Fylde Coast

Fylde Coast

Things to do (November 24 to 26)

There are some great events coming up, some festive, some not:

Whats on

Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Following last night's torrential rain and flooding a number of schools across Lancashire have announced that they will be closed today.
Education
Barrique

Lancashire recommends... wine bars

Here is a list of the top wine bars in Lancashire
News
Chorley Christmas market

Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.
News
The closure is affectingtraffic heading between Kirkham and Wharles.

Road near Kirkham closed after flooding

A major section of road near Kirkham has been closed due to flooding this morning.
Transport
Average speed camera

Cameras start to go up along key road

Work has started to install
average speed cameras along a three-mile stretch of a key Fylde road.

News 3
Chris Hall

Galloway's appeal: Volunteer minibus drivers needed

Can you help blind and visually impaired people get out and enjoy a host of leisure activities?
News
Lowther Pavilion

Consider this a successful staging of theatrical classic

Oliver, Lowther Pavilion
Theatre
A hotel is proposed for AFC Fyldes stadium at Mill Farm in Wesham

Promotion prompts football club’s bid for hotel at stadium

Plans are being considered for a hotel to be built inside the main stand of AFC Fylde’s stadium in Wesham.

Kirkham
The 12 defendants were found guilty of obstructing the highway - but acquitted of stopping Cuadrilla staff from working

Councillors among dozen found guilty of blocking Preston New Road during anti-fracking protest

Three Lancashire councillors have been found guilty of wilfully obstructing the highway when they took part in a 10-hour anti-fracking protest.

News 7
Sketch is an exhibition being run at the Peter Scott Gallery in Lancaster

Things to do (November 16 to 21)

If you are looking for ideas of things to do this weekend, why try one or two of these?

Whats on
An artist's impression of how the new Kirkham and Wesham Primary Care Centre would look (Pic: Fylde and Wyre CCG)

Nine in 10 back moving two doctors’ surgeries into new £6m health centre

Eighty-nine per cent of 1,191 people surveyed by health bosses backed the moving of two doctors’ surgeries in Kirkham and Wesham into a new £6m state-of-the-art health centre.

Health
Portuguese Man-o-War have been spotted on the beach in St Annes

Warning after Portuguese Man-o-War spotted on St Annes beach

Beach users have been warned to keep an eye out for a jellyfish-like creatures which are washing up on beaches in record numbers.
News
Trevor Sinclair

Ex-footballer investigated after drink drive arrest

A former Blackpool FC player arrested on suspicion of drink driving, common assault and criminal damage has been released from police custody.
News
Ashton Memorial

Which are the best architecturally-designed buildings?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
News
Police were called to Sinclair's house following reports of a disturbance

Former Blackpool FC star arrested on suspicion of assault and drink driving

A former Blackpool FC star and TV pundit has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and assault in St Annes.
Crime
Ma Kelly's South on Lytham Road

Judge orders Ma Kelly's to pay £400,000 over planning breaches

A judge has ordered payouts totalling more than £400,000 after a Blackpool bar traded without permission – for four years.

News
Sarah Jane Stone and Mike Hall in the recording studio

Players tell glorious story of a New York socialite

Rehearsals are well underway for the next production being staged by the Anonymous Players.

Theatre
Four masked men with Liverpudlian accents stormed the Hand and Dagger pubin Treales Road at around11.45pm on Sunday, November 5.

Relatives speak out after robbers 'smash' teen's face into ground during pub raid

The aunt of a teenager injured during a callous raid at a remote pub in Treales has spoken out against the robbers who "smashed" her nephew's face into the ground.

Crime
Londis store in Naze Lane

Knifeman hunted after raid on Freckleton store

Police are hunting a man who threatened a convenience store cashier with a knife and demanded cash.

Crime
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