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Wanted man to appear in court

A man wanted by Blackpool Police has been arrested and charged with assault and two counts of criminal damage, say police.
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Sam Nelson told his mum he wanted to do something to help the police feel better following the terrorist incident.

School pupil raises a smile with St Annes police officers

A Lytham Primary School pupil brought a smile to police officers' faces with a random act of kindness in the wake of the Manchester bombings, say police.
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Greenpeace protesters visited the Preston New Road site

Court date set for Fylde Greenpeace protesters

Ten Greenpeace campaigners are to face trial on November 1 after appearing at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court.
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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 21/06/17

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

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Sam Oyston

Pool fan convicted in court over restaurant vandalism

The poorly son of a controversial football club chairman today took time out from fighting his illness to give evidence against a fan.

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Chief Constable Steve Finnigan speaking at the opening event

Memorial garden to honour Lancashire's fallen officers

A memorial garden paying tribute to officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty has been unveiled at Lancashire Police HQ.

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Claire Powell of Victim Support and Robert Ruston of the Lancashire PCC office

New hub offers support to crime victims in Blackpool

Every victim of crime on the Fylde coast can expect access to support and expert advice following the opening of a new hub.

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Rev James Percival

Open verdict in vicarage baby death case

A coroner has recorded an open verdict at the inquest into the death of a baby boy born in the bathroom of a vicarage.

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Patrols have been increased at George Bancroft Park

South Shore crackdown on anti-social action

Police in Blackpool have carried out a two-day operation cracking down on anti-social behaviour in South Shore.

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This latest incident comes after the Stanley Park Golf course was targeted in a series of thefts over the past few months.

Golf buggy 'arson' sparks investigation

An investigation has been launched after a stolen golf buggy was set on fire at a golf course, say fire services.
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Man in hospital after being attacked at bus stop

A 43-year-old man was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital after being attacked at a bus stop last night, police said.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 20/06/17

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

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Police at the vicarage in Freckleton during the police investigation

Ex-vicar told daughter: ‘You can’t put a baby in the bin’

A former vicar has told an inquest how he tried to revive his daughter’s baby after she gave birth in a bathroom.

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The Crazy Scots bar

DJ cut after drinker hurled a pint glass in Blackpool’s Crazy Scots Bar

A DJ was cut by flying glass after a man hurled a pint glass “like a cricket ball” in his direction at Blackpool’s Crazy Scots Bar.

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Edward was last seen in Blackpool town centre

APPEAL: Man missing from Blackpool

An appeal has been launched after a man went missing from the Blackpool area.
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Born-again Christian punched housemate over Valium row and more

Born-again Christian punched housemate over Valium row and more

The latest cases from Blackpool Magistrates Court

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Retiring Lancashire Chief Constable Steve Finnigan

‘Police cuts have gone too far, we are not safe’

As the UK’s longest-serving Chief Constable, Steve Finnigan’s opinion ought to count.

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Cannabis

Ticklist helps snare village drug dealer

A drug dealer has been jailed for eight months.

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Anh Van Tran (pictured), of no fixed address,is described as 5ft tall, slim build with black hair and of Vietnamese origin.

WANTED: Police search for man in connection with 'drug offences'

Police have launched a manhunt to find a man wanted in connection with alleged cannabis cultivation in Blackpool.
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Activity at the Franklaw Water Treatment plant on Catterall Lane, Garstang, after news of water contamination

United Utilities to face prosecution over crypto crisis

United Utilities is to be prosecuted for the drinking water crisis that left thousands of Lancashire people without safe water.

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