MATCH REPORT: Cheadle Town 2 AFC Blackpool 2

The games are coming thick and fast and AFC Blackpool travelled to Greater Manchester  hoping to get their play-off bid back on track in the Hallmark Security League first division.

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Clark Robertson celebrates Saturday's equaliser

Robertson closing in on five-star season for Blackpool

Blackpool defender Clark Robertson believes the goal target he has set himself this season is now more than achievable

Blackpool FC
Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Blackpool Victoria Hospital on verge of being rated good

The NHS trust that runs Blackpool Victoria Hospital is on the verge of being a ‘good’ hospital, but its urgent and emergency services have been branded ‘inadequate’.

Health 1
Blackpool fans had hoped the second leg at the Emirates would be televised

No plans to televise Blackpool's cup clash at Arsenal, say ITV

ITV have confirmed they have no plans to televise the second leg of Blackpool's FA Youth Cup semi-final against Arsenal.
Blackpool FC
Millen worked at Blackpool back in 2012

MK Dons assistant Millen reflects on brief spell at Blackpool

MK Dons’ assistant manager Keith Millen expects the off-the-field problems at Blackpool to have created a siege mentality among the club’s players.

Blackpool FC
(left to right) Director of Communications for the Archbishop of Canterbury Ailsa Anderson, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Bishop Anthony Poggo, the Archbishop's Adviser on Anglican Communion Affairs. Photo credit: David Mirzoeff/PA Wire

Archbishop tells child abuse inquiry he is 'ashamed' of church

The Archbishop of Canterbury has emotionally told an inquiry how "ashamed" he is of the Church in the wake of the child sex abuse inquiry.
The fraudsters ask victims to confirm/provide their bank account details

Warning over phone call-barring scam

A warning has gone out that fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers.

Faringo's Vegan Italian restaurant

Meat not needed to meet our dining requirements

Over the years, I have become very familiar with vegetarian food.


Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven't realised the regulations have shifted.
The number of people claiming work age benefits has increased

Benefits claims increase as unemployment nationally falls

The number of people claiming Universal Credit across the county has increased but nationally there is a record number of people in work, official figures say.

The Upbeat Beatles.

Don’t miss The Upbeat Beatles playing in Fleetwood

Tribute act

Whats on
Gulliver's World in Warrington

DAYS OUT: Have a roller coaster of a time this Easter

Families can look forward to a fun-filled bank-holiday weekend as Gulliver’s World prepares for its Easter spectacle with a guest appearance from the Easter Bunny.

Crown Court

Banned motorist drove at more than 50mph through Blackpool town centre during chase, court told

A driver who led police on a dangerous pursuit through Blackpool town centre has had his 22 month jail term suspended for a year.

Officials investigate the scene where a suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up as authorities closed in, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas bombing suspect blows himself up

The suspect in a spate of bombing attacks in Austin, Texas, that have killed two people and injured four others this month blew himself up with an explosive device as authorities closed in, police have said.

Mike Garson (at keyboards) on stage with David Bowie

Bowie band man scoop for Lowther

Fylde music fans are to be offered a rare insight into the life and music of the legendary David Bowie.

Letters - March 21, 2018

Letters - March 21, 2018

I was sad to read of the grandma Marjorie Dyson being attacked by a seagull (Gazette, March 19). As Marjorie states ‘the seagull must of mistook her flowers for food’. I hope her wound will soon heal and she will soon get her confidence back.

Your Say
Son Of A Preacher Man plays the Grand Theatre this week

REVIEW: Son Of A Preacher Man, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

If ever a show needed the classic jukebox musical trick of a mega-mix finale to send its audience out happy, this is it.

Theatre and Comedy
At the current rate of landfill use in the county, Lancashires sites will be at maximum capacity by 2025, according to Lancashire County Coun Charlie Edwards, chairman of Lancashires Waste Strategy Sub Group.

Do your bit to ditch plastic products, says one milklady

More people should turn to traditional ways of getting their milk in order to combat plastic waste and protect our environment, says one Garstang milklady.
The Ven Michael Everitt, Archdeacon of Lancaster

Column: Potent symbols of unity

A friend of mine has just come back from Belfast. He had gone there to look at communities and issues of division.

Mark Nordwind outside Home and HQ

Police warning at Blackpool nightclub's bid for 6am licence

Blackpool police are objecting to a nightclub owner’s bid to extend their venue’s opening hours from 4am to 6am.

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