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Jessie MacFarlane

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of a great supporter, patron and friend of the band, Jessie Macfarlane. On Christmas Eve, the band plays carols along Kirkham Road in the village and have been invited in for a few drinks by Mrs MacFarlane for many years. 224 more words


Lotto Results – June 2014 Draw

Spring Draw (March 2013)

1st prize £75 145 S. Hankinson 2nd prize £50 205 C. Richardson 3rd prize £25 22 Mrs M F Marshall 4th prize £20 41 Mrs Hassall 5th prize £10 130 Monica Jenkins 6th prize £10 187 Mrs C Newsham 7th prize £10 67 Mrs S McGregor

Congratulations to all the winners!


George Osborne promises steam engines to the north

A future North of England could see it’s major cities connected by a series of steam trains, running several times a week according to plans announced today by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. 247 more words

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70 Years after a U.S. bomber kills 38 British children:The Freckleton Air Disaster

The Freckleton Air Disaster of 1944 killed 61 people, including 38 children. It was the worst civilian Allied air disaster of World War II.  Author James R. 30 more words

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Club Day 2014

On Saturday 21st June the band led the annual Freckleton Club Day procession that heralds a big weekend for the village. The band plays for a different church each year and this time it was the turn of the Holy Family RC Church, which just so happens to be at the far end of the village. 80 more words


New Players Announced

The band are very pleased to welcome six new players who made their debut at the Summer Concert at the Lowther Pavilion on 1st June 2014.  34 more words