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Fire crews tackle camper van blaze in Blackpool

A camper van was badly damaged in a blaze in Blackpool this afternoon. Fire crews from Bispham, South Shore and Blackpool were called to the incident at just before 3.45pm at the rear of a property in Dickson Road. Two firefighters wearing breathing...

Sunday, 19:36 in Regional North West
 

Car fire in Warton under investigation

Police and fire experts are investigating a blaze which badly damaged a car in Warton last night. Crews from Wesham attended the fire on Wrea Brook Lane at around 9.40pm and found the vehicle well alight. Firefighters put out the blaze using a hose...

Sunday, 10:58 in Regional North West
 

Police in Blackpool appeal for help to find missing man

Police in Blackpool say they are "concerned" after a 57-year-old man went missing. Barry Prewett is originally from the Manchester area and officers want to hear from anyone who might know his whereabouts. A spokesperson said: "We are...

Sunday, 10:17 in Regional North West
 

Family 'heartbroken' by murder of Fleetwood man known as 'Irish Ray'

The family of a man who was found dead in a Fleetwood house have spoken of their heartbreak on the day of his funeral. Raymond Cullen, 55, was found unresponsive at an address in Bold Street around 2.15am on October 10. Mr Cullen, who was...

Sunday, 08:51 in Regional North West
 

Transgender Avon rep Daniella is featured in Emma Watson portrait to highlight the most influential British...

A transgender woman from Blackpool has been featured in special artwork to highlight the most influential British female role models in the last 60 years. Daniella Schofield, of South Shore, is one of hundreds of other inspirational women to be used...

Sunday, 08:51 in Regional North West
 

The North Poll election podcast: how will a Brexit Party electoral pact affect the North?

The North Poll is the podcast that gets to the heart of issues impacting the North of England in the build-up to the general election. Join political journalists from across the North as they debate the issues, unpack the campaign trail twists and...

Sunday, 08:51 in Regional North West
 

Here is a list of popular aquariums in Lancashire

Check out these aquariums. 1. Sea Life Centre, Blackpool There are more than 2,000 marine animals to marvel at and visitors can talk a walk through the underwater tunnel and see sharks swim above. Youngsters can enjoy meeting creatures at the Rock...

Sunday, 08:51 in Regional North West
 

General election 2019: The North Poll podcast - how will a Brexit Party electoral pact affect the North?

The North Poll is the podcast that gets to the heart of issues impacting the North of England in the build-up to the general election. Join political journalists from across the North as they debate the issues, unpack the campaign trail twists and...

Sunday, 08:51 in Regional North West
 

More than 130 show interest in controversial £12 million Lighthouse View development in Fleetwood

More than 130 people – the majority from Fleetwood – have shown an interest in living in a new £12 million development in the town, according to Wyre Council’s neighbourhood services boss Roger Berry. Lighthouse View has 72 one- and two-bedroom...

Sunday, 08:51 in Regional North West
 

Priority order drawn up for places at new Lancashire care facilities

Places at new housing developments for older people across Lancashire are to be allocated on the basis of their care and accommodation needs. Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has agreed the priority order in which spaces in so-called “extra care”...

Sunday, 08:51 in Regional North West
 

Could you be a Fisherman's Friend and help exhibition at Fleetwood?

Calling all fans of the famous Fisherman's Friend lozenge of Fleetwood. An exhibition on the cough confection is being staged in the town next year and if you have any memorabilia or a connection to the distinctive product, they could end up in the...

Sunday, 08:51 in Regional North West
 

The poorly and disabled are taking on the government in their fight for benefits - and most of them here in...

More than two thirds of people in the north west with illness or disabilities, who took the government to court after losing out on benefits, went on to win their case. Nationally, more than half a million people were wrongly denied disability...

Sunday, 08:51 in Regional North West
 

Heartbroken family pay tribute to Fleetwood man 'Irish Ray' who died after alleged attack

A family has paid tribute to a Fleetwood man who died after suffering head injuries in an attack last month. Raymond Cullen, also known as 'Irish Ray', died at a home in Bold Street, Fleetwood on October 10. The 55-year-old was found unresponsive at...

Sunday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Here's how much buried treasure has been found in Lancashire

Fortune hunters and hobbyists have found dozens of buried treasure troves in Lancashire since records began seven years ago, figures reveal. The British Museum says the scale of artefacts unearthed across the country exceeds expectations, with...

Sunday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Lancashire Police officer to face sex allegations

A policeman is under investigation over claims of sexually inappropriate behaviour. PC Oliver Norris has been ordered to appear before a Lancashire Police disciplinary panel following an investigation by police watchdogs. The 33-year-old was...

Sunday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 


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