Frustration after damage causes partial closure of Blackpool's tram network

Blackpool's tram lines were partially closed today, causing frustration for commuters enjoying the seaside sunshine.
Andy Pilley

Pilley: Trust me, Joey is the right man

Andy Pilley has urged the Cod Army to trust his judgement and ask Burnley fans about Joey Barton if they doubt he is the right man to take Fleetwood Town forward.

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Andy Pilley, BES Group chairman

£2m loss in latest Fleetwood Town accounts

Fleetwood Town posted a £2m loss in its latest statement of accounts but the club is not concerned about that figure.

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John Sheridan

Fleetwood boss Sheridan: Barton news has not disrupted plans to spoil Wigan’s party

Fleetwood boss John Sheridan says all the talk of Joey Barton’s appointment as manager has not disrupted his preparations for Saturday’s clash with Wigan Athletic.

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The man suffered suspected injuries to his ribs and a possible head injury.

Man, 70, remains in hospital after Fleetwood crash

A 70-year-old motorcyclist, who was involved in a collision with a car in Fleetwood, remains in hospital, say police.
John Sheridan

Fleetwood boss Sheridan: I’m not bitter or surprised about Barton

John Sheridan says he is not bitter at not being given the head coach’s role at Fleetwood Town on a permanent basis and he wishes his successor Joey Barton good luck.

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Lancashire Police want to speak to Lesley Holdehjn in relation to a burglary in Longridge.

Have you seen this man?

Have you seen Wesley Holden?

Coun ''Mary Stirzaker is pressing on with her campaign to revive Fleetwood's rail link

Campaign to revive port rail continues

A Fleetwood councillor is calling for more people in the town to back her campaign to try to revive its rail link.

The Memento Workshop is based on the Lubaina Himid exhibition at the Harris Museum

Things to do (April 21 - 23)

As the weather brightens up, why not get out and about to some of these events?

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This member of the Guardian Angels group was involved with a sting operation which led to the arrest of a man in Fleetwood on suspicion of chilld sex offences.

Arrest sparks fears over halfway houses

The arrest of an alleged child sex re-offender in Fleetwood after a sting operation by paedophile hunters has led to fears about halfway house accommodation in the town.


A fitting farewell for Mr Fleetwood Town Ted Lowery

He was famed for handing out pre-match sweets and for only allowing the best biscuits with his legendary brews.

The dog was not located by the search teams

Warning after dog search on Stanah Marshes

A group of people searching for a lost dog were assisted from Stanah Marshes last night amid fears they could become trapped in mud, says the Coastguard.

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. .

A dog owner was helped to safety

Dog owner helped to safety on Rossall beach

A dog owner was helped to safety on a Fylde Coast beach after he attempted to rescue his dog, says the Coastguard.
Tram Sunday in Fleetwood....A packed Lord Street

Have you got a Scrap of talent?

Four ‘ScrapPunk’ stars are sought for a new interactive performance commissioned as part of the SpareParts Festival’s tour.

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Fleetwood to Knott End ferry is back in service

Fleetwood to Knott End Ferry takes to the waters today

The Fleetwood to Knott End ferry service was re-launched today to the delight of passengers on both sides of the estuary.

The Fleetwood to Knott End ferry

Ferry back in action in Knott End

The ferry service between Fleetwood and Knott End has now resumed one year after fears arose for the service’s future.


VIDEO: Smile put back on tourist family's faces after their car is nicked from their hotel's car park by high-tech thieves

A family almost had their holiday to Blackpool ruined after high-tech thieves stole their car, as well as a deeply sentimental football shirt inside it.

Fleetwood Town striker Conor McAleny

McAleny wants to reward the Fleetwood Town fans

Fleetwood Town forward Conor McAleny wants to shoot down Blackpool and give the travelling Cod Army something to shout about this weekend.

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