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Lancashire drugs gang convicted

Police today warned drugs gangs they would be “taken down” after members of a gang which flooded the streets of Blackpool with Class A drugs were found guilty at Preston Crown Court.

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Preston Crown Court

Man who 'shook' baby boy avoids immediate jail term

A man left an eight-week-old baby with brain and eye injuries after shaking him.

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Blackpool drugs gang convicted

Police today warned drugs gangs they would be “taken down” after members of a gang which flooded the streets of Blackpool with Class A drugs were found guilty at Preston Crown Court.

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An electric shock collar

Call to ban sale of 'cruel' electric shock collars for dogs

Campaigners are calling for a ban on the sale of electric shock collars which are used to deliver a painful jolt to dogs to correct their behaviour.

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Benjamin Brooks

Tribunal rules on Lytham pervert doctor

A perverted doctor who admitted sex attacks on young girls faces being struck off.

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Patch, a three-year-old Jack Russell

Dog is ‘stolen’ from outside Talbot Road shop in Blackpool

A dog is believed to have been stolen his owner went shopping in Blackpool.
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Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool: From the courts 20-02-18

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Violent dad jailed for attack on ex partner

A violent  dad who grabbed his former girlfriend by the ankles and pulled her to the floor while she had their baby son in her arms has been jailed.

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Man admits keeping owl heads in jam jars for sale

A man has admitted illegally keeping owl heads in jam jars and other bird limbs for a business targeting pagans.

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Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of former football coach Barry Bennell appearing at Liverpool Crown Court

Barry Bennell sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court

Barry Bennell has been jailed at Liverpool Crown Court for 30 years for abusing 12 young footballers he coached between 1979 and 1991.
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The incident is said to have happened outside Empire Bing Hall onHawes Side Lane just after 11pm on Saturday, February 17.

Man attacked with pool cues outside South Shore Bingo Hall

A man was reportedly attacked with pool cues outside a South Shore bingo hall, say police.

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Ambulance Service found a hand-written note

Woman arrested after paramedics 'verbally abused' and note left on ambulance

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of verbally abusing paramedics and leaving an abusive note on the windscreen of their ambulance as they responded to an emergency.
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Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool: From the courts 19-02-18

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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David Graham Laycockwas due to be sentenced for the non-recent sexual assault against the girl in Filey.

WANTED: Sex offender may be in Blackpool

A wanted peadophile, who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl, may be in Blackpool, say police.
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Photo issued by Cheshire Police of paedophile football coach Barry Bennell, who is due to be sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court

Barry Bennell to be sentenced for historical sexual assault against young boys

Serial paedophile football coach Barry Bennell will be sentenced for hundreds of historical sexual assaults committed on young boys in his care.

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Ben Prunty and his mum Terri Crossland

Mum of murdered Blackpool teen calls for action to tackle knife crime

Struck by a feeling she can only describe as a “mother’s telepathy”, Terri Crossland remembers a sense of impending doom while she was on holiday in Cyprus.

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The incident happened in Furlong Crescent.

Police investigation underway after 'deliberate' garden fire spreads to property

Fire crews from Blackpool were called out on Saturday evening (February 17) due to a spreading rear garden fire.
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Gareth Burgess. Photo via Lancashire Police.

Missing person Gareth Burgess has been found

Police have located a missing man that was last seen in Blackpool.
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WATCH: 'Furry' car stopped overnight due to 'distracting disco lights'

A car was pulled by police overnight in Blackpool due to concerns with lights coming from the back of the vehicle.

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Some of the knives handed in to Lancashire Police as part of Operation Sceptre.

Final chance to hand in weapons

This weekend is your final chance to offer up knives to Lancashire Police.
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