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Kirkham

Things to do this weekend (June 24 and 25)

As summer kicks in, there is a whole host of events taking place for you to get out and try...
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Christopher Bannister

REVEALED: The community heroes honoured by Queen’s Honours List

Two community heroes are being honoured by the Queen for their selfless work to help others.

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Crews arrived to find the digger 'well alight' 
Pic: LFRS

Arson investigation after digger fire in Wesham

A digger on a building site is believed to have been deliberately set on fire in an incident in Wesham, say fire services.
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Lynn was last seen yesterday morning

Woman missing from Wrea Green

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a woman who has gone missing from Wrea Green.
Crime
Mark Menzies celebrates his general election win in Fylde with Conservative supporters

ELECTION 2017: Menzies retains Fylde for Tories

Mark Menzies has held the Fylde seat forthe Conservatives with a slightly reduced majority.

Politics 4
The metal pile was left on the line at Kirkham by engineers

One-tonne steel pile 'left' on rail line

A railway maintenance vehicle came close to hitting a one-tonne metal pile which had been left on the tracks.
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Barton Grange

Lancashire recommends.... Garden Centres

Readers have voted. Here are the top five garden centres in Lancashire.

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Armed police at D&A Scrivens in Blackpool Road, Kirkham, after a replica grenade was found by boss Andrew Scrivens

Bomb squad called as ‘grenade’ falls out of rubbish bag at recycling plant

The bomb squad was called to a waste recycling plant in Kirkham after a ‘grenade’ rolled through machinery and landed on the floor.

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The Anti-Fracking campaign outside Kirkham Police Station

Court date for Kirkham anti-frack man

A 68-year-old man from Kirkham has been told to appear before court for allegedly obstructing police.

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‘Several months’ of noisy rail works on the Preston to Blackpool line

‘Several months’ of noisy rail works on the Preston to Blackpool line

Noisy works taking place overnight on the railway between Preston and Blackpool will continue for several months, it has been confirmed.

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Fylde police station at centre of fracking protest

Around 100 campaigners gathered at Kirkham Police Station to protest over the policing of fracking.

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The scene on the westbound M55 after a five vehicle smash

Identity of man killed in M55 crash revealed

Police have tonight released the identity of the man killed in the collision which shut the M55 westbound for eight hours on Tuesday.

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Michael Green

Police hunting prisoner on run from Kirkham

Police have launched a manhunt after a prisoner failed to return to jail.

Crime 3
The farm waste was spilled on the A585

Police muck in to help clear up mess at busy junction

Here’s proof police officers really are ready and willing to muck in when it matters...

Offbeat 7
Nathan Davies in his hospital bed with mum Carol

Man, 28, thanks colleagues who saved his life after heart attack

A man whose heart stopped for 40 minutes is recovering in hospital, thanks to the quick thinking of three hero workmates.

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UPDATE: Air ambulance called to M55 following a five vehicle crash

An air ambulance was called to the Kirkham junction of the M55 following a five vehicle crash, say police.

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Fun day to support 999 workers dealing with trauma

A fun day on Blackpool’s Comedy Carpet helped kick off the inaugural Our Blue Light mental health relay.

Blackpool 1
There will be picket lines at many stations

Rail strike to go ahead as union talks collapse

A rail strike on Friday will go ahead following a collapse in talks.
Business
One lane of the M55 has been closed

Bus breakdown sparks M55 fire alert

Fire crews were called to the M55 following reports a double decker bus might be on fire

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RMT members will walk out on Friday

Train operator reveals Friday strike timetable

Northern Rail will operate two trains an hour from Blackpool during strike action this week.
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