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Hero Bolger hails Fleetwood chairman and supporters

Cian Bolger praised the Cod Army for roaring Fleetwood  on to FA Cup victory at Hereford.

Fleetwood Town
Planned North West roadworks

Planned North West roadworks

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 15 December but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Transport
Customer shocked as mouse runs across floor at chippy

Customer shocked as mouse runs across floor at chippy

A chip shop owner has been fined over the filthy state of his premises after a shocked customer saw a mouse run across the floor.

News
A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued across the North West.

YELLOW WARNING: Ice predicted across the North West

A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued across the North West as temperatures have been predicted to plunge to -5.6°C.
News
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace, London

Date for royal wedding announced

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 next year, Kensington Palace said.
Offbeat
Trainees at Fleetwood Town Community Trust

Training offer for teens

From January, Fleetwood Town FC Community Trust will be running a new 12-week Traineeship Programme for 16 to 18-year-olds who need support to get back into education, training or employment.

News

Revellers warned over railway station safety over Christmas period

Christmas revellers are being urged to "keep a clear head" on the rail network after shocking footage showed people stumbling on to tracks.
Transport
Cian Bolger celebrates scoring

MATCH REPORT: Hereford 0 Fleetwood 2

Jamie Vardy is coming home after Fleetwood beat Hereford at Edgar Street to secure a fairytale FA Cup third-round tie with Leicester City at Highbury on January 6.
Fleetwood Town
Wes Burns celebrates scoring at Blackburn in October

Fleetwood forward Burns dreaming of a crucial Christmas

Fleetwood Town forward Wes Burns says the festive fixture list is a “crucial” stage of the season.

Fleetwood Town

Deep fried mince pies on chip shop's festive menu

A chip shop is serving up deep-fried mince pies and pigs in blankets over the festive season.
Whats on
Bobby Grant

Injured Fleetwoood midfielder Bobby Grant eager to return

He’s been texting Uwe Rosler and champing at the bit to return, but Bobby Grant revealed the Cod Army will still have to wait for his return to the pitch.

Fleetwood Town
60% are incorrectly planning to recycle shiny or glittery wrapping paper

Most Britons think amount of waste generated at Christmas 'unacceptable'

Half of Britons would happily receive unwrapped presents this Christmas to help cut the amount of waste generated over the festive season, a poll has found.

Environment
Have you taken all your leave

Millions of Brits set to lose annual leave because they fail to take it off

Six million UK workers are set to lose some of their annual leave because they have simply failed to take the time off during the year.

Offbeat
This year's word of the year has been announced

50 year old phrase is named word of the year

"Youthquake" has been named as Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year following in the footsteps of "omnishambles", "post-truth" and "selfie" to have been awarded the accolade.

Offbeat
Chocolate is toxic for dogs

Mince pies, pigs in blankets and festive choc - the treats to avoid giving your dog this Christmas

Millions of dogs around the country will be fed festive treats which could potentially harm them this Christmas, a study has found.

Offbeat
Picket line outside Preston

Virgin Trains' workers 'solidly supporting' pay strike

Workers on Virgin Trains West Coast are said to be "solidly supporting" a strike over pay.

Transport
Current guidelines recommend that an alcohol-free childhood is best

Under age drinking warning as study finds sixth of parents let young drink at 14

Health experts have warned of the dangers of under age drinking after a study found that one in six parents allow their children to drink alcohol at the age of 14.

Health
Selfitis, or the obsessive taking of selfies, appears to be a genuine condition

Can't stop taking pictures of yourself? Then you might have 'selfitis'

Selfitis, or the obsessive taking of selfies, appears to be a genuine condition, research has suggested.

Offbeat
Raver Tots is at Preston's 53 Degrees on Sunday

Feast of theatre and music in Preston

There really is something for everything with these events over the coming days.

Whats on
Primary Schools league table

PRIMARY SCHOOL TABLES 2017: How primary schools in Blackpool and Wyre scored

The results are in – and this is how Blackpool’s primary schools have scored in this year’s league tables.
Education
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