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Fylde coast headteacher welcomes crackdown on dodgy school parking

A headteacher has welcomed a crackdown on parents who flout parking rules outside a Fylde coast school.

Education 6
Joanne Hargreaves-Doherty is angry after tributes were taken from a tree dedicated to her late son James, who died aged 16 last year

Grieving mum’s fury as tributes to son vanish

Tributes left for a tragic teenager were removed from the spot where he died, the 16-year-old’s furious mum has claimed.

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Blackpool

Where are the best tourist attractions in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Smiles in the Thornton Cleveleys Gala procession

Gala day brings streets to life

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

News 1
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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One of the cars

Police target parents in school parking crackdown

Parents have been spoken to police after a crackdown on parking outside a Fylde coast school

Crime 7
Join the crowds to see the 55th Manchester to Blackpool Classic Car run

Things to do this weekend (June 9 and 12)

There's a whole host of activities taking place this weekend... why not give one a go?
Whats on
Wonder Stuffs Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls

Violinist joins indie star Miles on stage

Tickets are on sale for the The Wonder Stuff’s Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls latest tour in the autumn.

Music 1
Burger

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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A memorial could be put up close to Thornton library

Councillors ready to walk out over 100-year old tragedy

Councillors are set to stage a walkout as they honour the memory of a Thornton man sent to his death in the First World War.

Nostalgia 6
Garden centre

Where are the best garden centres in Lancashire?

Are you a proud gardener?
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How Thorntons King Georges Playing Field could look following a �54,000 investment

Plans for field go on show

Plans to revamp a Wyre playing field will go on display at the weekend.

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Ellie Bird at her school prom at the Imperial Hotel

Survivor Ellie celebrates school Prom

A girl whose family feared she would not live beyond a year has celebrated her school prom.

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Pupils at Stanah Primary School were painting and digging today as part of a project to brighten up their outdoor spaces.
Painting a wall plaque are Harvey, Jack, Noah and Chloe

Pupils dig in to brighten up their school

Pupils at a Fylde coast school swapped the classroom for the great outdoors, digging in to improve their playgrounds and pathways.

Education
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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Biggest wooden boat built on the Fylde for decades

Proud boatbuilder David Moss proudly launched the biggest wooden boat to be built on the Fylde for generations.

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Images of the crash were posted on Facebook

Rollercoaster ride comes to abrupt halt in middle of road

A road was blocked when a rollercoaster's ride came to an abrupt end.
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Thornton Medical Centre
Image: Google

'Malicious' fire alarms putting patients in danger

Nuisance teens have caused chaos at a Fylde coast doctors’ surgery – twice forcing the building to be evacuated.

News 1

WATCH: Crash man's hunt for good Samaritan biker

A man involved in a three car smash on one of the Fylde coast’s busiest roads is desperate to track down a good Samaritan who came to his aid.
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The accident happened in Amounderness Way
Image: Google

UPDATE: Amounderness Way re-opens after three vehicle crash

A crash involving three vehicles has blocked part of one of the Fylde coast's busiest roads.
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