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Amy wins chance to be a real superhero

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Bulldogs fly past Blackpool Tower

Those magnificent men in their flying machines

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An F-35 Lightning practising ramp take-offs ready for its use on the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier

Major F-35 milestone passed by Fylde aircraft maker

Business

Missing man has links to Blackpool and Preston

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Thousands set to attend Blackpool tattoo convention

Whats on

Businessmen join forces with bold expanion plans to kiosk

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Drilling starts at fracking site and firm launches £100,000 community fund

Business

More than 500 plants seized from cannabis farm

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Councillor Cheryl Little with 105 year old Martha Tomlinson.

Memories abound for ex-conductress

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HISTORY BOYS (l to r): Dave Pearce, Dick Gillingham and Ron Baxter.

History boys to return with fishing tales

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Missing man has links to Blackpool and Preston

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PC John Kingsley-Mills, right, with leading officer Jess Cooper, retrieving around 500 cannabis plants from a house on Edgeton Road

More than 500 plants seized from cannabis farm

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Officers said youngsters have been climbing their way onto a building site in St Andrews Road North, St Annes, once workers have left for the day, to smoke cannabis and lob building materials onto the nearby traintrack.

‘You’ve drop your keys’ - Police send message to kids causing mayhem at building site

Crime
Stephen Allen, 37, of Warrington Road, Prescot, was sentenced to six years and nine months in prison after pleading guilty to possessing the class A drug.

£70,000 of cocaine found in secret compartment of van on M55

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Police have revealed the knives that were handed in as part of the amnesty

68 knives, including a machete, surrendered in amnesty

Crime

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
Blackpool transport said that technicians worked around the clock to restore power to the line.

Trams restored after lightning storm

Transport
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Lifestyle 1

A LEVEL RESULTS: Bright stars reveal hopes for the future after exam success

Education
Sabrina Leahy, Charlotte Leahy and Georgia Leahy, who all achieved three distinction stars at Blackpool Sixth Form College

A LEVEL RESULTS: Triplets all get top marks in the SAME subject and will ALL join the RAF

Education
Mitch Aitchison (left) and Cameron Hardie celebrate their A-level results at Lytham Sixth Form College

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Perfect platform for future

Education
Exam results can be a source of stress for many students

Support offered for young people worried about exam results

Education
There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Education 3

Major F-35 milestone passed by Fylde aircraft maker

Business
Craig McOmish (left) and Paul Haslam at Fleetwood Beach Kiosk.

Businessmen join forces with bold expanion plans to kiosk

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

Traffic trouble as two-car smash closes crossroad

News

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

North West 1
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment 5
County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

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Jake Berry

Northern Powerhouse minister: Blackpool becoming 'year-round destination'

Politics
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
Inside the Magic Club which is being transformed into a youth hub

Conjuring up new facilities for youth

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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

Offbeat
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment 5
Stock image

Give blood? Bosses say you may not be able to donate anymore as sessions face cancellation

Health
Andy Clarke completing the Great North Run

A quick trip to the doctor can be a life-saver

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Gordon Marsden

More donors urged to help vital research

News
Picture: Gemma Wilson

Lightning storm causes panic across the Fylde Coast

Offbeat
"It's going to be so exciting. It doesn't happen very often, does it?"

Bonnie Tyler to sing total eclipse of the heart during solar eclipse

Offbeat 1
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

Offbeat
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight including a Lancaster bomber, a Spitfire and a Hurricane

Airshows hit as Second World War planes are grounded

Offbeat

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

Opinion 1
Aasma Day

Sneaking booze into venues when the price isn’t right ...

Opinion 3