Slated pet shop ‘did no wrong’, says Council

No wrongdoing was found at a Thornton pet shop which was heavily criticised on social media, Wyre Council said.


Thornton couple flooded out of home for months

A Thornton couple who were flooded out of their home are unable to return eight months on.

Royle visit to declare Thornton gym open!

Pupils at Great Arley School in Thornton are hop, skip and jumping for joy after community groups and the PTFA helped raise £14,000 for an outside gym.

Parents anger over Thornton school teacher suspension silence

A headteacher has defended the timing of a letter to parents explaining the departure of a former teacher convicted of child sex offences.

Joy as carnival returns to Thornton

It was all the fun of the fair at Thornton Gala as a fun-filled family day was blessed with scorching weather.

Pupils prepare to bury the timecapsule

Capsule to provide glimpse of our lives

Youngsters have provided residents of the future with a glimpse into how life is lived in 2018.
Aimee Hudson

Thornton Cleveleys Gala is ready to roll at its traditional venue

Thornton Cleveleys Gala is coming home on Sunday 10th June.

Beaverbrooks Bike Ride 2018: Here's what you need to know - and what the weather forecast is

Beaverbrooks Bike Ride 2018: Here's what you need to know - and what the weather forecast is

It's almost that time of the year again! Here's a handy guide if you're taking part in the annual Beaverbrooks Bike Ride:

Emma Rathbone from Little Explorers

Fylde coast’s first forest nursery is inspected by Ofsted

A Thornton nursery which strongly focuses on outdoor learning has been labelled ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted following its first inspection.

Crews from Fleetwood were called to attend the accident outside Sacred Heart CatholicPrimary

Woman taken to hospital after crash outside school in Thornton

A woman has been taken to hospital after she was injured in a two-car smash in Thornton, say fire services.

Presenter Zoe Ball

Zoe set to have a ball at Radio 2's Ibiza weekend

Zoe Ball is to present the first BBC Radio 2 broadcasts from Ibiza, celebrating the dance music scene which has poured out from the island for the past three decades.

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Witch Janey will take you on a guided tour of Samlesbury Hall

Things to do (May 18 to 20)

The weather is forecast to be good, so there's no excuse not to get out for these events happening in Lancashire over the weekend.
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Paul Maynard spoke out against the plans

Controversial plans to open a new children's nursery in Thornton are PASSED

Controversial plans to turn a home in Thornton into a children’s day care nursery and out-of-school holiday club have been approved.

Get out for a walk in Darwen on Sunday

Things to do (April 28 to 30)

Get yourself out and about this weekend with one or two of these fantastic events:

Whats on
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
Pain-ravaged man found with 256 cannabis plants in his house in £128k factory bust

Pain-ravaged man found with 256 cannabis plants in his house in £128k factory bust

A cannabis factory found at a man’s home in Thornton contained drugs worth £128,000 a court has been told.

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 FMB Awards celebrate excellence in the building industry.

Thornton firm to build on awards success

A Thornton builders has scooped a top award.
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:

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The Little Unsaid heading to Thornton Little Theatre

A little bit of something for everyone on the road

There’s actually quite a lot to be said about The Little Unsaid, a band that embrace elements of rock, folk, electronica, jazz and alt-pop.

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