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Duchess of Cornwall visits The Silver Line charity in Blackpool

The Duchess of Cornwall talked about the books she loved as a child with callers to The Silver Line charity at its HQ in Blackpool.

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Daniel Faber was expecting a baby with his fiance Natalie

Scooter death accused makes first appearance at court

A woman accused of killing a scooter driver has made her first appearance at court.

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Police are investigating the blaze.

'Suspicious' garage blaze under investigation

A fire which obliterated a garage and the car inside it is now under police investigation.

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Investigators outside Natwest in Lytham Road, South Shore

CSI spotted at NatWest in Blackpool after raiders 'smash their way inside'

The NatWest bank in Lytham Road, South Shore, was broken into under the cover of darkness this morning, police said.
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Jane Tweddle lost her life in the Manchester Arena attack in May

Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped 'had cards fallen differently'

MI5 was 'actively' investigating the ringleader of the London Bridge atrocity at the time of the rampage, while the Manchester bombing could have been stopped 'had the cards fallen differently', an official assessment has found.
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Duchess of Cornwall

Duchess of Cornwall to visit The Silver Line charity in Blackpool

The Duchess of Cornwall will be in Blackpool this week to visit the offices of charity The Silver Line.

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Court news

Blackpool: From the courts 04-12-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
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The old Star Inn, pictured in 1931

Real case of history repeating for this South Shore star

Plans have been revealed by the Pleasure Beach for a new £12m 120 bedroom hotel in South Shore, meaning the Star Inn, on Ocean Boulevard, will be demolished. But it won’t be the first time the bar has been knocked down.

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APPEAL: Man suffers serious head injuries in assault

APPEAL: Man suffers serious head injuries in assault

A man was left with serious head injuries after he was seriously assaulted in South Shore, say police.
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Comic Con is coming to Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Tickets go on sale for Comic Con World event at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Comic book fans can get their geek on next year at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
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Ma Kelly's bar in Fleetwood

Ma Kelly’s bar in Fleetwood put up for sale following £400k fine

Ma Kelly’s bar in Fleetwood has been listed for sale by a Blackpool estate agent – after bosses were slapped with a six-figure fine by the council.

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South Shore Academy

'Six police cars and riot van' seen turning up at school after spat between two lads

A 'playground scrap' between two teenage lads saw police called to South Shore Academy in St Annes Road this afternoon.

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Court news

Blackpool: From the courts 15-11-17

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

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Blackpool: From the courts 14-11-17

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

‘Tired’ nuisance caller rang 999...to ask police to move her mattress

Nuisance caller Jane Smith asked the police to move her mattress for her because she was tired, a court heard.

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Roadworks have started on Squires Gate Lane

Trade fears amid bridge work misery

The closure of a key road has prompted fears of a slump in pre-Christmas trade as well as peak-time traffic misery.

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Fylde coast crews called to four fires in one night

Fylde coast crews called to four fires in one night

Firefighters attended multiple blazes across the Fylde coast last night as residents enjoyed Bonfire Night festivities.

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Artist's impression of Armfield Academy

Fylde Coast Academy Trust plan gets go ahead from council

Proposals for a new school in Blackpool have now formally been granted planning permission.

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Gary Lovatt, getting stuck in to the task in hand on South Shore

11,000 turn out for a big beach clean-up

Environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage saw to it that parts of the seafront at Blackpool had a good clean-up yesterday as part of a nationwide blitz on beaches.

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Floods in 1929

Flooded Fylde: The aftermath of wild weather

The Fylde coast has had more than its fair share of wet and wild weather over the years.

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