Get your face in the picture for £95,000 cash bid

Residents are being invited to show their support for the regeneration of a Blackpool park.

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Coun Tony Williams

A bright future in store as park bags cash boost

Supermarket shopping bags are set to pay for thousands of pounds of improvements to a Blackpool park

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Footage captured by Jon Nichol

Video footage of teen attack sparks action

An act of mindless vandalism has spurred a community into action to help a pensioner living alone.

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Deadly asbestos was dumped near homes in Idlewood Place off Sevenoaks Drive

Reward offer to stop fly-tippers

Two Blackpool councillors are stumping up a cash reward to any resident who reports fly tipping in their ward which leads to a conviction.

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The elevated road at Princes Way

Prom road set to re-open

A road which runs along part of Blackpool Promenade will re-open next month following work to elevate it above the sea wall.

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Volunteers make East Pines Park 'dementia friendly'

A safe haven for sufferers of dementia

Dedicated volunteers embarked on a charity mission to make an Anchorsholme park ‘dementia friendly’.

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Travellers move near driving range

A group of travellers who set up camp on a busy shopping centre car park have moved - to a golf course.

Fire crews fear people trapped in house blaze

Fire crews fear people trapped in house blaze

Fire crews were called to a house in Blackpool following reports somebody was trapped by flames.

The toddler was seriously hurt in Magdalen Road, police say. (Pic: Google)

Toddler airlifted to Alder Hey with serious injuries

A toddler is in a ‘serious but stable’ condition after being knocked over in Anchorsholme.

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Coastguard were alerted

Beach alert as pair ‘stranded’ by tide

Coastguard and lifeboat teams were put on alert when two people almost became trapped by the incoming tide.

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Simon Blackburn

Council leader chosen to spearhead Lancashire bid

Blackpool Council leader Coun Simon Blackburn has been chosen to spearhead moves towards the creation of a combined authority for Lancashire.

Anchorsholme Lane crash

Showdown due over accident blackspot

Showdown talks are set to be held between highways bosses and a Blackpool councillor over a notorious junction.

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'Anchorsholme Olympics' in East Pines Park

Park to host summer-long Olympics fun

Children can enjoy a fun-filled summer of athletics in Blackpool’s very own ‘Olympics’.

Polling day for the EU referendum.  Polling station at Church Road Methodist Centre in St Annes.

EU REF: Fylde coast voters go to the polls

The first wave of voters have already made their voices heard as polling stations opened at 7am in the EU referendum.

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Margaret and Ross Heubner

Visa nightmare is over for family

The grandson of a Fylde coast pensioner who was forced to quit the UK following confusion over a visa has been re-united with his family.

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Park to host summer of Olympic-style fun

Park to host summer of Olympic-style fun

Children in Blackpool can look forward to a fun-filled summer of free sporting events thanks to a grant from Sport England.

One of the accidents in Anchorsholme

Safety call at junction after double smash

Fears have been raised over a busy junction following two crashes in the space of four days.

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Brian Smith stole watches and batteries from Aldi

Store’s fine mess over cameras

Five years of parking fines issued by a superstore have been called into question after it was revealed the company had no planning permission for number plate recognition cameras.

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Will also inside the drain

Young pair ‘dicing with death’ in giant 30m storm drain

A pair of urban explorers have been warned they are ‘dicing with death’ after climbing into a huge underground construction site.

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Would you recommend your GP?

REVEALED: Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre’s best and worst GP surgeries as rated by you

Today we can reveal the list of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre’s best and worst GP surgeries, based on ratings provided by patients on how likely they are to recommend their practice.

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