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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Jet2 has indicated it will not return to Blackpool

‘Don’t sit on hands’ over airport sale

Blackpool Council should take an active role in the sale of Blackpool Airport.

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Marmite - would you miss it?

Brexit blows up a storm in a Pot Noodle

Brexit is the Marmite of politics - you either love it or you loathe it.

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Screengrab of the Tesco website showing Marmite unavailable after a pricing row between the supermarket chain and Unilever

Major brands axed from Tesco shelves following Unilever dispute

One of the world's largest consumer goods manufacturers has been accused of "exploiting consumers" amid the falling value of the pound after a pricing row with Tesco left the supermarket low on household items such as Marmite, Flora and Persil.

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Campaigners say the movement of nuclear weapons around the country could put thousands at risk.

Is Lancashire ‘at risk of nuclear contamination’?

Nuclear convoys carrying warheads routinely drive on the M6. If one crashed, or was attacked by terrorists, more than 260,000 people could be in danger of contamination, according to a new report.

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Layton Raikes manager Lee Thelwell

Real ale boost at pub chain across coast

Pub-goers will be able to enjoy five real ales from across the world alongside a selection of up to 25 beers from the UK during a 12-day festival at eight pubs across the Fylde coast.

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To get another of our illuminated trams back on the tracks is wonderful. Pic: MARK BILLINGTON

Blackpool tram sets sail once again

Another of Blackpool’s famous illuminated trams is back in service after a £46,000 restoration.

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Tesco to ‘fine’ shoppers who wrongly park in disabled and parent and child bays

Tesco is to introduce fines for people who wrongly park in disabled or parent and child bays at its stores.

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