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Concern for missing Samantha

Concern for missing Samantha

0 Have your say Police say they are increasingly concerned for the welfare of a woman who went missing after saying she was meeting friends in Preston. Samantha Brooks, 29, was last seen 11 days ago at about 7am when she said she was meeting a...

yesterday, 22:06 in Regional North West
 
Roadworks prompt anger at ‘hazards’

Roadworks prompt anger at ‘hazards’

Resurfacing of a major Fylde road continues to cause frustration. Drivers and pedestrians have been left fuming over the state of the surface when the affected part of Blackpool Road at Ansdell is reopened in the evenings. Will Butler complained on...

yesterday, 17:55 in Regional North West
 
Flying start for petition to revive library

Flying start for petition to revive library

A petition calling for Lytham Library to be reopened has got off to a flying start. The Friends of Lytham Library and Institute are delighted with the reaction to the latest aspect of their campaign to bring library facilities back to the town more...

yesterday, 17:55 in Regional North West
 
Fracking protesters guilty of trespass

Fracking protesters guilty of trespass

A group of anti fracking campaigners who had to be physically cut away from a plastic pipe during a heated protest at an industrial site have been found guilty of aggravated trespass. District Judge Jane Goodwin, sitting at Preston Magistrates’ Court,...

yesterday, 17:39 in Regional North West
 
Government offer £7m for 'gateway' road schemes

Government offer £7m for 'gateway' road schemes

The next stage of the repairs on Yeadon Way is set to go ahead after the Government confirmed £2.35m towards the scheme. And the Government also announced that £5m is to be set aside for the long-awaited M55 link road between Peel and the Heyhouses...

yesterday, 17:15 in Regional North West
 
MP demands action on Universal Credit following Commons vote

MP demands action on Universal Credit following Commons vote

A Blackpool MP has renewed calls to pause Universal Credit after the Government lost  a vote on the controversial benefit. Labour’s Gordon Marsden has been campaigning on the benefit which has seen people go without money for six weeks and which...

yesterday, 17:10 in Regional North West
 
Fylde coast firms' energy sector networking night

Fylde coast firms' energy sector networking night

Fylde coast companies can have the chance to “Meet the Buyer” at an  event at the new Blackpool and the Fylde college’s energy HQ next month. The North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce is organising the event to focus on the Lancashire...

yesterday, 17:07 in Regional North West
 
Fylde coast mums' design firm gets a golden start

Fylde coast mums' design firm gets a golden start

When Fylde coast mum Lauren Devere decided to re-design one of her children’s bedrooms she never dreamed it would change her life. What started out as a simple household task has developed into a new business venture and one which has just picked up a...

yesterday, 17:03 in Regional North West
 
Yes, they did go to the ball...

Yes, they did go to the ball...

0 Have your say There was no going home by midnight or pumpkins at this Cinderella ball. The event, organised by medical secretary Gill Booth, raised £4,600 for Blackpool’s Young Carers. The fundraising evening at the Clifton Arms Hotel, Lytham,...

yesterday, 16:13 in Regional North West
 
Appeal after body find

Appeal after body find

Police are appealing for information to trace the final movements of a man whose body was found in Cleveleys. John Tomlinson, 34, was last seen in Cocker Street, Blackpool around 12.45am on Tuesday, October 10. His body was found partially clothed by...

yesterday, 16:13 in Regional North West
 
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0 Have your say Rail firm Northern yesterday admitted rush hour traffic may cause delays to replacement buses when the train line between Blackpool and Preston is closed next month. But it said measures have been put in place to cope – including buses...

yesterday, 16:04 in Regional North West
 
Jail for burglar who targeted Blackpool hotels

Jail for burglar who targeted Blackpool hotels

A burglar who targeted hotels in Blackpool has been jailed for 30 months. James Reece Morrison, 20, of Palatine Road, Blackpool, admitted stealing a guest’s Audi A5 after burgling car keys from the Stuart Hotel on Clifton Drive on August 30. He...

yesterday, 15:38 in Regional North West
 
School closes as taps run dry

School closes as taps run dry

A primary school closed early this afternoon after a loss of water in an area of Fylde. Homes and businesses across the Ansdell area of Lytham St Annes saw taps run dry shortly after lunchtime. The problem was reported to United Utilities at 1.54pm...

yesterday, 15:35 in Regional North West
 
‘Sense of family’ praised at Cleveleys school by inspectors

‘Sense of family’ praised at Cleveleys school by inspectors

0 Have your say Staff at a primary school ‘work hard and give their very best’, inspectors found. Northfold Community Primary School, in Cleveleys, continues to be a ‘good’ school, education watchdog Ofsted said, with its ‘sense of family’ praised in...

yesterday, 15:35 in Regional North West
 
A stormy history in resort

A stormy history in resort

“Earlier today a woman apparently phoned the BBC, saying she had heard there was a hurricane on the way.... Don’t worry, there isn’t.” Most Memory Lane readers will be familiar with weatherman’s Michael Fish famous quote during the forecast on the BBC...

yesterday, 15:15 in Regional North West
 


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