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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.

Police release more details in search for missing man with links to Preston

Craig Daffern and red Mazda Update: Police say body found in Catforth is missing Blackpool man Officers searching for a missing man with links to Preston have released details of a vehicle he is likely […]

1 week ago
The Freckleton air disaster, 61 killed as Bomber crashes on the village

Funeral for victims of the Freckleton air disaster Pic: Warfare History Network World War II in Preston One of the worst air disasters of World War II occurred near Warton Aerodrome in 1944. The Fylde coast and Preston were spared most of […]

1 week ago
Police searching for missing 35-year-old man with links to Preston

Craig Daffern Update: Police say body found in Catforth is missing Blackpool man Lancashire Police are appealing for help to find missing 35-year-old Craig Daffern. Craig was last seen in the Paddock […]

1 week ago
Police appeal for missing Blackpool teenager with links to Preston

Police are looking for a missing teenager from Blackpool who went missing earlier today (Friday, 14 January). Melanie Law, 13, is described as white, 5ft 4in tall, of slim build […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council opens small grants to organisations in Preston and Lancashire

How people receive money from the government will change with the introduction of Universal Credit A scheme which will give small grants to community, voluntary and faith groups has launched this week. The initiative, the Local Member Grants Scheme, will see each county councillor being […]

2 weeks ago
‘Don’t wait’ – BAE boss’ plea to anyone with bowel cancer symptoms

A view of the Samlesbury enterprise zone which the road will link up to A boss at one of Lancashire’s biggest employers has shared his story of bowel cancer in an effort to encourage people to be more open about their health. Chris Boardman, […]

3 weeks ago
Over 300 apprentice and graduate roles available at BAE in Preston

Learning to be a BAE apprentice BAE Systems is set to hire over 300 apprentices and graduates in the Preston area in 2022. The creation of the graduate and undergraduate roles in Warton, Samlesbury and Preston […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and Lancashire residents offered free bus journeys to boost vaccine drive

Cllr Charlie Edwards in front of a Stagecoach bus Bus travel to Covid-19 vaccination appointments is free under a new Lancashire County Council scheme. All Lancashire residents can travel to clinics for vaccines and boosters when using any service […]

1 month ago
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