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Fire engines called out to kitchen fire blaze

Two fire engines from Blackpool were called to a fire in a flat this afternoon (Monday, November 6).

Blackpool
Non-residential care services that aid the elderly and disabled could soon become more expensive. Photo: Kirsty OConnor/PA Wire.

Cost of care could soon be on the rise

Charges for a range of care services across Lancashire could soon be increased.
Politics
William Thompson and the photo of his great-grandfather, Thomas.

Family reunited with heirloom hidden in mirror frame for years

When gallery owner Adam Giddins started to repair an antique oak mirror, he had no idea he was about to find a bit of long-lost Lancashire family history.
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VIDEO: Appeal following assault in Chorley

Lancashire Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault which happened in Chorley last month.

North West
Fylde tipping in the Fylde countryside which was the subject of a prosecution against Hamid Mechnan by Fylde Council. Inset: Fly tipping 
by Daniel Ashworth & Ricky Taylor, from their van on to Faraday Way Blackpool. The pair have been prosecuted for fly tipping

Council using new weapons in ongoing war against fly-tippers in Lancashire

Council efforts to tackle fly-tipping across Lancashire were given a new lease of life last year through on the spot fines - but what has happened since? TOM EARNSHAW investigates
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Rhiannon Lovelace, from St Annes, is travelling to North Carolina to compete against the world's best strongmen competitors.

Strongman mission for power pair competing in the States

The power of love and the gym is propelling a couple across the Atlantic to compete in the world’s pinnacle Strongman competition.
St Annes
Caroline Wareing competing with British Cycling.

'I hate being called an inspiration but if I help people then that’s great'

Caroline Wareing was left paralysed after a horse riding accident in 2009. She tells Tom Earnshaw about her long road to recovery, via breaking records and raising awareness about disability sport.
Kirkham

Motorway BLOCKED after vehicle overturns

The M6 northbound was closed after a collision involving an overturned car.
Transport
Staff are demanding for better parking facilities at Royal Preston Hospital

Lancashire nurse demands better hospital parking facilities

Staff at Royal Preston Hospital have described parking facilities as ‘unsafe and unfair’, with demands for improvements made to hospital bosses.
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