Fylde Locations

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

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
Cuadrilla given another two years to return Little Plumpton fracking site

Fracking firm Cuadrilla has been given another two years to fully restore its controversial exploration site in Fylde to its former use as an unremarkable field. The plot, off Preston […]

6 months ago
BAE Systems gives nearly £500k to encourage more girls doing science and tech

BAE System has given a £480,000 donation to help boost digital and cyber skills 8,000 of Lancashire’s young people. The grant over four years to Liverpool-based InnovateHer aims to support […]

7 months ago
BAE Systems to hire 500 apprentices and graduates at Warton and Samlesbury in 2023

Two BAE Systems apprentices working in Samlesbury BAE Systems is set to hire 500 new apprentices and graduates at Warton and Samlesbury next year. A total of 2,600 roles are available nationwide, which represents a 43 per […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Kirkham store’s Christmas Giving Tree initiative for local food bank

The local community giving tree is allocated at the front of the store Pic: Rad Tingle Morrisons is helping food banks and community groups this festive period with the Christmas Giving Tree. Customers can donate £1, £2 or £5 to their local store’s nominated food bank, […]

12 months ago
Kirkham community champion’s ‘Invisible Disabilities’ campaign is here to stay

Every fortnight a meeting is held in the Morrisons Cafe in Kirkham for the invisible disabilities campaign A Kirkham-based community champion has started a campaign to raise awareness on hidden disabilities in the retail environment and beyond. Rad Tingle, came up with idea of Invisible Disabilities, after […]

1 year ago
What was life like in Roman Preston?

Reconstruction of a Roman smithy Pic: John Marshall The Romans had forts at Ribchester and Kirkham, with an East-West main road passing through Fulwood. Another road from Wigan to Lancaster passed along the edge of the modern city. There […]

1 year ago
Kirkham entrepreneur on being shortlisted for multiple awards for gender-inclusive brand

gender-neutral clothing and accessories have become more accessible Pic: Joshua Lloyd Three years ago Kirkham based entrepreneur Joshua Griffin launched ‘Joshua Lloyd’ – a clothing company that promotes gender inclusivity and gives back to the LGBTQ+ community. Now the brand is […]

1 year ago
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