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Fylde Locations

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

M55 traffic begins to ease after crash involving up to 10 vehicles between Kirkham and Broughton

Traffic on M55. Pic: Christopher August The M55 was blocked due to a multiple vehicle crash. Traffic has been held within the M55 eastbound junction one, Garstang to Broughton interchange. It is thought that the crash […]

3 hours ago
Warton BAE Systems engineer named as one of the region’s top apprentices

cropped anna singleton A BAE Systems engineer working in Warton, Lancashire has won a prestigious award following her outstanding performance throughout her apprenticeship with the company. Anna Singleton has won the Made in […]

1 week ago
Kirkham entrepreneur’s gender-neutral brand gives back to LGBTQ+ causes

Joshua Lloyd models Pic: Joshua Lloyd A Kirkham-based entrepreneur is using his gender-neutral inclusive fashion brand to raise funds for LGBTQ+ charities. Joshua Griffin started the company, Joshua Lloyd, in 2019. Since its launch, the brand […]

4 weeks ago
M55 fully reopens after police incident at Kirkham junction

Queuing traffic on the M55 during Wednesday morning Pic: Owen Houghton Motorists travelling between Preston and Blackpool experienced long delays during Wednesday (7 October) morning. Lancashire Police closed the motorway between Junction 3 (Kirkham/Wesham) and Junction 4 (Peel Hill) in both […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Organiser of Kirkham party with 45 people and live band hit with £10,000 fine

Dowbridge area of Kirkham Pic: Google The organiser of a party in Kirham has been issued with a £10,000 fixed penalty notice by police after breaching Covid-19 regulations. Officers received reports of the breach at around […]

3 months ago
Deal for ‘game-changing’ radar secures 120 BAE Systems jobs at Warton

Eurofighter Typhoon alongside the Tempest concept model at Warton Pic: BAE Systems A £317m contract to develop a “game-changing” radar for the Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoons will sustain 120 jobs at BAE Systems in Warton. BAE Systems and Leonardo have been […]

3 months ago
Kirkham Grammar pupil gives up school holiday for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Lewis is sticking to a strict schedule to meet his target. School may be out for the summer, but for 12-year-old Kirkham Grammar Pupil, Lewis Simpson, there’s still a timetable to follow as he takes on a 1,000km challenge for Rosemere […]

5 months ago
Emotional pictures show two key workers in Kirkham who have not been able to see their son

Charlotte reaches up to greet her son who is behind the window of her parent's house Pic: Peter Austin Two key workers who have made a huge sacrifice by not seeing their son have been captured in poignant photographs. Charlotte and Daniel were snapped by their neighbour, with full […]

7 months ago
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