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Legal action taken against Blackpool in historical sex abuse case

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Motorist stopped by police on M6 for driving 44 years on provisional licence

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Brad Carsley in action for previous club Longridge Town

UPDATE: Bamber Bridge footballer Brad Carsley suffered severe concussion after cracking his head during match

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A car park in Nottingham after a wall collapsed leaving vehicles hanging in mid-air.

Vehicles left dangling after car park wall collapses

Transport

NW NEWS: Drugs haul worth £1.2m

Crime

NATIONAL NEWS: Far-right extremists march in honour of Nazi politician

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NATIONAL NEWS: Fighter jet tails plane of ‘terrified’ tourists heading home from Spain

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Blackpool man appears in court charged with the murder of mum of one

Crime
Train.

Rail strikes are set as row over driver-only trains rages

Travel

Fire crews put out tumble dryer blaze in St Annes

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Motorist stopped by police on M6 for driving 44 years on provisional licence

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NW NEWS: Drugs haul worth £1.2m

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Police off Sucess Road, Shiney Row

Blackpool man appears in court charged with the murder of mum of one

Crime

UPDATE: Blackpool man charged with murder after discovery of body in burning car

Crime

UPDATE: Missing youngster from Blackpool Adam Cromer, 12, is found

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Vehicles left dangling after car park wall collapses

Transport
Undated handout photo of a French fighter plane which shadowed a holiday jet flying from Spain to Birmingham

NATIONAL NEWS: Fighter jet tails plane of ‘terrified’ tourists heading home from Spain

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The car crash on Anchorsholme Lane. Picture by Bispham fire station

Traffic trouble as two-car smash closes crossroad

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Emergency services were called out to the crash on Anchorsholme Lane

Road blocked in Anchorsholme after two-car crash

Transport

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

NATIONAL NEWS: Fighter jet tails plane of ‘terrified’ tourists heading home from Spain

News
Train.

Rail strikes are set as row over driver-only trains rages

Travel
Alison Gledhill and her Westie Gracie

Fylde dog expert stars in homes advert

Business
The lucky applicant will earn 28,000

Become a sex toy reviewer and net a £28,000 salary and unlimited holidays

Offbeat

NATIONAL NEWS: Far-right extremists march in honour of Nazi politician

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Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn meets with WASPI women (Women Against State Pension Inequality) and listens to their concerns at Cleveleys Community Centre.

Corbyn’s pledge during Fylde coast visit

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

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HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

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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

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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

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Sandra Perkins

DEMENTIA: The cruel disease that will leave you bereaved twice

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Aid worker Matt Benson, from Blackpool, with Prince Harry

It’s World Humanitarian Day tomorrow – meet the Blackpool man saving lives abroad

Health
Some of the new artwork on the children's ward at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

‘Believe in you’ - inspirational spruce up of children’s ward at Vic

Health
Strictly Come Dancing: Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly

Sir Bruce Forsyth's most memorable shows

Offbeat
Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89

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Are your kids ignoring your messages?

New app forces kids to reply to parents’ texts

Offbeat
The lucky applicant will earn 28,000

Become a sex toy reviewer and net a £28,000 salary and unlimited holidays

Offbeat
Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89

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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

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