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.

Number of roadworks happening in Preston and Lancashire is rocketing

Roadworks which were in place in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Blog Preston The number of roadworks carried out by utility companies on Lancashire’s highways has rocketed by 75 percent in the space of a year, new figures have revealed. In April 2022, […]

3 months ago
Autumn Covid and flu vaccines in Preston and Lancashire brought forward

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay The Covid vaccine for eligible people in Preston and Lancashire is being brought forward. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) say the […]

3 months ago
Police appeal to trace Preston man after attack in a car in Blackpool

Simon Cooney is wanted by police in connection with an assault Pic: Preston Police Police are continuing to appeal to trace a Preston man wanted in connection with an assault. An original appeal from Lancashire Police asked for help tracing Simon Cooney and Autumn […]

3 months ago
Free wellbeing and hockey festival coming to Kirkham

UCLan and TeamREB hockey team A free wellbeing festival and hockey tournament is coming to Kirkham. Organised by local Rebecca Worthington, the event will take place on Sunday 3 September at Fylde Hockey Club. Rebecca […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston motorway junction reopens as loose horse caught

Edith Rigby Way was closed earlier due to a loose horse. The closure was put in place today (Friday 25 August) at the M55 junction. The horse has since been […]

3 months ago
Kirkham swimming pool closure triggers campaign group

Kirkham swimming pool in Station Road, Kirkham Pic: BBC LDRS The people of Kirkham will keep making a splash until the town’s swimming pool is reopened, local politicians have been warned. That was the message delivered by around 150 residents […]

3 months ago
Lancashire County Council budget snapshot delayed until October

Lancashire County Hall The first in-depth look at Lancashire County Council’s finances since it set its budget earlier this year has been delayed until October, the Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS) understands. The […]

3 months ago
Preston rain warning issued by Met Office until Monday evening

A damp Preston Flag Market after a rain storm Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s wet summer looks set to continue with Monday shaping up to be an all-day washout. The Met Office has issued a weather warning for heavy rain. In place from […]

4 months ago
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