Pub’s bid for outside seating terrace

Bosses at the Poulton Elk in Hardhorn Road have applied for planning permission to create an outdoors seating terrace behind the pub.

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The Sunnydale Nurseries

Plant nursery could become 37 new homes

Plans have been submitted to build new houses on the outskirts of a village.

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MP Paul Maynard

Praise for water firm

Blackpool North and Cleveleys MP Paul Maynard has praised United Utilities for listening to his concerns about the treatment of vulnerable customers during the cryptosporidium outbreak in 2015.

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Healthwatch is looking into dentist provision for the elderly in Lancashire

Group’s probe into dentist offerings

Independent group Healthwatch Lancashire has launched an investigation into the access to dentists given to care home residents across the county.

Blackpool Illuminations Switch On

Walking the Lights for cancer care

The recently-formed Marie Curie Lytham St Annes fun-raising group is walking the Lights for charity.

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Hotel and store vision for Blackpool town centre

Hotel and store vision for Blackpool town centre

Developers today unveiled their vision for the second phase of Blackpool’s Houndshill Centre.

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Plans to redevelop part of South Promenade including the Kimberley Hotel (pictured) are due before planners on Tuesday

Prom flats bid scaled back

Plans to redevelop a rundown stretch of South Promenade in Blackpool go back before planners next week for the third time.

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MP Gordon Marsden

MP fears threat to Fylde regeneration £100m funds

Business and political leaders fear £100m in funding could be lost thanks to Brexit.

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The new staff at the Miller and Carter in Poulton Le Fylde

Fylde coast restaurant creates 30 jobs

Miller and Carter has raised the steaks in Poulton with the arrival of its new restaurant.

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Wyre Business Awards 2015 finals ceremony

Wyre businesses to face awards limelight

The hunt is on for the best businesses in the Wyre area as nominations are now invited for the Wyre Business Awards.

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Guests are welcomed by an army of ghostly beauties

A spine-tingling experience at Alton Towers

Michael Holmes travels to Staffordshire to experience a spine-tingling adventure at Alton Towers

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Sam Oyston is applying for a licence for a new bar and restaurant on the corner of Queen Street and the Promenade

Police fight Oyston’s bar bid

Police are opposing a bid to open a late-night restaurant and bar in Blackpool town centre because they fear it will increase the risk of violence in what is already a crime hotspot.

Travis Perkins has announced store closures

Stores set to close at Travis

Builders’ merchant Travis Perkins is to close more than 30 branches in a move affecting 600 jobs.

Paul McCherry from Cloud 9 IT Services outside the Star Trek exhibition on the Prom

Blackpool IT firm’s launch was out of this world

A newly launched Blackpool IT company has gone beyond the final frontier.

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Campaigning children issue road safety appeal to mums and dads not to leave cars illegally outside Blackpool school

Children at Roseacre Primary Academy in Blackpool unveiled the latest in an ongoing road safety campaign.

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Betfred has won planning permission to extend its Layton betting shop

Expansion of betting shop wins approval

Plans to extend a betting shop in Layton have been approved.

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Job Centre Plus

Jobs events staged as unemployment rises

A series of events are being run in the Blackpool area to get unemployed people into permanent work.

Tina Rothery at Blackpool County Court. The anti-fracking protestor is being sued by landowners backed by fracking company Cuadrilla over a three week protest on farmland earmarked for test  fracking near Preston New Road, Little Plumpton.

“Security” fears means delay for anti-fracking campaigner’s court hearing

A well known anti-fracking campaigner facing jail has been told her case has been postponed due to security fears.

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Jesse McClure in the Las Vegas Arcade

Storage Hunter Jesse targets Blackpool’s hidden treasures

He’s normally on screen pulling a fast one over his rivals and gloating unceremoniously when he lands a bargain on TV hit Storage Hunters.

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Chris King of Napthens

Fylde coast firms warned over sex discrimination

An employment law expert is reminding businesses that sex discrimination can affect men as well as women, and steps should be taken to ensure policies reflect this.

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