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Man left with serious injuries in street attack in ‘critical’ condition

Detectives have launched a major investigation after a man was left fighting for his life after an attack in the street during the early hours of yesterday morning.

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Watson Road Park, Blackpool

Update: Woman arrested after baby girl found in park

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a baby was found in a park in Blackpool.

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A drunk man who hurled a wine glass at a singer over a taunt as he rowed with his wife has been caged for 17 months. Sean McDermott, 28, of Chatsworth Avenue, Fleetwood

Singer tells of club attack

A drunken man who hurled a wine glass at a former Pop Idol contestant as he sang onstage has been jailed for 17 months.

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Learner driver rolled car on to roof just hours before test

A learner driver who was due to take his test rolled his car on to its roof just hours before his test.

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Wood Street, St Annes. Picture: Google

Man left in serious condition after assault

A man has been left in a serious condition after an assault outside a bar.

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Gavel and scales

Pervert exposed himself to girls

A pervert dressed only in a long black coat and exposed himself to young girls a court heard.

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Scene at the recycling plant fire on Jameson Road, Fleetwood.

Teenage firebug receives a‘Slap on wrist’ for starting a £650K inferno

Questions have been raised over why a teenager who caused a massive blaze which cost around £650,000 only received a police caution.

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Kathryn Peart's cat, Jesse, died after ingesting poison in Thornton

Warning issued after cat is poisoned by ‘anti-freeze’

A devastated cat owner has warned pet owners to be careful following a spate of poisonings in Thornton.

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Bikers treated other road users ‘like obstacles in a video game’

Bikers treated other road users ‘like obstacles in a video game’

A Blackpool motorcyclist was among a pack of bikers who sped at more than 100 miles an hour, performed wheelies and swerved in and out of traffic.

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Women barracaded boy in cupboard while family went on trip to Blackpool

Two women have been found guilty of a catalogue of cruelty against a young boy, including barricading him in a cupboard while his family went on a day trip to Blackpool.

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Speed camera locations.  Squires Gate Lane westbound.

REVEALED: 5 notorious speeding spots in Blackpool

Almost 8,000 speeding drivers were caught out on the roads of Blackpool in just the last 12 months.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Driver had taken cocktail of drugs

A driver with a cocktail of drugs in his body collided twice with a car in which a couple and their grandchild were travelling.

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Nicholas Stewart has been given a CRASBO after being caught selling fake whiskey laced with urine on the streets of Blackpool.

Conman breached order to sell fake booze

A conman with convictions for selling fake alcohol has been back in court.

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The boy was locked in a cupboard while his family went on a day trip to Blackpool

Mum and friend face jail over young boy locked in cupboard while family went to Blackpool

Two women have been warned they face jail after a jury found them guilty of a catalogue of cruelty against a young boy, including beating him with a pole, hitting him with a stiletto, and locking him in a cupboard while the family went on a trip to Blackpool.
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Brendan Kelly

Thug, 22, smashed glass bottle in face

A thug who smashed a glass bottle into a man’s face in a takeaway has been jailed for 15 months.

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Preston Crown Court

Thug’s sentence almost doubled

A thug who invaded a pensioner’s home and terrorised him with a knife had his “too soft” sentence nearly doubled by top judges.

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Zack Jones

Child burglar jailed again in latest break-in

A career burglar who has clocked up 25 break-ins at the age of just 19 years old has been jailed for another four years.

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More than 1,800 police fitness tests were failed in the space of a year

‘On the run’ police pass tests

We’re fighting fit!

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Cats are being poisoned in the Thornton area, police fear (stock image).

Warning to pet owners after cat poison cases

Cats are being poisoned in the Thornton area, police fear.

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Police at Knowsley Crescent in Thornton

‘Body’ search ‘may be wound down’

Police have suggested their search for a ‘body’ in a garden in Thornton may be wound down.

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