Fylde Locations

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

Body of missing man found in the sea off the coast of Lytham

Richard Parker was last seen in Wrea Green on Monday 4 March Pic: Fylde Police The body of a man who had been missing since March has been found. Richard Parker, from Wrea Green, had been missing since 4 March when police undertook an extensive […]

4 days ago
New co-working office space coming to Kirkham

A new co-working office space is opening in Kirkham. Together Workspace is putting on an open event on Saturday 4 May from 1pm-5pm so you can have a look at […]

2 weeks ago
Preston homecare provider invests thousands for training at new city centre branch

Homecare assistant Zohreh Madani (left) and homecare assistant Kirsten Capstick demonstrating the hoist in the new Care Training Academy at Preston A Preston-based homecare provider has invested thousands of pounds in training at its new branch in the city. Westmorland Homecare’s new branch opened in December last year, providing care to […]

4 weeks ago
Fylde MP Mark Menzies quits after claims of misusing campaign funds

Mark Menzies MP Pic: Facebook An MP who has part of his constituency covering the western side of Preston has quit and says he will not stand at the next general election. Mark Menzies, MP […]

4 weeks ago
‘Dream come true’ as Fulwood resident secures deal with Macmillan Children’s Books

Hazel Gardner A Fulwood resident has secured a four-book deal with one of the ‘Big Five’ publishers. Hazel Gardner’s Penguin and Pup has been snapped up by Macmillan Children’s Books. Hazel said […]

1 month ago
Woman in her 80s in critical condition after Kirkham crash

The junction of Blackpool Road with Ribby Road A woman in her 80s is in hospital in a critical condition after a crash in Kirkham. Police were called to the scene of a crash on the A583 Blackpool […]

1 month ago
Man’s terror after car unexpectedly burst into flames on commute home

The damage to the car after the fire. Pic: Kevin Brockbank A car burst into flames on a busy road near Preston yesterday afternoon. Sean Pilling, 56, who lives near Cleveleys, was the owner of the Honda Accord that was significantly […]

1 month ago
Person rushed to hospital after serious crash outside Kirkham school

Kirkham Grammar School on Ribby Road A person was rushed to hospital after a crash outside a school in Kirkham. Police were called to the scene of a crash on Ribby Road, outside Kirkham Grammar School […]

1 month ago
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