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Shop Local – Advent Calendar

Shop Local – Advent Calendar

Image by Please Don't sell My Artwork AS IS from Pixabay What is Advent? Advent is a period of time in the Christian year, it's the 4 Sundays before Christmas and was around long before today's offering of cardboard & chocolate! It does however follow the same...

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Top 10 local Ghosts & Myths

Top 10 local Ghosts & Myths

TOP 10 Lytham & St Anne’s GHOSTS & MYTHS 1 In 1895 The popular Glendower Hotel (part of Best Western Group) was formally a prestigious Ladies college, owned and run by Miss Bayley. Around 1905, a pupil committed suicide by poisoning herself with acid, her...

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Arts, Crafts & Design – Online

Arts, Crafts & Design – Online

It was Six years ago.... When Heather & Gordon, that make up Hopeful and Glorious hosted their first Winter Art Fair at Lytham Hall. As curators of everything gorgeous, handmade, and with a distinctive design flair (whatever the medium) I thought I'd let Heather...

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Local Delivery Heroes across the area

Local Delivery Heroes across the area

Here we go again! I  never thought we would be here again but here we are!!  If you are shielding, in isolation, or just not going out, here is the very useful list put together by Steve Garill of the OnlyInLytham booklet.  Printed copies of this list are available...

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Just a Fiver

Just a Fiver

I cannot imagine even being in hospital over Christmas but it's inevitable some people will be and as we don't know what the visitor restrictions will be, they could be there alone, but, the sad truth is that some don't have visitors anyway. It is heartbreaking and...

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Lytham does Cocktails (like nowhere else!)

Lytham does Cocktails (like nowhere else!)

As staying in, IS the new going out, we have to 'UP' our drinks game. Wine is fine and Brandy is Dandy, and let's leave Vodka out of it. What the world needs now is delicious cocktails and EVEN better, delivered to your door* (*if you live in FY8) From Bar To Bottle,...

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St Annes On Sea

St Annes On Sea

Pre Posting Note: having a published author as a 'cheerleader' for St Annes On Sea has obvious advantages, her passion for where she lives is evident, and hopefully this clears up that Lytham St Annes, although a postal district is in fact two very different towns! A...

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Mask don’t have to be boring!!

Mask don’t have to be boring!!

Looking for something a bit different ................. Ok, you can agree or disagree until the 'cows come home' but those of us who are following the 'rules' here is a fantastic article on how to help overcome any anxiety you may have about wearing a mask, one of the...

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Lytham Gin …..2 Years On

Lytham Gin …..2 Years On

Celebrating the Success of Lytham Gin Celebrating their second birthday last month during lockdown was not quite what they had hoped for but it gave them opportunity to reflect on just how far they have come in a relatively short space of time. ME: Can it be just 2...

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Show Love for Local

Show Love for Local

Shopping Local and helping YOUR local Economy The phrase "a nation of shopkeepers", commonly attributed to Napoleon is a reference to the United Kingdom. Not so much, these days! They are few and far between especially the smaller independent shops have historically...

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Rise Against Hunger

Rise Against Hunger

Postponed until 2021 Rise Against Hunger is an international relief organization that distributes food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable, mobilizing the necessary resources to end hunger by 2030 Support to this cause is a major project for Rotary...

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5 Reasons WHY you should buy Flowers locally

5 Reasons WHY you should buy Flowers locally

Here are just a few reasons why independent creative florists are a much better choice on Valentines Day or any day! They supports the local economy As well as being good for the community’s well-being and a sign of a good high street, independent florists along with...

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Time to Shine?

Time to Shine?

A brave new decade, have you the same old hair? It's TIME...............to SHINE! Whether it's colours and treatments for a brave new world, or some small changes for us more timid clientele, you may or may not know that No4 Salon is a Wella Key Account Salon, which...

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What’s On in Lytham St Annes in 2020*

What’s On in Lytham St Annes in 2020*

A 'Flavour' of #What'sON annually, watch this space for 2021 Events * obvs including Ansdell, Fairhaven and some neighboring areas too. Cover image by markmcneillphotography.com/ PLANNING YOUR YEAR Whether you are a local planning when to take holidays or visitors...

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Local Authors

Local Authors

  We obviously have a LOT of talented people in the Fylde Coast area, as well as having a plethora of amazing photographers, famous celebs, and brilliant artists, we also have more than our fair share of authors!!! Here is a run down & maybe some gift ideas...

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A Spoonful of Julie – Review

A Spoonful of Julie – Review

A Julie Andrews Tribute Show A Childhood Love Since Nicola Mills was a little girl she just LOVED Julie Andrews films and ‘The Sound of Music’ is still her favourite. She used to sing along to them as a child, know all the words and would watch them over and over...

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Warm a Heart – Give a Coat

Warm a Heart – Give a Coat

Do you mean Any Coats??? Yes, ANY Coats, Men’s, Women and Children’s, old or Unwanted Coats, and any size. style or colour they will be given a good home! Last season, outgrown, no longer your style, whatever the reason, but please can they ask them to be in...

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