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Blackpool police officer faces misconduct hearing

A Blackpool police officer is set to face a misconduct hearing following an incident in the resort.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 20-02-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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The scooter was set alight outside a property on Hornby Road

Arson investigation after elderly man's mobility scooter set-alight

An elderly man has been left without his mobility scooter after it was deliberately set-alight, say fire services.

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Jo Thomas from Alice's Tearoom, which was raided on Tuesday

Thief’s Love Hearts break in

A sweet-toothed raider is being hunted by police after breaking into a popular tearoom – and nabbing a cupboard full of treats.

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Soldier facing historic sex abuse claims

An ex-soldier has denied committing a string of sex attacks on three girls more than 40 years ago.

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The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

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Police removing six locked-together protesters at the Preston New Road fracking site at Little Plumpton

Six anti-frackers arrested after latest shale gas protest

Police were called to act as six anti-fracking protesters locked themselves together at the Preston New Road shale gas site.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 16-02-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Natalia Mackay, who is helping to hunt for the driver who knocked over her 16-year-old sister Alisha (inset)

'Find this monster' - Plea from sister of teen left for dead in hit-and-run

A devoted sister has joined the hunt for the driver who hit a 16-year-old girl and left her for dead.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 15-02-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Man, 29, bailed after bakery break-in and car chase

A man arrested following an hour-long car chase across the Fylde coast has been bailed, police said.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 14-02-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Man, 29, arrested after car chase across Fylde coast

Police officers chased a car across the Fylde coast after a break-in at a commercial property in South Shore in the early hours of this morning.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 13-02-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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VIDEO: Man beaten in alleged ‘honey trap’ attack

Police have appealed for information after a man was brutally beaten in a late-night suspected ‘honey trap’ attack.

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Michael Simon Barr

Do not approach 'dangerous sex offender' on loose in Lancashire

Police have warned the public not to approach a 'dangerous sex offender' who could be on the Fylde coast.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 10-02-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Firm that flooded Blackpool with counterfeit toys is found guilty

A firm that planned to flood Blackpool with 250,000 illegal counterfeit toys is facing a stiff sentence after being convicted by jurors.

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Jayson Stephens, 33, from Cumbria

WANTED: 'Dangerous' sex offender believed to be in Blackpool

A 'dangerous' sex offender, who has breached his notification requirements, may be on the run in Blackpool, say police.

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Scott Senior, 25, of Poulton, avoided jail for drugs offences

Blackpool drug dealing plumber avoids prison term

A plumber who dealt cannabis has narrowly avoided an immediate jail term Scott Lee Senior, 25, of Blackpool Road, Poulton, was caught out in a stop check by police officers in February last year.

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