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Police counters set to be closed

Crime
Montgomery pupils celebrate getting their GCSE results.
Pic by Dan Martino

GCSE results 2017: New grading system used for the first time

Education
One of the fire engines at Blackpool Fire Station, which was set to be scrapped, has now been saved.  Pictured are firefighter Chris Molloy and crew manager Glenn Thwaites.

Fire crew out to douse rubbish blaze

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5 After Midnight for Slimefest shows

X Factor trio are latest act for Slimefest

Music

Blackpool mum’s jump will honour Pippy’s life

News

Final approval for homes on former Co-op site

News

Appeal to find driver after car crashes into Blackpool building

Crime

Paddle board challenge

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Here's how you can support your child today

Four ways in which you can support your child after GCSE results day

Education
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Biker suffers serious injuries in crash with parked car near Blackpool Zoo

News

Police counters set to be closed

Crime
Bricks were left strewn across the road

Appeal to find driver after car crashes into Blackpool building

Crime
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 24-08-17

Crime
Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime
The incident took place on Banks Street in Blackpool. Picture: Google

Women trapped in room while raider ransacked Blackpool home

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Appeal to find driver after car crashes into Blackpool building

Crime
Crews arrived to find aPeugeot 407 "well alight" with the owner of the car nearby.

Car bursts into flames on motorway slip road

Transport
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat

GCSE results 2017: New grading system used for the first time

Education
Here's how you can support your child today

Four ways in which you can support your child after GCSE results day

Education
Nearly a quarter of parents have moved house to be within their desired school catchment area

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
GCSE results day is almost here

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education

Final approval for homes on former Co-op site

News
Fleetwood Bowls Festival at Marine Gardens, Fleetwood.
Ladies final. Julie Gardner (bowling) on her way to defeating Claire Williams.

Bowls fest hope after meeting

News
Andrew Moulding

Blackpool credit union in national training drive

Business
Police chiefs should be given the power to fire officers

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business

Fylde coast MPs call for more student voters

Politics
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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Photo Neil Cross
Chorley Hospital A&E protesters await Jeremy Hunt's arrival at Royal Preston Hospital for his "secret" meeting

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

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From left, Andrew Hurst, Joseph Thompson, Wayne Nicholson, Daniel Moore and Carl Wise who will be paddle boarding the Caledonian Canal to raise money for charity

Paddle board challenge

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Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
The Blackpool Steam and Vintage Rally, held previously on South Car Park.
Event organisers Dave and Louise Hall (left) join Simon Swift to display their own entries in the miniature section.

Full steam ahead for rally’s new site

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Fleetwood Hospital, North Albert Street
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Plans to sell port hospital and lease it to community

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Jeremy Hunt at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Jeremy Hunt makes secret trip to the Vic - then says 'open, transparent culture' is 'vital step' for NHS

Health
DW Fitness general manager, Dominic Herdman; Tesco Community Champion, Lynn Sumner; DW Fitness sales manager Pippa Middleborough, and membership sales consultant, Laura Pickavance

Gym staff step up to challenge for new screen

Health
Pewsey fire station posted a review of the sausages on Facebook. It has since been taken offline.

Firefighters sorry for feasting on pigs saved in barn blaze

Offbeat
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
British diners prefer being served food on plates despite a trend for more unusual serving platters

You can't square the circle - British diners prefer round plates

Offbeat
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
Pubs are no place for small children

Column: Last orders for children in the bar

Opinion
Afflecks Palace

NICOLA ADAM: Will you sit down next to me?

Opinion
Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89

News

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

Opinion