On-the-run Lancashire drug courier jailed

Blackpool Citizen: DAVID STUART

2:55pm Friday 3rd December 2010

A MAN who was involved in a £100,000 drugs plot in Rishton has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

Two teenage girls die in Lancashire crash

10:07am Monday 29th November 2010

Two 17-year-old girls have been killed in a car crash in Lancashire last night

Chorley's council chief to also take on Wyre's top job

Blackpool Citizen: CHIEF: Donna Hall

4:38pm Wednesday 13th October 2010

Chorley council's chief executive is to double-up her role by also taking on the top job at Wyre’s local authority.

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.

Two men die in Lancashire helicopter crash

7:10am Wednesday 23rd September 2009

Two men were killed in a helicopter crash in Lancashire yesterday, police said.

Developers withdraw Poulton health centre plan

5:01pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Plans for a new heath centre in Poulton have been temporarily withdrawn after talks with planners.

Poulton school head in sex and drugs claim case quits

Blackpool Citizen: RESIGNED: Andrew Riley

4:01pm Thursday 11th December 2008

A teacher facing an internal investigation after being cleared of having cocaine-fuelled sex with a student has quit his post.

Young Carleton driver earns new drive offer

Blackpool Citizen: Young Carleton driver earns new drive offer

5:28pm Friday 5th December 2008

A young racing driver is gearing up for a new challenge after racing his Blackpool built TVR car to championship success.

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.

£30m Poulton upgrade plan revealed

4:10pm Wednesday 26th November 2008

A £30million plan has been unveiled which could transform Poulton town centre.

Poulton to crack open Christmas celebrations

9:40pm Sunday 23rd November 2008

Poulton town centre will be awash with seasonal spirit at the start of next month.

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.

Tributes paid to Poulton pond death man

5:05pm Wednesday 19th November 2008

Tributes have been paid to a popular young Poulton man who was found dead in a pond close to his home.

Poulton taxi driver fined for flouting cab driving rules

3:01pm Thursday 13th November 2008

A Poulton taxi driver has been fined £460 for operating without an appropriate licence and insurance.

Wyre hate crime expert to address European conference

9:30pm Saturday 8th November 2008

Wyre hate crime expert to address European conference Human rights experts from across Europe will hear about the success of Wyre's hate crime project later this month.

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.

Witness appeal following fatal Poulton HGV crash

9:23am Tuesday 14th October 2008

Police are appealing for a woman to contact them who was at the scene of the fatal road traffic accident in Poulton in July.

Poulton hospice harvest market nets £1,000-plus

12:20pm Sunday 12th October 2008

The Friends of Trinity Hospice in Poulton raised more than £1,500 for the charity at their annual harvest market.

Business space offered for small Lancashire firms

2:30pm Saturday 11th October 2008

A networking group which has sites in Chorley and Poulton-le-Fylde is launching serviced offices in Leyland to help small business owners who don’t have their own premises.

Relief for Lancashire commuters as rail strike suspended

3:50pm Friday 10th October 2008

UPDATE A 24-hour strike by around 100 Northern Rail drivers scheduled for Monday has been suspended following talks.

Poulton youth leader receives military honour

5:27pm Friday 10th October 2008

A cadet volunteer from Poulton-le-Fylde today received a military award for her work in the community at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.

HSE launch Poulton business pilot to cut worker deaths

9:40pm Wednesday 8th October 2008

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in partnership with Wyre Borough Council, is piloting a project at premises on Poulton Industrial Estate which it hopes will cut the death toll of Lancashire workers.

Members call for Wyre councillors' payments panel

9:40pm Sunday 5th October 2008

Do you want to play a part in local democracy?

Out Rawcliffe pupils celebrate harvest

Blackpool Citizen: HARVEST: Members of the Out Rawcliffe CE Primary School council who joined other pupils in a harvest performance at St John's Church

4:11pm Wednesday 1st October 2008

On Monday children at Out Rawcliffe CE Primary School voted for their school council with representatives from each year group democratically elected.

NSPCC get cash boost from Hambleton shop

Blackpool Citizen: Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre NSPCC members with Spar store manager Justin Entwistle

9:40pm Monday 29th September 2008

A store in Hambleton has celebrated its part in helping raise a million pounds for the NSPCC.

Fear over future of Poulton tennis club

Blackpool Citizen: THRIVING: Members of St Chad’s Tennis Club on finals day

3:26pm Thursday 25th September 2008

Members of an 80-year-old tennis club claim it may be forced to fold when its courts are swallowed up by a controversial new health centre planned for Poulton.

Poulton businessman to join Great North Run

Blackpool Citizen: GREAT RUN: Julian Murray and Nigel Raynor who are training for  the 13 mile challenge

3:28pm Wednesday 24th September 2008

A Poulton businessman is to take part in the Great North Run next month to raise money for a charity, ten years after his dad died from a devastating disease.

New leader call for Poulton brass band

10:10am Saturday 20th September 2008

The hugely successful Poulton-le-Fylde brass band are on the lookout for a new leader after the departure of their inspirational director.

Man, 22, injured following Poulton car smash

Blackpool Citizen: Man, 22, injured following Poulton car smash

9:33am Friday 12th September 2008

A 23-year-old man had to be cut free from his car after a crash in Poulton-le-Fylde last night.

Wyre writers in the spotlight

4:47pm Wednesday 10th September 2008

Budding authors, poets and playwrights are waiting in the wings to perform for Wyre audiences.

Eco-boxes win Blackpool schoolboy top award

Blackpool Citizen: WINNER: Geoffrey Asher scoops the Improving the Community award

5:27pm Tuesday 2nd September 2008

A youngster from Blackpool and three youths from Poulton have been given the recognition they deserve at a glittering awards ceremony for Lancashire Constabulary's Celebration of Young People's Awards held at Preston North End last night.

Lottery cash for Poulton play space

12:56pm Wednesday 3rd September 2008

Youngsters in Poulton will soon be able to enjoy state-of-the-art play facilities in the town after a £90,000 transformation of a local park.

Fun day at St Annes playing fields

1:15pm Wednesday 3rd September 2008

The Friends of King George V Playing Fields are holding a fun and sports day on Saturday.

Flash floods cause Poulton chaos

3:58pm Friday 22nd August 2008

Heavy overnight rain caused flash flooding in some areas of Poulton yesterday morning.

Wyre to celebrate Olympic handover

5:42pm Wednesday 20th August 2008

The handing over of the Olympic flag to London is being celebrated 250 miles away in Wyre this weekend.

Online licensing register makes checking easier for Wyre residents

4:50pm Sunday 10th August 2008

Wyre residents can now see what time their local pub is allowed to open or when live bands can perform, at the click of a mouse.

Horse rescued from ditch

9:40am Thursday 31st July 2008

A horse had to be rescued in Wyre yesterday after becoming stuck in water in a ditch.

Crackdown on 'orange' Poulton schoolgirls

2:36pm Thursday 31st July 2008

A headteacher is cracking down on schoolgirls who turn up for class looking “orange” through cheap fake tans.

Sun shone bright for annual Staining Gala

Blackpool Citizen: Gala queen Nicole Nixon, 13

12:05pm Monday 28th July 2008

The crowds came out for Staining Gala on Saturday as the weather was kind to the popular annual festival.

Wyre Estuary Country Park flies green flag

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2008

Wyre Estuary Country Park has been named as one of the best green spaces in the country for the fifth time.

Local issues on agenda at Wyre meeting

12:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2008

A programme of new and refurbished primary schools, plans to ensure adequate childcare provision, public transport and climate-change grants will be discussed when Wyre Lancashire Local meets on Wednesday 30 July.

Poulton-le-Fylde headteacher's orange order to pupils

11:59am Wednesday 23rd July 2008

A Poulton-le-Fylde headteacher is cracking down on schoolgirls who turn up for class looking “orange” through cheap fake tans.

Wyre PCT members wanted

10:14am Wednesday 23rd July 2008

People living in Wyre are being invited to contribute to local health by becoming a member of the primary care trust.

Residents 'satisfied' living in Wyre

4:42pm Monday 21st July 2008

Local residents have are happier and safer living in Wyre, according to the results of a new report.

Tributes to Blackpool hospital doctor killed in Poulton road smash

7:20pm Friday 18th July 2008

Heartlfelt tributes have been paid to a Blackpool doctor who died following a road traffic collision in Poulton.

Blackpool hospital doctor killed in Poulton truck smash

Blackpool Citizen: amounderness crash.jpg

3:30pm Thursday 17th July 2008

Police have today named the driver who died following after a road traffic collision in Poulton.

Poulton pupils carve wood at Wyre country park

4:34pm Tuesday 15th July 2008

Poulton youngsters have been taking time out of the classroom to get closer to nature.

Flood meeting planned Over Wyre

7:35am Monday 23rd June 2008

Future flood plans for Wyre are on the agenda at a local area forum meeting for people who live or work in the rural west area.

Conservative councillor elected to Wyre Borough Council

10:31pm Friday 20th June 2008

A new Conservative councillor has been elected to Wyre Borough Council following a by-election yesterday.

Poulton musician plans tribute to late mother

Blackpool Citizen:

10:34am Thursday 19th June 2008

A Poulton musician is preparing to undertake the challenge of a lifetime in an emotional tribute to his late mother.

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