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M&S to close its Freeport store

Business
Farooq Rashid who has been jailed for two years after admitting possessing and sharing terrorist-related material. Photo credit CTP NE/PA Wire

Man jailed after admitting sharing terrorist-related material

Crime
The coffin of Supermarket Sweep star Dale Winton is loaded into a hearse outside Old Church, 1 Marylebone Road in London, after his funeral service. Photo credit: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire

Star-studded send-off for Dale Winton as TV host laid to rest on 63rd birthday

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Damage caused to Jacqui's Sandwich Shop by burglars on 22/05/2018. Picture by Jacqui Withington

Shop owner is left ‘sick’ by burglary

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Military veterans are ‘not confident of getting the help they need from the NHS’

Health

WATCH: Higher Wheelton girl honoured with national Macmillan award in memory of her Hambleton great uncle

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High hopes single is an iTunes hit

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New coaster joins long list of popular rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

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The flat belonging to Christine Casey on Troutbeck Crescent which the council have proposed to knock down.  She is pictured with neighbour  Margaret Edwards (right)

Dismay at Blackpool homes demolition plan

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Blackpool and the Fylde College beauty and therapy students are learning to spot the early signs of skin cancer

Learning life-saving talents

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Man jailed after admitting sharing terrorist-related material

Crime
Damage caused to Jacqui's Sandwich Shop by burglars on 22/05/2018. Picture by Jacqui Withington

Shop owner is left ‘sick’ by burglary

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Annette McNeil and daughters Caitlin (centre) and Erin (right) were at the Manchester Arena during the attack last year.

Garstang mum Annette McNeil praises "fantastic" support services for her and her daughters in aftermath of the Manchester Arena Bombing

Crime
Ariana Grande has shared a message of support for those affected by the Manchester Arena bombing on the first anniversary of the tragedy.

Ariana Grande shares message of support on anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing

Crime
One year on: Remembering arena terror attack victims

One year on: Remembering the Manchester Arena terror attack victims

Crime

Contraflow on Preston New Road due to anti-fracking protest

Transport

More delays and cancellations on Northern trains after timetabling change

Transport

Train users across the country face chaos amid timetable change

Transport

First pendolino train due to set off from Blackpool today

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

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

M&S to close its Freeport store

Business
Amy Vanderwal with mentor Oliver Spencer in London

Blackpool's rock rebels inspire young fashion designer's collection

Business
Rachel Haines

New face at Fylde coast tax team

Business

Marks & Spencer announce Lancashire store closure

Business

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

Business 2
Labour MP for Blackpool South, Gordon Marsden

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

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The flat belonging to Christine Casey on Troutbeck Crescent which the council have proposed to knock down.  She is pictured with neighbour  Margaret Edwards (right)

Dismay at Blackpool homes demolition plan

News
Shale gas firm Cuadrilla has put in a legal bid to curtail protests at its drill site

Fracking firm in law bid to cut protests

Business
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
Beth Tildesley, Project Officer at Healthwatch Lancashire

Military veterans are ‘not confident of getting the help they need from the NHS’

Health
Hayley Riley and Louise Evans in Over the Garden Fence at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Impact of dementia is in the spotlight at Blackpool's Grand Theatre

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Annette McNeil and daughters Caitlin (centre) and Erin (right) were at the Manchester Arena during the attack last year.

Garstang mum Annette McNeil praises "fantastic" support services for her and her daughters in aftermath of the Manchester Arena Bombing

Crime
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

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WhatsApp

Opening this WhatsApp 'text bomb' could crash your phone

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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