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Have you got any garlic bread...?

Comedian Peter Kay’s love affair with the Fylde coast continues after he was snapped enjoying a nice Italian meal at a Lytham restaurant.

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Blackpool

What is Black Friday and who has promotions in Blackpool?

The US custom is very much a fixture in the UK calendar now but which stores in Blackpool are taking part in this year’s Black Friday sales on November 24th?

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Lowther Pavilion

Florence’s freak show presented by skilled cast from the Players

Glorious, Lowther Pavilion

Theatre and Comedy
Lowther Pavilion

Hark! Black Friday deals herald the start of festive panto fun

The countdown is on to pantomime time at Lowther Pavilion - oh yes it is!

Theatre and Comedy
Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool: From the courts 24-11-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Crime
Blackpool magistrates court

Fleetwood mum attacks another after school run

A mum-of-three attacked another mother after both had done the school run dropping children off.
Crime
Poulton Dramas cast of Be My Baby

Tale of survival and hope with swinging 60s sounds

Poulton Drama stage their autumn production this week - Be My Baby

Theatre and Comedy
Katie Markham dons the black dress of Adele

Artists pay tribute to modern musical icons at the Grand Theatre

There’s a triple bill of tributes to singing sensations at the Grand Theatre this weekend.
Music
Has Jim changed his tune on Blackpool?

Does reflective Jim Davidson regret bashing Blackpool now times have changed?

When comic Jim Davidson comes to Viva Blackpool on Wednesday, he may have a bit of grovelling to do.

Theatre and Comedy
John Bishop brings Winging It tour to Blackpool

John Bishop will be 'Winging It' at the Blackpool Opera House

He may be flying high as one of the nation’s favourite comedians, but John Bishop’s keeping his feet firmly on the ground - as his latest tour returns to Blackpool for a second time.
Theatre and Comedy
Students Josh Matthias, Scarlett Blunt and Mitchell Deakin

High hopes for students at Lytham Sixth Form College

While many people are starting to look ahead to the Christmas holidays, pupils at one Fylde college are thinking much longer term.
News

Three rescued as flash floods cause Fylde chaos

Three people were rescued as flash floods caused chaos across large swathes of the Fylde coast last night.
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The community/council buildings in Garstang at the centre of the sale

Market town may miss out in £600k sale

Garstang may not gain anything from the sale of the town’s old council offices - with the cash potentially going to Fleetwood, Thornton, Poulton or Cleveleys.

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Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool man's ‘Out of control’ attack on police

A man who kicked, bit and racially abused police officers in a drink and drug-fuelled rage has avoided jail.
Crime
Perry Place, Foxhall Village, Blackpool

Government chief visits Blackpool homes

Melanie Dawes, permanent secretary for the department of communities and local government (DCLG), has spent a day in Blackpool looking at its housing challenges.
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Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool: From the courts 22-11-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
Crime

St Annes' Easterleigh Animal Sanctuary still going strong

Animal-lovers at a Fylde coast pet sanctuary have sworn to remain steadfast as the two year anniversary of its site closure fast approaches.

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Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool: From the courts 21-11-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
News
Blackpool magistrates court

Bispham convicted rapist was in company of boys

A convicted child rapist has been arrested after police saw him in the company of young boys.
Crime
Musical theatre boyband Collabro

REVIEW: Collabro, Opera House, Blackpool

There are shows and then there are shows.
Music
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