Traffic trouble as two-car smash closes crossroad

An Anchorsholme road remains closed today after a late-night car crash damaged traffic signals.

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Calls for improvements at Anchorsholme crossroads

Calls for improvements at Anchorsholme crossroads

Someone could be killed if improvements are not made to a road junction, according to one of Blackpool’s most senior councillors.

Workers installing the pipe at Anchorsholme

Superpipe work hit by delays, firm says

Work to bury a two-mile-long pipe in a trench under the sea at Anchorsholme has been delayed, United Utilities said.


VIDEO: The two-mile-long 'superpipe' heading across the sea to Anchorsholme

A massive new pipe measuring over two miles long will be arriving off the coast of Anchorsholme later today, ready to be installed in a huge trench under the sea.
The plans for the new coffee bar in Anchorsholme Library

Grand opening planned for cafe

A dementia-friendly cafe that has been 18 months in the making is all set for its grand opening next month.

An artists impression showing part of the interior of the new Anchorsholme Library cafe

Enjoy a book and a brew at library cafe

Visitors to a Blackpool library will soon be able to enjoy a cuppa with their books.

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How Eastpines park currently looks

Last push to raise cash for Blackpool park revamp

A final push has been launched to raise the last few hundred pounds to transform a Blackpool park.

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Anchorsholme Park will be restored to its former glory

Anchorsholme will be a ‘fantastic’ facility once five-year sewage project is completed

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Firefighters cut a driver free after Sunday's crash

Red alert over danger junction

Red lights shining a few seconds longer could end up saving a life.

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Anchorsholme Park

More 'tremors' near huge construction site

United Utilities bosses have been urged to open up to the public after more vibrations were reported in Anchorsholme.

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United Utilities is currently building massive underground tanks at Anchorsholme Lane

'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.

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