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Schools' support for pupils dealing with aftermath of Manchester Arena bomb

Pupils from across the Fylde coast who were at the Manchester Arena on Monday night have been offered help and support by their schools.

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Armed police and soldiers on the streets of London

No plans for soldiers on Lancashire streets

Members of the armed forces will not be deployed on the streets of Lancashire following the Manchester terror attack

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Martyn Hett was confirmed a victim of the Manchester bomb blasts

Missing Martyn Hett confirmed a victim of Manchester bomb blast

The partner of Martyn Hett, who went missing in the Manchester bomb blasts, has confirmed that he was killed in the atrocity.
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Lancashire County Hall

Questions over top council job bid after arrest

County Hall leader elect Geoff Driver has been released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and intimidating witnesses.

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A total of four people have now been arrested as part of the inquiry into the atrocity.

Three men arrested in connection with Manchester bombings

Three men have been arrested in connection with the Manchester concert bombing as a huge investigation into the attack gathers pace.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 24/05/17

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

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Kelly Brewster, 32, who had been to the concert with her sister, Claire Booth, 34, and her 11-year-old niece, Hollie Booth, had been missing since the attack.

Brave auntie who shielded her niece from Manchester terror attack confirmed among victims

The family of a brave auntie who shielded niece from the Manchester Arena terror attack has confirmed she is among the dead.
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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

A number of services will be impacted on Wednesday May 24 due to the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station following Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, say Northern.

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Missing schoolgirl Olivia Campbell confirmed among Manchester Arena bomb blast victims

Missing schoolgirl Olivia Campbell confirmed among Manchester Arena bomb blast victims

The mother of a 15-year-old girl has paid tribute to her "precious" daughter as she revealed she had died in the Manchester Arena bombing.

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Blackpool beach has received a Blue Flag for the second time. Picture from Blackpool Council.

Blackpool awarded Blue Flag honour second time

The blue flag is flying high over Blackpool’s prized beach for the second year in a row.

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The RMT has suspended planned strike action following the Manchester bombing

Rail strikes suspended following terror attack

Rail strikes planned for next week have been suspended as a show of 'solidarity' with the people of Manchester following yesterday's terror attack

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A police cordon is in place around Manchester Arena

Chief constable pledges support to people of Manchester

Lancashire's chief constable has called for unity and vigilance in the wake of the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

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Children and young people have been confirmed among the dead

Preston mum tells of horror after witnessing 'terror attack' aftermath at Manchester Arena

A Preston mother has spoken of her horror after witnessing the aftermath of last night's suspected terror attack in Manchester.
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MANCHESTER BOMBING: Everything we know so far

As details continued to emerge about the outrage - the worst terrorist attack since 52 innocent people were killed in the July 7 bombings in London in 2005:
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Armed police at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig (Pic: Press Association)

'It shook my whole body' - Blackpool mum caught up in 'explosion' at Manchester Arena

A resort mum has spoken of her horror after being caught up in a suicide bomb blast at Manchester Arena.
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Artist's impression of the new sea defences at Church Scar, Fairhaven

£20m sea defence project go-ahead

Here is a look at how south Fylde sea defences will look following the completion of a £20m Government project which is set to get under way later this year.

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The man, named in Blackpool Magistrates as 47-year-old Michael Rhodes, was today in Royal Preston Hospital after the incident on Saturday.

Critically-ill 'single punch' attack victim named

A man left critically ill after a street attack in Blackpool could have his life-support machine switched off, a court has heard.

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Kym Marsh met her match at Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Corrie star unveils wax lookalike

Apart from getting your face on a banknote, the surest sign of major celebrity success is to be immortalised in wax.

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Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes as Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in the first teaser images from the second series of ITV's blockbuster Victoria

Jenna cradles baby in new scene from Victoria

The first glimpse of Blackpool’s Jenna Coleman in the second series of drama Victoria has been revealed.

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