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Bin collection times in Wyre over festive period

Bin collection days in Wyre over the festive period have been changed, with residents asked to have bins out no later than 7.30am. Collections due on Monday 24th will be picked up on Saturday 22nd, while those set to be collected on Christmas day...

Fleetwood Today, yesterday, 10:35
 

This is why police motorbikes were stopping traffic around city centre today - and why you might have been...

Traffic was backed up in Wallasey tunnel this morning as a convoy of police motorbikes and armed response officers passed through the city centre. The heavy police presence was also noted by curious motorists around the Dale Street fly-over area. One...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 10:31
 

From humble beginnings to world’s busiest train station: the history of Blackpool Central

0 Have your say From its humble beginnings as a small town centre station for a single line running along the Fylde coast from Lytham more than 150 years ago, Blackpool Central boomed into a bustling station to rival crowded terminals worldwide. Once...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 10:24
 

Curbing complaints in Fylde pavement furore

The relaying of pavements in parts of Fylde has been defended by Lancashire County Council after residents questioned the need for the work. Rachael Calvert, from Fairhaven, said of the work on Myra Road: “We are told the council is cash-strapped and...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 10:24
 

Morecambe’s top 10 pet names revealed by GoCompare

A pet is like a family member, and for many cat and dog owners it’s important to give their furry friend a unique name. But how can you find out how many Bellas and Poppies are out there in Morecambe? More than 500,000 pet names in GoCompare’s pet...

Lancaster Guardian, yesterday, 10:23
 

Further arrest over murder of 'loving' father-of-four and Burnley shopkeeper

A sixth person has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Nelson resident Yasir Hussain. Detectives arrested the 40-year-old man yesterday morning (Sunday) and he’s been taken into police custody for questioning. Mr Hussain (34),...

Burnley Express, yesterday, 10:13
 

Video: Burnley MP announces winner of annual Christmas card competition at surprise assembly in Padiham

A unique Christmas card, designed by a pupil from Padiham Primary School, will be dropping through letterboxes all around the world. The card, which features a drawing of well known landmark, the Singing Ringing Tree with the message Merry Christmas...

Burnley Express, yesterday, 10:13
 

Further arrest over murder of 'loving' father-of-four and Burnley shopkeeper

A sixth person has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Nelson resident Yasir Hussain. Detectives arrested the 40-year-old man yesterday morning (Sunday) and he’s been taken into police custody for questioning. Mr Hussain (34),...

Clitheroe Advertiser, yesterday, 10:12
 

Robbers raid Thornton supermarket and steal cash machine

A Thornton supermarket has been raided by thieves who targeted the store's cash machine. The Co-Op store in Poacher's Way, off Fleetwood Road North, was closed after the robbery on Sunday morning. The store re-opened at 8.30am after police...

Fleetwood Today, yesterday, 10:08
 

Wigan man, 21, admits child porn offences

A young Wigan man has admitted to child porn offences. Keelon Sedgwick, 21, of Brecon Close, Platt Bridge, appeared before Wigan magistrates accused of making indecent pseudo-photographs of children. He pleaded guilty to the two charges: one...

Wigan Today, yesterday, 10:07
 

Flat schemes would change nature of Wigan and Leigh neighbourhoods

Developers pledging to spend £280k to convert properties in Wigan and Leigh into shared accommodation have been blocked by the council. Bids for Railway Road in Leigh and Swinley Road in Wigan were rejected by the town hall’s planning committee this...

Wigan Today, yesterday, 10:07
 

Further arrest over murder of 'loving' father-of-four and Burnley shopkeeper

A sixth person has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Nelson resident Yasir Hussain. Detectives arrested the 40-year-old man yesterday morning (Sunday) and he’s been taken into police custody for questioning. Mr Hussain (34),...

Pendle Today, yesterday, 10:07
 

Latest convictions from Blackpool Magistrates' Court - Monday, December 10, 2018

Here is the latest round-up of cases from Blackpool Magistrates' Court. Kelly-Marie Whitaker, 31, causing unnecessary suffering to a dog A woman is to lose her dog by the order of a court.Kelly-Marie Whitaker was banned from keeper her dog “Bounty” by...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 10:02
 

'Distraction' thief wanted by cops after phone and money stolen in Poulton

A serial ‘distraction’ thief is wanted by police after he is alleged to have stole from a Poulton beauty salon. The incident occured at the Nail and Beauty Lounge in Poulton where the man distracted staff and stole a mobile phone and money. He was...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 09:54
 

Robbers raid Thornton supermarket and steal cash machine

0 Have your say A Thornton supermarket has been raided by thieves who targeted the store's cash machine. The Co-Op store in Poacher's Way, off Fleetwood Road North, was closed Sunday morning after the robbery on Sunday morning. The store re-opened at...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 09:30
 


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