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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.

Preston man arrested as police intercept £2.5m worth of amphetamines

What police found in the back of the lorry at Wheeton Pic: National Crime Agency A haul of a cutting agent that would make class B drug Amphetamine, worth around £2.5 million at street level, has been seized between Preston and Blackpool as part of […]

5 months ago
Decisions made on more than 500 homes in four areas of Preston

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Land at Cardwells Farm, Garstang Road, Preston, Barton, PR3 5DR: Refused This application was refused due to being located in the countryside. The application outcome said: “The proposed development would […]

5 months ago
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 […]

5 months 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 […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

6 months 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 […]

7 months ago
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 […]

7 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 […]

8 months ago
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