Major fire at derelict Lancashire building

6:13pm Sunday 27th November 2011

AROUND 40 firefighters from across Lancashire, including crews from Burnley and Blackburn, are tackling a major fire in Fleetwood.

Lancashire beaches failing water standards test

12:06pm Tuesday 8th November 2011

Ten beaches and bathing spots in England and Wales, including Blackpool beaches and waters on the Lancashire coast, failed to meet strict new EU standards for water quality this year, figures have shown.

Lancashire Police hunt for 'very high-risk' sex offender

Blackpool Citizen: Lancashire Police hunt for 'very high-risk' sex offender

2:32pm Sunday 23rd October 2011

POLICE in Lancashire are appealing for information about the whereabouts of 'a very high-risk' sex offender.

Sexual assault in Fleetwood

2:32pm Friday 7th October 2011

A woman was sexually assaulted as she walked home in Fleetwood, police said.

Lancashire paedophile caught in police sting

11:45am Tuesday 23rd August 2011

A Lancashire paedophile drove almost 300 miles to have sex with a 14-year-old girl, only to find out that she was a police officer deliberately luring him to his arrest, a court heard.

Lancashire County Councillor dies, 77

Blackpool Citizen: DIED Bob Mutch

5:14pm Tuesday 9th August 2011

Lancashire County Councillor Bob Mutch has died, aged 77.

Kendal sea angler saves drowning boy, 4

Blackpool Citizen: BRAVE: Sea angler turned rescuer Steve Turner

9:13am Thursday 14th October 2010

A WINDOW cleaner risked his life to save a toddler from drowning in the sea.

Women rev-ved up to join clergy in Lancashire

Blackpool Citizen: Women rev-ved up to join clergy in Lancashire

7:10pm Monday 28th June 2010

MORE than half of all people applying to become a priest in Lancashire are women, it has been revealed.

New direct bus from Hyndburn to seaside

9:50pm Friday 24th April 2009

FREE direct trips to the seaside for a borough’s pensioners and disabled residents have been announced.

All aboard! Fleetwood's Tram Sunday is saved

Blackpool Citizen: POPULAR: Tram Sunday attracts thousands of visitors

3:59pm Friday 19th December 2008

Fleetwood’s popular transport festival has been saved following an emergency meeting this week.

£2m facelift for Lancashire fire stations

Blackpool Citizen: MINISTER: Sadiq Khan

11:58am Tuesday 16th December 2008

LANCASHIRE fire stations are in line for a facelift after being given almost £2million in government grants.

Meeting to help save Fleetwood's under-threat Tram Sunday

3:25pm Monday 8th December 2008

A public meeting to help save Fleetwood's threatened Tram Sunday has been arranged.

Three Fleetwood men jailed for killing Blackpool man

12:06pm Thursday 4th December 2008

THREE men from Fleetwood have today been sentenced to a total of 28 years in prison for the killing of Stephen Rumsam.

VIDEO: Happy Lancashire Day! Red rose pride for county's big day

Blackpool Citizen: HEAR YE: Town crier Coun Tony Beckett rings out a proclamation for Lancashire Day outside Nelson town hall

4:20pm Thursday 27th November 2008

THE rain failed to dampen Red Rose spirits as folk across the historic county of Lancashire celebrated Lancashire Day today.

Tough street drinking controls plan for Fleetwood

11:52am Wednesday 26th November 2008

Tighter controls on drinking alcohol in the streets are to be rolled out in parts of Fleetwood.

New waterfront playground for Fleetwood

Blackpool Citizen: New waterfront playground for Fleetwood

2:59pm Wednesday 26th November 2008

A playground with a difference is to be built on Fleetwood's waterfront.

Free parking for Wyre lights switch-on

2:56pm Wednesday 26th November 2008

Wyre Borough Council is offering free parking to coincide with the various Christmas lights switch-ons due to take place around the borough.

Man, 23, admits killing Fleetwood dad-of-three, 42

11:24am Monday 24th November 2008

A man has admitted killing a father-of-three whose body was found at an address in Fleetwood.

Five star win for Wyre loos

7:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2008

People spending a penny in Wyre can do so in five-star style, four times over.

Man, 33, charged over Fleetwood murder

2:22pm Wednesday 19th November 2008

A man has been charged with murder after a body was found in Fleetwood.

Three quizzed after man found dead in Fleetwood

12:19pm Tuesday 18th November 2008

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a house in Fleetwood in the early hours of this morning.

Fleetwood Tram Sunday axed

10:06am Tuesday 18th November 2008

A shock decision has been made to axe Fleetwood Tram Sunday.

Lancashire taxpayers face £1.5bn interest payments for new hospitals and schools

Blackpool Citizen: ‘BUREAUCRATIC NIGHTMARE’: County Coun Tony Martin

7:30am Monday 17th November 2008

LANCASHIRE taxpayers will hand over a staggering £1.5billion in interest payments to private firms in exchange for its schools, hospitals and fire stations, it can be revealed.

Ex-Blackpool soldier jailed after stabbing wife's lover

12:08pm Monday 17th November 2008

An ex-soldier harbouring feelings of bitterness and hatred tried to murder his wife's boyfriend by repeatedly stabbing him with a bayonet.

Wyre firms urged to capitalise on £1billion investment

8:10am Saturday 15th November 2008

Businesses across Wyre are being urged to 'Get Wyred Up' and take advantage of the £1billion investment heading the borough's way.

Fleetwood alleygates probe launched

7:40pm Thursday 13th November 2008

An evaluation of Fleetwood's alleygates is being carried out by the Wyre Community Safety Partnership.

Poor weather delays Fleetwood to Larne ferry

12:09pm Tuesday 11th November 2008

Delays are possible on the Stena Line ferry crossing between Fleetwood and Larne, Northern Ireland, due to poor weather conditions.

Woman taken to hospital following Fleetwood fire

3:02pm Tuesday 11th November 2008

A woman was taken to hospital for treatment for the effects of breathing in smoke following a kitchen fire in Fleetwood last night.

Re-trial for van driver accused of Fleetwood biker's death

4:51pm Thursday 6th November 2008

A van driver accused of causing a motorcyclist's death by dangerous driving is to face a re-trial.

Swim free sessions for Fleetwood and Poulton

9:50pm Wednesday 5th November 2008

From April 1 next year the over 60s and under 16s will be able to use the pools at Fleetwood and Poulton Leisure Centres free of charge during public swimming sessions.

Festive Wyre card picture sought

7:40pm Wednesday 5th November 2008

Wyre Borough Council leader Councillor Russell Forsyth is on the look out for a distinctive picture to grace the front of his corporate Christmas card, a shot that perfectly captures the essence of Wyre in winter.

'Awful treatment' of Fleetwood great gran slammed

Blackpool Citizen: CONCERN: Hilda Carr, from Fleetwood

9:22am Tuesday 4th November 2008

THE ‘awful’ treatment of a Fleetwood great grandmother has prompted bosses to replace the entire management team of a hospital rehabilitation unit Health chiefs have vowed that the ‘unacceptable standard’ of care provided to Hilda Carr ‘will never happen again’.

Three injured following Fleetwood road smash

10:18am Tuesday 4th November 2008

Three people were taken to hospital after being involved a crash in Freckleton yesterday.

Bonus for Fleetwood shoopers in festive run-up

2:20pm Sunday 2nd November 2008

Christmas bargain hunters in Fleetwood are in for a festive treat as the town prepares to unveil its annual market for a four-day stretch.

House fire

9:39am Saturday 1st November 2008

Retired Fleetwood headteacher wins award

Blackpool Citizen: AWARD: Retired teacher Margaret Lund receives her award

6:16pm Wednesday 22nd October 2008

A recently retired Fleetwood headteacher, who spent more than 30 years in the profession, has collected a lifetime achievement award for her work.

Record number sign up for Fleetwood school's 'armed forces' diploma

Blackpool Citizen: Record number sign up for Fleetwood school's 'armed forces' diploma

12:30pm Sunday 19th October 2008

A Fleetwood school has chalked up a record number of pupils signing up for a BTEC national services qualification.

Views sought on Fleetwood Parish Council

8:20am Saturday 18th October 2008

Wyre Borough Council is formally asking residents and interested parties if they support the establishment of a Fleetwood Parish Council.

20 jobs go at Fleetwood shipping firm

12:02pm Friday 17th October 2008

A major shipping company is set to close its Fleetwood office, resulting in the loss of 20 jobs.

Neighbourhood meeting planned in Fleetwood

8:10am Sunday 12th October 2008

Residents on a Fleetwood estate can learn about what is being done to make their neighbourhood safer during a community day on Wednesday.

Electric blanket safety checks in Fleetwood and St Annes

7:10pm Sunday 12th October 2008

Lancashire County Council’s Trading Standards Service will be running two free Fylde safety checks on electric blankets next month.

Fleetwood Pier owners talk over plans with Wyre chiefs

9:40pm Friday 10th October 2008

A meeting has been held between Wyre Borough Council and the owners of fire ruined Fleetwood Pier to discuss its future.

Wood burning stove sparks Fleetwood house fire

9:43am Friday 10th October 2008

A fire which originated in a wood burning stove led to fire crews attending a house in Fleetwood in the early hours of this morning.

Chip pan fire damaged Fleetwood property

4:03pm Monday 6th October 2008

A chip pan fire in Fleetwood caused some damage to a property in the town.

Members call for Wyre councillors' payments panel

9:40pm Sunday 5th October 2008

Do you want to play a part in local democracy?

Nurture group first for Fleetwood school

8:30am Thursday 2nd October 2008

A Fleetwood school has become the first in the town to start a nurture group for children who are struggling to integrate into school life.

Fleetwood woman drove car into ex-partner

2:09pm Wednesday 1st October 2008

A 49-year-old Fleetwood woman who lost her self control drove her car at her former partner, a court heard.

Fleetwood tram passengers in window smash journey horror

6:30pm Friday 26th September 2008

Terrified tram passengers feared they were being shot at when two windows were shattered as it passed through Fleetwood yesterday.

Fleetwood Pier to be demolished

Blackpool Citizen: RUINED: The burnt out remains of Fleetwood Pier

9:15am Friday 26th September 2008

Fleetwood Pier is to be completely demolished, Wyre Council has announced.

Major retail park planned for Freeport Fleetwood

9:40pm Friday 26th September 2008

Plans have been made public for a new retail park on the site of the former Somerfield supermarket at Freeport Fleetwood.






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