No review for nurse who did not try to revive ‘dead’ woman after backlash

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) said it will not be reviewing the case of a Poulton nurse who was reprimanded for not giving a visibly dead woman CPR.

Caravan park

Where are the best caravan parks in Lancashire?

With the Bank Holiday weekend around the corner, thoughts turn to a quick and local get-away.

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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.

Dan Brennan's car suffered a blow out and flipped over on the M55

Dad tells of lucky escape after car flipped on M55

A ‘lucky’ dad who walked away unscathed after his car flipped on the motorway has today told of his fortunate escape.

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Isabella Hendry, Sheraton Trophy winner

Sports star Isabella wins Sheraton cup

An exceptional youngster has been awarded a trophy in recognition of her sporting prowess.

Bootleg Social

Lancashire recommends... pubs with live music

Readers have voted. Here are the top pubs offering live music.
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Crews were called to the sandwich shop in Poulton

Fire starts in chiller cabinet of Poulton sandwich shop

The occupants of a flat above a Poulton sandwich shop had a lucky escape after a fire started in a chiller cabinet, say fire services.

Live band

Where are the best pubs for live music?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Wayne West

UPDATE Missing boy Wayne West, 11, from Poulton found

An 11-year-old boy who went missing from his home in Poulton has been found.

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The farm waste was spilled on the A585

Police muck in to help clear up mess at busy junction

Here’s proof police officers really are ready and willing to muck in when it matters...

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County Hall

Could Lancashire County Council elections this week hold key to general election?

As Lancashire prepares to go to the polls on Thursday a politics expert says the county could provide a key to the forthcoming general election.

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Arsonist torches animal pen in Poulton

An animal pen was deliberately set alight in Poulton earlier this afternoon.

There will be picket lines at many stations

Rail strike to go ahead as union talks collapse

A rail strike on Friday will go ahead following a collapse in talks.
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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RMT members will walk out on Friday

Train operator reveals Friday strike timetable

Northern Rail will operate two trains an hour from Blackpool during strike action this week.
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Jean Stansfield Memorial Park in Poulton. Picture from Google maps

Four boys taken to hospital after park fight

Police were called to a Poulton park after punches were thrown between two groups of teenagers.

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Ambulance services were called to Vicarage Road

Elderly man taken to hospital after concerns raised

Emergency services were called to a house in Poulton today after concerns were raised over the safety of an elderly man.

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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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A part for the Blackpool North electrification is prepared

Blackpool benefits from ready-made rail revolution

The equipment which will bring Blackpool’s rail link into the 21st century is taking shape in a pioneering new way.

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Sgt Danielle Freaney

Police issue warning over cold caller in van

Police have issued a warning following reports of a cold caller using high pressure sales techniques.
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