Judge criticises gas rebel after 10-year meter rumpus

A sharp eyed judge told how he rumbled a couple who claimed they were victims of disability discrimination.

Headteacher, Simon Eccles shares St Mary's pleasing OFSTED report with (from left to right) Adam Al-Sharifi,Head Boy; Kumiko Goddard, Head Girl; Madison Ruocco, Deputy Head Girl;  and Jacob McPhilimy -Lovelock, Deputy Head Boy."

School targets top rating after Ofsted praise

Blackpool’s best performing secondary school is setting its sights on top billing after yet again being praised by education watchdogs.

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Car smashes into wall outside KFC in Layton

A car hit a wall close to KFC in Devonshire Road, Layton, this morning.

Pig nicknamed ‘Cookie’ found lost on Layton street

Pig nicknamed ‘Cookie’ found lost on Layton street

Police have appealed for the owner of a spotted piglet to come forward after the animal was spotted wandering on a Layton street.

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A 23-year-old man from Blackpool was arrested after this silver Honda moped was pulled over in Layton

Cocaine arrest in Layton after traffic stop

A moped rider was arrested after being pulled over for speeding in Layton – and allegedly found with a bag containing cocaine, police said.

Layton Library (Pic: Google)

Library to close while work is carried out

Layton Library, in Talbot Road, will shut over Easter, the council announced.
Missing Kyle Sedgwick, 15

Police 'very concerned' for 15-year-old missing since Saturday

A 15-year-old boy has not been seen since the weekend, sparking an urgent police appeal to find him.
Crossley's Bridge, pictured on Friday, March 31, 2017

Layton to get its bus service back

The number nine bus will return to Layton ‘as soon as Crossley’s Bridge reopens’, Blackpool Transport said.

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The young mum was found in Boundary Park, police said (Pic: Google)

Teenage girl found hanged at park

The body of a young girl has been found in a Blackpool park, police have confirmed.

Michelle Ramsey in a photo taken by local photographer Jay Clapp

How to look good naked, in pictures

A Blackpool photographer is using his skills to try to help women have a better self-image.

Staff and pupils at Layton Primary School are celebrating after being praised by the government

Pupils jump for joy as school is named in elite

A Blackpool primary school has been congratulated after coming in the top three per cent nationally for pupils’ progress.

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The aftermath of the crash in Mansfield Road

Lamp post and wall demolished in car chase drama

A driver was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, driving whilst unfit through drugs and driving without insurance or a licence following a car chase in Blackpool.
Mansfield Road in Layton (Pic: Google)

Man bailed after late night crash

A 35-year-old man arrested on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of an accident, drink driving, and dangerous driving, has been bailed until March 27.

Mansfield Road in Layton (Pic: Google)

Man arrested after late night car crash

A Layton road was closed by police after a car lost control on a bend and smashed into a lamppost and garden wall.

Caitlin McGovern with some of the food

Schoolkids serve up big helping of festive spirit

Youngsters from Layton Primary School have donated a huge pile of free food to resort homeless charity Streetlife – as well as a healthy dose of the festive spirit.

Jaymelea Hurren, pictured with son Christopher Hurren-ONeill, was 17 when her dad, Chris Folkes, was murdered

Blackpool mum vows she will fight after killer’s appeal

A young mum whose dad was brutally murdered when she was just 17 has today told of her heartbreak to learn his killer’s prison sentence had been slashed.

Go Greek, 17 Westcliffe Dr, Blackpool FY3 7BJ

FOOD REVIEW: Go Greek, Layton

Sadly, an all-inclusive Mediterranean family holiday to the Greek island of Crete doesn’t always guarantee you a plentiful buffet of traditional cuisine, or in our case, any Greek cuisine.

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Westcliffe Drive partially blocked after crash

Westcliffe Drive in Layton is partially blocked following a crash.

Knitted poppies at the war memorial in Layton Cemetery.  Pictured is Nigel Robinson-Wright.

Fylde Coast pays tribute to the fallen

Hundreds gathered across the Fylde coast to mark Armistice Day.

Layton Juniors FC's football pitch has been damaged by horses galloping over the grass. Picture by Amanda Borrino.

Pitches blighted by horse hoof marks

Members of a Blackpool football club have spoken of their ‘disappointment’ after their playing fields were blighted by eight-inch deep horse hoof prints.

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