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  1. Kirkham Grammar School among the pacesetters after successful month ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    A speedy start from Kirkham GS has fired the Preston school up among the pacesetters in the Daily Mail Schools Trophy after the first month of the season. The confidence from three good wins will be tested on Saturday when Lancaster RGS, who toppled their local rivals 16-13 last season, meet at Fylde in a warm up fixture to a league game against Loughborough Students.

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  2. Drowning victim died after years battling illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Lancashire Evening Post

    A man who suffered from decades of mental health issues was found dead on a beach after drowning, an inquest heard. A police investigation was launched, but his body was found on the beach at St Annes on April 14, three weeks after he had disappeared.

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  3. New bus chief announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Blackpool Today

    Jane Cole will take on the role which has been vacant since Trevor Roberts left the company in March this year. Ms Cole, who has more than 35 years experience working in the rail industry, most recently as a senior manager at Virgin Trains, will start her new job on November 3. Progression in her career brought her to Blackpool in 1989 when she took a job working at Blackpool North Station.

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  4. Anger over road closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Blackpool Today

    A busy main road through the a Fylde town has been closed down with just two days' notice - sparking anger among residents, businesses and motorists. Mythop Road, in Lytham, has been shut by Lancashire County Council to carry out work on a broken drain connection.

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  5. 'We did not drive the airport out of business'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Fleetwood Today

    The boss of Jet2 airlines today insisted his company was not responsible for the crisis which has left Blackpool Airport facing oblivion. Philip Meeson, the chief executive of Jet 2 - the largest operator at the under-threat Squires Gate terminal - said he was "surprised and disappointed" owner Balfour Beatty has announced the airport could close.

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  6. Safety call after two boys injured by carRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lytham Today

    Road safety is being reviewed at Fylde's biggest school after two students were rushed to hospital after a collision with a car. The Air Ambulance took one 11-year-old boy to Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool with head injuries, while a second boy, also aged 11, was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital with leg injuries after the incident outside Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College on Monday, at around 3.20pm.

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  7. Putting on the celebration style as Kaymer boosts Europe againRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lytham Today

    As the Champagne corks popped in the wake of Europe's latest Ryder Cup triumph, there was bumper cause for celebration in Fylde, too. The glory of Gleneagles coincided with a landmark date and notable statistic for the St Annes seafront Mini-Links - and a particularly loud cheer went up locally when Martin Kaymer sunk his crucial final day putt.

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  8. Road users and residents in the dark over two-week road closureRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lytham Today

    Residents, businesses and road users in Lytham were in uproar this week after receiving two days' notice for a busy road closure. Mythop Road in Lytham has been shut by Lancashire County Council to carry out work on a broken drain connection.

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  9. Victoria wows Lowther with insight into her workRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lytham Today

    Author Victioria Hislop signs copies of her latest work The Sunrise at Lowther Pavilion with Alison Plackitt and Pat Booth of Plackitt and Booth book shop and readers Colin and Sheila Lomas Top author Victoria Hislop extolled the virtues of independent bookshops as she came to Fylde for the only northern appearance of her current book signing tour. She delighted an audience of more than 170 at Lowther Pavilion with a talk about her new novel The Sunrise and an insight into her career at an event organised by Lytham bookshop Plackitt and a Booth.

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  10. Ban on smoking in all Lancashire play areasRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    The moved follows Pendle council introducing a voluntary smoke-free code to all outdoor play areas and skate parks in 2010, and Burnley, Hyndburn, Ribble Valley and Rossendale implementing a similar scheme in 2012/13. Now Coun Ali wants see the other seven boroughs - Chorley, Fylde, Lancaster, Preston, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Wyre - follow suit and ban adults from smoking in or near play areas.

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  11. A cigarette end dropped at a children's play areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lancashire Telegraph

    The moved follows Pendle council introducing a voluntary smoke-free code to all outdoor play areas and skate parks in 2010, and Burnley, Hyndburn, Ribble Valley and Rossendale implementing a similar scheme in 2012/13. Now Coun Ali wants see the other seven boroughs - Chorley, Fylde, Lancaster, Preston, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Wyre - follow suit and ban adults from smoking in or near play areas.

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  12. Council has 'no plans to buy' as owners' silence goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Blackpool Today

    Council bosses in Blackpool today claimed savage Government cuts have left them powerless to save the town's threatened airport. Owners Balfour Beatty revealed on Monday that the Squires Gate airport will "likely" shut on October 15 if a buyer cannot be found by October 7 - threatening 100 years of a aviation history on the Fylde coast.

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  13. Man drowned after decades of illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Lytham Today

    A man who suffered from decades of mental health issues was found dead on a Fylde beach after drowning, an inquest heard. A police investigation was launched, but his body was found on the beach at St Annes on April 14, three weeks after he had disappeared.

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  14. Health checks for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Fleetwood Today

    Dr Mike Page says we don't think twice about getting our cars checked each year - so it is common sense to take the same care of ourselves. The Fleetwood Health Mela is a festival dedicated to the promotion of community health and well-being in a fun, friendly, family-focused way.

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  15. Anti-frackers take to the skies to make their pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Lancashire Evening Post

    The fight to stop fracking in Lancashire was expected to hit new heights on Wednesday with a flying protest over Preston. An aircraft towing a banner condemning shale gas exploration was due to buzz County Hall as councillors arrived for their last full council meeting before two momentous planning applications are considered in November.

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  16. Roller talks hope for arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Blackpool Today

    The future of a Fylde coast ice rink took another turn after it was revealed an approach has been made to turn the site into a rollerskating centre. The owners of Rollersclub, a company which organises rollerblading evenings across the region, want to launch sessions at the Jubilee Ice Arena in Cleveleys which closed on Sunday.

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  17. Star Stephen in cinema dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Blackpool Today

    File photo dated 20/1/2010 of Stephen Fry as the BBC Trust rejected a complaint that Fry "trivialised" child abuse after he recited a limerick about a choirboy with a "bottom like jelly on springs" on QI before an edition of Newsnight covering the Jimmy Savile sex scandal. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

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  18. Big questions unanswered as passengers are left in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lytham Today

    Urgent answers were today demanded from Blackpool Airport bosses after it was announced the terminal could close within two weeks. Owners Balfour Beatty revealed the Squires Gate a airport will "likely" shut on October 15 if a buyer cannot be found by October 7. That was followed by yesterday's bombshell statement placed on the Blackpool Airport website which read: "We regretfully confirm that if no agreement can be reached before October 7, 2014 which ensures the viability of its operations, then it is likely the airport operations will close.

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  19. Rocky road for safety bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fleetwood Today

    The future of a key Fylde link road took another turn today when plans were revealed to reopen the route with a series of traffic calming measures. Lancashire County Council has produced plans to install 10 'pinch points' and two calming gateways for Division Lane between Blackpool and south Fylde.

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  20. Women celebrate the best in business on the FyldeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Blackpool Today

    The past few months have been nail biting for the scores of business women across Lancashire as they put themselves through a stringent judging process in a bid to take one of 16 titles in the prestigious Enterprise Vision Awards. The awards were set up in 2011 by Coral Horn, founder of the Pink Link Ladies networking group, with the goal of recognising and highlighting business women from across the North West.

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