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Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

Experts have been asked to report back within a year on the progress being made to reduce the number of suicides in Lancashire.

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County Coun Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

Lancashire’s only Green county councillor has devised a five point plan to help reduce future flooding risks across the county.

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County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

The Tory leader of Lancashire County Council wants auditors to investigate how £500,000 of grants were distributed in the dying days of the previous Labour administration at County Hall.

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Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

An attempt by councillors to debate the controversial awarding of a £104m Lancashire County Council health contract to the private sector was knocked back.
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Anchorsholme Lane East. Photo: Google.

Ambulances on the scene after two car collision

A road was closed after a two car collision near a school, police confirmed.
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Find the angels on ‘treasure hunt’ trail

Find the angels on ‘treasure hunt’ trail

Hundreds of knitted angels are hiding in Cleveleys shops waiting for children to find them.

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Cafe Renoir in Cleveleys (Picture: Google)

Cleveleys cafe 'evacuated' after electrical fault sparks blaze

Cafe Renoir in Victoria Road West, Cleveleys, was evacuated after an electrical fault sparked a fire this morning, the fire service said.
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Flowers

Where are the best florists in Lancashire?

Where do you get your fresh bouquets and festive wreaths from?
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Standing water at the junction of Amounderness Way and West Drive

Roadworks warning following repeated flooding of Amounderness Way and West Drive junction

A Fylde coast county councillor is warning drivers could be facing more roadworks trouble if repeated flooding continues.

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Staff at Anchorsholme Academy are helping to get the school back up and running following the flash floods.  Pictured is headteacher Graeme Dow

Headteacher so proud of ‘monumental effort’ by school’s community after flooding misery

A proud headteacher has issued a heartfelt ‘thank-you’ to parents, staff and pupils after his school was decimated with £500,000 of flooding damage.

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Doors close at one of Fylde coast's estate agents

One of the Fylde coast’s best known estate agents has shut its doors after 27 years.

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County Coun Geoff Driver

County Council leader Coun Geoff Driver's bail extended

The leader of Lancashire County Council Coun Geoff Driver has had his bail extended for three months.
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Driver freed after crash in Cleveleys

Driver freed after crash in Cleveleys

A driver had to be freed by firefighters after a smash in Cleveleys.

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The damaged weatherproof box where the defibrillator unit was kept

Success follows defib vandalism

Community stalwarts grabbed victory from the jaws of defeat after a seafront defibrillator was trashed by vandals.

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Poppy Appeal thief jailed as court is told he also burgled home of 84-year-old disabled man last year

A man caught on camera brazenly putting a Poppy Appeal tin down his trousers at a Cleveleys pub has been jailed.
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The theft was caught on CCTV

Man charged over Poppy Appeal tin theft

A man has been charged by police investigating the theft of a Poppy Appeal tin from a pub in Cleveleys, the force said.

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Northfold lost out at the last minute

Northfold pipped at the post in competition to win a new playground

Northfold Community Primary School, in Cleveleys, was pipped at the post in a competition to win a new playground.
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CCTV footage of the alleged theft was released by the pub earlier this month

Man held by police investigating Poppy Appeal tin theft

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the theft of a Poppy Appeal tin from a pub in Cleveleys, police said.
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Blackpool South beach has retained its 'excellent' water quality rating while all others on the Fylde coast were named 'good'

Blackpool's blue flag looks safe as water quality on Fylde coast beaches gets seal of approval

The sea off the Fylde coast is cleaner than ever, it has been revealed.

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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw (second from right) at launch of the new CSE awareness toolkit.

Do not let child sexual exploitation in Lancashire go unreported

Police and care workers are calling on the public to raise concerns if they suspect a child is at risk of sexual exploitation.Tonight Fiona Finch reports on a new initiative to protect county youngsters.
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