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NATIONAL: Anti-fracking protesters rescued from 60ft high platform

Environment
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Thug punched his mother after she had been discharged from hospital

Crime
JoJo Siwa

Youngsters enjoy the slime of their lives as fest hits town

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Smoke alarm alerted householders to blaze

News

Police appeal after 5 hurt in Morecambe crash

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Flood alerts remain after Lancashire battered by Storm Brian

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Storm hits seafront bringing high tides and heavy rain

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Floods alert as Storm Brian hits Lancashire

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Church leaders to discuss blessings for gay couples

News
Firefighters used one hose to douse the car blaze

Suspicious blaze at empty Blackpool hotel

Crime

Thug punched his mother after she had been discharged from hospital

Crime
Firefighters used one hose to douse the car blaze

Suspicious blaze at empty Blackpool hotel

Crime
former police officer Jayson Lobo

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime 1
Tim Coglan, service manager of Public Protection at Blackpool Council with some of the counterfeit toys recovered

Pay back £619k ...or face prison

News
Pumpkin the puppy was found abandoned in woodland in Kirkham

Abandoned puppy was too ill to survive

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Flood alerts remain after Lancashire battered by Storm Brian

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A parked car at Salthill in Galway as Waves crash over the promenade, as Storm Brian hits Ireland with winds of up to 70mph battering coastal areas. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 21, 2017. See PA story WEATHER Brian. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

Floods alert as Storm Brian hits Lancashire

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Residents on Grange Park are struggling to cross Poulton Road to get to the post office at the Texaco garage.  Pictured is Terry Bennett

Blackpool pensioners make 1.5-mile detour rather than cross busy road

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Marton schoolboy becomes one of the first in Blackpool to complete the Million Word Reading Challenge

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Sleeping under canvas was part of the experience for Junior Gazette writers at Kirkham Grammar School who enjoyed a bushcraft expedition in Cheshire.

Calling all budding newshounds!

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Sharon Mather of Blackpool Better Start

Dads help transform children's reading area

News
From left, Jack 10, Amber 10, headteacher Alison Wilson, Ben, 11, and Phoebe, 10, celebrate their good Ofsted rating

‘Sense of family’ praised at Cleveleys school by inspectors

Education
New figures show a rise in the proportion of youngsters missing lessons for family trips

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Education 1

Government offer £7m for 'gateway' road schemes

Business
Gordon Marsden

MP demands action on Universal Credit following Commons vote

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£7m of taxpayers money spent in one year to repair pothole ridden roads

Transport
Coun Peter Gibson who was axed as the Wyre Council leader in September

Ex-Tory leader vows to go it alone

Politics
Anti-fracking protestors on a platform after scaling a 60ft high rig at the Kirby Misperton fracking site, North Yorkshire. PICTURE: PA

NATIONAL: Anti-fracking protesters rescued from 60ft high platform

Environment
A parked car at Salthill in Galway as Waves crash over the promenade, as Storm Brian hits Ireland with winds of up to 70mph battering coastal areas. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 21, 2017. See PA story WEATHER Brian. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

Floods alert as Storm Brian hits Lancashire

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It's common to feel tired, stressed, and short-tempered in early parenthood.

Ask an expert: Why has my husband been so bad tempered and stressed since our baby was born?

Health 1
Most still feel youthful because they have a positive outlook on life

Brits are not officially 'over the hill' until the age of 83

Health
Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice

Don't prepare food for 48 hours to avoid spreading vomiting bug, sufferers told

Health
Do you look after your car?

11 top tips to get your car ready for its MoT

News
Waves crashing against Blackpool promenade

What are spring tides, and why do we have them?

News 1
Over the weekend, the meteoroids from Halley's Comet will strike Earth's atmosphere

Shooting stars forecast as Earth passes though Halley's Comet debris

Offbeat 1
Sainsburys slash toy prices by as much as half

Sainsbury’s slash toy prices by as much as half

Business
The girls - and nuns - of Bad Habits, Holy Orders

Bad Habits, Holy Orders - party girls turn to God in an unexpected delight

TV and Film

The Thing Is With Steve Canavan

Opinion
Roy Edmonds

A Word In Your Ear - October 19, 2017

Opinion