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Festive market at weekend

News
Tranformed - how Fleetwood docks could look as part of the ambitious Fleetwood Quays proposals.

£200m dock plans to create 350 jobs

Business
Damien Eichner

Robber jailed for three knife-point raids on shops in quarter of an hour

Crime

Blackpool sporting legend Sir Stanley Matthews memorabilia to be auctioned

News

Success follows defib vandalism

News

Shop owners hit back over ‘gridlock resort’

News 1

Broadway Stars’ £9k fund success

News
Top right: Blackpool Norths number 2 signal box, dating from 1896, is demolished Pic: @TheGNRP Bottom right: Platforms are demolished at Blackpool North Left: Workers remove tracks

Blackpool to Preston railway line work will be ‘worth pain’ says rail chief

News
An artists impression of the proposed Sands Hotel which could also house a museum about Blackpool

Prom site for £10m revised museum plan

Business

Robber jailed for three knife-point raids on shops in quarter of an hour

Crime
Blackpool magistrates court

Man faces grooming charges

Crime
The 12 defendants were found guilty of obstructing the highway - but acquitted of stopping Cuadrilla staff from working

Councillors among dozen found guilty of blocking Preston New Road during anti-fracking protest

News 4
The raiders stole hundreds of pounds worth of GHDs in a raid that lasted just 18 seconds yesterday morning (Picture: Ethan Hull Salon/Facebook)

GHDs stolen from Blackpool town centre salon in 18-second smash-and-grab raid

Crime
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 17-11-17

Crime

Shop owners hit back over ‘gridlock resort’

News 1
Top right: Blackpool Norths number 2 signal box, dating from 1896, is demolished Pic: @TheGNRP Bottom right: Platforms are demolished at Blackpool North Left: Workers remove tracks

Blackpool to Preston railway line work will be ‘worth pain’ says rail chief

News
The new Audi design centre

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

Transport
The union said it was seeking a "suitable and equal" pay offer

Staff on Virgin's West Coast line vote to strike in pay dispute

Transport

School 'confident' of reopening after fire alarm fault

Education
The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

News
Revoe Primary School's headteacher Dayle Harrison

'Serious technical failure' forces resort school to stay shut tomorrow and Friday

Education 1
Northfold lost out at the last minute

Northfold pipped at the post in competition to win a new playground

Education
The sports complex planned for playing fields at Unity Academy in North Shore

Petition against new sports pitch at North Shore school

News

£200m dock plans to create 350 jobs

Business
Traffic in the town centre due to roadworks on the Promenade and Talbot Road

Shop owners hit back over ‘gridlock resort’

News 1
Top right: Blackpool Norths number 2 signal box, dating from 1896, is demolished Pic: @TheGNRP Bottom right: Platforms are demolished at Blackpool North Left: Workers remove tracks

Blackpool to Preston railway line work will be ‘worth pain’ says rail chief

News

Fylde welcomes new councillor after landslide vote

News 1
MP Victoria Atkins is the new parliamentary under secretary of state at the Home Office

Victoria Atkins follows in her political parents' footsteps

News
Former Wyre mayor Bob Williamson has died, aged 85.

Tributes paid to former first citizen Bob Williamson

News
Coun Peter Gibson, leader of Wyre Borough Council

Want to tweet, councillors? Just be careful!

Politics
Jean Stansfield park in Poulton

Time running out to vote for £25k park makeover plans

News
Burma Star chairman Ray Shaw,94,  former RAF pilot who flew a Hurricane bomber in the Burma Campaign.

Honouring soldiers who fought in Far East

Environment
The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

News
The 12 anti-fracking defendants outside court

Group planned protest the day before lock-on

News
Nick Knowles and Laurence Llwelyn-Bowen from DIY SOS with the young carers

What a difference a year makes...

News
Listening to soothing ASMR sounds

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

Health
People are being encouraged to join the National Elf Service to raise vital funds for Blackpool Victoria Hospitals in-house charity.

Fancy joining the National Elf Service?

Health
The 49-year-old has been in custody since Thursday afternoon on suspicion of the 19-year-old's murder.

Police continue to quiz man, 49, in Gaia Pope disappearance probe

Offbeat
Do you have one of these?

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £106,250 - here’s how to tell if you have one

Offbeat
Harris, a family favourite for decades, was jailed for five years and nine months after being convicted of assaults which took place between 1968 and 1986.

Rolf Harris has one of 12 indecent assault convictions overturned

Offbeat

Police launch 20-year anniversary appeal to catch killer of schoolgirl Kate Bushell

Offbeat
Aasma Day

Blabbing secrets by accident

Opinion
The cast of Love, Lies and Records, including Ashley Jensen (second right)

Love, Lies and Records - Love, lies and too much more

TV and Film
Winnie the pooh

COLUMN: Why are we all so horrid?

Opinion