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Lockdown drama at resort’s council offices

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Ruth Davidson and Jen Wilson. Photo credit: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson pregnant with first child

Politics
Theresa May and Donald Trump

Trump to visit UK confirmed...on Friday 13th

Politics
Jillian Howell and David Browning. Photo credit: Sussex Police/PA

Man accused of murdering boss 'apologised before killing her'

Crime

Barry Band: Blackpool’s real Dick Whittington who built a resort school

Nostalgia

Public reaction to Alfie Evans case 'Understandable but ill-informed'

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Picture this! Blackpool postcards from back in time

Nostalgia

Remembering a Fylde war hero, 100 years on

Nostalgia
Town crier Colin Ballard  at the flag raising ceremony to launch the St George's Festival in Lytham

We’re so proud of our St George’s Festival

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Eleven year old Tallulah Birchall is the queen elect for Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival 2018

Tallulah to step up as new Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival Queen

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Man accused of murdering boss 'apologised before killing her'

Crime
Police were called to the incident at the Talbot in Milbourne Street on Saturday April 21.

Man charged after Talbot knife attack

Crime
Two warrants were executed on Vance Road

UPDATE: Four released following Blackpool drugs bust arrest

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Geoff  Driver (right) and, pictured clockwise from top left, Ged Fitzgerald, Phil Halsall and David McElhinney

Lancashire County Council’s leader campaign of witness intimidation

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 26-04-18

Crime

Car transporter crashes into bridge on M61 motorway

Transport 2
We all want to avoid the glare when driving

Why you could face a HUGE fine if you wear sunglasses while driving

Transport
Coun Derek Robertson on Osborne Road

Permit scheme to tackle parking woes in parts of Blackpool's tourism area

News

School’s out for good: Some of the Fylde coast’s lost schools

Nostalgia
The school, in Stonycroft Avenue, South Shore (Picture: Google)

‘Strong leadership’ hailed at Blackpool primary school as head speaks of pride in pupils

Education
Moving to a four-and-a-half day week would give staff more time to develop an "exciting curriculum" for students

School proposes Friday afternoon closure

Education
Almost two fifths (39%) of students currently use drugs

Student drug possession should not lead to police action, union says

Health 1

Blackpool investment firm to lose name

Business
Language Insights' HQ at Kirkham

Fylde language firm's eastern promise

Business
Cuadrilla's fracking rig at Preston New Road

Fracking will 'industrialise' countryside claim

Business
We all want to avoid the glare when driving

Why you could face a HUGE fine if you wear sunglasses while driving

Transport

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson pregnant with first child

Politics
Theresa May and Donald Trump

Trump to visit UK confirmed...on Friday 13th

Politics
The force currently contributes 242,398 per year towards the costs of the collaboration between Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside police, which was struck up in 2008.

Lancashire Police to pull out of North West Motorway Policing Group

Politics
MP Cat Smith

MP says potholes are costing Fleetwood motorists dear

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Cuadrilla's fracking rig at Preston New Road

Fracking will 'industrialise' countryside claim

Business
The Hand and Dagger junction as seen in a Google image

Fracking inquiry hears of potential dangers from 'juggernauts'

Business
Staff at SEA LIFE Blackpool have conjured up an aquatic tribute for World Circus Day...an underwater Big Top for the clown fish!

Life really is a circus for fish at Blackpool Sealife Centre

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Public reaction to Alfie Evans case 'Understandable but ill-informed'

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Renaissances outreach bus will offer health and harm reduction help, plus  a nighttime safe haven for revellers

Blackpool charity aims for safe haven bus

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Vic infection rates better than average

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Take That superfan Louise Sacha

Super fan’s mission to see her idol

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Gulliver's World, Warrington

Gulliver's are calling all married couples to Gulliver's World, Warrington

Offbeat
The Shyte home page. The name is an acronym for 'seriously helps you to energise"

Canadian chocolatier Shyte goes viral for hilarious name

Offbeat

Toddler is caught on camera having a spot of difficulty with the word 'goldfish'

Offbeat
Liz Canavan after running the 2018 London Marathon with husband Steve and their daughter Mary

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

Opinion
Roy Edmonds

A Word In Your Ear - April 26, 2018

Opinion
Rev refs April 23 2018 William Shakespeare, penny sweets, Saint George, the construction of the Suez Canal., victory celebration party in Sleddon Street Preston at the end of that war, local production of Guys and Dolls by Lancaster Amateur Dramatic & Operatic Society (LADOS)

REV RON GREENALL: World War II, plays and shipping routes

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