North Shore

North Shore

Wish you were there? Postcards from the past

The first commercial postcards appeared on mainland Europe in 1869. These cards were the idea of Dr Emanuel Herrman – the Hungarians were the first to embrace this new, cheap way of sending messages.

Nostalgia
A man was taken to hospital following the assault outside Ma Kelly's

Man knocked-out in 'large disturbance" outside South Shore bar

A man was knocked unconscious during a "large disturbance" outside a popular bar in South Shore, say police.
Crime
Emergency services took two men to hospital following the incident

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after 'stabbing'

Two men from Blackpool have been arrested, one on suspicion of attempted murder, following an alleged "stabbing" incident near to the Hilton Hotel in North Shore, say police.
Crime
Arriva train

£2.30 rail fare that cost fare dodger more than £400

A court has ordered six train passengers from Blackpool to pay a total of almost £4,000 in financial penalties for failing to pay for a ticket.

Crime
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

‘Drug dealing den’ shut down by court

A house where the tenants have made life a misery for their neighbours has been closed down for three months.

News
Michael Rhodes

One punch killer teenager locked up

A teenager who admitted killing a Blackpool man with a single punch has been locked up.

News
Elliott Jones, from North Shore, Blackpool, has been jailed for 25 years

Paedophile jailed for 25 years for raping two children

A convicted paedophile who raped two primary school aged children has been locked up for 25 years after a judge branded him “cunning, pitiless and remorseless”.

North Shore
Layton Primary School (Pic: Google)

Teachers being ‘extra vigilant’ after man is seen hanging around school gates

Staff at Layton Primary School are being ‘extra vigilant’ after a suspicious man was seen hanging around the main gates.

Crime
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 19-09-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Crime
Four police hurt in van smash

Four police hurt in van smash

Four police officers were hurt in a collision between a police van and a car driven by a drunk driver in Blackpool in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Crime
New headteacher Roger Farley outside Westminster, which used to be Claremont

Blackpool school gets new name, headteacher and uniform as it becomes academy

A Blackpool primary school has become an academy, changing its name, uniform, and headteacher.

Education 2
A drugs gang that flooded the streets of Blackpool with class A drugs will be the focus of a new publicity campaign.

Fifteen faces of drugs shame

A drugs gang that flooded the streets of Blackpool with class A drugs will be the focus of a new publicity campaign.

Crime
Crews made the vehicles safe while paramedics assessed the patients.

Three injured in Dickson Road crash

Three people were injured after two cars collided on Dickson Road, say ambulance services.
Transport
Busy roundabout blocked by crash

Busy roundabout blocked by crash

Traffic near a busy North Shore roundabout has been blocked by the wreckage of a crashed car.

News 3
North West Air Ambulance

Casualty taken to Alder Hey after air ambulance called to school

A casualty was ferried to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital by the North West Air Ambulance after being called to Unity Academy, North Shore on Thursday afternoon.

News
Quyen Ngoc Nguyen's body was found in a burning car

Blackpool man accused of murdering woman whose body was found in burning car appears in court

Two men have appeared in court via video link, accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a burning car.

Crime
Dogs flee house fire in North Shore

Dogs flee house fire in North Shore

A man returned home to find his bedroom on fire earlier.

News
Police were called to Warley Road following reports of an accident

'Drink driver' arrested after crashing into wall and lamppost

A man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car crashed into a garden in North Shore, say police.

Crime
The Derby owner Ivan Varney

Blackpool hotel shortlisted for national B’n’B award

A bed-and-breakfast favourite has been shortlisted for a national award.

News
Michael Rhodes, 47,

MANSLAUGHTER: Teen, 16, charged with killing Blackpool man Michael Rhodes

A teenager has been charged with the manslaughter of a man who died after being punched to the ground.

News
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