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Suspected drink driver arrested in South Shore - and also accused of two more offences

A driver from Blackpool was arrested on suspicion of a 'hat-trick of offences', police said.

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Hoteliers on New South Promenade are having a problem with people parking for free outside their businesses instead of using the Hampton by Hilton car park which charges.  Pictured are Peter Shaw (L) and Val Hodgkiss (R) from the Kingsbury Hotel with Susan Whadcock from The Ocean Bay Hotel.

Hotels suffer as £12 car park ‘ignored’

Small hotel owners on a busy Blackpool street say business has been blighted by traffic overflowing from the new Hampton by Hilton Hotel.

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Collier, left, and Snedker, have been jailed after being convicted in court

Friends jailed after ‘vile’ sex campaign in Blackpool

Two friends have been jailed after being convicted of a string of historic sex offences.

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Tender Paws looked after a missing cat for a week.

RSPCA gives microchip advice after a missing Blackpool cat is nearly rehomed

Feline owners are being advised to get their animals microchipped after a cat was nearly re-homed because its owner could not be found.
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Tender Paws has been the victim of an attempted burglary

South Shore cat rescue team, Tender Paws, picking up pieces after attempted burglary

Tender Paws, on Lytham Road, faces bills of more than £600 after two burglars tried to break into the rear of the fundraising shop.

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Fire crews say they arrived to find one person was still trapped in the blue Citroen Berlingo van.

Two taken to hospital after South Shore crash

A man and a woman suffered head and face injuries after they were involved in a crash in South Shore, say fire services.

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Signs posted on the glass front doors of the pier's arcade said it was closed for 'essential maintenance'

South Pier's owner says he doesn't 'know what's gone wrong' at historic attraction after council launches investigation into 'illegal asbestos removal'

The owner of Blackpool's historic South Pier, where an investigation into the removal of potentially-deadly asbestos was launched late last week, said he does not 'know what's gone wrong', but pledged to work with the authorities to put things right.
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South Pier, Blackpool

Parts of Blackpool’s South Pier cordoned off in safety scare

Parts of Blackpool’s South Pier are understood to have been closed following a safety scare.

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Flooring has been laid at the new Armfield Academy, in Lytham Road, South Shore

PROJECT UPDATE: The former Arnold School in Lytham Road, South Shore

Work on new school picks up pace before September opening

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Molly McFadyen, 15,went missing on the morning of Saturday, June 16.

MISSING: Girl, 15, missing from South Shore

A teenage girl has been missing from her South Shore home for four days, say police.
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Woolman Road in Blackpool (Photo: Google).

Fire engulfs bedroom in Blackpool home

Firefighters were called out early this morning (Sunday, June 17) to tackle a fire in a first floor bedroom.

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Former wrestler Shak Khan, who represented Pakistan

‘I feel like I’m being let down by police’

A man who says he has been targeted with racist abuse over the years says he feels let down by the police.

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Jeanie the cat's leg was shattered and had to be rebuilt after she was shot with an air gun in South Shore

Cat’s leg ‘shattered’ by air gun pellet

A cat nearly lost its back leg after being shot with an air gun while wandering in South Shore.

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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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Two men have been arrested following the incident

Two arrested after car crashes into garden wall in Marton

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car collided into a wall in Marton, say police.
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Blackpool's South Pier (Picture: David Hurst)

Fire breaks out on Blackpool’s historic South Pier

Firefighters were called to Blackpool’s historic South Pier after rubbish at the back of a ride set alight.

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Jordan Hogg

Boy, 13, missing from Blackpool home

A 13-year-old boy has gone missing.

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Blackpool magistrates court

Claw hammer armed robbery attack at off-licence

A man accused of attempted armed robbery at a convenience store during which he hit the store manager with a claw hammer has made his first appearance at court,

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Jane Tweddle lost her life in the Manchester Arena attack in May last year

School to close to remember receptionist Jane on first anniversary of Manchester Arena terror attack

The school where Jane Tweddle, who died in the Manchester Arena bombing attack, worked as a receptionist will stay closed on the atrocity’s first anniversary, it was announced.

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The scene of one of the alleged attempted robberies at Tesco Express, on Highfield Road

Knife robbery accused makes first court appearance

A man accused of a string of armed robberies and attempted robberies - some while wearing a clown mask - has appeared at court.

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