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.

Police were called to the Prom following reports a man had hurt himself

Police called to help man on Prom

Police were called to a private address on the Promenade at Bispham following reports a man had injured himself, a spokesman said.

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Teenage boy hurt in hit and run collision

A 15-year-old boy was knocked off his bike in a hit and run collision
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Larry Cassidy from Section 25

Ex Section 25 members join forces for pub gig

Three former members of legendary Blackpool band, Section 25, will be performing at the Golden Eagle, Bispham, tomorrow night.

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Blackpool defendant told court he is dying

Blackpool defendant told court he is dying

A pensioner who posed as a 14-year-old boy to encourage a schoolgirl to commit online sexual acts has had his sentencing adjourned over claims he is terminally ill.

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Bispham Road        Image: Google

Smoking car alert after crash

Fire crews were called to reports of smoke coming from under a car bonnet following a crash in Blackpool.

Kyle Passmore on BBC One talent show 'Let It Shine'

Resort singing sensation wows judges on BBC's 'Let It Shine'

His journey to stardom may just be beginning but this Blackpool singer has already come a long way... from working in the box office to standing centre stage.

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Lisa Cox, aka Lucy Coates, pictured during a Miss Blackpool shoot in 2012 at the Sandcastle

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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