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Top Gear presenters Chris Evans (left) and Matt LeBlanc filming time trials for the new series along the Lower Walk (Promenade) in Blackpool.

Top Gear star’s time on back of truck

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Samie Johnson, left, with her younger sister Carlie

Final farewell set for tragic ‘free spirit’ Samie, 23

Health

PICTURES: Vandals wreck church building

Crime 4

Man arrested in connection with drugs haul

Crime
David Munroe

Man will plead not guilty to cocaine charge

Crime
The number of road policing officers has been cut again

Number of road policing officers slashed

News

VIDEO - Coach carrying school kids bursts into flames on M6

Transport 2

Blackpool Council set to write off £300,000...but will still borrow £7.7m for bus fleet

Transport 28
Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has written to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan (pictured) over his concerns

Ofsted and NSPCC issue warning over illegal schools

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Joe Blockley in action

Deaf Blackpool football star in plea to realise dream

Education
Centre image BIPPNW Chairman, Ioan Said,  presenting the judges choice award to Zoe Talyor of Blackpool

Blackpool photographer’s top honour

Business
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Young protestors demonstrating against fracking wait outside County Hall, Northallerton, as the council meets to decide if fracking at sites in North Yorkshire should be allowed. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 23, 2016. Photo credit should read: John Giles/PA Wire

Fylde fracking boss welcomes Yorkshire go-ahead

Business 4
The number of road policing officers has been cut again

Number of road policing officers slashed

News
Blackpool North and Cleveleys MP Paul Maynard, pictured last year with former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Ian Duncan Smith

Blackpool MP blasts shadow health secretary during NHS debate

Health 3
Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Hospital’s financial woes revealed

Health
Retired RAF corporal Colin Davenport, 81, who is benefitting from the new Extensive Care Service, with wellbeing support worker Rachel Howarth

Patients turning down service aimed at easing pressure on hospital

Health
Fishing Cat

The dangerous pets living in Lancashire

News 4
Fishing Cat

The dangerous pets living in Lancashire

News 4
Lemur

REVEALED: The deadly predators kept on private property in the UK

Offbeat
What if plants feel pain?

Nine reasons NOT to go vegetarian or vegan in National Vegetarian Week

Offbeat 2
Nicola Adam, Group Editor

Nicola Adam column: Once upon a time

Opinion
DEC 31 - Roy Edmonds

A Word In Your Ear - May 19, 2016

Opinion