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M55 CRASH: Lorry driver surrenders passport as case begins into fatal m-way crash

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Michael Daley, 66, was refused permanent residence in the UK in 2015, despite living in Blackpool since he was a toddler and both parents being born in Lancashire.

‘I feared I’d be deported after 60 years here’

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Court news

Jail for transgender beautician who assaulted police constable

Crime
New Smiggle store in the Houndshill.  Pictured are training manager Davina Hughes and store manager Siobhan Robertshaw.

And the lucky Smiggle winner is...

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Controversial dog breeder’s bid is approved

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WATCH: Garstang turned into a rainbow of runners during inaugural Colour Dash

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More than 1,000 students sign up to compensation claim

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Murder accused dumped girlfriend's body parts in bins and toilet, court told

Crime
Rachael McCormick, new principal at the Pauline Quirke Academy in Fylde'Pic: Darren Bell

Pauline Quirk Academy names local West End performer as the new principal

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Sophie Morter and Jess Martin, with Toby the border terrier, taking part in a challenge called 10 mountains in 10 months, raising money for CALM and PAPYRUS

Friends are climbing 10 mountains in 10 months to raise awareness of good causes

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M55 CRASH: Lorry driver surrenders passport as case begins into fatal m-way crash

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Fears for welfare of missing Blackpool man

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Court news

Jail for transgender beautician who assaulted police constable

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Truro Crown Court. Pic Google

Murder accused dumped girlfriend's body parts in bins and toilet, court told

Crime
Almost 290 prisoners were moved to more secure facilities last year, a report revealed

Hundreds moved as report says ‘unsuitable’ lags are being sent to Kirkham prison

Crime

Angry Blackpool MP hits out at rail upgrade delays on Blackpool North line

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MP Cat Smith

MP says potholes are costing Fleetwood motorists dear

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Timothy Hill

Director jailed after giving speed cameras the finger

Crime
Temporary traffic lights were removed on Wednesday

Temporary traffic lights that caused chaos under Devonshire Road railway bridge axed as council claims they were there without permission

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More than 1,000 students sign up to compensation claim

Education
St Aidan's CE High School geographers went on a field trip to Iceland

School trip has a chilly reception

Education

Teachers meet to discuss cuts to funding

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Armfield Academy is on course to open in September with three classes: Reception, Nursery, and Year Seven

Project update: New cohort chosen as building work continues at Blackpool school

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Mereside & Clifton Children's Centre

Blackpool children's centres to be affected by £1m cuts

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Blackpool building firm in £21m city work

Business
Richard Keelty, head of Google Digital Garage

Digital skills partnership launch

Business
Staff at SEA LIFE Blackpool have conjured up an aquatic tribute for World Circus Day...an underwater Big Top for the clown fish!

Life really is a circus for fish at Blackpool Sealife Centre

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Work ongoing at Blackpool North Station

Angry Blackpool MP hits out at rail upgrade delays on Blackpool North line

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‘I feared I’d be deported after 60 years here’

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MP Cat Smith

MP says potholes are costing Fleetwood motorists dear

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Jeremy Corbyn

Labour to press ahead with new public holiday plans

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Brexit

BIG BREXIT SURVEY: Blackpool’s still for Brexit – but we’re not happy

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Staff at SEA LIFE Blackpool have conjured up an aquatic tribute for World Circus Day...an underwater Big Top for the clown fish!

Life really is a circus for fish at Blackpool Sealife Centre

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Shelby Mercer and Matt Rady from Cameron's Fish & Chips have joined the ReFILL campaign

First chippy in Blackpool signs up for ReFILL scheme

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Snowy mountains reflected in Buttermere Lake in the Lake District

UK braced for April snowfall as temperatures drop

Environment

Lancashire animal cruelty figures released amid 'horse crisis' fears

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Medics join national fight against ‘pjyama paralysis’ on hospital wards

Health

Father of Alfie Evans says his son has been 'breathing for nine hours' despite life support being turned off

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The Shyte home page. The name is an acronym for 'seriously helps you to energise"

Canadian chocolatier Shyte goes viral for hilarious name

Offbeat

Toddler is caught on camera having a spot of difficulty with the word 'goldfish'

Offbeat
Bruce Goodridge took this picture of a blow-up doll during a beach clean in St Annes. He said it was 'something a bit different'.

Blow up doll is one of ‘strangest finds ever’ on St Annes beach

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Michael Parkinson with Judi Dench on his show in 2004

Parky: Men feel under threat for the merest indication they might be flirting

Offbeat
Pam and Emily with their runner bean chutney in the new BBC2 show Top of the Shops with Tom Kerridge

Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge - A flop from top to bottom

TV and Film

REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

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Rev refs April 2 2018

REV RON GREENALL: Iron theme to my latest memories

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