1 hr ago
Credit union to take on pay day lenders
A bold step in a bid to take on loan sharks and pay day lenders has been agreed by Blackpool Council.
5 hrs ago
Bombshell cuts to ravage bus services
A dozen bus services across the Fylde coast could be cut back as part of plans to shed 3.8m from Lancashire County Council's budget.
6 hrs ago
Special meeting called after traveller application
Fylde Council is to hold a special public meeting in Kirkham after it was revealed plans have been submitted to build a camp near the town.
10 hrs ago
MPs 'deserve pay rise' - watchdog
MPs deserve a "one-off uplift" in their salaries, the head of the watchdog responsible for their pay and perks has insisted ahead of the publication of plans expected to set out an 11 per cent rise.
14 hrs ago
Lancashire Evening Post
Story shorts - 12/12/13
Nine public toilets in the Fylde area have won gold star rating at the Loo of the Year awards.
14 hrs ago
Thief steals A 10k of jewellery
A mother-of-three has spoken of her "distress" after discovering a sneak-in burglar had raided her Poulton home and stolen more than 10,000 of jewellery.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Help Helen realise her literary dream
A Fylde author penning her first collection of books is calling on a kind-hearted Gazette reader to help realise the ambition of a lifetime.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Police have revealed they are to resurrect a campaign which saw Christmas cards delivered to known offenders, letting them know police are aware of their activities.
Further action in fire fighters' pension bid
Firefighters have voted to take further industrial action in a bid to secure a "fair, workable and affordable" pension package.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
A 80k revamp planned for Fylde cemetery
Major improvements are planned for south Fylde's main cemetery to ensure there are enough burial plots for the future.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Nurses urge drink diary
Drinkers on the Fylde coast are being asked to monitor their intake of alcohol to raise awareness of how much they are consuming.
Woman stole from elderly one-legged man who mistook her for a Meals...
A prolific criminal who stole from an elderly, one-legged man after he mistakenly thought she had entered his house to deliver food has been jailed.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
'I'm getter fitter and using muscles I'd long forgotten'
As a general practitioner, Rita Forster knows how to keep herself fit and healthy, and says she can count on one hand how many times she has suffered a debilitating health problem.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Coming home for a drop of fun
The festival moved to Blackpool this year but talks involving organisers from the Campaign for Real Ale , Lytham landlords, Lowther Pavilion and Fylde Council have taken place to negotiate its return in 2014.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
PCSOs at centre of a new cash row
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire, Clive Grunshaw, has reignited the row over Police Community Support Officers in Wyre.
'Don't even think about it'
Lancashire Police's seasonal drink and drug driving campaign gets underway today, with checkpoints being set up on roads across the Fylde to catch dangeorus motorists who are under the influence.
Lancashire Evening Post
Web bus hits road
Around 60 tenants of Progress Housing were encouraged to use computers to surf the internet, with visits from the specially kitted out double-decker to housing schemes in in South Ribble and Fylde.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
SLIDESHOW: Crowds fly the flags for soldiers' return home
The crowds gathered hushed in anticipation, lining St Annes Square with sporadically-placed miniature Union Flags fluttering in the slight winter breeze.
SLIDESHOW: St Annes welcomes heroes of war
Hundreds of proud onlookers lined the streets to welcome home the men and women of the 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment as they marched through St Annes.
More male abuse victims coming forward for help than ever before
A Fleetwood-based group which helps male victims of child abuse, rape and domestic violence says there has been a marked increase in calls for help.