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  1. Planned road works in the North West fleetwood

    Planned roadworks in the North West – summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 5 March 2017. The following summary of planned new ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West – summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 5 March 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 24 February and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen...

    24/02/2017
  2. World premier Of "Cilla" The Musical fleetwood

    Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield present the new musical about the life and legend of Cilla Black, which will open in her ...

    Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield present the new musical about the life and legend of Cilla Black, which will open in her hometown at the Liverpool Empire from Thursday 7th – 16th September before embarking on a nationwide tour. Cilla’s son, Robert Willis, will be the Executive Producer. ...

    24/02/2017
  3. Early squirrel getting some TLC fleetwood

    A tiny red squirrel is recovering with Wildlife Trust officers after a traumatic start to its life. The four-week-old male ...

    A tiny red squirrel is recovering with Wildlife Trust officers after a traumatic start to its life. The four-week-old male squirrel was found on the forest floor at Ainsdale National Nature Reserve by Natural England volunteers. It is now safely in the hands of Rachel Miller, our Red...

    24/02/2017
  4. Full speed ahead as HS2 gets Royal Assent fleetwood

    HS2 Bill gains Royal Assent paving way for new rail line that will increase capacity on our railways, connect the biggest cities, ...

    HS2 Bill gains Royal Assent paving way for new rail line that will increase capacity on our railways, connect the biggest cities, generating jobs and economic growth. ...

    24/02/2017
  5. Authorities need to work together with nightclubs and gyms to prevent drug misuse fleetwood

    Gyms, nightclubs and festivals should display posters and mount social media campaigns to highlight the risks of drug misuse, a ...

    Gyms, nightclubs and festivals should display posters and mount social media campaigns to highlight the risks of drug misuse, a new guideline from NICE says. Local authorities should work with venues to ensure appropriate channels are used to target people who use drugs, or are at risk from...

    23/02/2017
  6. Storm Doris alert issued to drivers fleetwood

    Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys today Thursday 23 February after Highways England issued a ...

    Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys today Thursday 23 February after Highways England issued a severe weather alert for the countryÂ’s major roads. An amber alert for gales will be in place across the North, Midlands and East between 6am and 6pm on Thursday in...

    23/02/2017
  7. Don’t use you mobile phone when driving – the message is clear fleetwood

    LANCASHIRE Constabulary is supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of using a mobile phone behind the ...

    LANCASHIRE Constabulary is supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of using a mobile phone behind the wheel and the tough new penalties for those who flout the law. From next week, Wednesday 1 March 2017, new legislation comes into effect that means motorists who...

    22/02/2017
  8. Avocets return to Martin Mere fleetwood

    Spring is in the air at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre with the first 5 avocets returning to the centre on 19 February as part of ...

    Spring is in the air at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre with the first 5 avocets returning to the centre on 19 February as part of the spring migration. The avocets, now currently 11, will remain at the centre until early August, using the reserve as their breeding ground. In the past,...

    22/02/2017
  9. Get online at your local library fleetwood

    Lancashire County Council is supporting the national Be Online campaign to help people to get to grips with the internet. This ...

    Lancashire County Council is supporting the national Be Online campaign to help people to get to grips with the internet. This year's campaign, which takes place from Monday, 27 February to Sunday, 12 March, will focus on helping people to get the most out of being online. Libraries across...

    22/02/2017
  10. Baby friendly award for Lancashire Children's Centres fleetwood

    Lancashire's children's centres have been recognised with a prestigious award for the high standard of care they provide to new ...

    Lancashire's children's centres have been recognised with a prestigious award for the high standard of care they provide to new mums and children. The centres, which are run by Lancashire County Council and the health visiting service, which is provided by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust,...

    22/02/2017
  11. 11 arrests as suspected illicit tobacco factory dismantled fleetwood

    Eleven men have been arrested as a suspected illicit tobacco factory was dismantled in North West England by HM Revenue and ...

    Eleven men have been arrested as a suspected illicit tobacco factory was dismantled in North West England by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The arrests were made in 17 simultaneous searches across North West England and Scotland yesterday. HMRC found residential premises, farms, self-storage...

    22/02/2017
  12. Member of staff assaulted by aggressive man fleetwood

    Can you help officers trace a man sought in connection with an assault on a member of staff at Liverpool South Parkway station on ...

    Can you help officers trace a man sought in connection with an assault on a member of staff at Liverpool South Parkway station on Sunday 12 February? The incident happened at approximately 5.45pm on board a London Midland service heading towards Crewe. A man, who was believed to be...

    22/02/2017
  13. Prisoner serving life escapes during hospital visit fleetwood

    At about 3.05pm a report was received from prison officers that Shaun Colin Walmsley, 28 years, originally of Wallace Street, ...

    At about 3.05pm a report was received from prison officers that Shaun Colin Walmsley, 28 years, originally of Wallace Street, Walton had escaped from their custody outside Aintree University Hospital as they were leaving the hospital, where Walmsley had had an appointment. As the prison...

    22/02/2017
  14. Does your pet dog have what it takes to be an opera star? fleetwood

    Does your pet dog have what it takes to be an opera star? Has your dog got star quality? If your pet pooch is the canine ...

    Does your pet dog have what it takes to be an opera star? Has your dog got star quality? If your pet pooch is the canine equivalent of Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson, then they could win a place in the spotlight in the beautiful and romantic opera La Boheme, coming to Liverpool Empire on...

    21/02/2017
  15. Six-point penalty and Ł200 fine for anyone caught using their phone whilst driving. fleetwood

    Young drivers risk losing their licence if caught driving whilst using their mobile phone. The warning comes ahead of new ...

    Young drivers risk losing their licence if caught driving whilst using their mobile phone. The warning comes ahead of new legislation taking affect in March 2017 which will mean a six-point penalty and £200 fine for anyone caught using their phone whilst driving. A newly-qualified driver...

    21/02/2017
  16. Jo Johnson demands tough penalties on student plagiarism fleetwood

    The government calls for universities to do more to stop students buying custom written essays online. Universities ...

    The government calls for universities to do more to stop students buying custom written essays online. Universities Minister Jo Johnson is today (Tuesday 21 February) calling on university and student bodies to do more to deal with the spread of ‘essay mills’ - websites which provide custom...

    21/02/2017
  17. Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Liverpool Empire fleetwood

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the award winning musical comedy "Thoroughly Modern Millie" at the Liverpool Empire ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the award winning musical comedy "Thoroughly Modern Millie" at the Liverpool Empire last night. The show staring Michelle Collins from Eastenders and Coronation Street and Joanne Clifton from Strictly runs until Saturday. Joanne Clifton is a...

    21/02/2017
  18. Morrisons is recalling a batch of Peppered Beef Slices because of Listeria fleetwood

    Morrisons is recalling a batch of Peppered Beef Slices because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product. Product ...

    Morrisons is recalling a batch of Peppered Beef Slices because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product. Product details Product: Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices Pack size: 150g ‘Use By’ date: 21 February 2017 No other Morrisons products are known to be affected. Risk The...

    20/02/2017
  19. Lancashire working together to help homeless young people fleetwood

    New arrangements to support young homeless people in Lancashire will be launched at an event in Leyland this week. A joint ...

    New arrangements to support young homeless people in Lancashire will be launched at an event in Leyland this week. A joint protocol, which will be adopted at the event at the Civic Centre on Friday, 24 February, outlines the commitments and responsibilities expected of all professionals working...

    20/02/2017
  20. CMA secures better deal for cloud storage users fleetwood

    Amazon, Apple and Microsoft have committed to providing cloud storage users with fairer contracts, following action by the CMA. ...

    Amazon, Apple and Microsoft have committed to providing cloud storage users with fairer contracts, following action by the CMA. The 3 companies are the latest cloud storage providers to improve their terms and conditions following the Competition and Markets AuthorityÂ’s (CMA) review of...

    20/02/2017
  21. Town now 16 unbeaten after fine away win fleetwood

    Cian Bolger’s second half header was enough for all three points as Fleetwood won 1-0 at MK Dons. Bolger 61st minute header ...

    Cian BolgerÂ’s second half header was enough for all three points as Fleetwood won 1-0 at MK Dons. Bolger 61st minute header from George GlendonÂ’s corner now means Uwe RoslerÂ’s side are 16 matches unbeaten in Sky Bet League One. The win comes as the clubÂ’s second win in four days following an...

    20/02/2017
  22. When it comes to fly-tipping, it's a #CrimeNotToCare fleetwood

    Keep Britain Tidy.Public research shows a staggering lack of understanding about people's role in preventing fly-tipping. More ...

    Keep Britain Tidy.Public research shows a staggering lack of understanding about people's role in preventing fly-tipping. More than a third thought it was OK to do things that are actually classed as fly-tipping, such as leaving something outside because 'someone else might be able to use it.' ...

    20/02/2017
  23. Search engines and creative industries sign anti-piracy agreement fleetwood

    The IPO has helped broker an agreement to help search engines and creative industries work together to stop consumers being led to ...

    The IPO has helped broker an agreement to help search engines and creative industries work together to stop consumers being led to copyright infringing websites. The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has helped broker a landmark agreement which will see search engines and the creative...

    20/02/2017
  24. NSPCC receives hundreds of contacts about female genital mutilation fleetwood

    The NSPCC is contacted, on average, more than once a day by people worried about girls who may have suffered or at risk of female ...

    The NSPCC is contacted, on average, more than once a day by people worried about girls who may have suffered or at risk of female genital mutilation, according to new figures. Since the NSPCCÂ’s FGM Helpline was launched in June 2013, it has been contacted more than 1,500 times, with around a...

    17/02/2017
  25. Information evening for potential foster carers fleetwood

    With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The ...

    With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The county council has recently increased the allowances payable to new foster carers by at least £115 per week in recognition of their valuable role and the rising demand for...

    14/02/2017
  26. Ambulance school appeal: love your students’ hearts on Valentine’s Day fleetwood

    North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) has launched an appeal to secondary schools in the region to show love for their ...

    North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) has launched an appeal to secondary schools in the region to show love for their studentsÂ’ hearts on ValentineÂ’s Day by signing up for a free lesson in life-saving. The plea is made on behalf of the Resuscitation Council UK, British Heart Foundation...

    14/02/2017
  27. 6 weeks until the pound stops being round fleetwood

    With only six weeks until the historic new 12-sided pound enters circulation, the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury has visited ...

    With only six weeks until the historic new 12-sided pound enters circulation, the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury has visited the Royal Mint. And Baroness Neville-Rolfe paid tribute to the Royal MintÂ’s role as a global leader in the production of coins and medals - exporting to an...

    14/02/2017
  28. Million Dollar Quartet At The Liverpool Empire fleetwood

    QLocal was invited to the opening night of "Million Dollar Quartet" at the Liverpool Empire last night. Following its success ...

    QLocal was invited to the opening night of "Million Dollar Quartet" at the Liverpool Empire last night. Following its success in the West End, Las Vegas and on Broadway, Million Dollar Quartet is coming, starring Jason Donovan! This worldwide smash-hit musical is inspired by the famous recording...

    14/02/2017
  29. Parks face threat of decline with severe consequences fleetwood

    The Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee report on public parks warns that parks are at a tipping point and face a ...

    The Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee report on public parks warns that parks are at a tipping point and face a period of decline with potentially severe consequences unless their vital contribution to areas such as public health, community integration and climate change mitigation...

    13/02/2017
  30. Planning application submitted for Cuerden development that could bring 4,500 jobs fleetwood

    Following extensive community consultation, Lancashire County Council and their development partners Maple Grove Developments, who ...

    Following extensive community consultation, Lancashire County Council and their development partners Maple Grove Developments, who are part of the Eric Wright Group, have submitted a planning application to South Ribble Borough Council for a major development of the Cuerden strategic site that will...

    13/02/2017
  31. New photograph website to launch fleetwood

    Lancashire County Council will launch a new-look website of historic local photographs and postcards this month. The Red ...

    Lancashire County Council will launch a new-look website of historic local photographs and postcards this month. The Red Rose Collections image archive will be available to search people, places and events from Tuesday, 14 February and will replace the current Lancashire Lantern website. ...

    13/02/2017
  32. Eurovision Champions are back at Marine Hall, Fleetwood! fleetwood

    Back by popular demand - original Bucks Fizz members Cheryl Baker, Mike Nolan and Jay Aston are returning to Marine Hall, ...

    Back by popular demand - original Bucks Fizz members Cheryl Baker, Mike Nolan and Jay Aston are returning to Marine Hall, Fleetwood alongside guest fourth member Bobby McVay on Saturday 21 October. Early in 1981, four complete strangers sat in the drawing room of a house in Fulham and were...

    13/02/2017
  33. Pick up a bargain at Marine Hall, Fleetwood fleetwood

    Fancy grabbing a bargain? Why not head down to Marine Hall on Sunday 19 February and pay a visit to the indoor car boot sale. ...

    Fancy grabbing a bargain? Why not head down to Marine Hall on Sunday 19 February and pay a visit to the indoor car boot sale. The main hall will be packed full of people selling all types of goods – who knows what you might buy? The event takes place from 10am to 1pm and entry for visitors...

    13/02/2017
  34. Stubborn Rochdale frustrate Town in goalless draw fleetwood

    Fleetwood now unbeaten in 14 league games after Highbury point Uwe Rosler’s side stretched their unbeaten run to 14 games and ...

    Fleetwood now unbeaten in 14 league games after Highbury point Uwe RoslerÂ’s side stretched their unbeaten run to 14 games and took away a useful point in their clash with North-West rivals Rochdale in a goalless draw at Highbury. Despite enjoying long periods of the ball the home side were...

    13/02/2017
  35. NSPCC: Hundreds in the North West report drug and alcohol abuse around children fleetwood

    3,329 calls to the NSPCC Helpline raising concerns of substance abuse near children over the last three years A 23% rise ...

    3,329 calls to the NSPCC Helpline raising concerns of substance abuse near children over the last three years A 23% rise between 2013/14 and 2015/16, with a total of 3,048 referrals to external agencies Figures published as UK marks Children of Alcoholics Week (Feb 12-18) The NSPCCÂ’s...

    13/02/2017
  36. MOT fails could be avoided by basic car maintenance fleetwood

    New figures have revealed that carrying out basic car maintenance could avoid the main reasons cars fail their annual MOT. ...

    New figures have revealed that carrying out basic car maintenance could avoid the main reasons cars fail their annual MOT. ...

    13/02/2017

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