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Long delays after motorway crash

Commuters were stuck in long queues after a collision blocked one lane of the M55 motorway this afternoon.

New bar due to open on the Promenade

Oyston’s town centre bar plans passed - but ordered to stop serving at 1am

Licensing chiefs have approved a new upmarket seafront venue – but agreed with police that it should stop serving drinks at 1am and not 2am.

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Has this man had his foot run over for telling a driver to slow down?

A man had his foot run over after he told a fellow driver to slow down, police believe.

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Howick Park House

Halloween events across Lancashire


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The scene of the crash, which happened at the junction of Victoria Road West and Rossall Road in Cleveleys (Pic: Google)

Updated: Tram passengers escape harm in crash with car

Passengers escaped injury earlier this afternoon after the tram they were on was involved in a collision with a car in Cleveleys.

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Patsy Carr of Anchorsholme Academy Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire has been announced as a Silver Teaching Award Winner in the category, The Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year in the Pearson Teaching Awards 2016

Gold standard for Patricia in school awards

Teaching assistant Patricia Carr struck gold last night when she picked up a top honour at a teaching awards ceremony.

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Police want to speak to this man after a woman had her phone snatched from her in Abingdon Street, Blackpool

Hunt for man who snatched woman’s iPhone as she sat at Blackpool town centre bus stop

A woman using her iPhone at a town centre bus stop had it snatched and stolen, police said.

Crews deal with fatal fire in Chatburn

Lancashire woman dies in house blaze

A woman has died after a fire at a house in Chatburn this morning (Monday).

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Diane Spencer with her helpers David Copeland and Linzi Stewart

Mum gets more than she Home Bargained for after store collapse

This is the heart-warming moment a mum-to-be thanked the shop workers who helped her when she collapsed in store.

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Police were called to Thingamajigz on Poulton Industrial Estate on Saturday

Police called to play centre after furious mum screams at staff in row over behaviour

Police were called to a bust-up at a popular Poulton play centre on Saturday.

Five-year-old Lylia Bailey

Five-year-old is hospital’s youngest fundraiser

A five-year-old girl – already a seasoned fund-raiser – is preparing for another season of goodwill to all men.

In the firing line: Mukai, Oliver and Paul face Lord Sugar in the Boardroom

The Apprentice candidates – reviewed by a recruitment expert

Career coach and author Corinne Mills watched last night’s episode of The Apprentice to review each candidate. How would they fare in the real world?

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 24-10-16

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court from October 22.

Members of The U-Night Group enjoy Meet 'N' Match

Celebrating a year of meets and matches

A group for people with learning difficulties is looking forward to celebrating a successful year running a course in dating and friendship for its members.

New advice could reduce cot death risk by 50 per cent

New advice could reduce cot death risk by 50 per cent

Babies should sleep in the same rooms as their parents for the first year of their lives - but never in the same bed - as it reduces cot death by 50 per cent.

Eating and not paying for supermarket fruit is among the micro-crimes committed by three in four of Brits

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal.

A previous Santa Dash

Can you help smash Santa Dash record?

Calling all Santas!

Chief Inspector Lee Wilson at Blackpool Police Station

Chief inspector proud to lead Blackpool’s force but admits it’s a major test

Blackpool’s top cop admits it’s an honour to lead his home town force – but knows he’s facing a major test of his abilities in running day to day policing of a unique place.

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Pupils from Staining Primary School help take part in a speed awareness campaign with PCSOs on Chain Lane.  Pictured is Sophie Horsfall, aged 10.

Drivers sent message from pupils and police

Slow down and make us smile...

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An artists impression of Construction 2018  and how it will pass through the Big One

‘High five’ hopes for new Blackpool rollercoaster riders

Riders on two Pleasure Beach coasters will be so close, the section of a new ride has been dubbed the ‘high five’ pass.

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