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Viagra Hotel boss doesn't fear ASBO

A hotelier who sparked controversy when he changed the name of his hotel is squaring up for a fight with Blackpool Council.

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Laylah Scarlett De Cruz

Pair jailed over Dubai property con

A mother and daughter have been jailed after the mother assumed the identity of a dead landlady to make more than £1m in a property fraud.

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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.
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Police seized a Mercedes in Blackpool

Car seized after driver tests positive for drugs

A motorist had his car seized by police after failing a roadside drugs test.

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Some of the money stolen had been donated to the Sense charity.

Charity cash thief jailed after throwing away second chance

A thief with a history of stealing money collected for charities has been jailed.
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Holy Family Catholic Primary School (Pic: Google)

Blackpool primary school is rated ‘good’ by inspectors

Holy Family Catholic Primary School, in Seacrest Avenue, North Shore, has been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

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The Claremont community and environment group

Proud North Shore community clean up local area

Residents and councillors in a North Shore community have been cleaning up their local area.

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Residents gathering ahead of the first meeting of the South Shore Community Partnership

Forum brings community together

A scheme to give Blackpool residents a stronger voice is set to expand.

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Temporary lights have been put up at this junction (Pic: Google)

Drivers’ ‘nightmare’ as council trials temporary lights on busy diversion route

Temporary traffic lights at the junction of Devonshire Road and Warley Road in North Shore have been causing lengthy delays, drivers have reported.

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Seven pumps were called to fight the blaze

Prom closed after blaze at Blackpool hotel

The Promenade has been closed after a ruptured gas main led to a major fire at a North Shore hotel, say fire services.

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Police are investigating an assault

Man smashed in face with vodka bottle

A man was left with injuries to his face after being smashed in the face with a vodka bottle by a gang of yobs.

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Memorial service at Gynn Square for three police officers and a civilian who died in 1983

UPDATE: Service held for three fallen Blackpool police officers

Retired and serving police officers gathered in Blackpool earlier today to pay their respects to three colleagues who drowned in the sea – 34 years on from the tragedy that rocked the resort.

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Members of Harry Holland's family at the official dedication of a garden at Claremont Community Centre to his memory

Garden in memory of community hero

A garden named in memory of a community stalwart has been officially opened.

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Biker hurt in Blackpool crash

Biker hurt in Blackpool crash

A biker has been injured in a road collision in Blackpool.

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Police in Warley Road at the weekend

Rowing couple refuse to make complaint after calling police

A rowing couple were left with minor injuries after fighting at their home in North Shore.

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Unicorn-themed send-off for ‘wonderful’ Alison

People wore purple and blue unicorn jumpers and clutched stuffed toys and teddy bears as they said goodbye to a ‘wonderful’ and ‘charming’ young girl.

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Mum of two, Charly Johnson is recovering in hospital after suffering a severe sepsis infection

Brave Charly: ‘I’ll be walking in six months’

A brave Blackpool mum who lost three of her limbs to a deadly blood infection is looking forward to getting used to walking again.

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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.

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A woman was taken to hospital after a car collided with a wall in Cromwell Road, North Shore
Image: @gemsikulxx/Twitter

Woman taken to hospital after car hits wall

A woman was taken to hospital after a car smashed into a wall in Blackpool.

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Eviivo awards 2016 Globe theatre, Dean Wilson and John Donald of Waves Guesthouse recieve their award from David Weston

Best budget holiday award for resort hoteliers

Blackpool hoteliers John Donald and Dean Wilson have proved they are among the best when it comes to offering budget holidays.

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