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Fylde News

Latest news for the borough of the Fylde, which borders the western side of Preston in Lancashire. Including news for Kirkham, Freckleton, Warton and surrounding villages on the A583 and M55 towards Preston.

90 minute delays on M6 at Preston after major crash

Queues from the M55 trying to join the M6 southbound Pic: Traffic England Motorists on the M6 near Preston are being warned of severe delays. A crash involving a number of vehicles took place shortly after 4pm on Sunday (19 May). National Highways […]

8 hours ago
Preston bus station information office to reopen and services to be given new timetables

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston A dozen Lancashire bus services are to be given a boost with new and expanded timetables introduced on routes across the county. Bus operators and Lancashire County Council have agreed […]

3 days ago
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
Single fares on buses to be capped at £1 on Sundays

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston Tickets for adults on buses will be capped at £1 under a new scheme introduced in Lancashire. They make up a reported £8.5m of bus services improvements that also includes […]

1 week ago
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In pictures: Northern Lights seen over Preston and Lancashire

Preston was treated to a dazzling display in the sky on Friday night. The Northern Lights were clearly visible as the city looked upwards. Starting just after 11pm the light […]

1 week ago
Preston to Fleetwood bus route 74 and 75 has new operator

The 75 bus leaving Preston Bus Station Pic: Colin Ward A bus route serving Ashton-on-Ribble as well as key villages in the western side of Preston and into Fylde is to remain. Blackpool Transport had announced it was handing back […]

2 weeks ago
Expansion of programme to build units for SEND pupils in Preston

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston It costs Lancashire County Council twice as much to educate a child with special needs at an independent school as it does one run by the authority itself, cabinet members […]

2 weeks ago
Bank Holiday Monday thunderstorm warning issued for Preston and most of Lancashire

Thunderstorm over Penwortham Pic: Janette Hall Preston’s blissful Bank Holiday weather could see an abrupt end according to weather forecasters. The Met Office has issued a thunderstorm warning for Monday (6 May) onwards. The yellow weather […]

2 weeks ago
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