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Shock death of ‘passionate’ headteacher

Tributes have been paid to a popular headteacher found dead at his home.

John Sheridan acknowledges the fans   Picture: CameraSport

Goal hungry Sheridan urges Fleetwood forwards to be selfish

John Sheridan wants his forwards to be more selfish as he targets a first win as Fleetwood Town boss at Rochdale tonight.

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Fleetwood Town's Alex Cairns

Fleetwood keeper Cairns: I’ve had to man-up this season

Alex Cairns is Fleetwood Town’s number one again and says his season of highs and lows has made him grow as a person.

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Joey Barton

Fleetwood Town head coach link but former Burnley star Joey Barton is biding his time

It is rumoured he could be Fleetwood Town’s next head coach, but Joey Barton may not be ready to give up his hopes of playing or returning to Burnley just yet.

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Police are hunting for James Whitley

Manhunt underway for wanted sex offender James Whitley, 36, from Blackpool

A manhunt is underway for a wanted sex offender from Blackpool.

Enuff Z'Enuff

REVIEW: Bullet Boys, Enuff Z’Enuff and Budderside, The Waterloo Music Bar, Blackpool

From the moment the first chord powered out we knew we were in for something a little bit special.

Crown Court

Restraining order for ex after assault

A Fleetwood man has been banned from contacting his ex-girlfriend after he pushed her in a row over money.

Celebrations at the BIBASs

‘Shout loudly about your success’ says business support expert

Lancashire’s award-winning businesses must use their status to promote their goods and services, a business support expert has said.


Sensory room is unveiled at Blackpool care home

A care home recently named as one of the best in the North West has unveiled a new sensory room for use by its residents.

Blackpool magistrates court

Noise row sparked attack on deaf man in Fleetwood

A brother and sister turned on a deaf man with whom they had a long running neighbours’ row, Blackpool Magistrates were told.
The road has been partially blocked in both directions at the junction of Back Lane.

Delays after crash on Fleetwood Road

Drivers are experiencing delays this morning following an accident on Fleetwood Road.

Disgruntled Minecraft gamer reported to be behind bomb hoax

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.
iara Moore, who would have celebrated her third birthday next Tuesday, died at the University Hospital of Wales after being recovered from a silver Mini in the River Teifi in Cardigan.

Girl, 2, dies after being pulled from car in Cardigan's River Teifi

A two-year-old girl has died after being rescued from a car found in a river in Wales, police have said.

Commuters wear masks as a precaution against infection inside a subway in Mexico City, in April 2009, after swine flu claimed the lives of 60 people

Plans drawn up ahead of ‘inevitable’ flu pandemic that would hit one in THREE of us

Ambulance bosses have drawn up plans to deal with an ‘inevitable’ flu pandemic that could affect a third of all people – including children and usually fit young adults.

Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Coroner says he's worried patients' families will have to teach Vic medics about their loved one's conditions

Confusion about treatment given to a heart surgery patient with Parkinson’s Disease has sparked concern from Blackpool’s coroner.

Marton Primary Academy and Waterloo Primary School have received good ratings from Ofsted

Two Blackpool schools praised by Ofsted inspectors

Two Blackpool primary schools have kept their ‘good’ ratings following visits.

Chantel McGregor

Guitar girl Chantel ready to rock out at blues club

A guitar player hailed as ‘channeling the ghost of Hendrix’ comes to a Fylde blues club later this year.

From left, Harry Judd, Louis Smith and Aston Merrygold join forces to create the 'ultimate boyband of dance' for the return of jukebox theatre show Rip It Up

Strictly’s best boys set triple threat date

Three of Strictly Come Dancing’s most popular contestants - including two past champions - are preparing to tear up the dance floor with a new stage show heading to Blackpool.

Does the anti-social behaviour some phone boxes attract mean it's time to get rid of them?

Is it time to get rid of Blackpool's phone boxes?

Have Blackpool's phone boxes had their day?
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Seaside resorts featured highly in the list for higher average ages

What is the average age of someone living in Blackpool?

Blackpool has the oldest average age per resident for large towns and cities in the UK.

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