Spy’s the limit for Lisa in TV contest

A Blackpool social worker has gone undercover as a spy – for a new Channel 4 TV programme.

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Andy and Julie Trigger.

Wedding with a tartan flavour in honour of groom’s mother

A wedding with a true Scottish flavour went almost without a hitch when Andrew Trigger and Julie Cross tied the knot.

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Staff from Mecca Bingo bring gifts to children at Brian House.  They are pictured with staff and children from Brian House.

Christmas surprise for Children at Bispham’s Brian House Hospice

Children at a Bispham hospice were given a big surprise this Christmas.

Christmas Day babies born at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.  Nina Dyson born at 1.48pm weighing 8lb 13oz to Kara Dyson and Jimmy Dyson from South Shore.

Two perfect presents for Christmas in Blackpool

It was almost a silent night at Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s maternity ward with just two families celebrating the arrival of a new born on Christmas Day.

The Imperial Hotel in Blackpool where OBrien had previously struck when he stole �1,000 from a till

Thieving cleaner locked up for latest office raid

A cleaner at an engineering firm helped himself to thousands of pounds of electrical items from his employer, a court has heard,

Christopher Jameson has been caged for 17 years at Preston Crown Court

Bispham rapist is jailed for horrific sexual assaults on children

A man has been jailed for 17 years for a string of horrific rapes and sexual assaults on two children.

Karen Mankowska pays a visit to Brian House to show the children some of her barn owls. Amelia-Rose Strefford with owl Angel.

Kids have a hoot during owls’ visit to Brian House

Youngsters at Brian House Children’s Hospice had a real ‘hoot’ when two owls paid a flying visit.

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Ian Cameron

OAP who had vile images of child abuse jailed

A pensioner arrested for having vile images of child abuse told his wife: “I’ve only been viewing them for a couple of weeks.”

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Crews tackle fire at commercial building in Bispham

Four fire engines were called to tackle a blaze in a commercial building in Briarwood Drive, Bispham, at 6pm yesterday.

Homes evacuated after crash causes gas leak

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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Firefighters called to bedroom fire

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.

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