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Blackpool ballroom puts the soul into Strictly as latest celebrity leaves the show

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Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse at the Tower Ballroom

Strictly comes home to let Blackpool entertain you!

News 2
A Piper PA-28 plane at Blackpool Airport, similar to the model which crashed in Barton. Photo: Alec Wilson flickr.com/awilson154

Man arrested after plane crash lucky escape

Crime
Many schools are breaking up later this year

When do schools in Blackpool break-up for Christmas in 2017

Offbeat

Stars come out as Strictly comes dancing into Blackpool

News 3

'Crazy' pair spotted clinging to Blackpool bus

News 4

Details announced for Christmas lights switch-on celebration

News 1

'Serious' fire alarm fault fixed as Blackpool school set to reopen

News 1

Driver freed after crash in Cleveleys

Transport
One of the raiders stands on the street as lookout, while the other prepares to hit the salon's glass front door with what looks like a hockey stick (Picture: Ethan Hull Salon/Facebook)

Salon set to quit Blackpool town centre, saying it’s now too ‘scary’ for customers

Crime

Man arrested after plane crash lucky escape

Crime
One of the raiders stands on the street as lookout, while the other prepares to hit the salon's glass front door with what looks like a hockey stick (Picture: Ethan Hull Salon/Facebook)

Salon set to quit Blackpool town centre, saying it’s now too ‘scary’ for customers

Crime
Damien Eichner

Robber jailed for three knife-point raids on shops in quarter of an hour

Crime
Blackpool magistrates court

Man faces grooming charges

Crime
The 12 defendants were found guilty of obstructing the highway - but acquitted of stopping Cuadrilla staff from working

Councillors among dozen found guilty of blocking Preston New Road during anti-fracking protest

News 7

Man arrested after plane crash lucky escape

Crime
The picture appears to show two people clinging on to the back of the bus. Photo: Twitter\JamesClancy1

'Crazy' pair spotted clinging to Blackpool bus

News 4

Driver freed after crash in Cleveleys

Transport
Traffic in the town centre due to roadworks on the Promenade and Talbot Road

Shop owners hit back over ‘gridlock resort’

News 2

'Serious' fire alarm fault fixed as Blackpool school set to reopen

News 1
Head at Revoe, Dayle Harrison

School 'confident' of reopening after fire alarm fault

Education
The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

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Revoe Primary School's headteacher Dayle Harrison

'Serious technical failure' forces resort school to stay shut tomorrow and Friday

Education 1
Northfold lost out at the last minute

Northfold pipped at the post in competition to win a new playground

Education

'Crazy' pair spotted clinging to Blackpool bus

News 4
Tranformed - how Fleetwood docks could look as part of the ambitious Fleetwood Quays proposals.

£200m dock plans to create 350 jobs

Business
Traffic in the town centre due to roadworks on the Promenade and Talbot Road

Shop owners hit back over ‘gridlock resort’

News 2
Top right: Blackpool Norths number 2 signal box, dating from 1896, is demolished Pic: @TheGNRP Bottom right: Platforms are demolished at Blackpool North Left: Workers remove tracks

Blackpool to Preston railway line work will be ‘worth pain’ says rail chief

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Fylde welcomes new councillor after landslide vote

News 3
MP Victoria Atkins is the new parliamentary under secretary of state at the Home Office

Victoria Atkins follows in her political parents' footsteps

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Former Wyre mayor Bob Williamson has died, aged 85.

Tributes paid to former first citizen Bob Williamson

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Coun Peter Gibson, leader of Wyre Borough Council

Want to tweet, councillors? Just be careful!

Politics
Jean Stansfield park in Poulton

Time running out to vote for £25k park makeover plans

News
The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

News
The 12 anti-fracking defendants outside court

Group planned protest the day before lock-on

News
Nick Knowles and Laurence Llwelyn-Bowen from DIY SOS with the young carers

What a difference a year makes...

News
Listening to soothing ASMR sounds

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

Health
People are being encouraged to join the National Elf Service to raise vital funds for Blackpool Victoria Hospitals in-house charity.

Fancy joining the National Elf Service?

Health
Many schools are breaking up later this year

When do schools in Blackpool break-up for Christmas in 2017

Offbeat
The picture appears to show two people clinging on to the back of the bus. Photo: Twitter\JamesClancy1

'Crazy' pair spotted clinging to Blackpool bus

News 4
The 49-year-old has been in custody since Thursday afternoon on suspicion of the 19-year-old's murder.

Police continue to quiz man, 49, in Gaia Pope disappearance probe

Offbeat
Do you have one of these?

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £106,250 - here’s how to tell if you have one

Offbeat
Aasma Day

Blabbing secrets by accident

Opinion
The cast of Love, Lies and Records, including Ashley Jensen (second right)

Love, Lies and Records - Love, lies and too much more

TV and Film
Winnie the pooh

COLUMN: Why are we all so horrid?

Opinion