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.

Deadline set for Cuadrilla to plug Preston New Road fracking site

Anti-fracking campaigner Pic: Tony Worrall The company behind the controversial Preston New Road fracking site in Fylde has been told that it must plug its two wells there by the end of next year. The […]

4 months ago
Storm damaged Kirkham swimming pool will never re-open

Kirkham swimming pool Pic: YMCA A swimming pool at Kirkham is to close permanently. The YMCA Kirkham Rural Splash has been shut since damage in December 2021 caused by Storm Arwen. Due to the cost […]

4 months ago
Red Arrows flypast will be over Longridge and Wesham

The Red Arrows at Blackpool in 2016 Pic: Tony Worrall The Red Arrows are heading to Blackpool Air Show and there’s a chance to see them on their way. They’ll be dipping their wings to the east and west of […]

4 months ago
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service recruiting for apprentice firefighters

Firefighters on site at Red Scar Pic: Bamber Bridge/Chorley fire stations Firefighters are being recruited at apprentice-level by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service. The force has announced there’s a recruitment window open until Wednesday 16 August. Read more: Preston retains best […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man in hospital after M61 crash saw car hit motorway bridge

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after the car he was driving hit a bridge on the M61. Emergency services closed the northbound section of the motorway between […]

4 months ago
Summer holidays 2023 things to do for kids in and around Preston

Another view inside the Flip Out trampoline centre It’s not even two weeks in and the patience, and inspiration, are already running short. Whatever your budget, whatever your situation then the school holidays can stretch on for what […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council suffer major payment delays due to system glitch

County Hall in Preston, home of Lancashire County Council A software change has caused a two-month delay to the publication of Lancashire County Council’s draft accounts. The hold-up has been blamed on the introduction of a new internal system, […]

4 months ago
Where kids eat free or cheap in and around Preston this summer

As the summer holidays get going we’ve rounded-up where you can get free or discounted meals for children. Planning out what kids eat and when can put a strain on […]

4 months ago
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