Two Freckleton people due in court over burglary at Fylde's oldest pub

A man and a woman are due to appear before a court in connection with an alleged burglary at a historic pub.

Thursday, 26th November 2020, 3:45 pm

Gary Sandford, 51, and Kate Housley, 28, both of Kirkham Street, Freckleton, were due to appear before Preston Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

The allegation relates to an incident on July 4 this year at the Ship Inn on Bunker Street, Freckleton, near Preston.

Both defendants are accused of entering the pub with intent to steal.

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The building is believed to be the Fylde’s oldest pub.

It was first licensed in 1677 but is believed to date back to the 14th century, making it the oldest pub in the Fylde.

The building was extensively refurbished in November 2019.

The case was adjourned to December 15, when they will appear before Blackpool Magistrates' Court.

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