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Jailed paedophile who abused 2,000 children dies in hospital bed

A pervert who sexually assaulted 2,000 boys and girls has died in hospital with prison officers by his bedside.

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Valeri Belokon, left, and Owen Oyston

Belokon v Oystons: Judge sets out schedule for £25m payments

The owners of Blackpool Football Club have been told by a High Court judge to "concentrate" their minds on paying the £25 million still owing to minority shareholder Valeri Belokon.
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Kieran Creavan (centre) is filmed by a member of the Predator Exposure group (left) outside Leeds Crown Court, where he has admitted sex offences after he was confronted by the so-called paedophile hunters when he travelled to the UK to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old girl. Photo credit: Dave Higgens/PA Wire

NATIONAL NEWS: Paedophile hunters defend methods after TV producer admits child sex offences

A paedophile-hunting group has defended its tactics after a television sports producer who was confronted when he travelled to the UK to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old girl admitted sex offences.

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Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool: From the courts 18-12-17

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

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MISSING: Police appeal for man who may be in Blackpool

MISSING: Police appeal for man who may be in Blackpool

Police are asking residents in Blackpool to familiarise themselves with a picture of a missing man they believe may be in the area.

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Bemused police in marked police car watch driver 'jump lights'

Police in Mereside were bemused this morning when a driver performed a less than legal move in front of a marked police car.
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Trevor Sinclair

Ex-Blackpool star due in court

Former Blackpool footballer Trevor Sinclair is due back before magistrates on Tuesday.

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Arsonist believed to have torched motorbike in South Shore

A motorbike was deliberately torched in the early hours of this morning, firefighters believe.

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'Uninsured and drunk' driver arrested after being pulled over for going TWICE the speed limit

An uninsured motorist was arrested in Poulton in the early hours of this morning for alleged drink-driving, police said.
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The body of Lisa Chadderton, 44, was found at a flat above Gillepsies pub on Topping Street,Blackpool

Brother’s thanks as community rallies after death of Lisa Chadderton

The brother of a woman found dead in a Blackpool flat has today paid glowing tribute to the community that has rallied round his family.

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Blackpool: From the courts 15-12-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
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Fruit machines were completely destroyed by raiders at Ansdell Institute.

Burglars smash club’s machines

Raiders smashed their way into a private members’ club on the Fylde coast and went on the rampage causing more than £500 of damage.
 The burglars struck at Ansdell Institute, on Woodlands Road in Ansdell, where they forced their way through five doors, destroying locks and damaging woodwork.

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Dale Docherty

Thugs jailed for 30 years after beating terminaly ill man unconscious

Two ‘despicable’ thugs who violently robbed a terminally ill man, who died just six months later, have been jailed for total of 30 years.

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Eat Out

Man who obtained personal data of 165,000 Just Eat customers pleads guilty to hacking

A cybercriminal has admitted hacking the websites of companies including Uber, Sainsbury's and Argos in a bid to obtain customers' details to sell on the dark web.
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HMP Kirkham

REVEALED: What inmates in Kirkham prison will be tucking into on Christmas Day

This year's Christmas dinner for HMP Kirkham has been revealed.
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Some 1,727 motorists were questioned by the RAC.

Drivers admit getting behind wheel when they may have been over drink limit

Around five million drivers believe they have got behind the wheel while over the drink-drive limit at least once in the past year, according to new research.

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The Betfred shop on Westcliffe Drive, Layton, that was raided

Arrest after knife-point robbery at Layton Betfred bookmakers

A man wanted by police after a knife-point raid at a Blackpool betting shop has been arrested.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 14-12-17

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

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Ex teacher faces historic abuse claims involving pupils

A former deputy headteacher accused of a total of 46 historic sex offences will face a trial in 2018.

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REGIONAL NEWS: Woman who has faced 'unimaginable trauma' to have daughter taken from her care

A woman who suffered the "unimaginable trauma" of seeing two children die when they were babies must have an 18-month-old daughter taken from her care and placed for adoption even though she has caused the youngster no harm, a family court judge has ruled.
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