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Plea to parents over parking near Layton school

Education
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Brothers attacked man in fracas at bar

Crime
Wanted: Chris Bryson

Police hunt runaway prisoner

Crime
Artist's impressions showcase Icon swooping round the Steeplechase ride

New £16.25m Icon for Pleasure Beach is "the greatest"

Outdoors

Safety warning after grill pan fire

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£16m new ride is the ‘greatest’

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‘They were my heroes, I owe them my life’

News

Fire crews tackle porch blaze

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Wood carving was among the craft displays on show

Sting in the tale of Fest success

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Crown Court

Man grew more than 250 cannabis plants to make his own oil, court hears

Crime

Brothers attacked man in fracas at bar

Crime
Wanted: Chris Bryson

Police hunt runaway prisoner

Crime
Crown Court

Man grew more than 250 cannabis plants to make his own oil, court hears

Crime
Pensioner Peter Pickering, dubbed the Beast of Wombwell. Photo credit: West Yorkshire Police/PA Wire

Judge hails courage of Beast of Wombwell’s rape victim

Crime
Judah Adunbi, a police race relations adviser who was Tasered in the face by one of the force's own officers, as a court has heard he had frequently been mistaken for a suspect. Photo credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Race relations adviser Tasered by police after mistaken identity, court told

Crime

M6 closed between J18 and 19 after 'serious' crash

Transport
Diana Johnson said there was a "scourge of motorbikes being used for anti-social behaviour"

Call for garages to stop selling petrol to people riding motorbikes illegally

Transport
There are already rules banning travel with liquids, gels and pastes

Air passengers advised not to take food on flights

Transport
Remote control parking is included in a number of high-end models

Remote control parking to be legal from next month

Transport

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

Politics 1
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
Parents hold a rally with their children in Preston Park, Brighton, in protest at controversial Sats tests for six and seven-year-olds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 3, 2016. The Let Our Kids Be Kids campaign has organised the day of action in protest at children being "over-tested, over-worked and in a school system that places more importance on test results and league tables than children's happiness and joy of learning". See PA story EDUCATION Sats. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Sats are a testing time for parents as well as children

Education
Exam season is here

As exams loom: 10 ways to nurture children so they don't fear failure

Education

New £16.25m Icon for Pleasure Beach is "the greatest"

Outdoors
Guests who paid for a VIP ticket will be able to ride the new Icon ride from today

£16m new ride is the ‘greatest’

News
The Preston New Road fracking site entrance in June last year a week after the incident occurred

Victim speaks out after security guard fined for attack at fracking site

Business
Labour MP for Blackpool South, Gordon Marsden

Probation staff set for protest by the Tower in Blackpool

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Probation staff set for protest by the Tower in Blackpool

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

Blackpool schools' funding cuts puts scores of jobs at risk

Politics 1
Litter crackdown set for borough of Wyre

Litter crackdown set for borough of Wyre

News
The referendum in June 2016

Tory MP calls for a Brexit bank holiday in June

Politics
The Preston New Road fracking site entrance in June last year a week after the incident occurred

Victim speaks out after security guard fined for attack at fracking site

Business
South Shore beach has been awarded the blue flag award for 2018.  Pictured are Beach Patrol manager Rick Williams, Emma Whitlock from Fylde LoveMyBeach, Beach Patrol officer Sam Taylor and street cleanising operations manager Gavin Macpherson.

Quality marks show Blackpool has cleaned up its act

Environment
Flats at Troutbeck Crescent

Redevelopment plan revealed for Blackpool housing estate

News 1
Litter crackdown set for borough of Wyre

Litter crackdown set for borough of Wyre

News
Blackpools Grand Theatre

Blackpool’s Grand Theatre hosts dementia week play

News
A new �1.3m outpatient service will be launched in Lancashire this year

New £1.3m service in the community for new and expectant mums

Health
DJs Callum Molyneux, Jack Sprigg and Pete Rumley at last year's fund-rasing event

Blackpool DJs set for 24 hour fund-raiser

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Willow's Force Free Grooming, in Blackpool

The best dog grooming salons in Lancashire

News
KFC's limited edition commemorative bucket

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

Offbeat
WhatsApp

Opening this WhatsApp 'text bomb' could crash your phone

News

Asian elephant taking a dip caught on camera at Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool
Local newspaper week

Column: The issue of trust

Opinion

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

Opinion