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Details announced for Christmas lights switch-on celebration

Plans for the 2017 Christmas lights switch-on festivities in Layton have been finalised.

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Centurion Way Estate Leyland

‘Dummy firm’ director gets five year ban

A businessman who used a “dummy address” for his home improvements firm has been disqualified from being a director for five years.

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Headteacher Jonathan Clucas

School responds to fears over park pervert

The head teacher of a school close to a park where a man made lewd comments towards a young girl has reassured parents that child safety remains a top priority.

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Man made lewd comment to 10-year-old in park

Man made lewd comment to 10-year-old in park

A 'suspicious' man made suggestive comments to a young girl while she played with her friends.
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The plaque was erected by Josephs mother, Alice Bolton

Lost memorial to resort war hero restored

A war memorial, thought to have been lost decades ago has been found in Layton Cemetery.

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Year two pupils at Layton Primary School were treated to cricket sessions by the Lancashire Cricket Boards Jordan Clarke [left].

Layton youngsters bowled over after pupil, six, wins award

Year two pupils at Layton Primary School were treated to cricket sessions by the Lancashire Cricket Board’s Jordan Clarke yesterday.

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Ben Taylor (pictured) and builder Danny Mustin have been hailed after helping a pensioner in the car park at Screwfix in Marton

Pair hailed after reviving pensioner who ‘died’ in Screwfix car park

Two men have been hailed as heroes for saving a grandad’s life after he had a heart attack behind the wheel of his car.

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Paul Marshall
Paul Marshall, 32, of Cocker Street, Layton, jailed for 34 months for robbery

Jailed - Burglary duo who targeted kindly OAP when he left home to plant flowers at library

A disabled pensioner who helps to spruce up his community was burgled after telling two men he was going to plant flowers at a library.

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Layton Primary School (Pic: Google)

Teachers being ‘extra vigilant’ after man is seen hanging around school gates

Staff at Layton Primary School are being ‘extra vigilant’ after a suspicious man was seen hanging around the main gates.

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Man stabbed on Layton street

Man stabbed on Layton street

A man has been hospitalised after being stabbed in Layton.

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Brayden and Libby Camm with consultant cardiologist Andrew Duncan.

Youngsters’ brave feat in memory of step-dad Nick, 39

Two youngsters have raised £1,200 for Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s in-house charity in memory of their step-dad.

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Layton house fire tackled by dozens of firefighters

Layton house fire tackled by dozens of firefighters

Four fire engines and crews - and an aerial ladder platform (ALP) - were called to a house fire in Layton earlier today.

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The 1960s tower blocks come down

One year on new homes and hope are rising from the rubble in Layton

It is now a year since the high rise flats at Queens Park were demolished and the Layton area began to be redeveloped. Shelagh Parkinson reports on how the transformation is developing.

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Man with sword in Blackpool sparks online panic

A man was seen walking towards Blackpool town centre with a sword – sparking panic amongst residents on Facebook.

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St Mary's Catholic Academy has been named one of 11 new research schools by the Government

New 'research school' gets £200k Government cash boost

A Blackpool school has been singled out by the Government for a £200,000 boost.
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Police on the scene as a large group of bikers bring Devonshire Road in Blackpool to a halt.

Police confirm one arrest in biker incident

Police have confirmed one arrest was made after a large group of bikers caused disruption on one of Blackpool’s busiest stretches of road.

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Layton Cemetery

Cat thrown to death at jaws of bull terriers

A manhunt is under way to catch three thugs seen throwing a cat to its death at the mouths of two raging dogs.

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Court news

Blackpool: From the courts 23-06-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
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Controversial American preacher Franklin Graham speaking at a conference in 2017

Church fury as anti-gay cleric invited to talk

A controversial preacher who has spoken out against gay rights and Islam has been invited to speak in Blackpool.

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David Hughes

Judge criticises gas rebel after 10-year meter rumpus

A sharp eyed judge told how he rumbled a couple who claimed they were victims of disability discrimination.

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