80 new civil service jobs for Blackpool

More than 80 permanent new jobs will be created in Blackpool in the second big civil service recruitment in the past four months.

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The knotweed close to Mr Tierneys home

Japanese knotweed woes strangle man’s house sale

A homeowner says he is struggling to sell his house – because of a scourge of invasive Japanese knotweed.

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Amy Blundell from Cotton Court Business Centre, on Preston Railway Station marking the 150th anniversary of Barnardos

Barnardo’s in plea to firms

A campaign to get 150 businesses to sign up and support children’s charity Barnardo’s has launched marking the start of 150 hours of activity.

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Record store

Where are the best record shops?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite music shops in the area.
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Pupils from Staining Primary School help take part in a speed awareness campaign with PCSOs on Chain Lane.  Pictured is Sophie Horsfall, aged 10.

Drivers sent message from pupils and police

Slow down and make us smile...

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An artists impression of Construction 2018  and how it will pass through the Big One

‘High five’ hopes for new Blackpool rollercoaster riders

Riders on two Pleasure Beach coasters will be so close, the section of a new ride has been dubbed the ‘high five’ pass.

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Blackpool South Labour MP Gordon Marsden

MP calls on Government to do more to tackle seaside unemployment

Blackpool South Labour MP Gordon Marsden has said the Government needs to do more to help solve the chronic unemployment problems in seaside towns such as Blackpool.

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The Sunnydale Nurseries

Plant nursery could become 37 new homes

Plans have been submitted to build new houses on the outskirts of a village.

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Healthwatch is looking into dentist provision for the elderly in Lancashire

Group’s probe into dentist offerings

Independent group Healthwatch Lancashire has launched an investigation into the access to dentists given to care home residents across the county.

Blackpool Illuminations Switch On

Walking the Lights for cancer care

The recently-formed Marie Curie Lytham St Annes fun-raising group is walking the Lights for charity.

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Hotel and store vision for Blackpool town centre

Hotel and store vision for Blackpool town centre

Developers today unveiled their vision for the second phase of Blackpool’s Houndshill Centre.

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Campaigning children issue road safety appeal to mums and dads not to leave cars illegally outside Blackpool school

Children at Roseacre Primary Academy in Blackpool unveiled the latest in an ongoing road safety campaign.

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Jesse McClure in the Las Vegas Arcade

Storage Hunter Jesse targets Blackpool’s hidden treasures

He’s normally on screen pulling a fast one over his rivals and gloating unceremoniously when he lands a bargain on TV hit Storage Hunters.

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Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is for seaside dwellers like Abi

More than half of North West residents have chosen to stay within their natural-born roots. Reporter Natalie Walker investigates the migration habits of Lancashire folk.

Do you teach your children about money?

Do you teach your children about money?

Research has shown that how we manage money around our children is influential on how our children will handle their finances later in life.

John Cridland will be in Blackpool tomorrow

Pensions row campaigner to visit resort

The man leading a national review into the state pension age is set to visit Blackpool – where residents have the lowest life expectancy rate in the country.

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Matthew Nicholson

Restaurant opening creates 15 new jobs

The latest phase of the Mill Farm Sports Village development has created 15 new jobs.

Improvements have already been made at Windy Harbour

Time is running short to have a say on bypass bid

Time is running out for people to have their say on a proposals for a huge new dual carriageway.

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An empty shelf where Marmite should be in a Tesco store

Marmite ‘crisis’ is settled

The Marmite scare is over!

The 'gig economy'

The new wave of flexible working: good news for working parents

There is a new way of working which is gaining popularity in the UK, and it is great news for parents who want a credible and flexible career option.
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