by 2021

The reserves of cash strapped Lancashire County Council are getting a nearly £21m boost - thanks to underspending by the council in 2017/18.
Territory of the Setantii tribe of pre-Roman Brits on the Lancashire coast

In search of the lost Roman harbour in Lancashire

In the second century AD, Claudius Ptolemaeus, mathematician and astronomer of Alexandria, known to history as Ptolemy, produced maps of the entire known world, including the British Isles, accompanied by a list of the latitude and longitude of every place of importance.

Cliff Richard

Celebrate 60 years of Cliff at cinemas

One of the UK’s ‘greatest musical treasures’ Cliff Richard will be beamed into local cinemas for a special show in the autumn.

Police reveal cause of Cleveleys house fire that claimed life of 19-year-old

Police have revealed the cause of the Cleveleys house fire that claimed the life of a 19-year-old man.
The scene yesterday afternoon (Picture: autisticphoto/Twitter)

Specialist investigators expected at fire-hit house as tributes are paid to man who was trapped inside

Specialist fire investigators are expected at the home in Cleveleys where a man died yesterday.
The scene was cordoned off (Picture: autisticphoto/Twitter)

UPDATED: Man dies after getting trapped in Cleveleys house fire

A man has died in a major house fire in Cleveleys.
Former Lancashire Evening Post studio manager and cartoonist Ken Wignall celebrating his 80th birthday with eldest grandchildren Ben and Sam

Cartoonist Ken Wignall leaves a legacy of laughter

Glowing tributes have been paid to cartoonist and former Lancashire Evening Post art studio manager Ken Wignall - the man who could not stop drawing.
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Pictured top left: MP Paul Maynard. Pictured right: Artist's impression of the new Cleveleys McDonald's

Meeting held over plans for new McDonald’s in Cleveleys

Fast food giant McDonald’s met residents to discuss plans to open a new drive-through restaurant at Morrison’s in Cleveleys.

Blackpool: From the courts 28-05-18

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Coastguard called to Cleveleys and Fleetwood

Lifeboat called out to kayaker and kite surfer off Fylde coast

Volunteers from Blackpool RNLI and Fleetwood coastguard were called out twice in one afternoon.

Paul and Charmaine Lewis of JL Bean in Cleveleys  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Gingerbread ‘men’ row takes biscuit...

A customer at a bakers in Cleveleys thought the shop was really taking the biscuit after she asked for a simple gingerbread man.

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