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Pervert teaching assistant jailed for spying on children

A pervert teaching assistant who set up secret cameras to spy on school children as they changed for PE lessons has been caged.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 18-01-17

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

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Jonathan Birt was jailed for covertly filming schoolchildren getting changed in their PE kits

Pervert teaching assistant jailed for spying on children

A pervert teaching assistant who set up secret cameras to spy on school children as they changed for PE lessons has been caged.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw.

Calls for answers on bungled BT contract

Lancashire’s Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has been challenged to provide an update on the cost and progress of the long running police investigation into the former BT/County Council partnership One Connect Ltd.

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Paul Stoney, 22, is currently wanted by police

Police appeal after cannabis found during vehicle stop

Police would like to speak to a man from Bispham after a large quantity of cannabis was found during a vehicle stop.
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The stolen BMW M3

£30,000 car is chased by police chopper

A car stolen during a burglary at a young family’s home was found after being chased across the Fylde coast by a police helicopter.

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Break-in sparks armed response

Break-in sparks armed response

Armed police were deployed in a manhunt launched following a suspected break-in at a car salvage yard in Bilsborrow.

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Police found the Mercedes crashed and abandoned in Amounderness Way

Appeal after crashed car is found abandoned on Amounderness Way

A passing police patrol found a crashed car abandoned on Amounderness Way in Cleveleys in the early hours of this morning.

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Laylah Scarlett De Cruz who has been convicted of property fraud

Blackpool mum and daughter convicted of £1m property fraud

A mother and daughter have been convicted of property fraud after the mother assumed the identity of a dead landlady to make more than £1 million.

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Gregory McKain

MISSING: Man with links to Blackpool

Police are growing increasingly concerned after a man with links to Blackpool went missing from home.

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Coun David Angel, chairman of Staining Parish Council, Christine Eastwood and Co-op manager Stuart Cook.

New cameras to crack down on fly-tipping

Fly-tippers beware – and smile for the camera.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 17-01-17

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

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Denis Thwaites,70 and Elaine Thwaites 69 of Blackpool

Terror attack in which Blackpool couple were killed ‘could have been stopped’

Shocked relatives heard how armed police could have stopped a Tunisia terrorist massacre but instead deliberately delayed their arrival at the scene.

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Police crackdown on yobs proves a success

Police are deciding whether to continue an operation to crack down on stone throwing yobs.

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Ex-footballer David Lean

Abuse victim takes steps to help service

A sexual abuse victim is hoping to turn his traumatic experience into something positive as he tries to raise much-needed funds for a counselling service that supported him in his darkest hour.

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Police

New top cop wants a ‘first class response’ for Fylde and Wyre

The man in charge of policing Fylde and Wyre insists fighting crime is only a fraction of what his officers are expected to deal with.

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Preston Crown Court

Mum in plea to spare criminal teen jail term

A teenager who was caught growing cannabis has narrowly avoided a prison term after his mother gave a heartfelt account of his childhood difficulties to a court.

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Police and abulance services on Coronation Street. Picture by Agnes Ashe

‘Verbally abusive’ man tried to enter ambulance

A man became aggressive and tried to force his way onto an ambulance.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 16-01-17

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

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Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine from Blackpool were killed in the massacre

Tunisia massacre inquest for Blackpool victims to begin

Inquests into the deaths of the 30 Britons, including Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine from Blackpool, who died in the Tunisia beach massacre of 2015 will begin today.

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