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Claims new £27m Anchorsholme sea defence already needs repairing

The £27.1 million sea defence at Anchorsholme was officially opened yesterday – amid claims it is already in need of significant repair work.
Business

Blackpool’s £27m sea defences to be officially opened today

A £27.1m scheme to reduce flood risk to 4,800 properties in Blackpool is being officially opened today.

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Blackpool takeaway’s kitchen swarmed with cockroaches

Blackpool takeaway’s kitchen swarmed with cockroaches

Two bottles of filthy cockroaches were held up in court as council officers successfully applied for a Blackpool takeaway to be temporarily closed.

Crime
Anchorsholme Academy held a reunion party to celebrate its 50th birthday. The school choir sing Englebert Humperdinck's song The Last Waltz, which was number one when the school opened.  PIC BY ROB LOCK 29-9-2017

Anchorsholme Academy marks 50 years with gala celebration

Anchorsholme Academy marked its 50th anniversary with a gala celebration.

Education

Showing off 50 years of history

Anchorsholme Academy, which opened 50 years ago, has opened its doors to former pupils and staff this week – and given them a glimpse at some of the school’s proud history.

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The items stolen included watches, necklaces, bracelets and earrings, as well as handbags and an Xbox.

£100k worth of jewellery stolen from Anchorsholme house

Jewellery and watches worth tens of thousands of pounds have been stolen from a house in Anchorsholme.

Crime
Pupils as characters from the Beatles Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover, also released in 1967

Do you have special memories to offer?

Anchorsholme Academy is appealing for old photographs, memorabilia, and quirky stories for an exhibition to be held later this month.

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Progress on work at United Utilities Anchorsholme site

Noise fears over water pumps in Blackpool park

Revised proposals for a water pumping station in a Blackpool park look set to win planning permission – despite a raft of objections from nearby residents.

Business
The car crash on Anchorsholme Lane. Picture by Bispham fire station

Traffic trouble as two-car smash closes crossroad

An Anchorsholme road remains closed today after a late-night car crash damaged traffic signals.

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Calls for improvements at Anchorsholme crossroads

Calls for improvements at Anchorsholme crossroads

Someone could be killed if improvements are not made to a road junction, according to one of Blackpool’s most senior councillors.

Transport
Workers installing the pipe at Anchorsholme

Superpipe work hit by delays, firm says

Work to bury a two-mile-long pipe in a trench under the sea at Anchorsholme has been delayed, United Utilities said.

News

VIDEO: The two-mile-long 'superpipe' heading across the sea to Anchorsholme

A massive new pipe measuring over two miles long will be arriving off the coast of Anchorsholme later today, ready to be installed in a huge trench under the sea.
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The plans for the new coffee bar in Anchorsholme Library

Grand opening planned for cafe

A dementia-friendly cafe that has been 18 months in the making is all set for its grand opening next month.

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An artists impression showing part of the interior of the new Anchorsholme Library cafe

Enjoy a book and a brew at library cafe

Visitors to a Blackpool library will soon be able to enjoy a cuppa with their books.

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How Eastpines park currently looks

Last push to raise cash for Blackpool park revamp

A final push has been launched to raise the last few hundred pounds to transform a Blackpool park.

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Anchorsholme Park will be restored to its former glory

Anchorsholme will be a ‘fantastic’ facility once five-year sewage project is completed

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Firefighters cut a driver free after Sunday's crash

Red alert over danger junction

Red lights shining a few seconds longer could end up saving a life.

Transport
Anchorsholme Park

More 'tremors' near huge construction site

United Utilities bosses have been urged to open up to the public after more vibrations were reported in Anchorsholme.

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United Utilities is currently building massive underground tanks at Anchorsholme Lane

'It's not us' insists water firm as residents feel earth move

United Utilities has denied it is behind a mysterious tremor which sent Fylde coast homes shaking.

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