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Tributes to wife killed in holiday fall

The distraught husband of a Blackpool woman who died after falling 30ft from a wall on a Mediterranean holiday island today told how he has lost his “absolute soulmate”.


Blackpool bar blaze

A Blackpool bar was damaged when a fire broke out in the basement.


Police investigate after baby hospitalised

Two people arrested after a baby was taken to hospital suffering serious head injuries have been released on police bail.


Stadium ‘will hurt trade’

Plans to give the green light to a new football stadium and out-of-town retail area would “suck the life” out of Kirkham and Wesham, a councillor has claimed.


Neighbours in shock at baby attack probe

Neighbours today told of their shock after a baby was taken to hospital with serious head injuries.


Paige search near church comes to an end

A police search in an area of overgrown land for missing teenager Paige Chivers has drawn to a close.


Flintoff’s back at St Annes

Andrew Flintoff is to make his big comeback to the game on Saturday at St Annes Cricket Club.


Police in hunt for car crash killer

A manhunt is underway today to catch a motorist who fled the scene of a crash which killed former Blackpool Council chief executive Steve Weaver.


Son took wheel as father taken ill

A banned driver who took over the wheel when his father fell ill has been ordered to do unpaid work for the community.


Arson probe at Blackpool hotel

Up to 70 firefighters have spent the night tackling a huge fire at a derelict seafront hotel.