Children and mother rescued from burning home in North Shore

Two young children and their mother were rescued from their  burning home in North Shore following an early morning blaze, say fire services.
Sabrina Leahy, Charlotte Leahy and Georgia Leahy, who all achieved three distinction stars at Blackpool Sixth Form College

A LEVEL RESULTS: Triplets all get top marks in the SAME subject and will ALL join the RAF

Three sisters – identical triplets – all got the same mark, in the same subject, and will now go on to launch careers in the Armed Forces.

Emergency services were called out to the crash on Anchorsholme Lane

Road blocked in Anchorsholme after two-car crash

A road was partially blocked in Anchorsholme after two cars collided in a late night crash, say police.

Crews searched the property on Sunny Bank Avenue

Emergency call-out after blaze at Bispham house

A blaze broke out at a property in Bispham after a fire spread from the garden to the back of a house, say fire services.
Fylde Memorial Aboretum

Service to mark VJ Day in Blackpool

A special service to mark the anniversary of Victory over Japan Day will take place in Blackpool tomorrow.

Kodi brought the ride to an end by dipping his bike wheel in the North Sea, while wearing his Brian House t-shirt

Keen Kodi, six, pedals his way into the history books

A six-year-old has become the youngest to cycle from coast to coast unaided – raising hundreds of pounds for Brian House Children’s Hospice at the same time.

The TVR factory on Bristol Road being demolished in Bispham

New industry could come to TVR site

New industrial units look set to be built on the site of a former car manufacturing factory in Blackpool.

Dirty kitchens found by health inspectors at Bispham Chinese restaurant

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.

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.

Photo Neil Cross
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.

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.

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.


WATCH: Two men burned in Blackpool factory fire

Two workers have been injured in a fire at a Blackpool factory.
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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