‘He was my life’ - widow tributes to the ‘Cleveleys Cowboy’

The self-styled ‘Cleveleys Cowboy’, Eddie Earl Fletcher, has died, his family has announced.

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The incident happened in Victoria Road West, Cleveleys
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Knife raider targets Cleveleys bookmakers

A man with a knife threatened staff in a bookmakers shop before making off with cash

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Aesthetic Dental Solutions in Victoria Road West, Cleveleys (Google)

Dentist suspended for 12 months after failings

A Cleveleys dentist has been suspended for 12 months for a series of failings.

The fraud involved Facebook

Woman gave bank details in online fraud

Police in Cleveleys are investigating after a woman was conned into handing over her bank details online.

The air rifle carried by a boy on Cleveleys beach

Boy caught with air rifle on Cleveleys beach

Police seized an air rifle from a youth who was walking on Cleveleys beach with the weapon.

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Lucy Fallon

Bethany faces decision in big Corrie story

Coronation Street’s Bethany Platt is at a crossroads that could lead to disaster next week when her exploitative fiance tries to sex-traffic her to Belgium.


Little stars get into character at Thornton Cleveleys Gala day

Young and old alike joined the celebrations for the annual Thornton Cleveleys Gala day.

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Images of the crash have been posted online

Man hurt in crash at 'notorious' junction

A man has suffered head and leg injuries in a crash.

Wind catches the tent at Jubilee Gardens

Wind causes tent trouble ahead of gala celebrations

Thornton's gala parade is due to get underway at noon today but organisers have been battling against the elements to keep the event on track

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Where is the best place to go for a burger in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions. Here is a shortlist of pubs and restaurants which serve tasty burgers
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The volunteers taking part in the Big Clean Sweep in Cleveleys

First Big Clean Sweep hailed a huge success

The first Big Clean Sweep, organised by the newly formed Cleveleys Coastal Communities Team, took place in the town yesterday.

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Lucy Fallon. Pic credit: AARON PARFITT

Corrie actress hoping for nice ending to tale

Coronation Street star Lucy Fallon hopes her character Bethany Platt will get a happy ending after her gruelling grooming storyline.

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Tories look to defend Blackpool North seat

Ahead of the General Election on June 8, today we focus on candidates vying for the Blackpool North and Cleveleys seat

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Garden centre

Where are the best garden centres in Lancashire?

Are you a proud gardener?
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Volunteers sorted through 45 bags of donations

Community has bags of support for blaze-hit charity shop

A community has rallied round to support a charity shop devastated by fire.

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Elderly woman hurt in car collision

A woman in her 70s was taken to hospital with nose injuries after being hit by a car in Cleveleys.

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Blackpool: From the courts 22/05/17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
Manager Rachel Brown shows the damage to the Cancer Research UK store in Victoria Road West, Cleveleys

Blaze-hit store staff battle to re-open doors

Workers at a charity shop believed to have been torched by vandals are determined to get the store back on its feet.

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Three engines raced to the scene of the fire at the rear of the Cancer Research shop on Victoria Road West

Investigation launched after blaze at Cleveleys' charity shop

An investigation has been launched following a blaze at a Cleveleys' charity shop, say fire services.
Lifeboat crews pull the man from the water

UPDATE: Man 'up to neck' in water at Cleveleys rescued by lifeboat

Rescuers said a tragedy had been averted after a man was pulled from the sea off Cleveleys.
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