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"Cod Army" ice cream to celebrate Fleetwood's place in the play offs

The Beach Kiosk has launched a "Cod Army" ice cream. Credit: Fleetwood Town FC.

The Beach Kiosk in Fleetwood has launched a “Cod Army” ice cream to mark the town's footballers securing their place in the Sky Bet League Two play offs.

Midfielder Matty Blair, who scored on Saturday, took time out to enjoy a cone ahead of next weekend's first leg tie at York City.

Fleetwood Town midfielder Midfielder Matty Blair, enjoying a cone. Credit: Fleetwood Town FC

Post mortem exam for body found on Fleetwood beach

Body was found washed up at Fleetwood on February 17th Credit: ITV Granada

A post-mortem examination is due to take place on the body of a man found washed up on the beach at Fleetwood on Monday.

A dog walker called police after discovering the man's body on the beach at Rossall.

His death is still being treated as unexplained.


Man found dead on Fleetwood beach

Map of where the man's body was found Credit: ITV Granada

Police are appealing for information after the body of a man was found washed up on the beach at Fleetwood yesterday, Monday 17 February.

Around 5.40pm a dog walker called police after they found the body of a man on the beach at Rossall.

The body was approximately one mile out from land and was recovered with the assistance of the Coastguard.

Enquiries are underway to identify the man and the death is being treated as unexplained at this time.

Detective Inspector Bev Foster said: “We believe this man has only been in the water for a short period of time and we are doing all we can to find out who he is and how he came to be in the water.

The man is described as white, in his late forties or mid-sixties. He is 5ft 8 to 10inches tall, medium build, clean shaven with light brown balding hair and blue eyes.

He was wearing bottoms and black cotton trousers over the top, a blue button up jacket and black lace up shoes.

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