SCHOOL CLOSURES: Latest list from Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council has issued an updated list (March 2) of school closures across the county.
Crews from Blackpool and South Shore were called to the emergency on Midgeland Road

Fire crews battle blaze in South Shore outbuilding

A person was taken to hospital following a fire in an outbuilding in South Shore, say firefighters.


LIVE BLOG: Snow hits Lancashire

Many of us woke up to a winter wonderland this morning with snow covering the county.

Police arrested the teenager on Sunday

Teenager arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A Blackpool teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a knife attack in North Shore, say police.

The accident, which involved two cars, happened just before 6pm on Friday, February 23 on Mains Lane.

APPEAL: Three taken to hospital after crash in Singleton

Three people were taken to hospital after they were injured in a rush-hour crash in Singleton, say police.

Police are warning residents to take care while de-icing their vehicles

Car stolen in Blackpool while owner de-iced vehicle

A warning has been issued to residents in Blackpool after a car was stolen while its owner was de-icing their vehicle.
The electricity company says that the fault at a substation discovered at around 3.30am on Thursday February 22.

Power cut affects North Shore properties

Power has been cut to properties in North Shore following a fault, says Electricity North West.
Joe Clarke was left battered and bloodied after one of the attackers stamped on his head.

Three injured in brutal homophobic attack in Blackpool

Three friends have spoken of their horror after they were subjected to a brutal homophobic attack in Blackpool.
A gang of five are believed to have hurled paving slabs and bricks at the Mccolls

Thieves hurl paving slabs at convenience shop in overnight raid

Thieves raided a convenience shop in Anchorsholme Lane East overnight, say police.

The Fleetwood Coastguard Rescue Team were called out to the area around Dock Street by police just after 8pm on Monday, February 19.

Search after children 'shout for help' near River Wyre

A rescue team was scrambled following reports of children shouting for help around the River Wyre, says the Coastguard.
Two fire engines from St Annes attended the scene onChristal Avenue

Tumble dryer sparks emergency near Squires Gate

A fire started in a tumble dryer at a property near to Squires Gate, say fire services.

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

A major frozen food producer is recalling packets of fish cakes over fears they could contain pieces of metal and plastic.
Richard Adam Hollis, 37 and Nathan Jordan Orritt, 18, who is believed to be from Blackpool, were recovered from the sea last Friday February 9.

Bodies of two men from Lancashire recovered from sea in Anglesey

The bodies of two men from Lancashire recovered from the sea in Anglesey have been formally identified by police.
Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash on Ballam Road at the junction of Peel Road just after 9pm on Tuesday, February 13.

Man taken to hospital after two-vehicle smash in Lytham

A man was taken to hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Lytham, say Ambulance Services.

Crews from Bispham and Blackpool were called out to the fire on Convent Crescent just before 7.15am on Monday, February 12.

Woman rescued from Grange Park property after kitchen fire

A woman was rescued from her property in Grange Park following a cooking fire, say fire services.

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with their investigation

Man kicked twice in head after unprovoked attack on Blackpool bus

A man was kicked twice in the head and had his bag stolen during an unprovoked attack on a bus in Blackpool, say police.
The eastbound carriageway of the M65 was closed for several hoursbetween J4 and J5 following several incidents which Highways England said was due to severe weather conditions.

Drivers warned over poor road conditions in Lancashire

Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads this morning after icy, snowy conditions led to difficult driving conditions across parts of Lancashire.
The motorway was closed in both directions for a short period while the air ambulance landed.

Man airlifted to hospital from M55 after 'medical episode'

A man has been airlifted to hospital in a life-threatening condition after he collapsed while driving on the M55, say ambulance services.

Witnesses reported seeing the helicopter land near to the Mecca Bingo Hall on Talbot Road at around 9am.

Air Ambulance called to North Shore

The Air Ambulance was called out to an emergency in North Shore this morning.
Ihsan Aliwas found guilty of four counts of Misconduct in Public Office at a trial at Preston Crown Court on Tuesday, February 6

Lancashire Police officer jailed for targeting 'vulnerable' victims of crime

A Lancashire Police Officer has been jailed for two years after he pursued sexual relationships with vulnerable victims of crime.
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