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Anchorsholme

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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Pizza delivery

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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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’.

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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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