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VIDEO: Air ambulance called after tram crash leaves at least two hurt

The air ambulance was called out following a crash between a tram and two cars in Fleetwood.
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Former Pool midfielder Charlie Adam visited Poulton teen Andrew Sanderson in hospital after he was hurt in a hit and run (Picture: Twitter/@AJSanderson9)

Hit and run victim left in coma gets visit from Pool’s promotion hero

A man left in a coma for six days after being seriously injured in a hit and run has been visited in hospital by Blackpool FC’s 2010 promotion hero Charlie Adam.

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House prices are on the rise

Regional house prices on the rise

The North West saw the fastest rise in house prices last month, rather than any other part of the UK including Central London, according new figures.

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Denis and Elaine Thwaites

Apology to families of beach massacre victims at inquest

The families of Britons killed in a terrorist attack in Tunisia have received an apology after they had to sit through “distressing” inquest evidence with no prior warning.

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Prince George  meeting the President of the United States Barack Obama (centre) and First Lady Michelle Obama (behind) at Kensington Palace, London, with the Duke of Cambridge (left), after the US president visited the UK to congratulate the Queen on turning 90 in April.

Blackpool stockbrokers help fund firm’s USA bid

Blackpool stockbrokers Hargreave Hale have helped fund the firm which made the dressing gown worn by Prince George when he met President Barack Obama.

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Blackpool’s GP shortage got worse last year

Blackpool still has fewer GPs than elsewhere in the country.

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Shelly Woods after winning the Women's Elite wheelchair race of the 2015 Morrisons Great North Run, Newcastle.

Women urged to get active with free pass

Blackpool has secured a £4,800 grant to help young women to take up exercise.

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Peek Beyond the Barricade at The Grand Theatre Blackpool

Peek Beyond the Barricade at The Grand Theatre Blackpool

An exciting portrayal of the greatest songs in Musical Theatre, performed by four vocalists who have held West End roles in Les Miserables, will come to the Grand Theatre on Sunday.

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Bootleg Social

Blue Room fundraiser at Bootleg Social

Bootleg Social will be hosting a night of live music on Saturday, to help raise money to reopen the Blue Room.

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The couple denied the offence when they appeared at Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Pair in court over five-week-old girl's broken bones

A couple accused of breaking four bones in a five-week-old baby girl's body - including fracturing her leg - have made their first appearance at court,

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Is Bob Dylan’s painting taken from a photo of Blackpool’s North Pier?

A Bob Dylan painting of an American pier has sparked an unusual row – with a photographer claiming it’s actually a recreation of his snap of Blackpool’s North Pier.

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Adam with his brother and sister

Meet the mum who turned tragedy into helping other people

Brian House staff nurse Janet Miller has a unique perspective on the care the hospice provides.

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Protect Chorley and South Ribble Hospital against cuts and privatisation Group  protests outside County Hall

Why do we face a £572m funding shortfall in Lancashire and South Cumbria... despite having poorest health in the country?

Health and care bosses have predicted a £572m spending shortfall in their budgets across Lancashire and South Cumbria by 2020/21.

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‘Maintaining current system is unrealistic and dangerous’

‘Maintaining current system is unrealistic and dangerous’

A lack of Government support has been blamed for mounting pressure on local NHS services.

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Dr Amanda Doyle

‘We are keen to improve local services’

Health chiefs in Lancashire and South Cumbria admit local people deserve much better health care and without it lives could be lost.

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Britain’s Got Talent judges hit Blackpool for first time in five years

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Blackpool to welcome the Britain’s Got Talent judges to the resort, for the first time in five years.

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Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons

Prime Minister quizzed over waiting times

Blackpool South MP Gordon Marsden called on Prime Minister Theresa May to tackle the crisis in adult social care during a heated exchange in the House of Commons.

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Ambulances queuing outside Royal Preston Hospital. A queue of nine ambulances was spotted on Boxing Day, and paramedics reported a wait of up to 90 minutes to hand over patients

Ambulance service order to improve by inspectors

Lancashire’s ambulance service has been ordered to improve its safety standards after an inspection.

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The incident happened yesterday evening.

Crews called to suspicious bin fire

Blackpool crews sent an engine to deal with a suspicious bin fire yesterday evening, say fire services.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 19-01-17

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

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