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Woman taken to hospital after six car smash

Transport
New Young Carers Champion Rachel Lambert

Former Blackpool Sixth Form student is new Young Carers’ Champion

News
Swim with sharks

Lancashire recommends... dare devil activities

News

Ex-RAF hero leaves troubles on the runway at Blackpool Airport

News

Properties evacuated in Cleveleys after 'gas leak' fears

News

The cost of dropping rubbish in Blackpool reaches £48k

Crime

Concern for missing Samantha

Crime
The water cut off has affected homes and schools

School closes as taps run dry

News
Potholes in the roadworks area on Blackpool Road, Ansdell

Roadworks prompt anger at ‘hazards’

News

Woman taken to hospital after six car smash

Transport
Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Transport
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport
Rivington Services

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport

The cost of dropping rubbish in Blackpool reaches £48k

Crime
Samantha Brooks

Concern for missing Samantha

Crime

Fracking protesters guilty of trespass

Crime
Preston Crown Court

Jail for burglar who targeted Blackpool hotels

Crime

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Education
Loans could be written off

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Education

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education
Hilton Hotel on North Promenade. Pic courtesy of Google Street View

Discover the ‘truth about bullying’ at Blackpool's Hilton Hotel

News
A new plan aims to tackle problems with the education system in Blackpool. Above left: headteacher Andy Mellor and Blackpool and The Fylde College principal Bev Robinson (bottom left)

‘Hope, aspiration and a brighter future for resort’

News

The cost of dropping rubbish in Blackpool reaches £48k

Crime
European workers are leaving the NHS

Rise in the numbers of EU workers leaving the NHS

News
Preston Magistrates' Court

Judge’s blast at anti-fracking protesters from the Fylde

Crime
Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport

County Hall's £28m burden of finding homes for children

News
Paul Maynard

Blood banks changes spark fears at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

News
Gordon Marsden

MP backs Universal Credit demands

News
Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment
County Coun Shaun Turner

New Tobacco Control Plan for Lancashire unveiled by county council

News

The cost of dropping rubbish in Blackpool reaches £48k

Crime

Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

Offbeat
The tropical storm was named a hurricane overnight

Britain set to be lashed by Ophelia's tail on anniversary of great storm

Environment
Michael Fish giving his infamous weather forecast in 1987

Michael Fish would not have got 1987 storm spot-on, even with supercomputer

Environment

Don't prepare food for 48 hours to avoid spreading vomiting bug, sufferers told

Health
European workers are leaving the NHS

Rise in the numbers of EU workers leaving the NHS

News
Annual pink dip for Cancer Research - volunteers jumping into the sea at Blackpool for charity.

A quick pink dip in the Irish Sea to raise awareness of breast cancer

News
About nine in 10 people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes

Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to weight watchers, say experts

Health
Patients may be banned from attending A&E departments

Plan to ban A&E walk-ins without referral

Health