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Man taken to hospital and dogs rescued after kitchen fire in North Shore

A man was taken to hospital suffering with smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at his home in North Shore.
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Work on the bridge in Devonshire Road is now underway

Council makes decision on temporary lights in Devonshire Road after trial

The temporary traffic lights will remain under the railway bridge in Devonshire Road, the council confirmed.

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The positioning of the post has concerned nearby traders, who are already upset over the potential impact on business the railway bridge work will have

Post put in for North Shore diversion will be removed after complaints – and with no diversion in place

A metal pole concreted into the middle of a North Shore pavement, sparking complaints that people with a wheelchair, mobility scooter, or pushchair may be forced into the road, will be removed.

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The robbery took place as the man walked along Claremont Road t

Man loses part of ear in North Shore robbery

An appeal has been launched after a man lost part of his ear in a vicious robbery in North Shore, say police.
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Teen broke skull in collision with Ford in North Shore

A 19-year-man who suffered a fractured skull in a collision with a car in North Shore is now in a ‘stable’ condition, police said.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 31-05-18

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

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The railway bridge in Devonshire Road

Change of plan: Road under Devonshire Road Bridge WON'T close

Devonshire Road will not be closed to traffic when repair work the railway bridge gets underway on Monday.

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Unity Academy in North Shore

Garden waste fire led to 999 call to North Shore school

A plume of foul-smelling smoke sparked fears of a blaze at a North Shore school.

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Businesses on Devonshire Road are worried about the road closure affecting trade

‘Devonshire Road bridge closure diversions will damage our businesses’

Businesses who fear their trade will be hit by traffic diversions due to a bridge repair are calling on highways chiefs to rethink the diversion route.

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A firefighter walks away from the scene on Saturday morning

Training exercise at B&M blamed for delays as firefighters from St Annes are sent to North Shore fridge-freezer fire

Firefighters from St Annes were first to a fire in North Shore, arriving around 11 minutes after the first of several 999 calls, because of training at B&M.

North Shore

Blackpool: From the courts 30-04-18

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

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Firefighters doused a burning fridge in a back yard in North Shore.

Heavy black smoke was rear yard fridge fire

Residents who saw a huge plume of black smoke in the North Shore area late this morning thought a major blaze was under way.

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Man discovered in sea by chance after separate call to rescue 'despondent' teenager

Police searching for a "despondent" teenager near North Pier rescued another man who was discovered by chance in the sea.
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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 16-04-18

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

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Fire crews were called to the incident

Two rescued from flat blaze

Two occupants were led to safety by firefighters after a blaze broke out in a second-storey flat in North Shore on Friday evening.

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Around 200 people were evacuated from  the Imperial Hotel over fears of a fire

Evacuation at The Imperial Hotel

Around 200 people were evacuated from a top hotel in North Shore over fears of a fire, say fire services.
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Blackpool: From the courts 11-04-18

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
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Workers at the water tower yesterday

Work being carried out at the Warbreck water tower is explained

Two big cranes are at the Warbreck water tower, with workers set to spend around a week there.
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Police arrested the teenager on Sunday

Teenager arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A Blackpool teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a knife attack in North Shore, say police.

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