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Lancashire drugs gang convicted

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Preston Crown Court

Man who 'shook' baby boy avoids immediate jail term

Crime
Police

Blackpool drugs gang convicted

News
Benjamin Brooks

Tribunal rules on Lytham pervert doctor

Crime
An electric shock collar

Call to ban sale of 'cruel' electric shock collars for dogs

Crime

The new must-have car accessory comes in Queen or Pope

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Train users hoping to travel between on the west Coast Main Line on Easter weekend have been warned to expect disruption due to engineering work.

Disruption for trains through Preston over Easter Bank Holiday weekend due to engineering works

Transport

Will the North West’s new £500m trains ease the problems on our congested lines?

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Noise can cause frustration'Photo: PA

Free double glazing for Lancashire homes near noisy motorways

Transport

Kindness is best lesson for Blackpool students

Education
Artist Claire Balfour

Art exhibitions are proving a hit for Blackpool library

News
Education Secretary Damian Hinds

'Your background should not limit your dreams'

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Education Secretary Damian Hinds meets students at Blackpool and the Fylde College Nautical Campus

Hi-tech tour as Education Secretary meets Fylde coast students

News

Pupils enjoy tales of the past at Samlesbury Hall

Education

Kevin the Carrot gets the chop after a single complaint about an Aldi advert

Business
Ann Shawcross at last year's festival

Winter Gardens to welcome back beer festival

Business
Demolition of the Poulton signal box begins

Poulton signal box demolition sparks anger

Business
William Hill was fined 6.2 million for systemic failures

Ex-gambling addict: I saw no way out other to take my own life

Business

Call to end stalemate on devolution deal for Lancashire

News
Henry Bolton. Photo: Aaron Chown/PA Wire.

NATIONAL: Ukip leader ousted after less than six months in the job

Politics
Budget cuts are shrinking our bus services

Budget cuts are shrinking our bus services

News
Council tax payers in Blackpool face a rise of almost six per cent

Council tax bills set to rise across Fylde coast

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County Coun Azhar Ali

Call to end stalemate on devolution deal for Lancashire

News

Tremors felt across Lancashire after 4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Wales

News
A map of the projected well site.

REGIONAL: Fracking plans outlined for Altcar Moss

News
A peregrine falcon found shot on the Fylde

Fylde call to report on bird of prey shootings

Crime
Lancashire Care runs The Harbour in Marton

Psychiatric patients sent out of Lancashire cost the NHS £4m last year

Health
Benjamin Brooks

Tribunal rules on Lytham pervert doctor

Crime
Eve Wheeler, in her 90s, with granddaughter Lucy and her great grand children, after moving into her own flat in London after winning her battle with diabetes.

‘How mum defied the doctors – and diabetes – to live to 94’

News
Coming to a Corsa near you

The new must-have car accessory comes in Queen or Pope

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Are you a 'model citizen'?

Are you as kind as you think you are?

Offbeat
Peter Rabbit is the first of the 50p pieces to go sale on Monday

Peter Rabbit among Beatrix Potter characters to star on new coins

Offbeat
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Removal man 'staged kidnapping and demanded ransom from his pregnant girlfriend so he could get drunk with pals'

Crime
John Simm was excellent in ITVs three-part drama Trauma

Trauma - an excellent study of grief, but not so good as a thriller

TV and Film
It got knocked down but it got put up again

Bollards to the lot of you

Opinion