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Ambulance hero helped transform 999 service

Returning from a routine call, the two-man ambulance crew were looking forward to a well earned cuppa.

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Allitts Estate Agnets has closed its doors

Doors close at one of Fylde coast's estate agents

One of the Fylde coast’s best known estate agents has shut its doors after 27 years.

Business
Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool: From the courts 24-10-17

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

Crime

Prince Harry applauds staff at Veterans UK on his visit to the Fylde

Prince Harry charmed staff at Veterans UK and thanked them for their ‘amazing work’ on a visit to the Fylde coast.

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Emergency services at the scene in Amounderness Way (Picture by Jason Steele)

UPDATE: Two crashes in heavy rain leave roads blocked

Motorists were urged to avoid the areas of two crashes this morning.
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Year two pupils at Layton Primary School were treated to cricket sessions by the Lancashire Cricket Boards Jordan Clarke [left].

Layton youngsters bowled over after pupil, six, wins award

Year two pupils at Layton Primary School were treated to cricket sessions by the Lancashire Cricket Board’s Jordan Clarke yesterday.

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Labour's deputy leader County Coun John Fillis highlights the problem of roads where marking will not be renewed

Halving Lancashire's road signs budget will cost lives warning

A decision to slash the budget for renewing road signs and highway markings in Lancashire will put lives at risk, critics claim.

Politics
‘Neighbour from hell’, 66, convicted of harassing couple in bizarre 18-month campaign

‘Neighbour from hell’, 66, convicted of harassing couple in bizarre 18-month campaign

A nightmare neighbour harassed a couple by playing songs non-stop and intimidating them with a pottery figure of a fat woman.

Crime
Prince Harry visits Brockholes Nature Reserve and youngsters from My Place

YOUR TWEETS: Prince Harry's visit to Lancashire

Here's how people reacted on Twitter during Prince Harry's visit to the region.
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MCA chief executive Sir Alan Massey presents the award to UK Officer Trainee of the Year Tristan Greaney

Fylde coast student wins national maritime award

A Fleetwood Nautical Campus graduate has been presented with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency 2017 UK Officer Trainee of the Year award.

Business
Alison Handling of Kirkham

Fylde plastic boxes firm aims to double turnover

A Fylde coast-based container retailer is on course to double its turnover to £10m within two years and is looking to create jobs to help meet the ambitious target.

Business
Boxer Paul Sykes. A new book about thenotorious hard man is out and plans are in place to make a film of his life.

Book tells story of boxer jailed in Blackpool

A man labelled as one of the hardest men in Britain, who lived for a while in Blackpool, is set to have his life made into a film.

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Google's new Pixel 2 XL phone

Reports of screen burn on Google's news £799 smartphone

Google is investigating reports some handsets of its new Pixel 2 XL smartphone have suffered from "screen burn-in", the tech giant has said.

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The Yum Yum takeaway on Brook Street, Fleetwood

Fleetwood takeaway shut down after police raid

A takeaway raided by police back in July has had its licence revoked by Wyre councillors.

Crime
Ruth Boardman, Rena Shanahan and Debasish Debnath with breast care nurses, radiographer and other fundraisers

£62,000 x-ray machine to cut down on delays for cancer patients

A £62,000 x-ray machine has been delivered to Blackpool Victoria Hospital, after two years of fund-raising by two former breast cancer patients.

Health
File photo of Carleton crossing

Traffic chaos after barrier on Carleton Crossing gets stuck

The barrier at Carleton Crossing, in Blackpool Road, became stuck earlier this afternoon, leading to 'heavy traffic'.
Transport

Harry returns to village flooded by 2015 storm to check recovery progress

Prince Harry has returned to a village which was devastated by floods in Storm Desmond to see how the recovery effort progressed.
Environment
Hotel burglar James Reece Morrison

Jail for burglar who targeted Blackpool hotels

A burglar who targeted hotels in Blackpool has been jailed for 30 months.

Crime
Extra buses between Blackpool and Preston will be in operation during the electrification work

'Express' buses to be laid on between Blackpool and Preston during rail electrification work

Extra buses will be laid on between Blackpool and Preston in busy hours during rail works.

Transport
Average speed camera

Speed camera switch-on date is announced

New average speed cameras in Wyre will go live on Friday.

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