Raging Blackpool man jailed after van attack

Horrified neighbours tried to intervene as a spurned father repeatedly smashed a van into a fence at his girlfriend’s mum’s home.


VIDEO: End 'almost in sight' at Blackpool's new £25m police station

Blackpool’s new multi-million pound police station is on track – with the end almost in sight, contractors said today.
Police are investigating a suspected arson incident at Brunches

Investigation after 'arson' attack at Thornton sandwich shop

A sandwich shop on the Red Marsh Industrial Estate has suffered severe damage after it was targeted in a suspected arson attack, say police.

Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure launches in Blackpool

When a pirate ship sails into town, who better to call on than Peter Pan to keep the bad guys - and girls - at bay?

Theatre and Comedy
The bar will be open til late

Cheer on teams at charity course

Are you a knockout?

Camerados volunteers and customers at the Living Room Cafe in the Central Library

Camerados cafe set to close as boss says ‘We need to get out of the way’

A cafe launched inside Blackpool Central Library so people could ‘look out for each other’ is set to close.

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La La Land In Concert is coming to Blackpool Opera House

Orchestra will bring La La Land to life on Opera House stage

The Oscar-winning score of musical movie La La Land will be brought to life on stage.

Theatre and Comedy
Danielz in T-Rextasy

T.Rextasy pay tribute to Marc Bolan on 40th anniversary of his death

This month marks an important anniversary for fans of T.Rex - it’s 40 years since the legendary musician Marc Bolan was killed in a car crash, just a fortnight before his 30th anniversary.

Lethal Bizzle. Picture by Dan Medhurst.

Pier Jam to close with Lethal Bizzle

Oi! grime star Lethal Bizzle will bring this year’s Pier Jam sessions to a close at North Pier this weekend.

Chloe Campbell was last sighted in a bank on Yorkshire Street in Rochdale town centre and then again at Blackpool train station

Missing teenage girl may be in Blackpool with suspected 'child abductor'

Police have revealed that a missing teenage girl who is believed to be in Blackpool, may be with a man wanted on suspicion of child abduction.
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 21-09-17

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

Harold Salisbury is the front man for Pinto Beans, playing at The Ferret

Things to do this weekend (September 23 to 24)

As we enter autumn, here's some events for you to try out:

Whats on
Staff at the revamped Abbey-Dale Medical Centre

Blackpool GP surgery’s set to train students

An expanded doctors’ surgery has been relaunched after a major revamp.

Philip James was last seen at around 8.30am on August 30

Fears growing for Preston man missing for three weeks

Fears are growing for a man from Preston who has been missing for over three weeks.

Gang of youths dumped shoebox full of kittens on doorstep of Bispham couple

Gang of youths dumped shoebox full of kittens on doorstep of Bispham couple

A cat rescue that took in four seriously ill, abandoned kittens has appealed for the owner of the mother cat to come forward.

General Street in Blackpool (Pic: Google)

Pair taken to hospital after being rescued from Blackpool flat fire

Two people were rescued from an upstairs flat fire in Blackpool earlier this afternoon.

Trinity Hospice, Blackpool

Fundraiser to thank therapy helpers

A community fundraiser is taking place to say a big thank you to a group of complimentary therapists.

Gary Armer from Out Rawcliffe has made the finals of the prestigious 2017 MS Amlin World Art Vote prize with his powerful portrait  Not a Penny More

Artist shows sorrow for state of club

A Blackpool FC supporter has found a creative outlet for his frustrations with the club’s ownership – and could win an award for his effort.

Court news

Blackpool: From the courts 20-09-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
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Three charged with multiple stabbing attack

Two men and a teenage boy have made their first appearance at court accused of the multiple stabbing of a 23-year-old man.

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