Police warning over increase in waste fires in Bispham

Police in Bispham have stepped up patrols following an increase in the number of nuisance rubbish fires being reported.

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The two girls climbed down the steps before one slipped into the water, the Coastguard service in Fleetwood said.

Lad praised for saving two youngsters from the sea in Bispham

A young boy threw a life ring into the water off Bispham to save his two friends.

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Two girls saved from sea

Girls aged 11 and 12 rescued after falling in sea

Two young girls were pulled from the sea near Bispham after one of them jumped in to save her struggling pal.


Simon eyes iTunes release for Brian House hospice charity single

A Lytham business owner has decided to branch out from his day job to record a charity single for Brian House.

Top Tots winner Isabelle-Sofia Pritchard with dad Daniel Pritchard and Megan Valentine-Lynden from Thingamajigz

Isabelle-Sofia is our Top Tot!

Congratulations to Isabelle-Sofia Pritchard who is the winner of our Top Tots 2017 children’s photographic competition, sponsored by Thingamajigz children’s indoor play centre in Poulton.

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Corporal Luke stars as Army take inter-services crown

An amateur footballer from Bispham helped the British Army secure the bragging rights in an annual battle of the services.

Trinity Hospice in Bispham

Hospice boss ‘disappointed’ over decision to freeze funding

The boss at Brian House Children’s Hospice in Bispham said he is ‘disappointed’ funding from the government has not increased.

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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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Members of Blackpool's Step to Health programme at Moor Park

Walkers tidy up park while getting fitter

Feeling fitter while picking up litter – that was the aim of walkers in Blackpool’s Moor Park.

18-year-old student Jade Park has been left to pay for the funeral and outstanding costs of her mother, Kym Jones

Teen left with ‘impossible’ funeral bill after mum dies suddenly

A young Blackpool girl has been left with an ‘impossible’ £2,200 funeral bill after the tragic death of her mother.

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Fish and chips

Where are the best fish and chip shops in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite chippys in the area.

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The picture tweeted by @LancsRoadPolice

Car crumpled after road smash

A car was severely smashed after a crash last night.

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WATCH: Driver gets Bispham roundabout horribly wrong

A Blackpool driving instructor was left speechless after another car passed him going the wrong way on a notorious roundabout.
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The scene of the crash in Bristol Avenue

Road blocked following motorhome crash

An elderly man was taken to hospital following a three-vehicle crash in Bispham

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90-year-old Jack McIlroy celebrates his birthday playing badminton with fellow members of the All Hallows Church Tueday Afternoon Badminton Club

War veteran, 90,
is leading the way

Meet the great grandad who’s running rings around people almost half his age.

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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.

Trinity Hospice charity night in memory of former patient Keith Hunt

Pub quiz night in memory of dad

A charity night in memory of a Bispham dad who died young is coming to Norcross this weekend.

Staff and volunteers at Brian House get ready for the Bubble Rush with a practice session

Bubbles are no toil and trouble for this fun lot!

If this picture is anything to go by, the 1,500 people currently signed up for the Bubble Rush are set to have a whale of a time.

Cat abandoned inside carrier could be stolen

Cat abandoned inside carrier could be stolen

A cat shelter has appealed for the owner of a young black-and-white cat to come forward after it was found abandoned outside a Bispham chip shop.

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Michelle Sirotko at her wedding shop, Confetti Rain, Bispham

Big day for Bispham woman after opening bridal shop

A Bispham woman has gone from photographic stills to shop counter tills as she develops her weddings business.

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