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.
Graveyard safety - 05.11.16
Holy Trinity Church are required to make sure that the headstones in the graveyard remain safe. Maintenance of gravestones is primarily the responsibility of the deceased's family, but where family cannot be traced, responsibility for any injury could rest with the church. We have recently checked the headstones in the graveyard and have attached notices to hose we consider could be a danger to visitors due to loose mountings, disintegrating mortar, etc. If you are a relative of those buried in graves identified in this way, please take steps to make them safe; otherwise, we have no alternative but to lay them flat. If you have any queries, please contact the Churchwardens.
Witness appeal - 29/10/16
Police are appealing for witnesses following an alleged hit and run in Freckleton. Police were called around 12.45pm on October 8 after reports of a collision on Trinity Close. A 42-year-old man was found at the scene with a serious foot injury. <more>
New Gallery Pictures - 09/10/16
Ian has sent us some Freckleton In-Bloom pictures for our Gallery. You can see them <here>
Freckleton Library is closed - 01.10.16
Freckleton Library is now closed. Our best wished go to the dedicated individuals who have provided an excellent service in the library over the years it has been open.
Coffee & Carols - 10.12.16
Holy Trinity Church will be open on Saturday 10th December from 10:00 to 12:00. Tea, coffee and cake will be available for a donation. Proceeds will go to the charities that the Sunday School and Church group support. You are warmly welcomed to drop in if you would like to view the church or just have a peaceful rest. <Poster>
Harlequins Presents- 17/18.2.17
Harlequins Theatre Group from Freckleton present a classic family Panto (oh yes it is), a show for all the family with our added humour - the usual It's Behind You Moments, and a great mixture of traditional and modern songs. Due to be staged at Freckleton Memorial Hall on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th February 2017. Performances are 7pm with a 2pm matinee on Saturday 18th. Prices are only £6 and £4 (10 and under) - includes refreshments. Call now on 01772 880203 or 07812 718173 to book.
freckleton.org want your pictures of the Half-marathon, particularly any taken of the presentations. Can you help?
Family tree research - John Robert Clarkson (Blacksmith)
Neil has been researching his family tree and he had an ancestor who was a Blacksmith in Freckleton from the 1880's until his death in 1920. His name was John Robert Clarkson and thanks to Peter Shakeshaft, Neil managed to find out he was employed as a Blacksmith on Grange Farm on Freckleton Marsh. He lived about 100 yards from the entrance to the road to the Farm on Old Preston Road. Grange Farm had over 500 acres, 34 horses and 20 colts hence why a Blacksmith was needed.
Does anybody have any old photographs of Freckleton Marsh, Grange Farm or a Blacksmith from the early 1900's that may have the ancestor on it or the place where he worked?
Half-marathon runner number 452 in picture 1010399 - Mary was chatting to her before the race and would love to get in touch. If it's you or you know who she is then please contact us and we will pass the details to Mary.
96% of us rely on the other 4% to give blood. Please don’t leave it to someone else. If you’re generally healthy and aged between 17 and 65, do something amazing.... Give blood.The next blood donation session that is taking place in Freckleton is on
Friday 13th January 2017 at The Methodist Church, Kirkham Road, Freckleton
13:45 - 15:45 & 16:45 - 19:15 Appointments available now at www.blood.co.uk
or call 0300 123 23 23
Give blood in Freckleton
Each donation could save the life of up to three people.
To make an appointment or to sign up as a blood donor please click <here>.
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 us. The pictures are 'Donationware' and 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. <more>
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We have a number of useful services that we can offer to Freckletonians. Click here to find out more.
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