Community has bags of support for blaze-hit charity shop

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

Blackpool Victoria Hospital

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.

Court news

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.

News 8
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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Head of RE and James's mentor Aimee King, principal Derek Yarwood, Joanne Doherty, and 15-year-old Chloe Emery, at Hodgson Academy

Wristbands in memory of popular James Doherty go on sale

Wristbands and badges to raise money for Doherty’s Destiny, the charity launched following the death of 16-year-old James Doherty last year, have gone on sale.

A campaign has been launched to stop people taking pebbles off rossall beach

Very important pebbles belong on the beach

These pebbles don’t belong in your garden...they live on the beach!

Education 5
Don't remove these VIPs

VIP... that stands for very important pebbles

These pebbles don’t belong in your garden...they live on the beach!

News 2
Bootleg Social

Lancashire recommends... pubs with live music

Readers have voted. Here are the top pubs offering live music.
News 1
Why not head to The Continental's 17th Beer and Cider Festival this weekend?

Things to do this weekend (May 13 and 14)

As the weather gets warmer, there's lots of things to do on Saturday and Sunday.
Whats on
UPDATE: Amounderness Way reopen after serious accident

UPDATE: Amounderness Way reopen after serious accident

Drivers were asked to avoid Amounderness Way after a 'massive' crash at the Norcross roundabout earlier.
Coun Andrea Kay

Community deal to make libraries safer

A councillor who campaigned to save two libraries from closure is hoping community groups will continue with plans to take control of the properties.

News 5
Cadets to hold free bike coding event in Cleveleys

Cadets to hold free bike coding event in Cleveleys

Police cadets will hold a free bike coding event in Cleveleys town centre, from noon until 3pm on Saturday, May 20.

Lucy Fallon

Will Lucy Fallon land shortlist spot for soap gong?

Fylde actress Lucy Fallon will find out tomorrow if she’s in the final shortlist to be named best actress at the British Soap Awards.

TV and Film
Live band

Where are the best pubs for live music?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
News 4
Work progressing at Rossall

Building bridges on new sea defence scheme

Contractors working a new sea defence scheme at Rossall, which will protect 7,500 homes from flooding, are preparing to plug key gaps in the scheme.

Former barman Martyn Brown, 29, was stabbed in the chest, stomach and head, bitten, scratched and slapped by his savage fiancee Harriet Sharp

Woman, 25, jailed after campaign of violence against fiance

A battered groom-to-be today told how he feared for his life at the hands of his violent ex-partner who was today waking up behind bars.

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