'It's not us' insists water firm as residents feel earth move

United Utilities has denied it is behind a mysterious tremor which sent Fylde coast homes shaking.

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United Utilities is preparing to install a 3km pipe

Mini flotilla hard at work off Fylde coast

Typical... you wait all day for one ship, then three turn up at once.

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How the Norcross development might look

Plots already reserved on new retail park

Four major plots have already been reserved on a new Fylde coast retail park – before planning permission has even been granted.

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United Utilities works at Anchorsholme Park

Project Update: Anchorsholme Park Pumping Station

United Utilities is building a new pumping station at Anchorsholme Park as part of a town-wide scheme to update infrastructure and improve the quality of the bathing water.

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Angler Bill Redman

Last resting place for angler’s ashes

An angler will forever be remembered at ponds where he fished thanks to glass-blower John Ditchfield.

New plans for Anchorsholme pumping station

Dismay at plans to put water pumps above ground in park

Changes to plans for a new pumping station at Anchorsholme Park have angered residents, ward councillors warned today.

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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.

White Carr Lane                                                                                Image:Google

MP vows to continue rat run speed battle

An MP has vowed to continue his fight to cut the speed limit on a notorious rat run road.

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Children from Bispham Endowed Primary School visit residents at Glen Tanar Care Home.  Robert Brooks shares a joke with seven-year-old Blake Shilton.

Blackpool youngsters play generation game

Youngsters got to sit down and learn about lives well lived at a Fylde coast care home.

Sevenoaks Drive in Anchorsholme

Police 'seize car' as part of rape investigation

A woman in her 20s was reportedly raped in an Anchorsholme alleyway last night, police said.

Ian Hindle was jailed for six years for the rape

CAGED: Two brothers jailed for sex abuse of young girl

Two brothers have been caged over a string of historic sex attacks on a 10-year-old schoolgirl more than a decade ago.

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Blackpool mum’s hell at 47 unwanted takeaway deliveries a day

A Blackpool mum claims her life is being ruined by up to 47 unwanted takeaway deliveries every day.

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Anchorsholme Park

Updated plans will ‘enhance’ resort park

Water company bosses have submitted revised plans for their development of a Blackpool park.

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L-R: Keira Howarth, Elle McIver and Caitlin Hornsby

PICTURES: Kids become culture vultures

Youngsters at Anchorsholme Academy have been experiencing different aspects of Asian culture to celebrate Chinese New Year.

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Bennell was remanded in custody until March.

Woman fined after identifying victim of child sex abuser on Facebook

A woman “outed” the female victim of a sex predator by putting a picture of her and comments about her on the Facebook.

The plans for Eastpines Park

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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