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Memories kept alive at moving Blackpool Victoria Hospital service

Memories kept alive at moving Blackpool Victoria Hospital service

0 Have your say Dozens of people gathered to remember their loved ones at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. The special Tree of Lights service saw visitors enjoy Christmas carols, poems, and readings ahead of the festive season. Held on Monday, the service...

1 min. ago in Regional North West
 
What did we search for most on Google this year?

What did we search for most on Google this year?

0 Have your say Google have released a list of the top trending searches in 2017, and some of them will surprise you. The biggest news events are all prominent in the overall top 10, with the Manchester bombing, Grenfell Tower fire and Hurricane Irma...

7 min. ago in Regional North West
 
Youth group hit by thieves at Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival

Youth group hit by thieves at Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival

The first night of the Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival was marred when one of the stalls was targeted by thieves. The 1st Garstang Rangers are an expedition group made up of women aged 14 to 26 that have been attending the Victorian festival for...

38 min. ago in Regional North West
 
The Lancashire groups hunting the paedophiles

The Lancashire groups hunting the paedophiles

STEF HALL speaks to a grandmother who launched a paedophile hunting group that helped net an online predator from Blackpool. Just don’t call them vigilantes... READ MORE: Man arrested in Blackpool following anti-paedophile group sting pleads guilty to...

today, 10:25 in Regional North West
 
Watchdog agrees Fylde fracking licence changes

Watchdog agrees Fylde fracking licence changes

Shale gas drilling firm Cuadrilla has won permission to make changes to the way it operates at its Fylde fracking site. The firm had asked to change the way it is set to burn off gas to test the flow to make things more flexible, to put seismic...

today, 10:25 in Regional North West
 
China vision of the future for Blackpool dealership boss

China vision of the future for Blackpool dealership boss

The managing director of a Blackpool car dealership was given a glimpse into the future when she visited the Chinese headquarters of car manufacturers MG. Pauline Turner, who heads up a group of 10 dealerships across the North West, including...

today, 10:25 in Regional North West
 
Lytham Road crash was 'hit and run', police say

Lytham Road crash was 'hit and run', police say

0 Have your say A man was hurt by a car in a hit-and-run last night, police said. The crash happened at the junction of Lytham Road and School Road in South Shore at around 5.35pm, a force spokeswoman said. A dark coloured Volkswagen, possibly a Golf,...

today, 08:49 in Regional North West
 
Mother’s anguish following son’s cancer diagnosis after losing daughter to same rare form of the disease

Mother’s anguish following son’s cancer diagnosis after losing daughter to same rare form of the disease

0 Have your say The brother of a young woman whose battle against cancer won the heart of Princess Diana has also been diagnosed with a rapidly-spreading and rare form of the disease. And in a cruel twist of fate, Barney Woolcock was given the...

today, 07:59 in Regional North West
 
Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Two people have been charged with murder after a house fire left three children dead. Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday. Police said on...

today, 07:59 in Regional North West
 
Blackpool: From the courts 13-12-17

Blackpool: From the courts 13-12-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court. READ MORE: Tuesday’s round-up of cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court 12-12-17 Philip Neild, 58, assault A man lost his temper when he made curry for tea and his...

today, 06:39 in Regional North West
 
Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

0 Have your say The much-debated phenomenon of "man flu" may have some basis in fact, researchers have said. A Canadian study was carried out to determine whether men really do experience worse symptoms than women or whether it is just a...

today, 06:39 in Regional North West
 
Main South Shore road closed after accident

Main South Shore road closed after accident

0 Have your say Lytham Road in South Shore is closed, close to the junction with Station Road, police said. Officers said they were 'dealing with an accident' there, with diversions in place 'whilst we make sure everyone is looked after'. "Please...

yesterday, 18:34 in Regional North West
 
Tailbacks on the M6 after crash involving multiple vehicles

Tailbacks on the M6 after crash involving multiple vehicles

0 Have your say There are long delays on the M6 motorway after a crash involving a number of vehicles, police said. The accident happened southbound, just past junction 26 for Skelmersdale, Liverpool, and Southport, at around 3.25pm, a spokesman for...

yesterday, 16:52 in Regional North West
 
Teams worked through the night

Teams worked through the night

0 Have your say Gritting teams have been out in full force over the past few days to keep Blackpool’s main routes ice-free as temperatures plunged below freezing. Between Saturday and Sunday 30 tonnes of grit was spread as the council responded to...

yesterday, 16:13 in Regional North West
 
Who is Max Evans?

Who is Max Evans?

0 Have your say As he enters Dancing on Ice this year, we ask: who is Max Evans? The rugby player will be competing in ITV's Dancing on Ice in 2018.

yesterday, 15:58 in Regional North West
 


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