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How to ‘do’ 1940’s

With the Lytham Wartime Weekend being just over a week away. Here is a little taster of 1940’s style, you dont have to dress up, but it’s fun to do so. If you dont have time this year, there will be stalls selling vintage clothing and accessories both... read more

What is ‘Loyal to Fylde’?

  Shaun O’Meara had an idea, it’s a fabulous idea! Background I actually met Shaun and his girlfriend randomly on New Years Eve, when we shared their table in a pub! Who knew our paths would cross several months later. Shaun a Project Manager has... read more

Summer Newsletter

What does Summer mean to YOU. Seaside, Parks, Children playing outdoors, Dining Al Fresco, Drinks with Friends, Outdoor Sports, Cricket, Tennis and Golf. Outdoor Festivals …………. lucky we have all that and more. Carry On – Shopping Local  I hope you know by now I... read more

The Lawn of your Dreams

The British LOVE to garden……. ………..but haven’t a clue what to do (and end up wasting £££ a year) Interesting Article in the Daily Telegraph here www.telegraph.co.uk All we want All we want is a garden, to sit in, to entertain in and... read more

Lights! Camera! Action! for Lytham In Bloom

Britain in Bloom First fruit of a new partnership between the BBC and the Royal Horticultural Society, which runs the national civic gardening competition, alongside major national shows like Chelsea and Chatsworth Flower Show. When the documentary makers were looking... read more

101 Events in *Lytham in 2018

* obviously includes Ansdell, Fairhaven & St Annes (but would not fit in title) and I could be slightly exaggerating the number! Photo Thanks to Mark Liebenberg Planning your Year Whether you are a local planning when to take holidays or visitors knowing the right... read more

In Cahoots

Two artists – One Eclectic Exhibition Paintings, ceramic sculpture and prints The current exhibition at Lytham Heritage Centre is entitled Coo Coo Cahoots   In 2016, Jayne Langhorne met painter and sculptor Corrine Streetly. Through their mutual interests... read more

G & T Anyone??

Foreword. I had noticed @the_food_saint for the fab local foodie tweets & instagram posts and to be honest had massive lifestyle envy!  I truly believe that Gin is the drink of the devil, so, I could not write this blog (even in the name of research)! It seemed... read more

The Future is BRIGHT

Caught up with Debbie Wilkinson at a very busy period running up to Xmas, with two hair salons (No4 Salons) in Lytham AND St Annes and an exclusive barbers shop (Fat Cat Club) but a girls got to have lunch…right!! Great News Debbie and the staff were actually on a bit... read more

Caring for our Coast Line

The Fylde Sand Dunes Project is a partnership project between Fylde Council, Lancashire Wildlife Trust and Blackpool Council, working to grow the Fylde Sand Dunes seawards. The project is fully funded by the Environment Agency until 2022, as the dunes are important... read more

Coasters are NOT JUST for Xmas

Lytham Lights Switch On love to focus on local talent, and this year is no exception, on the line up with the popular Deadbeats and of course Collabro was the Coasters, who are a flexible 6 piece band making a name for themselves on the Fylde Coast and beyond. You may... read more

Keeping Pub Culture Alive

There is a positive tidal wave of Face Book pages popping up all over the place, which in my mind is complete overkill (well I would say that wouldn’t I) But SOME are worthwhile, like the recent ‘Fylde Pubs’, to help you find like minded people and... read more

Putting Lytham on the Map

A Little Bit of History It is now 2 years since the shop first opened, named Bond & Bloom in honour of owner Suzanne Taylor’s great grandmother, Jane Bond, who ran a Grocer’s shop from the same location, 23 Clifton Street, in the late 1800s. Jane is listed... read more

Heritage Open Days – Lytham & St Annes

Explore your local Heritage England’s biggest FREE heritage festival returns on  7-10 September. Lytham Heritage Centre Lytham Heritage Group , 2 Henry Street , Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, FY8 5LE “Recollections of an Outdoor Painter” Watercolours... read more

Until there are Cleaning Fairies…..

  Local I’ve been helping highlighting LSA Clean for a few months now,  Lytham Life and Style is NOT just about ‘High Street’ Business but all business large and small. My ethos is and has always been to #shoplocal and #uselocal business & services where ever... read more

How to ‘survive’ Lytham Festival Week

Ok survival may be a bit extreme, as you know Lytham Festival is like no other, no need for baby wipes, dry shampoo or using eco toilets. I’m a lady (of a certain age) and if I can do 5 nights, anyone can. You only live once, fill it with amazing experiences. The... read more