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Cars collide on Prom

Emergency services were called and diversions to traffic briefly put in place after two vehicles were involved in a collision on Blackpool’s North Promenade on Sunday lunchtime.

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Police were called to Devonshire Road, close to North Shore Golf Club, at around 1.10pm

Police called to fourth accident on road in two weeks

A white Ford Fiesta and black Renault Clio were involved in a collision on Devonshire Road earlier – the fourth crash there in just two weeks.

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Caseys Bar

Bar ordered to control drunks

A Blackpool bar has agreed to accept tighter controls following a review of its licence.

Lifeboat launched after 999 call in Blackpool

Lifeboat launched after 999 call in Blackpool

The Blackpool lifeboat was launched after reports that someone was in difficulty in the sea near North Pier.

Major road closed after second crash in two days

Major road closed after second crash in two days

A major Blackpool road remains closed following a serious accident.

The aftermath of a fire which happened on Cocker Street,Blackpool last night.

Investigations begin at blaze scene

Fire crews have begun investigation work at the scene of a major blaze in Blackpool.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Couple bitten in street by out of control dog

A couple were savaged in the street by a dog once owned by a Crufts judge.


Car smashes into garden wall

A Peugeot 106 has hit a garden wall in High Street, North Shore

Blackpool Magistrates Court

Drunk man stole £789 of designer clothes from Blackpool store

A man stole hundreds of pounds of designer clothes from a Blackpool store.

Fire crews at Liberty's

High winds cause floodlight danger at Blackpool hotel

Firefighters were called when high winds caused damage to a Blackpool hotel.

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Hilton general manager Nick Taylor, Danielle Barnett, High Sheriff of Lancashire John Barnett and Variety committee chairman David Jones with the new plaque in the Hilton hotel. Photo credit: Dave Nelson

Hotel charity heroes recognised for work

A resort hotel and its determined staff have been given a charitable seal of approval for fund-raising work.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Driver had lock knife and gas spray in car

A disqualified driver was found to have a lock knife and a CS gas spray close to hand in his car.

Queen's Promenade (Pic: Google)

Scooter passenger dies after Prom crash

A 55-year-old woman has died after after falling from a scooter in Blackpool on Sunday afternoon.

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Nine-year-old Oliver McGonigle outside the Holy Family Catholic Primary School

Was school right to refuse Oliver time off for filming?

Well, this got you talking...

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Fireworks championships

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of exciting events coming up this weekend.
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Nine-year-old Oliver McGonigle won an acting role in a television advert but Holy Family Catholic Primary School will not give him the 2 days off required for filming

Two days off school for a TV commercial? Sorry, no...

A young actor who was cast in a TV role was left upset when his school refused to give him two days off he wanted for filming.

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Blackpool Magistrates

Man hit by ban after drive to girlfriend’s

A man was caught over the alcohol limit when he drove to his distressed girlfriend’s aid.

John Hewitt is wanted by police

Man wanted for rape, firearms and threats to kill

Police are hunting a wanted man from Blackpool in connection with a number of serious charges including rape, wounding and false imprisonment.

Fresh calls have been made for development at Warbreck Gardens

Developer warned over site

Town hall chiefs have used powers designed to tackle anti-social behaviour in a bid to tidy up an abandoned building site.

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