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Golf driver ‘flees scene’ after crash on Progress Way

A red Volkswagen Golf made off from the scene of an accident which saw another car smash into a lamp-post on a Blackpool dual carriageway, police said.

News
Gina Murray, right, as Velma Von Tussle, with stage daughter Amber, played by Aimee Moore

Hairspray star Gina's stuck on her home town

Soaking up the autumn sunshine, Gina Murray’s glad to be back home, for one week only.

Theatre and Comedy
Singer Tracy Jordan presents her new show Streisand And Me

Tracy hopes people will share her love of star

Barbara Streisand is one of the greatest female singers of all time - and Monday night will see one of Blackpool’s own singing stars pay tribute to her work.

Music
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Health centres to offer appointments on evenings and weekends

People struggling to see their GP during the day can now make appointments at one of three health centres.

Health
Phillip Hodgkinson

Raging Blackpool man jailed after van attack

Horrified neighbours tried to intervene as a spurned father repeatedly smashed a van into a fence at his girlfriend’s mum’s home.

Crime

VIDEO: End 'almost in sight' at Blackpool's new £25m police station

Blackpool’s new multi-million pound police station is on track – with the end almost in sight, contractors said today.
Crime 4
The West View allotments in Fleetwood

New allotment plan to view

Fleetwood residents are invited to view plans for a new project within the West View Community Centre allotments.

News
Police are investigating a suspected arson incident at Brunches

Investigation after 'arson' attack at Thornton sandwich shop

A sandwich shop on the Red Marsh Industrial Estate has suffered severe damage after it was targeted in a suspected arson attack, say police.
Crime

Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure launches in Blackpool

When a pirate ship sails into town, who better to call on than Peter Pan to keep the bad guys - and girls - at bay?

Theatre and Comedy
Blackpool Cricket Club

Cheer on teams at charity course

Are you a knockout?

News
Camerados volunteers and customers at the Living Room Cafe in the Central Library

Camerados cafe set to close as boss says ‘We need to get out of the way’

A cafe launched inside Blackpool Central Library so people could ‘look out for each other’ is set to close.

Health
La La Land In Concert is coming to Blackpool Opera House

Orchestra will bring La La Land to life on Opera House stage

The Oscar-winning score of musical movie La La Land will be brought to life on stage.

Theatre and Comedy
Danielz in T-Rextasy

T.Rextasy pay tribute to Marc Bolan on 40th anniversary of his death

This month marks an important anniversary for fans of T.Rex - it’s 40 years since the legendary musician Marc Bolan was killed in a car crash, just a fortnight before his 30th anniversary.

Music
Lethal Bizzle. Picture by Dan Medhurst.

Pier Jam to close with Lethal Bizzle

Oi! grime star Lethal Bizzle will bring this year’s Pier Jam sessions to a close at North Pier this weekend.

Music
Chloe Campbell was last sighted in a bank on Yorkshire Street in Rochdale town centre and then again at Blackpool train station

Missing teenage girl may be in Blackpool with suspected 'child abductor'

Police have revealed that a missing teenage girl who is believed to be in Blackpool, may be with a man wanted on suspicion of child abduction.
Crime
Fleetwood Town's Ashley Eastham

Fleetwood defender Ash, 26, grows into elder statesman role

You wouldn’t expect to be the oldest player in the squad at 26 but Ash Eastham is relishing his senior role at Fleetwood as he bids to pass on his knowledge to Town’s young guns.

Fleetwood Town FC
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 21-09-17

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

Crime
Harold Salisbury is the front man for Pinto Beans, playing at The Ferret

Things to do this weekend (September 23 to 24)

As we enter autumn, here's some events for you to try out:

Whats on
Staff at the revamped Abbey-Dale Medical Centre

Blackpool GP surgery’s set to train students

An expanded doctors’ surgery has been relaunched after a major revamp.

News

Shocking footage shows the moment a driver speeds through red light in Lancashire

Shocking footage of a car speeding through a red light and narrowly avoiding smashing into another has been handed to the police.

North West
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