IRove

Rove by Spot On, Lancashire's Rural Touring Theatre

Welcome to Freckleton
The Village of Flower & Music

Freckleton is located in the Fylde, Lancashire, England, UK, just north of the river Ribble. It is one of the oldest Fylde villages. Historically, Freckleton’s main industry is agriculture but there was a time when it was a sea port with boat building and sail making.

The Freckleton web site is a showcase for the village. It provides information about local history, the shops, pubs, restaurants, council, businesses, facilities, services and amenities that are available locally.

There are also pictures from around the village as well as information about the Lancashire Coastal Way and links to everything we can find of relevance to Freckletonians.

Please use the menu at the top of the page to navigate the site.

News

Business recently registered - April 2016
Coach Hire ExecutiveTravel Ltd are a Freckleton based company established for over 15 years, provide transport for all occasions for both contract and private clients.

Freckleton Library under threat - 03.04.16
An ePetition has been started to keep Freckleton Library open. You can find it <here>

YouFit fitness classes - 28.02.16
Brand new fitness classes in Freckleton. At the Rawstorne Sports Centre on Thursday and Friday evening. <Poster> Contact Jason on 07462 570 070 or email:

Energy costs - 21.02.16
It's 'that time again' where we here at 'Freckweb Towers' review our gas and electric costs. This year it is definitely worth considering splitting your gas and electric to different companies. The 'Dual Fuel' discount no longer makes up for the difference in price. Taking separate gas and electic this year is £60 cheaper than the best dual fuel offer we can find.

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Events

Freckleton Library - April/May
Despite the worry and uncertainty about the future of the library, it's 'business as usual' and the staff remain pleasant and helpful as always.
Police Community Support Officer Surgery.  - Normally, every 2nd Monday of the month from 2:00-3.00pm.  Pop in to meet your local PCSO. Please note that the May surgery will be on Thursday 12 May, i.e. same time and place, but on a Thursday instead of a Monday.
'Rove' - Wednesday 4th May
This show is a piece of studio theatre - it doesn't have a set or 'costumes' as such. It's more of a storytelling event with accompanying music.
The show is about the family stories we carry with us - sometimes those stories are true, sometimes they are myths made up of snippets from different family members until eventually no one knows what is true and what is false. Fergus Evans  tells us the story of how he came to have his name, muddled up with how his grandparents met and eventually married and mixed with some tales about his mother and father.
It makes the audience think about their family stories and the strange myths that every family carries with them. The performance begins at 6.30pm on 4th May and should last about an hour with refreshments served afterwards which will give people time to have a chat and a discussion with Fergus if they wish to.
Tickets cost £4 if bought in advance and £6 on the day of the performance.  We are looking forward to holding this event and do hope you'll be able to join us!  Please be aware that the event is mainly suitable for adults and older children. <Poster>

The four churches of Freckleton and Warton - May 2016
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Harlequins Presents- 3/4.06.16
Come and see Inspector Drake and the hilarious Sergeant Plod, bungle their way through trying to solve the mystery of the killing of Mrs Gagarin, a frail, defenceless, and disgustingly rich old woman in her own home. Two nights only, Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th June 2016 at Freckleton Village Hall, School Lane. Tickets are only £8 which includes a fabulous Hot Put Supper & Apple Pie (Vegetarian Option available). Bring your own bottle as usual. Great atmosphere, great entertainment, great food, great value. Not to be missed. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Book early to reserve your table/supper. Call 01772 880203 / 07812 718173.

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Doris Gardiner (nee Catlow)
I am researching the history of Doris Gardiner (nee Catlow) who taught at Freckleton Holy Trinity Primary School between 1938-44. I would like to hear from anyone who knew or has memories of Doris, David or their family, from any period of their life. <More>

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Pictures
If anyone would like copies of the original pictures on the site then please send a request with the name/number of the picture(s) to The pictures are 'Donationware'. We request that you make a donation to the Freckleton Younger Years Charity, which is working towards building a Youth Club in the village.

Clubs, Organisation's and Contacts
Our contacts page contains names, addresses and contact details for all the Freckleton Clubs and Organisation we know about. There are also a number of useful links and telephone numbers for local service providers. If we have missed anyone or we are out of date then please let us know.
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The Freckleton web site is an independent community project for the benefit of all. We do not represent or speak for any official village or council organisation's.

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