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Music in the mix at Blackpool’s Bootleg Social

There’s a triple bill of local musicians taking the stage at Blackpool’s Bootleg Social tonight.

Music
What a tonic!
Gin jamboree heads to town

What a tonic! Gin jamboree heads to town

Blackpool folks will get the chance to taste some of the finest gins around at a boozy event this summer.

News
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.

Crime
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 27-04-17

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

Crime
Uwe Rosler

Rosler: This Fleetwood squad is unbelievable

Fleetwood are hitting “unbelievable heights” according to head coach Uwe Rosler, who says the beauty of his job has been to see Town develop into a top-six team.

Fleetwood Town FC
Long grass around Blackpool. Bispham Rock Gardens five a side football pitch.

Overgrown and unsightly: How cuts are affecting Blackpool’s green spaces

Calls to mow Blackpool’s green spaces more often have been kicked into the long grass.

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Fleetwood RNLI's inshore lifeboat Mary Elizabeth Barnes (Pic: Martin Fish)

Fears for man 'swept out to sea' after walking into the water

A major sea search for a man seen entering the water at Glasson Dock will continue in the morning.
News
Fleetwood pier

Bulldozers in move to make pier site safer

Residents in Fleetwood were left startled to see bulldozers on the former Fleetwood Pier site.

News 1
Strictly Murder: skilled cast twists the tale

Strictly Murder: skilled cast twists the tale

Strictly Murder

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Until Saturday

News
The RNLI

BREAKING: Search for person who ‘drifted out to sea’

A search is underway to find a person who went into a Lancaster dock and drifted out to sea.

News
Botany Bay, Chorley

Lancashire recommends... Shopping experiences

Shopping can be so much more than wandering aimlessly from high street chain to another. Here is our pick of the best shopping experiences in Lancashire.
News 1

WATCH: Take Me Into Your Loving Arms.... the moment Ed Sheeran joined in a couple's engagement celebrations

When supermarket worker Brian Reid decided to pop the question to his girlfriend to one of the couple’s favourite songs little did he know superstar Ed Sheeran would be among the first to offer congratulations.

News
Fleetwood Town's George Glendon surges away from Millwall's Jed Wallace

Fleetwood midfielder pleads not guilty to rape charge

A Fleetwood Town footballer has pleaded not guilty to an allegation that he raped a woman.

Fleetwood Town FC

UPDATE REGIONAL: Major fire at Christie Hospital

A major fire has broken out at a laboratory research centre attached to Christie Hospital in Manchester.
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Police would like to speak to the two people pictured in connection with their enquiries. 
Pic: Lancs Police

CCTV APPEAL: Theft from St Annes shop

Police have launched a CCTV appeal after shaving equipment was stolen from a popular St Annes shop.
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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.

Crime
Armed Forces Week will be held in June

Blackpool promises packed programme for Armed Forces Week 2017

Blackpool Armed Forces Week will return this summer with a packed line up of events to honour the nation’s military personnel.

News 1
Violet-Grace Youens

Man admits causing death of Violet-Grace Youens

A man has admitted causing the death of a four-year-old girl in a hit-and-run.

North West 1
DJ Sam Divine returns to Pier Jam this weekend

Pier proves a Divine spot for dance party

All-day dance festival Pier Jam makes its 2017 debut at Blackpool’s North Pier.

Music 1
Dreamboats and Petticoats

Classic tunes are a hit on stage

Dreamboats And Petticoats, Blackpool Opera House. Until Saturday

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