New Lancashire waste plants fail to meet recycling demands

3:59pm Wednesday 7th December 2011

WASTE plants dealing with Lancashire’s rubbish are being penalised after failing to meet recycling targets – just four years into a £2billion deal.

Man faces jail for Blackpool OAP sex assault

Blackpool Citizen: FACING JAIL Darren Penfold

3:09pm Friday 9th September 2011

A Lancashire TV aerial fitter who sexually assaulted an 85-year-old woman in her own home after doping her with designer drugs has been told he faces a "lengthy custodial sentence".

Oyez! Happy Lancashire Day

Blackpool Citizen: HEAR YE! Mayor Coun Tony Beckett (left), modern apprentice Natasha Crook and Nelson town council chairman George Adam promote the town’s Lancashire Day this Saturday

9:50am Saturday 27th November 2010

TODAY is Lancashire Day and town criers in 16 places across the historic county, from Ulverston down to Warrington, will mark the day with a special proclamation.

Firm fined £1 over Lancashire worker's death

Blackpool Citizen: TRAGEDY: Mr Walton and wife, Christine

9:20am Tuesday 26th October 2010

A COMPANY has been fined just £1 over the death of a worker who fell 20ft when faulty scaffolding collapsed.

Woman, 96, dies after Lancashire care home blaze

5:27pm Wednesday 20th October 2010

A 96-year-old woman who was in a critical condition after a blaze at a care home in Lancashire has died, police have said.

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.

Former Kendal landlord pleads guilty to possessing shotgun

Blackpool Citizen: GUILTY PLEA:  Adrian Crompton

2:03pm Monday 12th April 2010

THE former licensee of a Kendal pub told police he was given a sawn-off double-barreled shotgun to help retrieve £80,000 he had lost in a scam, a court heard.

Diver's body recovered from Lake District water

Blackpool Citizen: Diver's body recovered from Lake District water

2:42pm Monday 12th October 2009

THE body of a diver has been recovered from a Cumbrian lake following a 12 hour search.

Lancashire boy's robot chef shows recipe for future

Blackpool Citizen: Thirteen-year-old Robert Unsworth's sketch of invention Billy the Cook

11:12am Thursday 8th October 2009

He may have a tin head, cardboard legs and light bulbs for eyes - but Billy the Cook could be the gadget of the future, according to one child inventor.

Bus pickpockets snared by Lancashire Telegraph readers

Blackpool Citizen: CAPTURED: Mr and Mrs Mills in their home

9:33am Tuesday 10th February 2009

TWO pickpockets have been sentenced to 40 months each in jail after one of the pair’s elderly victims recognised their picture in the Lancashire Telegraph.

Cleveleys couple launch special appeal for Blackpool hospital

Blackpool Citizen: Cleveleys couple launch special appeal for Blackpool hospital

8:00am Sunday 21st December 2008

A Cleveleys couple, who had a stillborn child last year, have launched an appeal in support of the delivery suite’s family bereavement room at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

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.

Cleveleys toyshop backs Tins and Toys appeal.

Blackpool Citizen: Graham Kennaugh with sister Liz

10:00am Friday 12th December 2008

A Cleveleys toyshop has thrown its support behind The Citizen Tins and Toys appeal.

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.

Waiting list for dentists cut

Blackpool Citizen: Dentists' waiting lists cut

2:30pm Friday 28th November 2008

Waiting lists for NHS dentists in Wyre and Fylde have reduced by 95 per cent in the last year.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pensioner, 88, dies following Thornton taxi collision

9:21am Wednesday 12th November 2008

An 88-year-old Thornton man who was hit by a taxi over a week ago has died.

Banned Blackpool motorist jailed following taxi driver death

4:39pm Friday 7th November 2008

A banned Blackpool driver who killed a taxi driver while two and a half times over the limit has been jailed for four years and eight months.

Dangerous dog destroyed after running wild in Cleveleys

10:03am Friday 7th November 2008

A dangerous rottweiler which ran amok in Cleveleys has been put down after a joint effort from the council and police.

Thornton pupils win design competition

Blackpool Citizen: WINNER: Ryan, 11, and Amy, 10, with Charlie

2:40pm Wednesday 5th November 2008

Children from a Thornton special school have won a design competition after devising a machine to take the effort out of stacking chairs.

Double win for Thornton construction company

Blackpool Citizen: Staff at Simmons Construction

8:20pm Saturday 1st November 2008

A construction firm from Thornton is celebrating a double win in the prestigious Master Builder of the Year awards.

Dog disappears after walk in Thornton park

Blackpool Citizen: Missing Freya

3:20pm Thursday 30th October 2008

A Thornton couple are appealing for people to help them in the search for their missing dog Freya.

Thornton teenager fined over cider bottle littering

2:39pm Thursday 23rd October 2008

A Thornton man has been fined £350 plus £90 in additional costs for littering.

Final bits of Riverdance ferry to be cleared off Cleveleys beach

Blackpool Citizen: Remains of beached Riverdance ferry to be cleared

4:38pm Wednesday 22nd October 2008

The last piece of the Riverdance ferry is set to be removed from the Fylde coastline in the next two to three weeks.

Thornton car blaze spreads to house

10:26am Saturday 18th October 2008

A car on a driveway went up in flames in Thornton this morning with the fire spreading to parts of the house as well.

'Green' union boosts sales at Thornton Cleveleys steel firm

4:20pm Saturday 18th October 2008

A Fylde steel company is seeing sales soar, due to its involvement with the prospering green technology sector.

Youth offenders to clean cars in Thornton Cleveleys

10:00am Saturday 18th October 2008

Motorists can come clean and help victims of crime at the same time on Marsh Mill Village, Thornton Cleveleys, next Thursday.

£125million Thornton waste plant nearing completion

2:23pm Tuesday 14th October 2008

Work to construct a £125million waste processing facility in Thornton is well on its way to completion and the site is on schedule to open its doors in February 2010.

Remains of beached Riverdance ferry to be cleared

Blackpool Citizen: Remains of beached Riverdance ferry to be cleared

12:55pm Wednesday 8th October 2008

The last remains of the stranded Riverdance ferry will be gone in ten days.

Members call for Wyre councillors' payments panel

9:40pm Sunday 5th October 2008

Do you want to play a part in local democracy?

Bobbies on bikes in Thornton Cleveleys

10:30am Sunday 5th October 2008

Residents of Thornton Cleveleys will soon be seeing more bobbies and bikes around the area.

Wyre events guide call

12:40pm Sunday 5th October 2008

Free publicity is being offered to anyone with an event to promote in Wyre.

Afternoon dancing at Thornton Little Theatre

10:30am Saturday 4th October 2008

An afternoon dance, with Michael Conradd on the organ, is on at the Thornton Little Theatre on Thursday, October 9.

Raunchy calendar to raise cash for North West Air Ambulance

Blackpool Citizen: FLYING HIGH: Granada TV presenter Paul Crone

9:20am Friday 3rd October 2008

LANCASHIRE folk have stripped off for a raunchy calendar to raise cash for the North West Air Ambulance.

Thornton pensioner, 73, drove with man on bonnet

3:54pm Monday 29th September 2008

A pensioner who panicked in an incident at a park ended up driving off, carrying a man on the bonnet of her car for 50 yards.

Thornton school appoints new learning centre manager

3:20pm Saturday 27th September 2008

Millfield High School has appointed a learning centre manager for its library area.

Wyre walk planned

6:20pm Wednesday 24th September 2008

A Walking Wyre health walk takes place on Saturday, starting at 10.30am, from the Frank Townend Community Centre, Cleveleys.

Cleveleys church hosts Harvest festival

3:19pm Wednesday 24th September 2008

A harvest festival service is being held at Cleveleys Park Methodist Church, West Drive, on Sunday, at 10.45am.

Thornton attempted murder accused makes court appearance

12:17pm Thursday 11th September 2008

A 56-year-old woman accused of attempting to murder her husband has made a brief appearance before Preston Crown Court today.

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.

PDSA PetCheck vehicle to stop in Thornton Cleveleys

11:30am Sunday 7th September 2008

Thornton Cleveleys is the next stop in the PDSA PetCheck tour.

Pooches get free health checks

1:00pm Sunday 7th September 2008

Dog owners can take their four-legged friends for a free health check when a PDSA wagon rolls into Wyre later this month.

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.

Woman charged with attempted murder

1:53pm Saturday 30th August 2008

A 56-year-old woman has been charged with the attempted murder of a man in Thornton.

Woman quizzed over stabbing of man, 80

3:30pm Friday 29th August 2008

A woman was today continuing to be questioned over the attempted murder of her 80-year-old husband.

TV programme for Cleveleys ferry wreck

11:01am Thursday 28th August 2008

The Riverdance ferry, which has been beached off the coast near Cleveleys since the end of January, is to feature in a popular TV documentary series.

New charity shop for Cleveleys

11:57am Wednesday 27th August 2008

A new British Red Cross charity shop has opened on Princess Road, Cleveleys.






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