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  1. A mixed picture for the Bank Holiday weekend fleetwood

    After the chilly, wintry weather this week, it will become warmer for the weekend with most places seeing sunny spells, but with ...

    After the chilly, wintry weather this week, it will become warmer for the weekend with most places seeing sunny spells, but with rain for some too. Over the next few days temperatures will recover closer to what we’d expect for late April as the winds change from a northerly to a southerly...

    28/04/2017
  2. UK drug users at risk from dangerous heroin mix fleetwood

    A deadly synthetic opioid recently detected in heroin supplies in the north east of England could be present in drugs around the ...

    A deadly synthetic opioid recently detected in heroin supplies in the north east of England could be present in drugs around the UK, the NCA warned yesterday. Fentanyl, which is up to 100 times stronger than street heroin, and its analogue carfentanyl which is 100 times stronger again, are...

    28/04/2017
  3. One week to go until Lancashire County Council elections fleetwood

    There's now just one week to go until the county council elections on Thursday 4 May. The elections will decide all 84 seats ...

    There's now just one week to go until the county council elections on Thursday 4 May. The elections will decide all 84 seats on the council. The county council provides the majority of local government services in Lancashire including education, fostering and adoption, health and social...

    27/04/2017
  4. Two further arrests by detectives investigating escape of prisoner Shaun Walmsley fleetwood

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley have arrested a further two people. A ...

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley have arrested a further two people. A 65-year-old woman and a 66-year-old man, both from Anfield, have been arrested on suspicion of assisting a person unlawfully at large and money laundering. They have been...

    27/04/2017
  5. 3.5 million people could be in insecure work by start of 2022 fleetwood

    Over a quarter of a million more in insecure work by end of next Parliament 3.5 million people could be in insecure work by start ...

    Over a quarter of a million more in insecure work by end of next Parliament 3.5 million people could be in insecure work by start of 2022. 290,000 more people could be trapped in insecure work by 2022 if current trends continue, the TUC has warned. This is equivalent to thirteen extra Sports...

    27/04/2017
  6. Same rules needed for TV and internet to protect children better fleetwood

    Children should have the same protection whether they are watching TV, a web-shared video or a web-streamed film, said committee ...

    Children should have the same protection whether they are watching TV, a web-shared video or a web-streamed film, said committee MEPs on Tuesday. Culture Committee MEPs advocated tightening up the child protection provisions of EU rules on audiovisual media services and also those on...

    27/04/2017
  7. Step into spring with fun May parks events fleetwood

    A bank holiday walk through beautiful West Lancashire countryside starts May off on the right foot as the first of a programme of ...

    A bank holiday walk through beautiful West Lancashire countryside starts May off on the right foot as the first of a programme of free local parks events. All these events start at 10am, apart from the Medieval Weekend which takes place between 11am and 4pm, and are organised by West Lancashire...

    25/04/2017
  8. Public safety threatened by possible break in emergency communications fleetwood

    Government has not put in place contingency plans for delays In the report, the Committee warns that a plan to take part of ...

    Government has not put in place contingency plans for delays In the report, the Committee warns that a plan to take part of the existing communications system out of service early "strikes a major, potentially catastrophic blow to the ability of our emergency services to carry out their job and...

    24/04/2017
  9. Liverpools Iconic Ferry Set to Dazzle for Another Two Years fleetwood

    Everybody Razzle Dazzle, Sir Peter Blakes artwork for the Mersey Ferry Snowdrop commissioned by Liverpool Biennial, 14-18 NOW: ...

    Everybody Razzle Dazzle, Sir Peter Blake’s artwork for the Mersey Ferry Snowdrop commissioned by Liverpool Biennial, 14-18 NOW: WW1 Centenary Art Commissions and Tate Liverpool, is to be kept until its next major scheduled service at the beginning of 2019. The Snowdrop was due to be...

    24/04/2017
  10. CLA welcomes scrapping of plans to increase probate fees fleetwood

    Following a campaign by the CLA and others, the Government has dropped plans that would have seen probate fees rise from ...

    Following a campaign by the CLA and others, the Government has dropped plans that would have seen probate fees rise from £155 up to £20,000 for some estates in England and Wales. The Ministry of Justice said there was now not enough time for the legislation – dubbed a “stealth death tax” by...

    24/04/2017
  11. Planned roadworks in the North West fleetwood

    Planned road works in the North West summary for Monday 24 to Sunday 30 April 2017. The following summary of planned new ...

    Planned road works in the North West– summary for Monday 24 to Sunday 30 April 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 21 April and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances....

    21/04/2017
  12. Concern growing for missing Blackpool woman fleetwood

    Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing Blackpool woman. 36-year-old Claire Grimshaw was ...

    Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing Blackpool woman. 36-year-old Claire Grimshaw was last seen leaving an address on St Heliers Road on Sunday 2nd April to go shopping. She didn’t return home and hasn’t been in contact with her family since. Claire...

    21/04/2017
  13. Government should heed inspector's warnings on police demands says Commissioner fleetwood

    Responding to the annual 'State of Policing' report from Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), Lancashire's Police ...

    Responding to the annual 'State of Policing' report from Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw said; "Finally, independent inspectors are seeing what we have been warning about for some time. Years of austerity have caused...

    21/04/2017
  14. Witness appeal launched after M6 collision fleetwood

    Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision involving 10 vehicles on the M6 motorway. Police were called ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision involving 10 vehicles on the M6 motorway. Police were called around 5.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, April 19) after reports of a major incident close to Junction 28 near Leyland (pictured). A Volvo HGV was travelling northbound in...

    20/04/2017
  15. Get your place at the starting line this Bank Holiday at WWT Martin Mere fleetwood

    Get your place at the starting line this Bank Holiday at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. On your marks, get set, ...

    Get your place at the starting line this Bank Holiday at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. On your marks, get set, go…………. WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is making a splash this bank holiday weekend with the fourth annual plastic duck race on Monday 1 May at 3pm. All April, children have...

    20/04/2017
  16. Merseyside police appeal for information over city centre burglaries fleetwood

    Merseyside police wants to speak to two men in connection with a number of recent burglaries in the city centre area of Liverpool. ...

    Merseyside police wants to speak to two men in connection with a number of recent burglaries in the city centre area of Liverpool. The force has issued photographs of the two individuals in the hope that the public can help trace them. James Riley Marshall Tung

    20/04/2017
  17. Operation Hawk Disrupting Drug Dealing in Chorley fleetwood

    A number of warrants have been carried out across Chorley as part of Operation Hawk - an intelligence-led operation targeting ...

    A number of warrants have been carried out across Chorley as part of Operation Hawk - an intelligence-led operation targeting Organised Crime Groups who are operating in the area. The team, made up of neighbourhood officers, response patrols and the Intelligence Unit, was first set up in...

    20/04/2017
  18. Southport Air Show aircraft announcement fleetwood

    A Flying Fortress and a Sea Vixen will replace the Red Arrows. A spokesperson for the Air Show said "We are excited to ...

    A Flying Fortress and a Sea Vixen will replace the Red Arrows. A spokesperson for the Air Show said "We are excited to announce new aircraft displays as part of this year’s Southport Air Show. Taking place on 15 - 17 September 2017, the annual spectacle will see debut displays from the...

    19/04/2017
  19. Georgiana Olteanu missing from home fleetwood

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Georgiana Olteanu and officers have issued a new image ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Georgiana Olteanu and officers have issued a new image of her in their continued efforts to locate Georgiana, who has been missing since 18 March. Georgiana Olteanu 3 Merseyside Police has issued an...

    19/04/2017
  20. Eight people have been arrested as part of a major human trafficking operation fleetwood

    Lancashire Police have today (Wednesday, April 19th) arrested 8 people as part of an investigation into human trafficking spanning ...

    Lancashire Police have today (Wednesday, April 19th) arrested 8 people as part of an investigation into human trafficking spanning across the country. The seven men and one woman were arrested following a series of early morning raids at addresses in Blackburn, Preston and Blackpool in...

    19/04/2017
  21. New fast-track immigration appeal rules proposed fleetwood

    A new fast-track system to speed up immigration and asylum appeals for those in detention, saving millions of pounds every year, ...

    A new fast-track system to speed up immigration and asylum appeals for those in detention, saving millions of pounds every year, has been drawn up by Ministers. The government today set out plans for a new process for detained foreign nationals appealing a Home Office decision to remove them...

    19/04/2017
  22. NSPCC and Lidl announce new 3 million partnership to keep children safe from abuse fleetwood

    NSPCC and Lidl UK announce new £3 million partnership to keep children safe from abuse · Long-term ...

    NSPCC and Lidl UK announce new £3 million partnership to keep children safe from abuse · Long-term commitment from the supermarket will enable the charity to reach one million children with its ‘Speak Out Stay Safe’ primary school programme · Support is vital, with two children...

    19/04/2017
  23. Attempted robbery at Penwortham garage fleetwood

    CCTV images have been released by officers investigating an attempted robbery at a 24 hour filling station. The incident ...

    CCTV images have been released by officers investigating an attempted robbery at a 24 hour filling station. The incident happened at around 12.05am this morning (Tuesday, April 18th) after three men dressed in dark clothing and ski masks have tried to enter the Middleforth Garage on Leyland...

    19/04/2017
  24. Most primary pupils get the school place they want fleetwood

    Most primary pupils get the school place they want. Nearly 98% of primary school starters are getting a place at one of their ...

    Most primary pupils get the school place they want. Nearly 98% of primary school starters are getting a place at one of their preferred schools this September. Figures for primary school admissions show that 89% will get their first preference and 8.5% will go to schools which were their...

    18/04/2017
  25. Cleveleys man on gun charge fleetwood

    A Cleveleys man accused of pointing a loaded gun at his former girlfriend's head as she sat on her bed has made his first ...

    A Cleveleys man accused of pointing a loaded gun at his former girlfriend's head as she sat on her bed has made his first appearance at court. Paul Myerscough, a 40-year-old father, of Beach Road, Thornton Cleveleys, is charged with having a gas powered loaded air gun with intent to cause...

    18/04/2017
  26. Body found on Fleetwood beach identified fleetwood

    The body of a man found on Fleetwood beach at Rossall on Friday has been identified. It is that of a 58-year-old man from ...

    The body of a man found on Fleetwood beach at Rossall on Friday has been identified. It is that of a 58-year-old man from the Cleveleys area. The man's name hasn't yet been made public but his family have been informed. Police were called around 8am on Friday (April 7) following...

    18/04/2017
  27. Fleetwood 1-0 Millwall fleetwood

    Fleetwood confirmed their place in the League One play offs after a 1-0 win over Millwall at Highbury. With two games of the ...

    Fleetwood confirmed their place in the League One play offs after a 1-0 win over Millwall at Highbury. With two games of the season to go, they're also now just a point off an automatic promotion place.

    18/04/2017
  28. Stop press moos ! fleetwood

    The first three Long-horn calves of the season has been born at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, helping the Centre to ...

    The first three Long-horn calves of the season has been born at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, helping the Centre to traditionally manage the reserve. The calves, born from the 26 March, along with all the adults can be viewed from the Ron Barker hide. The centre is still expecting a number of...

    18/04/2017
  29. Number of people risking their lives on the railway hits 10-year-high fleetwood

    Number of people risking their lives on the railway hits 10-year-high New figures reveal one person every hour trespasses on the ...

    Number of people risking their lives on the railway hits 10-year-high New figures reveal one person every hour trespasses on the railway and puts their life in danger. Alarming new figures from Network Rail and British Transport Police reveal that more people than ever are risking their...

    18/04/2017
  30. New squad formed to tackle drone threat to prisons fleetwood

    The new squad is the latest step in efforts to disrupt drugs and mobile phones in prisons. A specialist squad of prison and ...

    The new squad is the latest step in efforts to disrupt drugs and mobile phones in prisons. A specialist squad of prison and police officers has been formed to tackle the threat drones pose to prison security, Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah revealed today. The team of investigators will work...

    18/04/2017
  31. New drive to reduce speeding fleetwood

    Police have launched a fresh initiative against speeding on the roads of the country Officers will today begin a week-long ...

    Police have launched a fresh initiative against speeding on the roads of the country Officers will today begin a week-long campaign of enforcement and education work, as part of a Europe-wide scheme co-ordinated by the European traffic police network TIPSOL. Chief inspector Kris Barnard,...

    17/04/2017
  32. Driving test changes: 4 December 2017 fleetwood

    The driving test will change from Monday 4 December 2017 to include following directions from a sat nav and testing different ...

    The driving test will change from Monday 4 December 2017 to include following directions from a sat nav and testing different manoeuvres. The changes are designed to make sure new drivers have the skills they’ll need to help them through a lifetime of safe driving. The changes will only...

    15/04/2017
  33. Liverpool Carnival Company has announced that the Brazilica Festival is back for 2017 fleetwood

    Liverpool Carnival Company has announced that the Brazilica Festival is back for 2017 in a brand-new location! The world ...

    Liverpool Carnival Company has announced that the Brazilica Festival is back for 2017 in a brand-new location! The world famous three-day Brazilica Festival returns to Liverpool city centre in 2017 for the 10TH consecutive year, from 14-16 July, and Liverpool’s International Samba Festival is...

    14/04/2017
  34. North West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee is recruiting fleetwood

    A committee that specialises in deciding local flood priorities is looking for five new members. The Environment Agency is ...

    A committee that specialises in deciding local flood priorities is looking for five new members. The Environment Agency is looking for the members to join the North West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC) which will cover the major river catchments in the region, as well as the coast....

    14/04/2017
  35. Traffic bulletin: Two lanes closed on southbound M6 in Cheshire fleetwood

    Road users are being advised that two lanes are closed on the southbound M6 between junction 19 (for Knutsford) and junction 18 ...

    Road users are being advised that two lanes are closed on the southbound M6 between junction 19 (for Knutsford) and junction 18 (for Holmes Chapel) in Cheshire. The outside two lanes remain closed following a collision between a car and a lorry that has resulted in the lorry shedding its load of...

    13/04/2017
  36. Environment Agency tests new powers for volunteer bailiffs fleetwood

    The Environment Agency and Angling Trust are running a pilot project, funded by the fishing licence, testing the benefits of ...

    The Environment Agency and Angling Trust are running a pilot project, funded by the fishing licence, testing the benefits of giving members of Voluntary Bailiff Service powers to make fishing licence and byelaw checks. If successful, the initiative’s expansion would allow Environment Agency...

    13/04/2017

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