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Dogs flee house fire in North Shore

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A woman posed as a health worker before tricking a man into handing over his bank card and personal identification number (PIN), a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

Sneak thief conned her way into man’s house before buying booze and fags with his cash

A woman posed as a health worker before tricking a man, 58, into handing over his bank card and personal identification number (PIN), a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

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Court news

Blackpool: From the courts 08-08-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
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Crews were called out to the Ambassador Hotel

Suspicious fire damages former hotel in North Shore

A 'suspicious' fire caused substantial damage to disused hotel in North Shore, say fire services.
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Crews called to kitchen fire

Crews called to kitchen fire

Fire crews were called to a kitchen blaze in Banks Street, North Shore.

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Preston Crown Court

Judge’s mercy on Blackpool drug dealer

A dad who owed a drug debt to dealers has been given a two year jail term, suspended for two years after being caught storing and dealing cocaine.

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Terrence Swallow

‘Mean’ burglar cleared out flat

A man who emptied a vulnerable neighbour’s flat while he was being treated for mental health issues has been jailed for three years.

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Picture posed by model

Children’s home closed while abuse claims investigated

A home for vulnerable children has been closed while police investigate reports allegations of abuse by staff.

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The accident left the Citroen on its roof

Car left on its roof in North Shore junction crash

Two men were taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital after a two car crash in North Shore.
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WATCH: Car blaze drama in resort street

Fire crews from Bispham were called to a blaze involving a car in Blackpool.
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Shots of people allegedly under the influence of the synthetic drug spice

Mum and young son terrified by ‘Spice’ user

A judge has warned of the dangers of the illegal drug Spice - known as the zombie drug because it causes people to behave like the walking dead.

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The toilets where the man's body was found earlier this afternoon

UPDATE: Man's public toilet death 'not suspicious', police say

The death of a man inside public toilets on the Promenade is not being treated as suspicious, police said.
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Victory Road was closed while firefighters tackled a chimney fire at a house in the street (Pic: Twitter/Blackpool Fire Station)

Resort road closed as firefighters tackle blaze

Victory Road in North Shore was closed while firefighters tackled a chimney blaze at a house in the street earlier this morning.

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An elderly woman had her handbag snatched close to the Strand Hotel, on the Promenade at North Shore, police said.
Officers have now released this CCTV image of a man they want to speak to about the theft, which left the 80-year-old without bank cards, cash, and glasses.

CCTV appeal after thug snatches OAP’s handbag on the Prom

An elderly woman had her handbag snatched close to the Strand Hotel, on the Promenade at North Shore, police said.

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Investigators at the scene of the fire

No arrests as flats arson investigation continues

Specialist investigators continue to examine the damage inside a block of fire-hit flats today – as it was warned the blaze could easily have cost lives.

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The junction of Dickson Road and Cocker Street (Pic: Google)

Resort road blocked after crash between lorry and car

A busy North Shore road was blocked shortly before this morning’s rush hour after a crash.

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All branding has been removed from the hotel in Dickson Road

Name game goes on at Blackpool's controversial 'Viagra' Hotel'

The owner of Blackpool’s most controversial hotel has been forced to rethink a controversial rebrand following a threat of legal action.
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