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Key locations covered in the Fylde borough on the western side of Preston, Lancashire including Kirkham, Warton, Freckleton and surrounding villages.

Disability-aware Warton chippy wins new national fish and chip award

Oliver's Chippy staff with inspiration, son Oliver A Warton chippy has won a new national fish and chip award. Oliver’s Chippy secured The Peter Hill Award, which was launched by food manufacturer Middleton Foods in memory of […]

5 days ago
Ribby Hall development plans given the green light

Artist impression of the new look Ribby Hall development Pic: David Cox Architect Further development plans at Ribby Hall have been given the go ahead. A unanimous decision to grant planning approval of the next phase of the development at Ribby Hall Village […]

3 weeks ago
River Ribble flood alert issued covering Penwortham, Hutton, Preston Docks and Freckleton

Looking out at the Bullnose near Preston Docks Pic: Blog Preston Environment Agency North West has issued the warning around the high tide expected on the River Ribble around 1am on Sunday.

2 months ago
Free wellbeing and hockey festival coming to Kirkham

UCLan and TeamREB hockey team A free wellbeing festival and hockey tournament is coming to Kirkham. Organised by local Rebecca Worthington, the event will take place on Sunday 3 September at Fylde Hockey Club. Rebecca […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Kirkham swimming pool closure triggers campaign group

Kirkham swimming pool in Station Road, Kirkham Pic: BBC LDRS The people of Kirkham will keep making a splash until the town’s swimming pool is reopened, local politicians have been warned. That was the message delivered by around 150 residents […]

3 months ago
Deadline set for Cuadrilla to plug Preston New Road fracking site

Anti-fracking campaigner Pic: Tony Worrall The company behind the controversial Preston New Road fracking site in Fylde has been told that it must plug its two wells there by the end of next year. The […]

4 months ago
Storm damaged Kirkham swimming pool will never re-open

Kirkham swimming pool Pic: YMCA A swimming pool at Kirkham is to close permanently. The YMCA Kirkham Rural Splash has been shut since damage in December 2021 caused by Storm Arwen. Due to the cost […]

4 months ago
Red Arrows flypast will be over Longridge and Wesham

The Red Arrows at Blackpool in 2016 Pic: Tony Worrall The Red Arrows are heading to Blackpool Air Show and there’s a chance to see them on their way. They’ll be dipping their wings to the east and west of […]

4 months ago
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