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Safety warning after grill pan fire

Safety warning after grill pan fire

A safety warning has been issued after firefighters were called to a kitchen blaze in Poulton-le-Fylde.

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Simon Rigby outside Premier House

Tycoon extends Guild Hall offer with plans for new studio space

Entrepreneur Simon Rigby is moving his office staff out of Preston’s Guild Hall - to make way for more entertainment events.
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Derby Road , in Poulton, is often used by commuters travelling via the nearby rail station

Road so bad that £48k repairs 'could not wait'

The need to repair a road in Poulton was so urgent that it could not wait until a meeting of councillors tomorrow.

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Firefighters tackled a vehicle which was in flamesin Poulton-le-Fylde this morning.

Firefighters battle vehicle fire in Poulton-le-Fylde

Firefighters tackled a vehicle which was in flames in Poulton-le-Fylde this morning.

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Dominic Gething, Senior Paramedic, and University of Cumbria student (left), Susan Rhind and Dave Warrington, Senior Paramedic, with the new hat kits

Sue’s tiny hats help save lives

It’s hats off to paramedic Susan Rhind for her pioneering work to help save the lives of the region’s newborn babies.

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Police arrested three people in a car in Norcross on suspicion of drug offences

Three people in custody after suspected drug stash in car

Two men and a woman are in custody after police stopped a car in the Norcross area in the early hours of this morning and found a quantity of a suspected Class A drug.

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Four fire engines were called to the Carleton Practice in Poulton PIC: Gordon Forrest

GP practice in Carleton closed after fire

A doctors' surgery in Carleton has been closed after a fire broke out, say fire services.
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Adrian Eliffe

Pervert jailed for two years over indecent images of children

A pervert has been jailed for two years for making and possessing indecent images of children and voyeurism.

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Students at St Mary's Academy and Baines School

Students gear up for once in a lifetime trip to Nepal

Students at St Mary’s Academy and Baines School are gearing up for a visit to Nepal – a once in a lifetime trip for 20 lucky students.

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You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

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‘It is a comfort to know he touched so many lives’

‘It is a comfort to know he touched so many lives’

The mum of a man who died following his battle with a rare form of cancer has today told of her gratitude to the football fans who led a minute’s applause in her son’s honour.

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Police stopped the driver for using a mobile phone but discovered the drugs following a search of the car. Credit: Lancs Road Police/Twitter

Police find 'significant' amount of drugs after stopping car in Poulton

A driver stopped by police for using a mobile phone at the wheel was found to have drugs in the car.

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Tributes have poured in for Barney Woolcock

‘Barney never gave up’: Touching tributes to brave dad after cancer battle

Tributes to Barney Woolcock have continued to pour in after the Poulton dad died on Friday afternoon from a rare form of cancer.

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Tributes have poured in for Barney Woolcock

'A true gentleman': Tributes to Poulton dad Barney Woolcock after brave battle with cancer

Tributes have been paid to a Poulton dad who has died after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer last year.
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Unions have warned of the impact on communities

Two men hurt and main Poulton road hit by delays as garden waste fire accidentally spreads to shed and hedge

Two men were treated by paramedics after a garden shed and hedge accidentally caught on fire, officials said.

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The Breck Club, Poulton

Club’s future in doubt as boss sells up

A popular Poulton social club is set to be sold.

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'WHAT JUST HAPPENED?' Residents woken up by RAF jets making 'urgent' diversion

Residents said they were woken up by RAF fighter jets forced to make an 'urgent' diversion in the early hours of this morning.
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Richard Dixon with one of the sets for his Seastar 5 sci fi model adventure series.

‘It’s like Star Trek under sea’

Sci-fi fan Richard Dixon has not gone for half measures in creating his own action adventure series online.

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Prezzo in Poulton

Prezzo to shut 94 restaurants with 500 jobs to go

Hundreds of jobs are to be axed at Prezzo after the restaurant chain agreed a restructuring plan that will see nearly 100 sites close.

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