‘Misjudgement’ led to death of teenager

A ‘tragic misjudgement’ led to the death of a teenager.

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An accident happened on the A585 at Greenhalgh
Image: Google

Biker involved in main road crash

A major Fylde coast road has been closed after a motorcyclist was been involved in a collision.

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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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Glenn McDonald died following an accident at the Boghead roundabout near Bathgate in Scotland      Image: Google

Crash victim named as Poulton man, 69

An elderly Poulton man has died following a crash on the A801.

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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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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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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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Lifeboat launched after 999 call in Blackpool

Lifeboat launched after 999 call in Blackpool

The Blackpool lifeboat was launched after reports that someone was in difficulty in the sea near North Pier.

Stephen Peters at the site of the accident yesterday

Family’s thanks after four hurt in horror wall crash

The uncle of a young footballer badly hurt in a car crash that also left his mum in hospital said it’s lucky nobody was killed.

Major road closed after second crash in two days

Major road closed after second crash in two days

A major Blackpool road remains closed following a serious accident.

The missing bollard at the accident scene in Fairhaven

Mum’s fury at pavement smash driver

A Fylde mum says her son and husband had a lucky escape after a car came within feet of hitting them as they walked home.

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The damaged garden fence after a car smashed into a homes front garden in Anchorsholme

Couple’s speed camera appeal for Fylde coast rat-run road

A couple who have had cars smash into their front garden twice in six years are calling for speed cameras to be installed on a Fylde coast rat-run road.

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Poulton station

Rail station parking plea

The team behind proposals to create a railway hub at Poulton are calling on Network Rail to listen to local concerns and expand parking at a busy station.

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Blackpool Airport's last passengers

Blackpool airport is back up for sale in shock move

Blackpool Airport is to be put back on the market in a shock move by owner Balfour Beatty.

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A pro-Russian rebel touches the MH17 wreckage at the crash site.

Russian missile was reason for downing

Russia must engage constructively with investigations into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner flying over Ukraine, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has insisted.

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Blackpool's heritage trams made their first appearance of the year over the Easter weekend.
One of the trams passes the Comedy Carpet.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Anniversary of world’s first tramway opening in Blackpool

Today marks 131 years since the world’s first practical electric tramway opened - in Blackpool.

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Virgin Trains service to London

Virgin trains vows not to abandon Blackpool

Virgin trains insists it will not abandon Blackpool despite the forced withdrawal of the resorts only direct rail service to London.

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A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool plans on display

Speak up on roads plan

Villagers are being urged to make their voices heard as proposals for a huge new dual carriageway are put to the public.

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YES to bus hub - NO to bus station

YES to bus hub - NO to bus station

A bus ‘hub’ will be built as part of Blackpool’s £24m tramway expansion.

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Blackpool Airport's terminal has been demolished

Subsidy call to bring flights back to Fylde

The Government should step in to support small airports like Blackpool and help them compete with major regional hubs.

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