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  1. Detectives appeal for information after fatal stabbing in Liverpool City Centre fleetwood

    Merseyside Police detectives have launched a murder investigation following a fatal stabbing in Liverpool City Centre, Saturday 21 ...

    Merseyside Police detectives have launched a murder investigation following a fatal stabbing in Liverpool City Centre, Saturday 21 October. Shortly before midnight, a call was received of a 21-year-old man having been stabbed at the Empire Bar on Seel Street. The man was taken to hospital and...

    23/10/2017
  2. Let's hear it for Lancashire Day, say friends group. fleetwood

    MEMBERS of the Friends of Real Lancashire group are busy planning their annual list of events ahead of Lancashire Day on ...

    MEMBERS of the Friends of Real Lancashire group are busy planning their annual list of events ahead of Lancashire Day on Monday,November 27th. On this date in 1295 the first elected representatives from Lancashire were called to Westminster by King Edward 1 to attend what later became known...

    23/10/2017
  3. We deserved more from Shrews loss says Rosler fleetwood

    Uwe Rosler said he felt his side deserved more following a 1-0 defeat to league leaders Shrewsbury Town. Aristote Nsialas ...

    Uwe Rosler said he felt his side deserved more following a 1-0 defeat to league leaders Shrewsbury Town. Aristote Nsiala’s 89th minute header secured all three points for Paul Hurst’s side, as Town failed to score for the first time in the league this season. Despite the late goal, Rosler...

    23/10/2017
  4. Appeal following theft of ATM machine in Preesall fleetwood

    Police are appealing for witnesses after an ATM machine was ripped out of the front of a shop in Preesall. We are appealing ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after an ATM machine was ripped out of the front of a shop in Preesall. We are appealing for witnesses after an ATM machine was ripped out of the front of a shop in Preesall. The burglary occurred around 3.50am this morning (Friday) at the Co-op convenience...

    23/10/2017
  5. Prince Harry visits Blackpool and Wyre today fleetwood

    Norcross is the first stop for Prince Harry as he visits Lancashire for a day of engagements. His Royal Highness will begin the ...

    Norcross is the first stop for Prince Harry as he visits Lancashire for a day of engagements. His Royal Highness will begin the day with a visit to Veterans UK, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Veterans UK Helpline Service. Established in 1992, the national helpline provides welfare...

    23/10/2017
  6. Poppy Appeal collectors to accept old pound coin after deadline fleetwood

    This year the public is being encouraged to give either the new or old one pound coins to the Royal British Legions annual Poppy ...

    This year the public is being encouraged to give either the new or old one pound coins to the Royal British Legion’s annual Poppy Appeal. The old round pound will have ceased to be legal tender after 16 October, but the charity is offering to accept any out-of-date coins throughout the appeal...

    23/10/2017
  7. 2017 poppy appeal to accept contactless card donations fleetwood

    This years Poppy Appeal will give the British public the chance to donate via contactless card, alongside cash, for the first ...

    This year’s Poppy Appeal will give the British public the chance to donate via contactless card, alongside cash, for the first time on such a large scale. The Royal British Legion, in partnership with card payment services provider Cardnet, is piloting the scheme with 200 mobile donation...

    23/10/2017
  8. Obesity prevalence increases in reception age primary school children fleetwood

    The prevalence of obesity has risen for the second successive year from 9.3 per cent in 2015-16 to 9.6 per cent in 2016-17 for ...

    The prevalence of obesity has risen for the second successive year from 9.3 per cent in 2015-16 to 9.6 per cent in 2016-17 for children in reception. Obesity prevalence was more than twice as high among children in year 6 (20.0 per cent, similar to 2015/163) than in reception age children,...

    21/10/2017
  9. Lancashire Disability Champion launches Safety in Town scheme fleetwood

    Lancashire Disability Champion launches Safety in Town scheme A scheme to improve safety for people with disabilities and ...

    Lancashire Disability Champion launches Safety in Town scheme A scheme to improve safety for people with disabilities and anyone who feels vulnerable when out and about in Lancashire was launched this week. County Councillor Peter Steen, Lancashire County Council's champion for disabled...

    21/10/2017
  10. Tinder reinforces ancient mating behaviour, say researchers fleetwood

    How people pick dates on Tinder is all down to evolution, according to new research. Men choose hot partners whereas women ...

    How people pick dates on Tinder is all down to evolution, according to new research. Men choose ‘hot’ partners whereas women prize intelligence and stability - just as their ancestors did. Tinder is seen as having revolutionised how men and women find a soulmate. However, research led by Dr...

    20/10/2017
  11. Detectives issue appeal in relation to Shaun Walmsley on his 29th birthday fleetwood

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley in February are continuing to appeal to members of ...

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley in February are continuing to appeal to members of the public who may have any information which could help them with their enquiries. Walmsley turns 29 today and detectives are asking anyone who has any...

    20/10/2017
  12. Storm Brian to arrive this weekend fleetwood

    An intense low-pressure system that is forecast to affect southern Britain on Saturday has been named as Storm Brian by Met ...

    An intense low-pressure system that is forecast to affect southern Britain on Saturday has been named as Storm Brian by Met Éireann. The Met Office’s Irish partner...

    20/10/2017
  13. Lancashire Care wins College of Mental Health Pharmacy Award fleetwood

    Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trusts Pharmacy Team won the oral presentation award for their newly developed Virtual Learning ...

    Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Pharmacy Team won the oral presentation award for their newly developed Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), at the international College of Mental Health Pharmacy (CMHP) Conference. The Trust’s Pharmacy Team received the oral presentation award at the 8th...

    20/10/2017
  14. Appeal launched after beach body find fleetwood

    Police are appealing for information to trace the final movements of a man whose body was found in Cleveleys. John Tomlinson, ...

    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 around 12.45am in Cocker Street, Blackpool, on October 10. His body was found partially clothed by a dog walker on Cleveleys beach around 7.45am, close...

    20/10/2017
  15. Don't forget to apply for your secondary school place by Halloween fleetwood

    Don't let the ghosts and ghouls catch you out this year applications for secondary school places in Lancashire need to be in by ...

    Don't let the ghosts and ghouls catch you out this year – applications for secondary school places in Lancashire need to be in by Tuesday 31 October. The online application system is open until 11:59 pm on 31 October 2017. Online via the county council's website is the quickest and...

    20/10/2017
  16. Southport Flower Show Embraces Story-Telling Tradition with Once Upon a Time Theme fleetwood

    The UKS largest independent flower show is set to be a special edition next year as it invites visitors from across the country ...

    The UK’S largest independent flower show is set to be a special edition next year as it invites visitors from across the country to step into their very own story-book. Organisers of the 2018 Southport Flower Show have revealed that next year’s event will be themed ‘Once Upon a Time’, drawing...

    20/10/2017
  17. Lancashire libraries project receives national recognition fleetwood

    Two Lancashire Libraries are pioneering a new project to boost young people's mental health by encouraging openness and debate ...

    Two Lancashire Libraries are pioneering a new project to boost young people's mental health by encouraging openness and debate about issues which affect them. The Lancashire Great Minds project at Longton Library and Garstang Library will spark discussion between local 12-14 year olds. It will...

    20/10/2017
  18. Crime in the North West rises 22% as police numbers drop fleetwood

    Crime in the North West rises 22% as police numbers drop. New crime figures released today show an increase in recorded ...

    Crime in the North West rises 22% as police numbers drop. New crime figures released today show an increase in recorded crime in the North West that is above the national average. This comes against the backdrop of falling police numbers. · Police numbers have dropped by 20% in...

    19/10/2017
  19. Concern growing for man, 37, missing from Blackpool fleetwood

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 37-year-old man who has gone missing from home in Blackpool. ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 37-year-old man who has gone missing from home in Blackpool. Andrew Peel was last seen at around 8.30am yesterday (Wednesday) at an address on Warbreck Hill Road. He has not been seen since and there are concerns for his...

    19/10/2017
  20. The North West bears the brunt of the Universal Credit chaos fleetwood

    More people are receiving Universal Credit in the North West than any other region in the country. 127,851 people in the North ...

    More people are receiving Universal Credit in the North West than any other region in the country. 127,851 people in the North West are currently claiming the benefit which is pushing families into poverty and debt. Over 47,000 of those are in Greater Manchester alone. · The...

    19/10/2017
  21. Smart Meters Bill introduced to Parliament fleetwood

    Every home and small business in Great Britain will be offered a smart meter by the end of 2020. Measures to ensure consumers ...

    Every home and small business in Great Britain will be offered a smart meter by the end of 2020. Measures to ensure consumers continue to get the most out of their smart meters have been introduced to parliament in the Smart Meters Bill. Every home and small business in Great Britain will be...

    19/10/2017
  22. Patients benefit from pioneering hi-tech home consultations fleetwood

    People with cancer are benefitting from pioneering technology that allows them to take part in appointments from the comfort of ...

    People with cancer are benefitting from pioneering technology that allows them to take part in appointments from the comfort of their own home. The Telehealth Clinic is being used at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, in Merseyside, one of the UK’s leading cancer centres. It...

    19/10/2017
  23. DWP customer phone lines to become Freephone fleetwood

    The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke has today announced DWP customer telephone lines will be changed to ...

    The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke has today announced DWP customer telephone lines will be changed to Freephone numbers. Universal Credit customer telephone lines will be the first to become Freephone in November. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David...

    18/10/2017
  24. Special Constable jailed for misconduct and sexual offences fleetwood

    A Special Constable has been jailed for 15 months after admitting misconduct and sexual offences. Jack Baxter, 22, of ...

    A Special Constable has been jailed for 15 months after admitting misconduct and sexual offences. Jack Baxter, 22, of Manchester, was arrested in November last year following an investigation by Lancashire Constabulary’s Online Child Abuse Investigation Team. He was based in West...

    18/10/2017
  25. Fylde cremation for Moors Murderer? fleetwood

    Bosses at Fylde Council have reportedly refused to cremate the body of Moors Murderer Ian Brady. Last week, a High Court ...

    Bosses at Fylde Council have reportedly refused to cremate the body of Moors Murderer Ian Brady. Last week, a High Court judge instructed a council officer from Tameside, Greater Manchester, to arrange his cremation. The Sun claims Lytham Crematorium was asked to carry it out and scatter his...

    18/10/2017
  26. International recognition for Blackpool's piers fleetwood

    The World Monuments Fund has announced that Blackpools piers are to be included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch, a call to ...

    The World Monuments Fund has announced that Blackpool’s piers are to be included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch, a call to action for cultural heritage sites facing imminent threats and challenges, helping create opportunities for positive change. Since 1996, founded in partnership with...

    18/10/2017
  27. Work starts on scheme to cut Preston city centre queues fleetwood

    Work has begun this week to make changes to roads in Preston city centre to help relieve congestion. The experimental ...

    Work has begun this week to make changes to roads in Preston city centre to help relieve congestion. The experimental changes involve making Lune Street two-way and creating a junction from Lune Street onto Ring Way to provide an alternative route for traffic leaving the city centre car...

    18/10/2017
  28. Nation faces older people homelessness time bomb,councils warn fleetwood

    The nation is facing a ticking time bomb in the number of homeless older people after latest figures showed an alarming rise ...

    The nation is facing a “ticking time bomb” in the number of homeless older people after latest figures showed an alarming rise of 130 per cent since its lowest point eight years ago, councils warn. The Local Government Association says that older homelessness is a growing hidden phenomenon that...

    17/10/2017
  29. Ten men fight back to earn valuable point fleetwood

    Ten man Fleetwood Town somehow rescued a point against a strong Rochdale side as Saturdays contest ended 2-2 at Highbury. ...

    Ten man Fleetwood Town somehow rescued a point against a strong Rochdale side as Saturday’s contest ended 2-2 at Highbury. Ashley Eastham had given Town a first half lead, but Rochdale scored twice in five second half minutes to take the lead, before Cole leveled things up late on. ...

    16/10/2017
  30. Hurricane Ophelia. What you need to know fleetwood

    The Great Storm of 1987 violently tore through the UK, and exactly 30 years on, Hurricane Ophelia is on its way. Nobody, ...

    The Great Storm of 1987 violently tore through the UK, and exactly 30 years on, Hurricane Ophelia is on its way. Nobody, including Michael Fish, could have predicted the devastation caused by the storm that would ultimately claim 18 lives and cause more than £1bn worth of damage, but times have...

    16/10/2017
  31. Lancashire's top football clubs want you to make the save of your lives fleetwood

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has joined forces with some of Lancashires top football clubs to encourage fans to make the ...

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has joined forces with some of Lancashire’s top football clubs to encourage fans to make the save of their lives. Goalkeepers from...

    16/10/2017
  32. Steer Clear of Vehicle Crime fleetwood

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of ...

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of value left inside them, like handbags, wallets, tools and Sat Navs. Vehicle registration plates are also sometimes stolen. So what can you do to reduce the risk...

    16/10/2017
  33. Life sentences for killer drivers fleetwood

    Ministers confirm plans to introduce tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly and devastate lives. Life ...

    Ministers confirm plans to introduce tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly and devastate lives. Life sentences will be introduced for those who cause death by dangerous driving, and for careless drivers who kill while under the influence of drink or drugs. New offence of...

    15/10/2017
  34. Planned roadworks in the North West fleetwood

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 October and ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 October and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as...

    13/10/2017
  35. Over 6m investment in county council care homes fleetwood

    Lancashire County Council is investing £6.6m to improve its residential care homes for older people. The council's ...

    Lancashire County Council is investing £6.6m to improve its residential care homes for older people. The council's cabinet today approved the funding, which will see improvements to all 17 county council-run homes. The scheme will help to modernise the buildings, improve safety systems,...

    13/10/2017
  36. Disabled Go fleetwood

    People living with or caring for someone with a disability will soon be able to access information about facilities before they ...

    People living with or caring for someone with a disability will soon be able to access information about facilities before they visit for a health appointment. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Property Services Department is working in partnership with Disabled Go to undertake assessments...

    13/10/2017

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