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.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service recruiting on-call firefighters

Firefighters on site at Red Scar Pic: Bamber Bridge/Chorley fire stations There's a chance to become an on-call firefighter with the service - but you'll need to pass physical and practical tests as well as a medical.

2 months ago
ULEZ for Preston and Lancashire ruled out by Lancashire County Council

One of the clean air zone signs that's been put up within the Lancashire border - this one is at Bolton Road, Chorley Pic: David Nowell/BBC LDRS The cabinet member for economic development and growth said there are no plans to copy what's been introduced in Greater Manchester for a clean air zone on the county's roads.

2 months ago
Police hunt on the run child rapist Stephen Pennington

Stephen Pennington Pic: Lancashire Police Pennington, 35, was jailed in 2009 for the rape of a child and police say he presents a real risk to children and women.

2 months ago
River Ribble flood alert issued covering Penwortham, Hutton, Preston Docks and Freckleton

Looking out at the Bullnose near Preston Docks Pic: Blog Preston Environment Agency North West has issued the warning around the high tide expected on the River Ribble around 1am on Sunday.

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Storm Agnes sees Preston and Lancashire set for wild Wednesday night

Storm clouds over Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Storm Agnes is expected to sweep in and batter Preston and Lancashire over the next 36-hours. A yellow weather warning is in force from 12noon on Wednesday (27 September) through […]

2 months ago
Preston Western Distributor speed limit confirmed to remain at 50mph

The speed limit on the new Preston Western Distributor Road will remain at 50mph after faster options were deemed too dangerous. Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has decided to make the […]

3 months ago
AI concept of how Sharoe Green Urban Village could replace Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Urban Village concept Pic: Steven Webberley A Fylde man has created an AI concept of what could replace Royal Preston Hospital in Fulwood. With a new ‘preferred site’ identified for RPH – likely to be in […]

3 months ago
Popular Fylde chippy expands to Ingol

Inside Seniors Fish and Chips Pic: Seniors Fish and Chips / Facebook A popular chippy with shops across the Fylde, Wyre and Blackpool has opened in Ingol. Seniors Fish and Chips launched in Granton Walks on Wednesday (20 September). The chippy is […]

3 months ago
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