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A LEVEL RESULTS: Number of top grades has risen at Kirkham Grammar School

Education
AKS students Richard Atherton, Laura Perrin, Annabelle Li Kam Wa, Ishwar Malhi, Alicia Weaver, Cameron Armour, Ben Webster and Jamie Choi all make the grade

A LEVEL RESULTS: Delighted AKS schlors get first choice

Education
Grace McKnight, Hal Morgan-Short, Ashya Colvin, Oliver Hockings and Sam Pitcher

A LEVEL RESULTS: Celebration time at Rossall

Education
Jack Saxton, Jack Purcell Clark, Matthew Shacklock and George Chesworth celebrate their results

A LEVEL RESULTS: Birthday boy’s media career hopes after A-level success at Carr Hill Sixth Form

Education

A LEVEL RESULTS: Staff share pride in Baines Sixth Form students’ top achievements

Education

A LEVEL RESULTS: Amazing pupils break records at St Mary’s Catholic Academy

Education

Campaigners call for U-turn on Fylde fracking as drilling starts

Business

Brave Buggy is a national champion

News
Harry Compson, resident and Tudor Anghele, carer, at Rosewood

Turning back time and getting in that ‘40s swing

News

Army doctor loses ‘whistleblow’ case

News
Elliot Jones, from North Shore, was due to appear at Preston Crown Court on August 3

WANTED: Blackpool man accused of rape

Crime
Lord Harber posted a picture of his trip to Cambodia on Twitter

Businessman confronted by a gang of men and left for dead in alleyway

Crime
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 18-08-17

Crime
Abid Hussain

Drugs gang who flooded north west with cocaine and heroin jailed

Crime

Traffic trouble as two-car smash closes crossroad

News
Emergency services were called out to the crash on Anchorsholme Lane

Road blocked in Anchorsholme after two-car crash

Transport
Blackpool transport said that technicians worked around the clock to restore power to the line.

Trams restored after lightning storm

Transport
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Lifestyle 2

A LEVEL RESULTS: Number of top grades has risen at Kirkham Grammar School

Education
AKS students Richard Atherton, Laura Perrin, Annabelle Li Kam Wa, Ishwar Malhi, Alicia Weaver, Cameron Armour, Ben Webster and Jamie Choi all make the grade

A LEVEL RESULTS: Delighted AKS schlors get first choice

Education
Grace McKnight, Hal Morgan-Short, Ashya Colvin, Oliver Hockings and Sam Pitcher

A LEVEL RESULTS: Celebration time at Rossall

Education
Jack Saxton, Jack Purcell Clark, Matthew Shacklock and George Chesworth celebrate their results

A LEVEL RESULTS: Birthday boy’s media career hopes after A-level success at Carr Hill Sixth Form

Education
Jordan Denney at Baines Sixth Form

A LEVEL RESULTS: Staff share pride in Baines Sixth Form students’ top achievements

Education

Campaigners call for U-turn on Fylde fracking as drilling starts

Business
Mereside Post Office

Estate post office back open

News
Craig McOmish (left) and Paul Haslam at Fleetwood Beach Kiosk.

Businessmen join forces with bold expansion plans to kiosk

News
An F-35 Lightning practising ramp take-offs ready for its use on the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier

Major F-35 milestone passed by Fylde aircraft maker

Business

Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: "When will you be Prime Minister?"

North West 3
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment 6
County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

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Jake Berry

Northern Powerhouse minister: Blackpool becoming 'year-round destination'

Politics
Cuadrilla's drilling rig at Preston New Road

Campaigners call for U-turn on Fylde fracking as drilling starts

Business
Buggy with (from left) Karen Wright, Nicole Walmsley, Mandy Davison, Louise Murrie and Fran Williamson

Brave Buggy is a national champion

News
Preston New Road site land owners, Rosalyn, left, Andrew, Pam and Allan (seated) Wensley start the drilling rig, with Cuadrilla driller Thorsten Strathmann

Drilling starts at fracking site and firm launches £100,000 community fund

Business
Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat 4
We find out about the overhaul in 999 systems

Revamped 999 system aims to reach seriously ill patients even faster

News
Stock image

Give blood? Bosses say you may not be able to donate anymore as sessions face cancellation

Health
Andy Clarke completing the Great North Run

A quick trip to the doctor can be a life-saver

News
Seven-year-old Julian Cadman became separated from his mother (Jom) during the attack on the Ramblas.

British grandfather in search for missing 7-year-old after Barcelona attack

Offbeat

Police kill five terrorists wearing suicide belts in second attack in Spain

Offbeat 2
Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat 4
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight including a Lancaster bomber, a Spitfire and a Hurricane

Airshows hit as Second World War planes are grounded

Offbeat 1

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

Opinion
Roy Edmonds

A Word In Your Ear - August 17, 2017

Opinion

Queuing can be the cue for appalling behaviour

Opinion 1
Aasma Day

Sneaking booze into venues when the price isn’t right ...

Opinion 3