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Blackpool hoteliers hit out at plans for flats

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Women sexually exploited on industrial scale in 'pop-up brothels', report warns

Women sexually exploited on industrial scale in 'pop-up brothels', report warns

Crime
Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident

APPEAL: Man suffers serious facial injuries in Blackpool 'bar brawl'

Crime
Presenter Zoe Ball

Zoe set to have a ball at Radio 2's Ibiza weekend

Whats on

Man headbutted girlfriend in front of baby daughter

Crime

Blackpool paramedic Rhian’s pioneering idea helps cut A&E visits

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MP ‘delighted’ by Fylde job figures

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Watch out - extra speed camera vans on roads

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MP Paul Maynard with health minister Jackie Doyle Price.

Mental health minister in Blackpool

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Canon John Hall

New meeting planned for Fleetwood help project

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Women sexually exploited on industrial scale in 'pop-up brothels', report warns

Crime
Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident

APPEAL: Man suffers serious facial injuries in Blackpool 'bar brawl'

Crime
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Man headbutted girlfriend in front of baby daughter

Crime
One of the new speed camera vans on Lancashire's roads from today

Watch out - extra speed camera vans on roads

Crime 1

Blackpool: From the courts 21-05-18

Crime

Train users across the country face chaos amid timetable change

Transport

First pendolino train due to set off from Blackpool today

Transport

Delays and cancellations on Northern trains

Transport

M6 closed between J18 and 19 after 'serious' crash

Transport

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
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

Blackpool hoteliers hit out at plans for flats

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MP Mark Menzies

MP ‘delighted’ by Fylde job figures

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Cuadrilla's drill ring at Preston New Road

Anti-fracking campainger's long distance protest

Business
Sarah Davis

Solicitor joins childcare team

Business

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

Business
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

Politics 1
Litter crackdown set for borough of Wyre

Litter crackdown set for borough of Wyre

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Cuadrilla's drill ring at Preston New Road

Anti-fracking campainger's long distance protest

Business
Cuadrilla's drilling rig at Preston New Road

MP welcomes fracking regulator plan

Business
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
Rhian Monteith

Blackpool paramedic Rhian’s pioneering idea helps cut A&E visits

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MP Paul Maynard with health minister Jackie Doyle Price.

Mental health minister in Blackpool

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Canon John Hall

New meeting planned for Fleetwood help project

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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

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