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News

Ex-Blackpool star due in court

Lytham
Poulton and Wyre Railway Society (PWRS) working on the line
Pic courtesy of D Gregory, PWRS

New rail service linking towns moves a step closer

Fleetwood
Stock image

Arsonist believed to have torched motorbike in South Shore

Crime
(Picture: Lancashire Road Policing Unit/Twitter)

'Uninsured and drunk' driver arrested after being pulled over for going TWICE the speed limit

Crime

Rescuers scrambled to search for woman 'threatening to enter the sea'

News

PETA activists target branches of Thomas Cook as part of campaign against SeaWorld

News

UPDATE: Cause of power cut that left 411 homes and businesses without electricity is revealed

News 2

Wallace: "We'll do what we have to tackle Isis - but within the law"

Politics
A woman de-ices her car
(Photo posed by model)

'Huge' number of collisions on icy roads in Lancashire

News
Stock image, courtesy of the RNLI, of a lifeboat in the sea off Blackpool

Teen in the sea opposite Blackpool Tower 'escorted to safety' as lifeboats prepared to launch

News 2

Ex-Blackpool star due in court

Lytham
Stock image

Arsonist believed to have torched motorbike in South Shore

Crime
(Picture: Lancashire Road Policing Unit/Twitter)

'Uninsured and drunk' driver arrested after being pulled over for going TWICE the speed limit

Crime
The body of Lisa Chadderton, 44, was found at a flat above Gillepsies pub on Topping Street,Blackpool

Brother’s thanks as community rallies after death of Lisa Chadderton

Crime
Court news

Blackpool: From the courts 15-12-17

Crime

New rail service linking towns moves a step closer

Fleetwood
A woman de-ices her car
(Photo posed by model)

'Huge' number of collisions on icy roads in Lancashire

News
The car overturned in North Houses Lane

PICTURES: Nobody hurt as car crashes into ditch in St Annes

News

PRIMARY SCHOOL TABLES 2017: How primary schools in Blackpool and Wyre scored

Education
Andy Mellor

'Give us time' to see school improvements says resort headteacher

News 3
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‘Whole towns and cities are in grip of social crisis’

News 2
UCLan vice chancellor Prof Mike Thomas with children form the pre-school centre at the In The City shop

Time is running out to help needy children

Education

New rail service linking towns moves a step closer

Fleetwood
The car overturned in North Houses Lane

PICTURES: Nobody hurt as car crashes into ditch in St Annes

News

Revellers warned over railway station safety over Christmas period

Transport

PETA activists target branches of Thomas Cook as part of campaign against SeaWorld

News
Ben Wallace MP  Photo: PA

Wallace: "We'll do what we have to tackle Isis - but within the law"

Politics
Coun Peter Britcliffe, Chairman of the county council's Health Scrutiny Committee

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

News
60% are incorrectly planning to recycle shiny or glittery wrapping paper

Most Britons think amount of waste generated at Christmas 'unacceptable'

Environment
Fracking protesters at Preston New Road in July, the month when the alleged incidents took place

Row over "fake" injury claims at Fylde fracking site

Business
Christmas Trees are planted in the sand dunes at St Annes by volunteers and staff from Fylde council and Lancs Wildlife Trust.  Pictured is Charlie Kay.

Fylde Council to set up collection point for your old Christmas trees

Environment
Fran Costello and Gill Newhouse outside Gill Newhouse Podiatry and Aha Moment

A lightning moment of clarity for two Garstang businesswomen

News
Voluntary Services Officer Catherine Henshaw with some of
the donated gifts for Blue Skies Hospitals Funds Give a Gift Appeal.

Last chance to give a little festive joy at Blackpool hospital

Health
Current guidelines recommend that an alcohol-free childhood is best

Under age drinking warning as study finds sixth of parents let young drink at 14

Health
Have you taken all your leave

Millions of Brits set to lose annual leave because they fail to take it off

Offbeat
This year's word of the year has been announced

50 year old phrase is named word of the year

Offbeat
Chocolate is toxic for dogs

Mince pies, pigs in blankets and festive choc - the treats to avoid giving your dog this Christmas

Offbeat
Roy Edmonds

A Word In Your Ear - December 14, 2017

Opinion

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

Opinion