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  1. UK to observe a minute​​s silence for victims of the Finsbury Park terrorist attack fleetwood

    The UK will observe a minute'sâ silence on Monday 26 June 2017. A minuteâs silence will be held at 12 ...

    The UK will observe a minute's​ silence on Monday 26 June 2017. A minute​’s silence will be held at 12 noon on Monday 26 June in remembrance of those affected by the terrorist attack in Finsbury Park on Monday. The silence will be marked at all government buildings and other organisations may...

    24/06/2017
  2. Planned roadworks in the North West fleetwood

    Planned road works in the North West summary for Monday 26 June to Sunday 2 July 2017. The following summary of planned ...

    Planned road works in the North West– summary for Monday 26 June to Sunday 2 July 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 23 June and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen...

    23/06/2017
  3. Latest on the campaign to honour Fleetwood's founding father fleetwood

    A campaign continues in Fleetwood to build a statue of the man who founded the town. Efforts to honour Sir Peter ...

    A campaign continues in Fleetwood to build a statue of the man who founded the town. Efforts to honour Sir Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood outside the North Euston Hotel are gathering pace. We caught up with local historian, Dick Gillingham, who told us that they've almost raised the money they...

    23/06/2017
  4. UK Coastguard safety plea after 68 children reported missing on UK beaches fleetwood

    UK Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to 68 ...

    UK Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to 68 separate missing children reports last weekend (17-18 June) across the UK coast. All children were found safely, but with so many reports coming in during the...

    23/06/2017
  5. Iconic hotel fined for food safety breaches fleetwood

    The operator of a landmark hotel has been fined more than £265,000 after pleading guilty to seven breaches of food safety ...

    The operator of a landmark hotel has been fined more than £265,000 after pleading guilty to seven breaches of food safety and hygiene regulations. Britannia Hotels Ltd, which runs the Adelphi Hotel was sentenced after appearing at Liverpool Magistrates Court and was fined £232,500 and made...

    23/06/2017
  6. New affordable homes to be offered in Rufford fleetwood

    If you are looking for a new home in Rufford keep an eye out for new affordable homes available to rent and buy that are expected ...

    If you are looking for a new home in Rufford keep an eye out for new affordable homes available to rent and buy that are expected to be completed shortly. West Lancashire Borough Council has negotiated an arrangement with Jones Homes to provide 14 affordable homes on their popular development...

    22/06/2017
  7. The fixtures for the 2017/18 Football League season have been released. fleetwood

    Blackpool begin their League One campaign on Saturday, August 5th away at Bradford, while Fleetwood host Rotherham. In terms of ...

    Blackpool begin their League One campaign on Saturday, August 5th away at Bradford, while Fleetwood host Rotherham. In terms of local derbies, Fleetwood Town will host Blackpool on Saturday, November 25th, with the return fixture at Bloomfield Road on Saturday, April 14th. The festive period...

    22/06/2017
  8. Rosler signs new Fleetwood Town deal fleetwood

    Fleetwood Town Head Coach Uwe Rosler has signed a new contract keeping him at the club until the summer of 2020. Rosler ...

    Fleetwood Town Head Coach Uwe Rosler has signed a new contract keeping him at the club until the summer of 2020. Rosler guided the Cod Army to a record breaking fourth place finish in League One last season and was the subject of interest from a number of clubs this summer. And after...

    22/06/2017
  9. Teenagers missing from Appley Bridge fleetwood

    We are appealing for information to find two teenagers who are missing from Appley Bridge. Josh Mason, 13, and Damian Howes, ...

    We are appealing for information to find two teenagers who are missing from Appley Bridge. Josh Mason, 13, and Damian Howes, 14, were last seen at Middlebrook Retail Park in Bolton at around 12.20pm on Monday, June 19. Both boys were last seen wearing light blue school polo shirts, black...

    21/06/2017
  10. Beautiful But Deadly Hidden Dangers of Swimming in Reservoirs fleetwood

    United Utilities has launched its reservoir safety campaign to coincide with National Drowning Prevention Week. This campaign is ...

    United Utilities has launched its reservoir safety campaign to coincide with National Drowning Prevention Week. This campaign is called ‘Beautiful but deadly’. With latest statistics revealing 300 people in the UK lost their lives in 2016 due to accidental drowning (source: National Water...

    21/06/2017
  11. Motorcycle collision on M6 fleetwood

    Police are appealing for information following a motorcycle collision on the M6 in Lancaster. At around 9.35am on Sunday, ...

    Police are appealing for information following a motorcycle collision on the M6 in Lancaster. At around 9.35am on Sunday, June 18 a Suzuki motorbike was travelling north between Junction 33 and 34 when it collided with a Skoda Yeti which was towing a caravan. The motorcycle rider, a 38...

    21/06/2017
  12. New memorial garden unveiled at Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters fleetwood

    A memorial garden paying tribute to officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty has been unveiled at Lancashire ...

    A memorial garden paying tribute to officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty has been unveiled at Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters. The garden features a memorial wall with individual plaques for fallen officers and a fountain in the centre. The plaques are inscribed with...

    21/06/2017
  13. Hepatitis A among gay and bisexual men fleetwood

    Men who have sex with men - especially those attending World Pride in Madrid - are advised to take precautions against hepatitis ...

    Men who have sex with men - especially those attending World Pride in Madrid - are advised to take precautions against hepatitis A. Public Health England (PHE) is urging gay and bisexual men to take extra precautions against infection of hepatitis A, as cases are increasingly reported in the...

    21/06/2017
  14. New Armed Forces and Veterans Champion for Lancashire fleetwood

    Lancashire County Council's new Armed Forces & Veterans Champion has been talking about his role ahead of Armed Forces Day. ...

    Lancashire County Council's new Armed Forces & Veterans Champion has been talking about his role ahead of Armed Forces Day. County Councillor Alf Clempson represents Poulton-le-Fylde. He joined the Army aged 16 and went on to serve for 24 years in the Scots Guards. He attained the rank of...

    21/06/2017
  15. Eat safe this summer fleetwood

    We all love it when the weather gets warmer. But did you know that you might need to think harder about food safety in the summer ...

    We all love it when the weather gets warmer. But did you know that you might need to think harder about food safety in the summer months? New research indicates that people in the North West could be putting themselves and their families at risk of food poisoning through lack of knowledge of...

    20/06/2017
  16. Locally four people have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. fleetwood

    Beverley Robinson, Principal of Blackpool and the Fylde College is awarded the OBE for services to Further Education. She said: ...

    Beverley Robinson, Principal of Blackpool and the Fylde College is awarded the OBE for services to Further Education. She said: ''This honour is in recognition of the work of everyone at Blackpool and The Fylde College. The organisation is continuously recognised among the top performing...

    20/06/2017
  17. Blackpool MP's anger after UU water crisis prosecution fleetwood

    United Utilities is to be prosecuted over water contamination that left thousands of local residents unable to drink tap water for ...

    United Utilities is to be prosecuted over water contamination that left thousands of local residents unable to drink tap water for more than three weeks. The cryptosporidium bug was found at Franklaw water treatment works outside Preston on 6th August 2015. It affected supplies on the...

    20/06/2017
  18. Man dies in collision fleetwood

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision. The collision happened at about 6.20pm on Saturday, June ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision. The collision happened at about 6.20pm on Saturday, June 17th when a 125cc scooter heading East on the B5254 Leyland Road at Lower Penwortham lost control on the approach to a right hand bend. The rider collided with a row of...

    19/06/2017
  19. Home Secretary statement: Finsbury Park incident fleetwood

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd has given the following statement in reaction to the incident at Finsbury Park. Home Secretary Amber ...

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd has given the following statement in reaction to the incident at Finsbury Park. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said: “My thoughts are with all those affected by the appalling incident at Finsbury Park. I am in contact with the Metropolitan Police who have confirmed it is...

    19/06/2017
  20. UK to observe minute​​'s silence for victims of Grenfell Tower fire fleetwood

    The United Kingdom will observe a minutes silence at 11am on Monday 19 June in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all ...

    The United Kingdom will observe a minute’s silence at 11am on Monday 19 June in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower. The silence will be marked at all Government buildings and other organisations may follow suit. On Friday the...

    18/06/2017
  21. Have you seen Marcus Thomas from Wales? fleetwood

    Marcus, 15, who is originally from Wales, was last seen on Wednesday 14 June 2017 at Lancashire Hill, Stockport. He is ...

    Marcus, 15, who is originally from Wales, was last seen on Wednesday 14 June 2017 at Lancashire Hill, Stockport. He is described as 5ft 7in tall, of slim build, with brown shoulder-length hair extensions, blue eyes and speaks with a Welsh accent. He is also known as Nicola Joe Thomas and was...

    16/06/2017
  22. 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 16 June and could ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 16 June 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...

    16/06/2017
  23. Hot and humid this weekend fleetwood

    Much of England and Wales will see temperatures rise as we head into the weekend with plenty of sunshine. Warm, humid air ...

    Much of England and Wales will see temperatures rise as we head into the weekend with plenty of sunshine. Warm, humid air originating from the tropical Atlantic will bring a taste of summer warmth across much of England and Wales over the coming days with the hot weather extending into next...

    16/06/2017
  24. Woodlands Providing sanctuary and care for animals at all owls of the day and night fleetwood

    As described by Vickie, one of the founding trustees of Woodlands Animal Sanctuary the fun never stops here! At the beginning ...

    As described by Vickie, one of the founding trustees of Woodlands Animal Sanctuary “the fun never stops here”! At the beginning of the month Vickie took delivery of an injured baby Tawny owl from Rufford Veterinary Group, who we think had hit electricity cables and badly burned her wing, but had...

    16/06/2017
  25. Deal reached to keep Fleetwood to Knott End ferry running fleetwood

    A deal has been reached to keep the Fleetwood to Knott End ferry running until at least the end of November. The service ...

    A deal has been reached to keep the Fleetwood to Knott End ferry running until at least the end of November. The service had been at risk after Lancashire County Council said they'd pull its share of funding at the end of March. An agreement has been reached with Wyre Council that gives...

    16/06/2017
  26. Fleetwood's Alfie honoured with Blue Plaque fleetwood

    Singer Alfie Boe is being honoured in his home town of Fleetwood today with a blue plaque. The tribute to the world famous ...

    Singer Alfie Boe is being honoured in his home town of Fleetwood today with a blue plaque. The tribute to the world famous tenor was unveiled at the Marine Hall by fellow singer & broadcaster, Michael Ball. Alfie is being recognised for his influence on the country's musical landscape as...

    16/06/2017
  27. Fylde Coast Dementia Hub opens tomorrow fleetwood

    A new, major initiative to help people worried about their memory, or residents diagnosed with dementia, their family and friends, ...

    A new, major initiative to help people worried about their memory, or residents diagnosed with dementia, their family and friends, called The Fylde Coast Dementia Hub, has been launched in Blackpool. The dementia hub, which offers people in the Fylde coast with a ‘one-stop shop’ where they...

    16/06/2017
  28. 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 so now they can expect to receive between £241 and £415 per week for each child they care...

    16/06/2017
  29. Nominate your sporting stars and unsung heroes for the Lancashire Sports Awards fleetwood

    Now is the time for you to nominate your local sporting heroes for a prestigious accolade. The Lancashire Sports Awards are a ...

    Now is the time for you to nominate your local sporting heroes for a prestigious accolade. The Lancashire Sports Awards are a celebration of local sporting achievement. These pay tribute to those, young and old, who show dedication to perform at the highest level or those who work tirelessly to...

    16/06/2017
  30. Trauma surgeon urges public to download lifesaving app in case of terror attack fleetwood

    One of the regions top trauma surgeons is encouraging the public to learn first aid skills in case they are caught up in a ...

    One of the region’s top trauma surgeons is encouraging the public to learn first aid skills in case they are caught up in a terrorist attack. Mrs Sharon Scott, consultant surgeon and medical director for surgery at Aintree University Hospital, is supporting the release of a new app called...

    15/06/2017
  31. Funeral takes place of Manchester bomb victim Georgina Callander in Tarleton fleetwood

    Funeral of 18-year-old Georgina Callander - Ariana Grande super fan killed in the Manchester terror attack - takes place in ...

    Funeral of 18-year-old Georgina Callander - Ariana Grande super fan killed in the Manchester terror attack - takes place in Tarleton. The Runshaw College student was the first victim to be named following the suicide bombing after an Ariana Grande gig.

    15/06/2017
  32. Missing from home - Craig Stewart, aged 14 fleetwood

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 14-year-old boy from Bootle who has been missing ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 14-year-old boy from Bootle who has been missing since May. Craig Stewart was last seen at his home address in Church Walk around 10am on Sunday, 21 May and extensive enquiries have been carried out to locate him safe...

    15/06/2017
  33. Driver advice for Royal Cheshire County Show fleetwood

    Drivers using the M6, M56 and A556 in Cheshire next week are being reminded the popular Royal Cheshire County Show is taking place ...

    Drivers using the M6, M56 and A556 in Cheshire next week are being reminded the popular Royal Cheshire County Show is taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday (20 and 21 June). Highways England events planning manager Chris Chadwick said: “We will be working to get visitors into and away from...

    15/06/2017
  34. Give safely to support those affected by Grenfell Tower Fire fleetwood

    Official advice for the public when donating to those affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire' David Holdsworth, Registrar of ...

    Official advice for the public when donating to those affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire' David Holdsworth, Registrar of Charities for England and Wales and Chief Operating Officer at the Charity Commission said: We are saddened to hear of the tragic events in West London. There are many...

    14/06/2017
  35. Houshang Zade missing from home fleetwood

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Houshang Zade, a 41-year-old man from the Anfield ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Houshang Zade, a 41-year-old man from the Anfield area. Mr Zade was last seen on Thursday 25 May by his brother on Priory Road in the Anfield area. Mr Zade is 5’ 9” tall, of muscular build, has black / greying...

    14/06/2017
  36. Cervical screening is a must fleetwood

    With Cervical Screening Awareness Week currently underway (12-17 June), members of Lancashire Cares Immunisation Team are ...

    With Cervical Screening Awareness Week currently underway (12-17 June), members of Lancashire Care’s Immunisation Team are calling on women to get regularly screened. Cervical Screening Awareness Week runs from 12 to 17 June and the occasion is being used to remind people that cervical cancer...

    14/06/2017

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