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M6 re-opens after ten-vehicle crash at busy junction

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LED screens could be installed as part of Blackpool Illuminations

Plan would see £300,000 investment in Blackpool Illuminations

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VIDEO: What is it like to ride the new ICON rollercoaster at Blackpool Pleasure Beach?

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Criminals involved in weapons offences rarely get jail terms of more than a year in Lancashire courts, figures show

Crime

Ex police admin worker caught with indecent images of children at Fleetwood home

Crime

WATCH: Blackpool Pleasure Beach opens new £16m Icon rollercoaster

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Life sentence for 'pure evil' acid attacker Berlinah Wallace

Crime

Primary school headteacher jailed for filming young boys

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Thomas's Battersea in London, as Husnain Rashid, will appear at Woolwich Crown Court

Lancashire IS supporter incited lone wolf attacks on Prince George at school, court told

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John Lonsdale

Fylde business leaders "need support" to deliver growth

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Criminals involved in weapons offences rarely get jail terms of more than a year in Lancashire courts, figures show

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Ex police admin worker caught with indecent images of children at Fleetwood home

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Berlinah Wallace, who poured sulphuric acid over her former partner Mark van Dongen's face. Photo credit: Avon and Somerset Police/PA Wire

Life sentence for 'pure evil' acid attacker Berlinah Wallace

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Primary school headteacher Timothy Moule who has been jailed for four years and four months at Stafford Crown Court, after he secretly filmed young boys getting changed and downloaded images of children as young as two being abused. Photo credit: West Mercia Police/PA Wire

Primary school headteacher jailed for filming young boys

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Thomas's Battersea in London, as Husnain Rashid, will appear at Woolwich Crown Court

Lancashire IS supporter incited lone wolf attacks on Prince George at school, court told

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M6 re-opens after ten-vehicle crash at busy junction

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The flight was bound for Mallorca

BREAKING: Holiday jet bound for Mediterranean from Manchester declares emergency

North West
Drivers are experiencing severe delays on Fleetwood Road in both directions on Wednesday, May 23.

Major road partially blocked in Fylde

Transport
Fresh strikes in the long-running dispute over the role of guards on trains will cause more disruption in the coming days.

Train strikes confirmed for Northern rail services

Transport

Garstang young writers nominated for national award after wowing through their words

Education
Blackpool and The Fylde College

Blackpool college jobs under threat in axe woes

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Parking close to Layton Primary School

Plea to parents over parking near Layton school

Education
Andy Mellor, headteacher at St Nicholas Church of England Primary School in Marton

Blackpool schools' funding cuts puts scores of jobs at risk

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igures released by the NSPCC show more than 214 children were referred for specialist support in 2017/18 compared with 95 in the previous year.

Mental health referrals in Fylde coast schools more than double

Education

M6 re-opens after ten-vehicle crash at busy junction

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LED screens could be installed as part of Blackpool Illuminations

Plan would see £300,000 investment in Blackpool Illuminations

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VIDEO: What is it like to ride the new ICON rollercoaster at Blackpool Pleasure Beach?

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WATCH: Blackpool Pleasure Beach opens new £16m Icon rollercoaster

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David Icke tells it like it is - and all is not what it seems

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Top: The proposed new conference centre for Blackpool

Blackpool Council to invest more cash in £25m conference centre project - but how much?

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Labour MP for Blackpool South, Gordon Marsden

Probation staff set for protest by the Tower in Blackpool

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Andy Mellor, headteacher at St Nicholas Church of England Primary School in Marton

Blackpool schools' funding cuts puts scores of jobs at risk

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An artists impression of the new cafe area at Anchorsholme Park

Work is set to begin to build new play area for Anchorsholme Park

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The flat belonging to Christine Casey on Troutbeck Crescent which the council have proposed to knock down.  She is pictured with neighbour  Margaret Edwards (right)

Dismay at Blackpool homes demolition plan

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Shale gas firm Cuadrilla has put in a legal bid to curtail protests at its drill site

Fracking firm in law bid to cut protests

Business
Cuadrilla's drill ring at Preston New Road

Anti-fracking campainger's long distance protest

Business
Beth Tildesley, Project Officer at Healthwatch Lancashire

Military veterans are ‘not confident of getting the help they need from the NHS’

Health
Hayley Riley and Louise Evans in Over the Garden Fence at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Impact of dementia is in the spotlight at Blackpool's Grand Theatre

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Annette McNeil and daughters Caitlin (centre) and Erin (right) were at the Manchester Arena during the attack last year.

Garstang mum Annette McNeil praises "fantastic" support services for her and her daughters in aftermath of the Manchester Arena Bombing

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Willow's Force Free Grooming, in Blackpool

The best dog grooming salons in Lancashire

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KFC's limited edition commemorative bucket

Royal chicken bucket or Meghan swimsuit? Souvenirs aplenty as big day approaches

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WhatsApp

Opening this WhatsApp 'text bomb' could crash your phone

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Asian elephant taking a dip caught on camera at Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool

David Icke tells it like it is - and all is not what it seems

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Column: The issue of trust

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