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Extra night in store at Lytham Festival spectacular

The full line-up for Lytham Festival 2017 will be revealed next week – and it will include an extra night of live music.

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Dog walkers on Lytham Green

Chance to have say on dog rule plans

A survey over proposed major changes to dog control in Fylde is now live and residents are being invited to have their say.

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Julie Norman of Park View 4U, Lytham receives her Fields in Trust community champion award from Annette Byron of  law firm Freshfields, Bruckhaus Deringer a corporate supporter of Fields in Trust (left) and broadcaster Jill Douglas.

Green champ Julie wins top national award

Park View 4U playing fields’ park ranger is celebrating a top national award.

The Search Santa trip run by St Annes-based charity Day of Sunshine in 2015

Santa dream comes true for day trip youngsters

It’s every child’s dream to wake up one morning, board a coach and then a plane to embark on a journey to go in search of Santa Claus...

Coun Geoff Driver criticised plans to offer Lancashire County Council employees �500  to recruit social workers

Social worker shortage behind plans to offer staff £500 bonus

Lancashire County Council workers are being offered an unexpected ‘reward’.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 09-12-16

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court from December 08.

Men make up a fifth of domestic violence victims in Lancashire, it is estimate (Posed by model)

‘Domestic violence affects males too’

Around a fifth of Lancashire’s domestic violence victims are men – and campaigners say they are desperately in need of safe places to go.

Central Car Park, Blackpool.

Blackpool council’s £3.7m profit from car parks

Cash-strapped Blackpool Council made almost £4m from drivers parking in the resort last year, it can today be revealed.

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Wayne Dixon and his dog Koda at St Annes beach on their epic litter picking journey walking the coast of Britain

Wayne has his pick of beauty spots

With arcades along the Golden Mile plenty of people head to Blackpool in the hope of cleaning up.

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Croston Fair

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
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Santa's grotto at St George's Centre

Where is Santa going to be this year?

Santa is in high demand at this time of year.

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New CCTV footage showing Charlene Downes was released last month

Charlene team make fresh arrests

Police have today arrested three men on suspicion of historical sex offences.

Lytham St Annes High School

Shock plans to scrap sixth form to save money

Fylde’s biggest school is looking to drop sixth form education in a bid to save money.

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Russell Halton and Alex Guarracino at the Undergraduate Awards (UA)

Blackpool and The Fylde College students beat the big boys at Undergraduate Awards

Two lucky Blackpool and The Fylde College students have been named as the first ever to be recognised at a national award ceremony for undergraduates.

Lytham St Annes town crier Colin Ballard meets members of the Lowther Pavilion cast at rehearsal

Oyez! Lowther panto on course to set a new attendance record

Lowther Pavilion’s pantomime this year is on course to be the most successful single production ever at the Lytham theatre.

The gifts are piling up at Blue Skies, ready to be handed out on Christmas Day.

Gifts galore – but we need more

It’s a good start – but there’s still a long way to go!

Emergency services were called to the collision just before 4.30pm and are at the scene.

Man left in coma after collision

A man who suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car in Blackpool had to be put into an induced coma.

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