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Logan Michael Williams, first baby born in 2018 on the Fylde coast
Logan Michael Williams, first baby born in 2018 on the Fylde coast

The start of 2018 welcomed some special new arrivals at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

The first baby of the New Year to be born on the Fylde coast was Logan Michael Williams.

Hannah Twist and Simon Ramsden, with baby Rafa

Hannah Twist and Simon Ramsden, with baby Rafa

He arrived, weighing 7lbs 3oz, at 1.31am.

Proud mum Paige Bell, of North Shore, said: “I was very excited to hear he was the first baby of the year in Blackpool.

“I would like to give special thanks to the delivery suite staff and the women and baby unit at the Victoria Hospital, for doing such a wonderful job and for all their help.”

Pictured above are another set of proud parents, Hannah Twist and partner Simon Ramsden, from Blackpool, with baby son Rafa, born at 6.23pm, weighing 7lbs 13ozs.

Laura White and Kiaran Taylor, with baby Sophia, born on New Year's Day

Laura White and Kiaran Taylor, with baby Sophia, born on New Year's Day

Also born on New Year’s Day was Sophia, at 9.44pm, weighing 8lbs 11oz, to Laura White and partner Kiaran Taylor, from Blackpool.