Homes evacuated after crash causes gas leak

Homes were evacuated last night after a car crashed into a gas main causing it to leak.

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Coral in Red Bank Road

One-legged man in court charged with robbing bookmakers

Two men- one alleged to have been carrying a knife- have made their first appearance at court charged with robbing a bookmakers shop.
Two men were arrested after the raid, which saw staff threatened with a knife

UPDATE: Coral says staff ‘shaken but unharmed’ after Bispham knife raid

Two men escaped with cash after bursting into a Bispham bookmakers yesterday evening.

Max Zazzu and his staff at Terra Nostra celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sardinian restaurant.

Blackpool restaurant celebrates 10 years

A Blackpool restaurant celebrated its 1oth anniversary with a party for customers and staff.

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Fire crews were called to a bedroom fire in Bispham

Firefighters called to bedroom fire

Fire crews were called at 12.25am on Wednesday to deal with a fire in a ground floor bedroom at an address in Ashwell Place, Bispham.

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Missing purse woman sought

Police have released a picture of a woman who they believe may be able to help them return a missing purse containing a £6,500 ring and £150 in cash.

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Moor Park in Bispham (Pic: Google)

Chihuahua mauled to death by Staffy-type dogs in park

A Chihuahua has been killed after being mauled in a Bispham park, police say.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the court - 15/11/16

Here are today’s listings of who has been in court and what for.


Boy rescued from fencing

A 16-year-old boy had to be rescued by firefighters after getting his legs stuck in metal fencing.

Allan Cooper from Bispham who died after suffering a heart attack on his boat

Keen fisherman died after collapse at sea

Tributes have been paid to a fisherman who collapsed and died after suffering a heart attack on his first trip out on his new boat.

Staff and children at Brian House with visitors from HSBC and Room in the bright new craft area

Craft room gift gives Brian House Hospice a colourful boost

Brian House Children’s Hospice has a wonderful new craft room thanks to the generosity of a global bank.

Alexander Wesley, 17, who has been missing for a month

Fears over missing teenager

Police are growing ‘increasingly concerned’ about a 17-year-old boy who disappeared from his Kirkham home more than a month ago.

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Devonshire Road was closed following an accident
Image: Google

Crash shuts Blackpool road

A busy Bispham road was closed for more than an hour following a collision between a car and a motorbike.

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Chair of Trustees Mary Wren-Hilton and Clinical Director Julie Huttley - Picture by Julian Brown

Bispham’s Trinity Hospice hailed in latest Care Quality Commission report

The level of care given to patients at a top Fylde hospice has been hailed following an inspection.

The dumped asbestos

More asbestos left dumped in resort street

An investigation has been launched after asbestos sheets were dumped outside two addresses in Bispham.

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Jeremy Hayward-Jones with his pupy Kobi, a four-month-old Siberian husky.

Playful pup’s lucky escape after setting fire to kitchen

A playful puppy is lucky not to have ended up a hot dog after setting fire to a kitchen.

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Ashfield Road

Road cleared after car crash

Two drivers have been treated for minor injuries following a crash.

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Ashfield Road

Bus crash outside college

A bus has been involved in a collision with a car outside a Blackpool college.

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VIDEO: Tram services back to normal after fire

VIDEO: Tram services back to normal after fire

Tram services are back to normal after being suspended due to a fire earlier today.

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The crash happened on Queen's Promenade (Pic: Google)

Tributes paid to scooter tragedy mum

A woman who died after falling from a scooter on Blackpool Promenade has been described as a ‘loving mum’.

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