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‘Remorseless’ thug faces deportation after leaving his own baby son with brain damage

Crime
The Beetle's driver fled the scene. The police made an arrest nearby.

UPDATE: One arrested after driver flees car after trail of destruction

Crime 6
Blackpool RNLI (stock image)

Men ‘extremely lucky’ after dramatic sea rescue

News 3

Warning over tumble dryers after resort blaze

News

Doorman punched in face by bar reveller

Crime

Cabinet dismisses pleas to save county libraries

Whats on 7
Lee Gordon

Passenger given bleach drink by cruel bus driver

News
Nickleodeon 90s party

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

News
Coun. Simon Blackburn

What you’ve been saying about £24m tram proposal

News 4

Large queues on M6 after crash

News

‘Remorseless’ thug faces deportation after leaving his own baby son with brain damage

Crime
The Beetle's driver fled the scene. The police made an arrest nearby.

UPDATE: One arrested after driver flees car after trail of destruction

Crime 6

Doorman punched in face by bar reveller

Crime

Drug user went on spate of stealing

Crime

Nurseries ‘could close’ if free childcare hours double

Education 2
GCSE Results Day

School sexual offence reports double

Blackpool
Nine-year-old Oliver McGonigle outside the Holy Family Catholic Primary School

Was school right to refuse Oliver time off for filming?

North Shore 7
Montgomery principal Stephen Careless (second right) and predecessor Tony Nicholson (second left) celebrate the receipt of the letter from Sir Michael Wilshaw with deputy principals Mark Kilmurray and Clare Montgomery

Ofsted leader praises school for fightback

Education
Nine-year-old Oliver McGonigle won an acting role in a television advert but Holy Family Catholic Primary School will not give him the 2 days off required for filming

Schools chief calls for help in class row

News 10
Coun Jennifer Mein

Cabinet dismisses pleas to save county libraries

Whats on 7

New website brand for Fylde animal nutrition team

Business

Recruitment drive for network firm

Business

Cabinet dismisses pleas to save county libraries

Whats on 7
Coun. Simon Blackburn

What you’ve been saying about £24m tram proposal

News 4
County Hall

Library decision to be debated today

News
Coun. Simon Blackburn, Leader of Blackpool Council, and Chairman of the Shadow Combined Authority (s)

Resort set to land political conference after years in the wilderness

Politics 18

Scales of time hold no fears for Sylvia

News
A Portuguese Man o War

Warning over sea creature stings

News
Fishers Field off Highfield Road. Picture from google Maps.

Concerned residents have welcomed changes to a vital construction project at playing fields in Blackpool.

Environment

Bike donation will help save lives on Fylde

News
Ben Dickinson and his wife Leanne, both 33

Civil servant speaks of his brave battle against a rare form of cancer

Health
Dead dolphin on Knott End beach

Dead dolphin washes up on Lancashire beach

News 6
Rebecca Musson died after developing sepsis hours after giving birth to her daughter

Mum’s heartbreak after daughter’s death from infection after giving birth

Health 2
Filthy conditions were found by health inspectors

PICTURES: Inside ‘dirty’ cafe fined £6,000 for hygiene shame

Health 10

UK phone users check their mobiles a billion times a day

Offbeat 1
The charred plug of the lead bought to charge a Samsung S5.

‘There was a flash of light and I could smell smoke’ – concern after mobile charger plug goes bang

Offbeat

B&Q recalls hedge trimmer over injury risk

Offbeat
What grinds your gears whilst behind the wheel

The bad habits of the UK’s drivers

Offbeat
Robert Glenister as Bobby Day, Lesley Sharp as Lucy Cannonbury, Dino Fetscher as Alec Wayfield, and Indira Varma as Nina Suresh in ITVs drama Paranoid

They are paranoid, and I am out to get them

TV and Film

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan - September 22, 2016

Opinion
Roy Edmonds

A Word In Your Ear - September 22, 2016

Opinion