Loud music, drilling and dogs barking are highest on list of complaints in Blackpool

It is a scenario many people dread.

The offenders appeared at Mansfield magistrates' court.

Pervert blamed wife for child abuse pics

A paedophile tried to blame his wife after a stash of vile images of child abuse were found on his computer.

The man will appear before Westminster Magistrates tomorrow

Thug threatened to shoot bouncer and rape the wives of police officers

A man threatened to shoot door security staff and rape police officers wives.


Can you help find these Fylde coast fugitives?

Here’s the fifth and final instalment of our series, Crime Files.

Blackpool Town Hall

Doctor regretted not making visit

A doctor who refused to visit an ill disabled woman – instead diagnosing her over the phone – has told of his regret at an inquest into her death.

Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool Magistrates Court orders dog to be put to sleep

A court has ordered a dog be put to sleep after police identified it as an illegal breed following an attack on a child.

Former TV presenter John Leslie arrives at Edinburgh Sheriff Court, where he is charged with sexually assaulting a woman by putting his hand down her trousers as they danced at her hen night. Photo credit: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

John Leslie was ‘perfect gentleman’, DJ tells court

Former TV presenter John Leslie was a "perfect gentleman" when dancing in a club with a woman he is accused of sexually assaulting, a court has heard.

Court news

Ex-navy officer to be sentenced for sexual offences against eight young men

A former officer in the Royal Navy who groped a junior member of crew while serving as second in command of a naval ship will be sentenced.

Contempt of court can carry a jail sentence.

Man with HIV must get written permission from police before having sex

Police have confirmed that a man charged with infecting two women with the HIV virus must seek written permission before he has sex.

Sessions House

Blackpool paedophile faces 'wrath' of wife after he tries to blame her for indecent images on his computer

A paedophile tried to shift blame onto his spouse after a stash of 1,441 vile pictures of child abuse were found in his home.

Lancashire County Council loses court case over £104m private healthcare contract

Lancashire county council has lost a landmark legal ruling over privatised healthcare.

World War One-themed display in Fleetwood plagued by thoughtless vandals

A group aiming to clinch a top North West in Bloom award for Fleetwood said vandals will not put them off.


Blackpool: From the courts 22-06-18

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

La Fontana, Clifton Street, Blackpool

Blackpool restaurant is next victim of petty thievery

An opportunist thief helped himself to a bag left inside a car parked outside a Blackpool restaurant – before hurriedly walking off.

Mental health patient Jeffrey Barry, stabbed to death his neighbour Kamil Ahmad, 49, at their supported living flats on Wells Road in Bristol at about 2am on July 7 2016. Photo credit: Avon and Somerset Police/PA Wire

Murder of refugee by mental health patient was avoidable, review finds

The racially-motivated murder of a refugee by a mental health patient who had been released from a psychiatric hospital was "avoidable", a review has found.

Court news

Man jailed for taking lost race number to realise London Marathon ‘dream’

A London Marathon impostor who swiped a lost race number to see "a dream come true" has been jailed for 16 weeks.

Monopoly pervert  must 'go to jail'

Blackpool paedophile who twisted Monopoly game to abuse children is sent 'directly to jail' - for 22 years

A paedophile who used innocent childhood games to launch sexual attacks on three young children has been given an extended jail sentence by a sickened judge.

Cannabis worth thousands of pounds was discovered at a "drugs den" in St Annes

Thousands of pounds of cannabis discovered at St Annes 'drugs den'

Cannabis worth thousands of pounds was discovered at a "drugs den" in St Annes, say police.
Anyone caught can be prosecuted for perverting the course of justice

One in five drivers has taken penalty points for someone else, survey finds

Around a fifth (19%) of motorists have taken penalty points for another driver, a survey suggests.

Do you recognise this woman?

NATIONAL APPEAL: Mystery of unknown woman found dead and severely decomposed

Mystery surrounds the identity of a woman whose body was found severely decomposed.

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