Fylde Coast

Fylde Coast

Unusual adaptation is poignant and well acted

Great Expectations – Fylde Coast Players, Lowther Pavilion

Coastguard rescue teams from Lytham and Fleetwoodand the police helicopter were called in to assist.

Missing man found 'collapsed' by coastguard teams

A missing vulnerable man, with links to Blackpool, was found collapsed by coastguard rescue teams on sea defences at Bispham, say police.
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Sea Life Blackpool have a Snail and the Whale special event on until March 26. Great for the kids.

10 things to do this weekend (March 25 and 26)

There's a great variety of things to try this weekend. Why not do one of these?
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Some of the students behind the Fylde Film Showcase at The Regent Cinema. They are (from left) Marina Farag, 22, from Blackpool, Jake MacRae, 22, from Bispham, Sam Mason, 23, from South Shore and Christian Roberts

Students launch film festival to showcase talent

Blackpool and The Fylde College students are planning a film festival to help showcase new talent.

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People's personal information was posted on Fylde Borough Council's website

Council blunder leaks personal data on web

Residents in Fylde have had their private details leaked on the internet in a massive security breach by Fylde Council.

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RMT members on the picket line at Blackpool North last week

New rail strike announced for Grand National day

Rail Union RMT has confirmed further strike action by guards and driver members on Arriva Rail North over the introduction of Driver Only Operations.

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The 24-year-old cyclist, from Lytham, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, where he has since undergone surgery for head injuries and a broken jaw.

Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after collision in Lytham

A cyclist has suffered serious head injuries following a collision with a Mercedes, say police.

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Miss Percival told detectives that following the birth, she thought the baby was asleep or deceased.

'Insufficient evidence' for charges over baby's death at vicarage

The Crown Prosecution Service has said there remains "insufficient evidence" to charge anyone over the death of a baby boy at a vicarage.
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Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

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18-year-old student Jade Park has been left to pay for the funeral and outstanding costs of her mother, Kym Jones

Teen left with ‘impossible’ funeral bill after mum dies suddenly

A young Blackpool girl has been left with an ‘impossible’ £2,200 funeral bill after the tragic death of her mother.

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Christine's big moment

Strictly fan gets to dance with show winner in Blackpool

A Strictly Come Dancing super-fan had the surprise of her life when 2016 champion Ore Oduba arrived to dance with her at Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom.

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Members of the RMT on a picket line at Blackpool North

Thousands back petition to keep guards on all Northern trains

More than 11,000 people have signed an online petition calling on train operator Northern Rail to scrap plans for driver only operations (DOO).

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John Sergeant Lord of the Manor Kirkham

Daggers drawn in rent rumpus

Residents on two Kirkham estates have been slapped with a £50 bill for living on the land.

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An anti-fracking rally at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton

Fracking decision ‘not lawful’, campaigners tell court

A Government decision to grant permission for a fracking site was not fair or lawful, campaigners have claimed at a High Court hearing.

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Voters in Lancashire have had a dramatic Brexit rethink since the nation decided to quit Europe

Brexit: Three-quarters now want to remain

Voters have had a dramatic Brexit rethink since the nation decided to quit Europe, according to a Lancashire poll conducted by the Post.

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PSCOs could be set to take over more beat duties

PCSOs to lead patrols in 'majority of neighbourhoods'

Police bosses have been accused of asking people to pay more for less as it was revealed residents in quieter neighbourhoods could find their police patrols more and more often being carried out by community support officers.

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Lowther Pavilion

Opera Boys coming to Lowther Pavilion

The Opera Boys, consisting of four of the West End’s leading males are coming to Lowther Pavilion.

Fish and chips

Where are the best fish and chip shops in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite chippys in the area.

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Christy Georgiades

Music Circle welcomes Cypriot pianist Christy

A pianist with a repertoire spanning an impressive 400 years will be playing at the next North Fylde Music Circle.

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Lancashire recommends.... Indian restaurants

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