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Man due in court after woman is hurt in Blackpool

James Pedder, 31, of Palatine Road, Blackpool, was due in court at 10.30am today after being charged with assault and criminal damage.

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The scooter was set alight outside a property on Hornby Road

Arson investigation after elderly man's mobility scooter set-alight

An elderly man has been left without his mobility scooter after it was deliberately set-alight, say fire services.

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Edward Calvey was wrongly accused of shoplifting at Aldi and manhandled by security staff there

Aldi say ‘sorry’ after mistaking a Blackpool grandad for a shoplifter

A Blackpool grandad was shocked when he was almost arrested outside ahis local supermarket - despite being completely innocent.

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The Ford was seized after it was found by police being driven without valid insurance

Driver forced to take £82 taxi trip back to Manchester

A motorist who fell foul of the law was taught an expensive lesson this morning.
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This car has no tax, insurance, or MOT. All expired in 2016, police said.

PICTURES: Law-breaking motorists targeted by police

Motorists driving without insurance and parking inconsiderately have been targeted by police.
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A 31-year-old man was arrested after police were called to Palatine Road in central Blackpool this afternoon

Man, 31, held after woman is hurt in Blackpool

A 31-year-old man was arrested after police were called to Palatine Road in central Blackpool earlier this afternoon.

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Cat abandoned inside carrier could be stolen

Cat abandoned inside carrier could be stolen

A cat shelter has appealed for the owner of a young black-and-white cat to come forward after it was found abandoned outside a Bispham chip shop.

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Girl, 15, missing after leaving home with 'bags of clothes'

Girl, 15, missing after leaving home with 'bags of clothes'

A teenage girl has gone missing from home, police said.
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Jo Thomas from Alice's Tearoom, which was raided on Tuesday

Thief’s Love Hearts break in

A sweet-toothed raider is being hunted by police after breaking into a popular tearoom – and nabbing a cupboard full of treats.

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Soldier facing historic sex abuse claims

An ex-soldier has denied committing a string of sex attacks on three girls more than 40 years ago.

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The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

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Kashif Gul has been jailed for six and a half years

Blackpool kebab shop owner who groomed young girl caged

A kebab shop owner who groomed a vulnerable underage girl has been caged for six and a half years.
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Jack Hart has been banned after trouble at the European Championships last summer (Picture: Facebook/Jack Hart)

BANNED: Football hooligan caught by undercover police

A football hooligan caught on camera hurling glass bottles at rival fans at the European Championships last summer has received the maximum banning order the law can impose.

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Police removing six locked-together protesters at the Preston New Road fracking site at Little Plumpton

Six anti-frackers arrested after latest shale gas protest

Police were called to act as six anti-fracking protesters locked themselves together at the Preston New Road shale gas site.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 17-02-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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‘People deserve to die’, rants wanted Blackpool man

‘People deserve to die’, rants wanted Blackpool man

A Blackpool man being hunted by police has warned that ‘people deserve to die’.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 16-02-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Natalia Mackay, who is helping to hunt for the driver who knocked over her 16-year-old sister Alisha (inset)

'Find this monster' - Plea from sister of teen left for dead in hit-and-run

A devoted sister has joined the hunt for the driver who hit a 16-year-old girl and left her for dead.

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Five-hour search for missing man ends near Stanley Park

Firefighters used an aerial drone to help find a vulnerable man, 44.

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Boscombe Road in South Shore (Pic: Google)

Convertible sports car vandalised and torched

A motorist was on the receiving end of unwanted Valentine’s Day attention after somebody vandalised his sports car – before returning to set fire to it.

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