Lancashire headteacher attacked with bleach

3:04pm Wednesday 16th November 2011

A headteacher of a Lancashire private school is recovering at home after it is thought bleach was thrown into his face.

Police investigate sexual assault in St Annes

12:10pm Saturday 17th September 2011

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a report of a sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl in St Annes.

Hunt continues for OAP murder suspect with Lancashire links

Blackpool Citizen: Hunt continues for OAP murder suspect with Lancashire links

11:32am Tuesday 30th August 2011

A nationwide hunt continued today for a serial sex attacker with Lancashire links who is wanted in connection with the murder of a pensioner.

Wrist watches worth £3m showcased in the Lake District

Blackpool Citizen: Wrist watches worth £3m showcased in the Lake District

12:18pm Wednesday 13th July 2011

A Lancashire jeweller has brought a world famous luxury wrist watch collection, worth in excess of £3 million, to the Lake District.

Three North West beaches fail to meet water standards

9:42pm Monday 15th November 2010

THREE beaches in the North West have failed to meet minimum standards on water quality, a report has revealed.

Colin Hendry sells Lytham mansion

Blackpool Citizen: COLIN HENDRY

1:40pm Tuesday 14th September 2010

BLACKBURN Rovers legend Colin Hendry has sold his luxury seaside mansion, it has been revealed.

Kendal man's marathon in memory of murdered Lytham mum

Blackpool Citizen: Kelyvn James is running the Langdale Marathon in memory of his mother who was murdered in January.

7:00am Thursday 26th August 2010

A KENDAL businessman is taking on a gruelling challen- ge in memory of his mother who was brutally murdered by her husband earlier this year.

Major Lancashire drugs gang smashed

Blackpool Citizen: KINGPIN: Richard Wynn

7:00am Wednesday 31st March 2010

POLICE have notched up a major victory in the battle against drugs after smashing a huge cannabis and cocaine ring.

Conman jailed for £640k Lancashire pensions fraud

Blackpool Citizen: CRUEL: John Sheldon Williams never returned a penny to his 22 victims

5:17pm Tuesday 23rd March 2010

A CONMAN has been jailed for five years for stealing £640,000 from elderly and vulnerable people in Lancashire.

Colin Hendry: I want to set the record straight on 'gambling' reports

Blackpool Citizen: TOUGH YEAR: Colin Hendry

4:38pm Monday 22nd March 2010

BLACKBURN Rovers legend Colin Hendry said he wanted to 'set the record straight' after reports he was facing a bankruptcy hearing over alleged gambling debts.

Fylde councillor is chosen as Tory candidate for Hyndburn

Blackpool Citizen: LOCAL CONNECTIONS: Although she is from Lytham, Karen Buckley points to Hyndburn links.

8:30pm Sunday 14th March 2010

LYTHAM-based lawyer Karen Buckley has been chosen to be the Hyndburn Conservative Parliamentary candidate - and insists she knows enough about the area to make a difference.

‘Investor’ conned Lancashire people out of £640,000 in pensions scam

Blackpool Citizen: CRUEL: John Sheldon Williams never returned a penny to his 22 victims

8:50am Saturday 13th March 2010

A CONMAN has been found guilty of stealing £640,000 from elderly and vulnerable people in Lancashire.

Jack Russell becomes celebrity after Kirkby Lonsdale ordeal

Blackpool Citizen: REUNITED: Owner Garry Knowles and Max with Margaret Watson and Vivienne Roscoe who helped in the rescue attempts

3:34pm Thursday 22nd October 2009

A JACK Russell which was stuck in a rabbit warren for three days has become a local celebrity after a community rallied to his rescue.

Memorial trees to be moved from St Annes park

Blackpool Citizen: MOVE: Commemorative trees in the park are to be moved for regeneration work

4:00pm Monday 22nd December 2008

A search has begun for bereaved relatives who donated trees in a St Annes park.

Lytham chef is a home grown champion

Blackpool Citizen: IN THE BOOK: Warrick Dodds

4:05pm Friday 19th December 2008

A Lytham chef is one of 12 top North West chefs to feature in a new book.

Lancashire's Woolworths stores will shut

Blackpool Citizen: Shoppers at Woolworths in Burnley

2:30pm Wednesday 17th December 2008

WORKERS at Lancashire's branches of Woolworths are set to be made redundant after it was announced all its stores will shut.

St Annes mum's anger as charity bags ‘disappear’ from doorstep

Blackpool Citizen: ANGRY: Cleo Proctor

1:00pm Friday 12th December 2008

A St Annes mum has been left ‘angry and disappointed’ after five charity bags she left outside her home were stolen.

Big queues across Lancashire for Woolworths' closing down sale

Blackpool Citizen: Shoppers at Woolworths in Blackburn

3:40pm Thursday 11th December 2008

UPDATE Lancashire’s branches of Woolworths were beseiged by shoppers today as the troubled retailer launched a ‘closing down’ sale.

Man charged over theft of Porsche in Lytham

3:20pm Monday 8th December 2008

A 28-year-old man has been charged with burglary after a Porsche was stolen in Lytham on Friday evening.

Lytham businessman's St George’s Day vow

Blackpool Citizen: FESTIVAL: David Haythornthwaite

8:30am Monday 8th December 2008

A patriotic Lytham businessman has vowed to raise £100,000 for local charities by hosting a St George’s Day Festival next April.

Swift launch for St Annes play area

Blackpool Citizen: OPEN: Youngsters show off their basketball skills when Councillor Dawn Prestwich,  local resident Kim Stanley and project leader Dave Joy visit park

7:20am Sunday 7th December 2008

Children in St Annes have been given an early Christmas present as a newly revamped play area has been opened ahead of time.

Dental waiting lists cut in Fylde and Wyre

5:19pm Friday 5th December 2008

Waiting lists for NHS dentists in Wyre and Fylde have reduced by 95 per cent in the last year, according to health bosses.

Cheaper festive parking in Lytham St Annes

5:18pm Friday 5th December 2008

Fylde council has reduced some Christmas car parking rates on car parks in St Annes Square, Wood Street, St Annes and Pleasant Street, Lytham.

All light on the night as St Annes gets into festive spirit

Blackpool Citizen: All light on the night as St Annes gets into festive spirit

5:17pm Friday 5th December 2008

Thick fog and freezing weather failed to dampen spirits as hundreds turned out to see the festive lights switched on in St Annes.

No extra government cash to plug Fylde's concessionary travel shortfall

5:11pm Thursday 4th December 2008

The government will not provide any more money to a borough council to meet an estimated £362,000 shortfall to provide free bus travel for over-60s.

Lytham St Annes man’s golden moment as landmark M6 reaches 50th anniversary

Blackpool Citizen: Harry Yeadon

5:15pm Thursday 27th November 2008

ON December 5 1958, Prime Minister Harold Macmillan cut the tape on the eight-mile stretch – triggering a Tarmac expansion throughout Lancashire and across the country.

Lancashire retail jobs fears as Woolworths call in administrators

Blackpool Citizen: Woolworths in Clitheroe

10:42pm Wednesday 26th November 2008

Hundreds of Lancashire jobs could be lost after the retail arm of Woolworths went into administration tonight.

Lytham schoolboy's death was 'misadventure'

Blackpool Citizen: INQUEST: Joshua Aldred

10:02am Tuesday 25th November 2008

An inquest into the death of an eight-year-old found hanging by his own school tie has recorded a verdict of misadventure.

St Annes' karate club fight for cash

10:10am Saturday 22nd November 2008

Members of the St Annes’ Shotokan Karate Club are fighting fit after winning a £3,500 grant from the National Lottery Awards for All programme.

Lancashire train fares set to soar

Blackpool Citizen: Rail passengers are facing big increases in fares

2:49pm Friday 21st November 2008

FARES on trains in Lancashire are set to soar by well above the rate of inflation in the New Year.

Ex-St Annes resident and golfer dies, 82

Blackpool Citizen: FUNERAL: Frank Whittaker

3:14pm Thursday 20th November 2008

A keen Royal Lytham golfer who lived in St Annes for more than 20 years has died at the age of 82.

Fylde pupils clean sand dunes

Blackpool Citizen: LITTER PICK: Pupils help protect sand dunes

11:25am Thursday 20th November 2008

Pupils from St Anne’s College Junior School led a litter pick to encourage people to protect the resort’s sand dunes.

Fylde police and council unite to tackle stone gate finial thefts

11:12am Thursday 20th November 2008

Lytham’s Neighbourhood Policing Team is working together with Fylde Borough Council to reduce the number of thefts of stone gate finials.

Lytham St Annes food shop owners admit hygiene lapse

6:40pm Thursday 13th November 2008

Two Lytham St Annes businesses have admitted a string of food hygiene charges.

Lytham taxi ranks to boost evening economy

4:19pm Thursday 13th November 2008

Two new taxi ranks have been created in a bid to boost the night-time economy of Lytham.

Tory's select candidate to replace retiring Fylde MP

Blackpool Citizen: Fylde MP, Michael Jack, backing Oxfam appeal

5:00pm Tuesday 11th November 2008

The Conservatives have selected their parliamentary candidate for the Fylde constituency.

Fylde pool re-open hope after Kirkham baths closure halted

Blackpool Citizen: st_annes_pool.jpg

4:55pm Monday 10th November 2008

A plan to save Kirkham swimming pool that could also see the pool in St Annes re-open has been revealed by Fylde Borough Council.

Festive free parking plan for Fylde

10:11am Monday 10th November 2008

Motorists in Fylde are set for a seasonal boost as car parking charges are set to be waived until next year.

St Annes jewellers donate money to Blackpool hospital baby unit

Blackpool Citizen: DONATION: Staff from Beaverbrooks The Jewellers, St Annes, donate money to the Special Care Baby Unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

4:40pm Tuesday 4th November 2008

The Special Care Baby Unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital has received a cheque worth £3,100 after employees of the St Annes based Beaverbrooks The Jewellers chose it as one of their top charities.

Lytham company in top 50 list of growing businesses

Blackpool Citizen: David Haythornthwaite

4:30pm Sunday 2nd November 2008

Lytham manufacturing company Tangerine Group has been placed at number 29 in a list of the 50 fastest growing entrepreneurial businesses in the UK.

Rugby club scores highly for luncheon club

Blackpool Citizen: Heart of the community

11:10am Sunday 2nd November 2008

A rugby club has proved it’s more than a good sport after providing a free venue for a thriving older people’s luncheon club which was under threat.

Garage fire

9:54am Saturday 1st November 2008

A man was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation following a garage fire in Blackpool.

Homes evacuated following blaze

9:29am Saturday 1st November 2008

Two homes were evacuated after a fire in an outhouse in Warton.

Lytham singer takes chance to perform with professionals

Blackpool Citizen: Joni Fuller

7:30pm Friday 31st October 2008

A singer songwriter from Lytham St Annes made her professional stage debut at this week’s Youth Music Week event.

Warrior theme for rugby club's new calendar

Blackpool Citizen: The new Fylde RUFC calendar

8:20pm Thursday 30th October 2008

An elite team of fighting warriors is the theme of a new calendar to be launched today by Fylde Rugby Club.

Actor David hams it up as Pinky

Blackpool Citizen: David Holt in the studio

4:30pm Thursday 30th October 2008

A Lytham actor is ‘in the pink’ after landing a lead role in a new animated version of a children’s classic.

Hallelujah, a Lytham alternative to Hallowe'en

7:30pm Thursday 30th October 2008

A Lytham church is planning an alternative to Hallowe’en - a hallalujah party.

Firefighters rescue boy from mud at Fylde Rugby Club

11:16am Tuesday 28th October 2008

A 12-year-old boy had to be rescued after he became trapped in mud at Fylde Rugby Club.

Joshua trust raises £10,000

7:50am Sunday 26th October 2008

A charitable trust, set up to honour tragic eight-year-old Lytham boy, Joshua Aldred, has raised a massive £10,000 at it first event.

Fylde residents given chance to quiz local politicians

12:10pm Sunday 26th October 2008

Fylde residents have the chance to quiz some of the county's leading politicians later this week.






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