Man charged with murder after baby’s death

Detectives investigating the death of a six-week-old baby in Blackpool have charged a man with murder.

Stock image

Decision to deny Turk living in Blackpool a visa is quashed

A budding entrepreneur who was denied a visa to stay in Blackpool got the decision overturned by a High Court judge.

The attack happened at around11.30pm on January 28at Scrooges Wine Bar in Milbourne Street.

Man loses teeth and suffers broken jaw in bar attack

A 21-year-old man suffered a broken jaw and lost several teeth when he was punched by two men outside a Blackpool bar, say police.
Crime 6
Darren Crawford, 36, of Knowle Avenue, Blackpool, was jailed for five years for burglary.

Blackpool burglar who targeted the elderly left OAP in tears

A burglar who targeted the homes of four vulnerable people including an amputee and stroke victim during a three hour crime spree has been jailed for five years.

Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 28-03-17

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

Adam Harrison

Drugs man disappears from Kirkham prison

Police are appealing for information after a 33-year-old man failed to return to prison.

News 2
(L-R) Amanda Mitchell, Ellen Whitely and Irene James outside the Tyldesley Conservative Club in Blackpool

Social club pays out £35k in ‘sexism’ row with three female members

A Conservative social club was forced to pay out £35,000 after three female members were branded ‘witches’ during alleged sexist abuse.

North Shore 14
Missing Carol Waugh has been found

UPDATE: Woman, 70, missing from home is found

Police have reported that a 70-year-old woman who went missing from her home in Bispham has been found.
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 27-03-17

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

The car went up in flames and crews from Bispham and Blackpool were alerted via a 999 call.

Three arrested after car smashes into lamppost

A road was closed for a number of hours after a car smashed into a lamppost and burst into flames.
Clive Grunshaw welcomes Andy Rhodes

Former Blackpool officer will be county’s chief

Andy Rhodes has been confirmed as the next Chief Constable of Lancashire by the Police and Crime Panel for Lancashire.

Crime 3
Jobs Friends and Houses was launched to help ex-offenders

Council and police in £300,000 bail out of failing company

Lancashire Police and Blackpool Council have together paid more than a quarter of a million pounds to keep a failing company afloat.

News 6
The Union Flag on town hall at half-mast

Security review across Blackpool as London death toll rises

Security is being reviewed across Blackpool after the terrorist attack in London, which Islamic State has now claimed responsibility for.

Crime 7
Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases

Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases in Lancashire

Four children a day in Lancashire are reporting sexual abuse to police, heartbreaking figures show today.

Crime 6
Bobbi Martin was reported missing from the central area of Blackpool and last seen on Tuesday, March 21.

Girl, 16, missing from Blackpool

Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Blackpool.
Crime 6
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 24-03-17

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

Mehboob Elahi, sped down Blackpool Prom at 100mph before driving onto the tram tracks and smashing into an electricity pole

Teens feared death at 100mph on Prom

Reckless driver Mehboob Elahi is facing the threat of jail – after driving down the Prom at 100mph before smashing his luxury car into an electricity pole.

Police at the scene of the incident, at the rear of Redcar Road

Police investigate sex attack in Blackpool alleyway

A woman has been sexually assaulted in a Blackpool alleyway.
George Glendon

Rosler says Fleetwood midfielder George Glendon still available for selection after rape charge

Fleetwood midfielder George Glendon, who has been charged with rape, has not been suspended with head coach Uwe Rosler revealing he will still be in contention for Saturday’s game at Bury.

Fleetwood Town FC
Load more