Dirty kitchens found by health inspectors at Bispham Chinese restaurant

Health inspectors discovered filthy food preparation areas and no washing facilities at a Chinese restaurant.

‘One-in-a million’ Ivy dies aged at 107-years-old

‘One-in-a million’ Ivy dies aged at 107-years-old

One of Britain’s oldest women has died at the age of 107.

Black globules were scattered across the area at Norbreck

Black blobs of oil washed up on the beach sent to anti-pollution experts

A pollution incident that has seen an oil-type substance wash up on beaches across the Fylde coast is on a ‘much bigger scale than first thought’, officials have said.

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The junction of Washington Avenue and Salcombe Avenue (Picture: Google)

Biker seriously hurt in crash with parked car

A motorbiker suffered multiple injuries after hitting a parked car in Bispham.

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Bispham and Norbreck Gala
Morris dancers

Bispham and Norbreck gala still puts on a show despite the bad weather

A Fylde coast gala did its best to run smoothly despite constant downpours.

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Paramedics at the scene, opposite Red Bank Road, Bispham (Picture: Lavinia Ivers)

Man seriously hurt and airlifted after Bispham cliff fall

A man suffered serious injuries after falling from the clifftop onto the lower promenade in Bispham.

Blackpool Councillor 
Coun Don Clapham

Funding dished out in Bispham

A number of projects in Bispham are set to benefit from an injection of grassroots funding.

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Joanne Myatt and her husband Martin

Brother’s mission for battling Joanne - fighting cancer again

A loving brother will walk up to 35 miles a day so he can help pay for his terminally ill sister’s treatment.

Blackpool Town Hall.

Application for apartments development

Plans have been submitted to Blackpool Council seeking permission to build an apartment block in Bispham.

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WATCH: Two men burned in Blackpool factory fire

Two workers have been injured in a fire at a Blackpool factory.
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Blackpool and the Fylde College's  Bispham campus

College cladding is safe and ‘not the type’ used on Grenfell Tower

Cladding at Blackpool and The Fylde College’s Bispham campus is safe, a spokesman has confirmed.

Police at the scene

Man charged over Red Bank Road bookmaker robbery

Detectives have charged a man in connection with a robbery at a bookmakers in Blackpool.
Controversial American preacher Franklin Graham speaking at a conference in 2017

Church fury as anti-gay cleric invited to talk

A controversial preacher who has spoken out against gay rights and Islam has been invited to speak in Blackpool.

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Man ‘put life at risk’ to swan dive into water off sea wall

A man who put his life at risk by continuing to swan dive in the water from the sea wall, despite being urged not to, has been described as ‘foolhardy’.

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Dan and Vycki Nicholson at the Fylde Coast Ice Arena

Ice rink to close as new plans revealed

A Blackpool ice rink has closed - blaming the decision on major problems with its refrigeration plant.

Bispham High is being demolished

Change of use bid for demolished school site

New homes and shops could be built on former school playing fields following an application to change their use.

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This image of police at the BetFred store in Red Bank Road was submitted to The Gazette

Staff threatened with 'iron bar' in bookmaker raid

Staff at a Blackpool bookmaker were threatened by an armed raider who made off with £1,000 in cash.
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Bus services were temporarily stopped while emergency services dealt with the accident.

Woman injured in two-car smash in North Shore

A major road in North Shore was temporarily closed following a two car crash, say police.
Picture by Julian Brown 03/05/17

Ivy Leonard celebrates her 107th birthday at Glen Tanar, Blackpool, with staff

‘Little but mighty’ Ivy still has it at age of 107

A centenarian with ‘the heart of a lion’ has celebrated her 107th birthday.

Bispham Endowed Primary School (Pic: Google)

Parents fined by Bispham school for pupil absences

Bispham Endowed Primary School, in Bispham, said 53 school days were missed because of absences last term.

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