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 County Council urges BBC to recognise BBC Radio Lancashire importance

Councillors have called on the BBC to ensure that Radio Lancashire is properly funded so that it can retain its role as “a source of trusted local news, information and […]

4 months ago
New River Ribble bridge between Preston Docks and Penwortham still ‘distant idea’

A new bridge to connect Preston Docks to Penwortham remains just an idea at this stage. The government would need to stump up most of the cash for the long-dreamt-of […]

4 months ago
Tributes to the late Lancashire County Council chairman Keith Iddon

Lancashire county councillors have paid tribute to their late chairman at a meeting of the authority which took place just hours after his funeral. Members gathered at County Hall on […]

5 months ago
Devolution deal for Lancashire sees minister and key politicians reach agreement

Lancashire County Hall Lancashire has taken its furthest step yet towards securing a devolution deal with the government after a minister committed to reaching an agreement with the county. It follows a visit […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fylde farmer who has raised thousands for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A steam and farm show on the outskirts of Preston has raised tens of thousands of pounds for a city charity. The annual Fylde Vintage Steam & Farm Show is […]

5 months ago
Lancashire Police issue ‘tap out’ challenge warning after schoolboy, 12, put in hospital

A warning has been issued over a dangerous new social media craze that’s seen a teenager taken to hospital for treatment. Lancashire Police has warned parents, carers and young people […]

5 months ago
Preston Western Distributor £207m price tag defended by Lancashire County Council

The benefits that will be felt by Lancashire’s economy – and its commuters – make the £207m spent on the Preston Western Distributor Road a worthwhile investment. That was the […]

5 months ago
Fulwood couple mark 50th wedding anniversary with Rosemere Cancer fundraiser

Fulwood couple David and Jean Dickinson showed their hearts of gold when they threw a party for family and friends at Parkfield Labour Club to celebrate 50 years of marriage. […]

5 months ago
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