Parking tickets ‘torn up’ amid confusion at Moor Park Leisure Centre

The firm that owns the car park at Moor Park Leisure Centre in Bispham said it has torn up parking tickets handed out to confused drivers.

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Mark Kilmurray, pictured in 2016

Armfield Academy appoints headteacher - as it’s revealed it will have a ‘VR studio’ for pupils

Mark Kilmurray, associate principal at Montgomery High School in Bispham, has been appointed headteacher at the Armfield Academy.

Firefighters spent around 20 minutes extinguishing the fire using an Aqua pod.

Machinery catches fire at industrial unit in Bispham

A fire started after machinery caught alight at an industrial unit in Bispham, say fire crews.

Firefighters wearing breathing equipment put out the fire using a hosereel jet.

Kitchen fire sparks emergency call-out in Bispham

A kitchen fire filled a house with smoke after it broke out in Bispham, say fire services.
Gang of youths dumped shoebox full of kittens on doorstep of Bispham couple

Gang of youths dumped shoebox full of kittens on doorstep of Bispham couple

A cat rescue that took in four seriously ill, abandoned kittens has appealed for the owner of the mother cat to come forward.

Hayley Tamaddon and Daniel Whiston in I Love Blackpool hoodies. The pair won Dancing on Ice together.

Bispham-born soap star in killer illness scare thanks medics who helped her

Bispham-born Emmerdale and Corrie actress Hayley Tamaddon was admitted to hospital with suspected meningitis, the star revealed yesterday.

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Easterleigh founder Mandy Leigh with her dog Tilly

Tributes paid to Easterleigh Animal Sanctuary owner

The founder of a Fylde coast animal sanctuary who rehomed more than 22,000 elderly and abandoned animals has died.

Staff at Select Convenience, described by one neighbour as the 'hub' of the community, were shaken but unhurt, The Gazette understands

Update: Bispham robbery accused appears in court

A man appeared in court earlier today after being charged in connection with a string of serious crimes in Bispham.
Lynda Mather, company director at Bispham Van Hire, is unhappy after exhausts were stolen from new vans while they were on hire

Cat burglars steal precious metals from Bispham vans

Unscrupulous thieves are targeting vans and minibuses for their exhausts and catalytic converters.

Bispham tram stop at the top of Red Bank Road

‘Awesome’ future set for historic tram shelter, despite reservations

The locally-listed tram shelter in Bispham is set to become a cafe with rooftop terrace.

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Woman rescued from burning flat

Woman rescued from burning flat

A woman has been rescued by firefighters after smoke was seen coming out of the window of her flat.

Restaurant owner Antonio Martin-Melero, who died unexpectedly on Thursday

Service will honour the life of popular restaurateur

A ‘well-loved and respected’ restaurant owner will be laid to rest next week after a service to celebrate his life.

Three crews were alerted to the fire at a terraced propertyon Ormand Avenue

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.

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