Cleveleys bin fire tackled by crews before it spread

A bin fire was put out crews before it spread to a nearby gate this morning.

A woman in her 60s was taken to hospital following a collision with a works van in Cleveleys. Pic: Googlemaps

Woman taken to hospital after crash in Cleveleys

A woman in her 60s was taken to hospital following a collision with a van in Cleveleys, say fire services.
How the new retail park could look

Road concerns could delay new store plans

Highways England has called for a decision on a huge new retail park to be delayed due to concerns over the Norcross roundabout.
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United Utilities is preparing to install a 3km pipe

Mini flotilla hard at work off Fylde coast

Typical... you wait all day for one ship, then three turn up at once.

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How the Norcross development might look

Plots already reserved on new retail park

Four major plots have already been reserved on a new Fylde coast retail park – before planning permission has even been granted.

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Where are the best independent jewellers in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Pupils at Northfold Primary in Cleveleys welcomed former dinner lady Dorothy Thompson and husband Bill on a special school visit

Dinner lady Dorothy, 90, makes return to old school

Primary school pupils invited a former dinner lady on a very special visit after seeing her story in The Gazette.

Catch 22 is dropping its 23 route

'Unsustainable' bus route axed after trial run flop

Bus firm bosses say they have had no choice but to drop a route connecting several Wyre towns.

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Pupils welcome Dorothy and Bill to the school

Pupils welcome former dinner lady Dorothy back for lunch

Primary school pupils invited a former dinner lady on a very special visit having seen her story in The Gazette.

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Mehboob Elahi

"I'm not an idiot" boasts 100mph drink driver seconds before crash

A reckless driver told three terrified teen girls: "I'm not an idiot", seconds before a high speed collision into a tramway stantion.
Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt

Cleveleys actress tells of storyline anguish in Coronation Street

Coronation Street actress Lucy Fallon has said her father cannot bear to watch her current child grooming storyline.

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Volunteers clean up the beach at Rossall

Dozens turn out to give shoreline a spring clean

Dozens of  volunteers braved grey skies and a bracing sea breeze to clean up a popular Fylde coast beach.
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Thornton Library

Warning over library bid 'chaos'

A leading figure in the battle to re-open two Fylde coast libraries has branded Lancashire County Council’s bidding process as ‘chaos’.

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County Hall in Preston

Battle commences for your vote in May County Council elections

There are now just weeks to go to the May elections and with all candidates declared the battle has begun in earnest for the future control of Lancashire County Council.

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Blacktop remains on the Fylde coast, police believe

UPDATE: Pervert pensioner caught by police after manhunt

The hunt for a wanted pensioner who fled during his trial for child sex offences came to an end today.

Police and ambulance crews carry a stretcher off the beach at Rossall

Body found at Fylde coast beach

Police have been called to the beach at Rossall following the discovery of a body
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The CCTV footage was captured on a bus in Cleveleys

Wanted child sex abuser caught on camera on Fylde coast bus

Police have released CCTV footage which shows a wanted sex offender travelling on a bus in Cleveleys.
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Thornton Library

Wait goes on for library answers in spite of promise

The bidders to take over the running of two Fylde coast libraries will have to wait longer to find out if they have been successful.

Politics 1
The Amazing Mr Bubble Man is on at Preston Guild Hall

10 things to do this weekend (April 8 and 9)

Looking for ideas to keep the kids (and yourself) entertained over the Easter holidays?
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Emergency services deal with a fractured water main at North Drive Cleveleys. Picture by Elliot Melrose.

Fire crews called to burst main

Emergency services were called after a Cleveleys road was flooded by a sewer leak.

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