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Special investigation: Hidden epidemic of military suicides

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Big plans for Mount thanks to £2m grant

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Steps perform at the Lytham Festival

Lytham Festival: Step-ping up to the pop parade

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Tara the elephant enjoying a swim at Blackpool Zoo

New elephants lead to surge of visitors to Blackpool Zoo

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One lane remains closed on M6 after resurfacing

Transport

Controversial circus that still uses animals set to arrive back in Blackpool

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Slated pet shop ‘did no wrong’, says Council

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‘Hosepipe ban? Fix street leak please...

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Street ‘blighted’ by fly tipping menace

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Blackpool bin collections are being brought back under council control

Blackpool bin collections back under council control in move to save £760k

Politics

Tommy Robinson faces wait for ruling in contempt of court challenges

Crime
Christopher Lythgoe, 32 with the official National Action logo on a flag. The leader of the banned neo-Nazi group National Action has been jailed for eight years. Photo credit: Greater Manchester Police/PA Wire

National Action leader Christopher Lythgoe jailed for eight years

Crime
Gillespies

Musician was attacked outside Blackpool pub venue

Crime
Police were called to the accident on Fleetwood Road

Woman arrested at crash in Wesham was 'over four times legal drink drive limit'

Crime

Blackpool: From the courts 18-07-18

Crime

One lane remains closed on M6 after resurfacing

Transport
Five years ago, just 1% of members had a dashcam

One in five drivers now has a dashcam, AA finds

Transport
Motorists face severe congestion

Summer getaway warning as motorists face 'Frantic Friday' congestion

Transport
The M55 closure

M55 reopens westbound after biker accident

Transport

40% of people have first memories that are made up, study finds

Education
Holiday club

School holiday clubs in Lancashire 2018

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Are "do-gooders killing fun and laughter"?

Punch and Judy man hits back at political correctness

Whats on
Park Academy has taken delivery of its third Variety Club minibus. The bus was sponsored by The Friends of Park Community Academy who have spent the last three years tirelessly'fundraising towards it.

Blackpool school’s swimming boost as bus takes strain

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Success - the winning pictures in Create Longridge 2018.'Wayne Hayhurst (Raymond James Investment Services) and Peace Townsend (Hoppy Days)  with first prize winner Adam Ralston (third from left) and Andrew Farmer (right) who came second.  Peace  is holding the painting by John McCloskey who won third place.

Create Longridge puts town in the picture

Whats on

Cuadrilla gets ready to take down drill rig at Preston New Road site

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Five years ago, just 1% of members had a dashcam

One in five drivers now has a dashcam, AA finds

Transport
Motorists face severe congestion

Summer getaway warning as motorists face 'Frantic Friday' congestion

Transport
MPs in the House of Commons

Watchdog's warning over national debt levels

Business
Pavement washing

Blood, vomit and ingrained beer stains... does anyone wash Blackpool's streets?

Your Say

Blackpool bin collections back under council control in move to save £760k

Politics
Coun Simon Blackburn

'IRA' complaint referred to town hall monitor

News

Special investigation: The hidden cost of war

Blackpool

Will locals have a say on future fracking plans?

Environment
Leak near Runcorn Avenue

‘Hosepipe ban? Fix street leak please...

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Street ‘blighted’ by fly tipping menace

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Thornton couple flooded out of home for months

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Cuadrilla's drilling rig soon to be dismantled. On the right can be seen the two flare towers ready for the gas flow testing

Cuadrilla gets ready to take down drill rig at Preston New Road site

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Delayed discharges from hospitals in Lancashire are reducing - but still missing targets.

Hospital discharge delays gradually reducing

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Special investigation: The hidden cost of war

Blackpool
Health chief wants to cut takeaway numbers. Photo credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Health chief wants to cut takeaway numbers

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Gooseberry the snake found in Lytham

Appeal to find Gooseberry the snake’s owner

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Are "do-gooders killing fun and laughter"?

Punch and Judy man hits back at political correctness

Whats on
'Ave it!

Holland's Pies have come up with the snack of the summer

Lifestyle

Gritters are out across Lancashire to prevent roads from melting in the blistering summer heat

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Andy Mitchell from Radio Wave

Opinion
Archdeacon Michael's wedding day and pictured at Carlisle Cathedral with wife Ruth 26 years ago and now

Archdeacon Michael: Marrying in a cathedral

Opinion
Roy Edmonds

Roy Edmonds: Don’t miss true joys of taking part when you're hitting the winning shots

Opinion