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5 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

Poulton pubs prepare for hundreds at wake

Pubs and bars in Poulton have been warned to ready themselves for an influx of hundreds of travellers attending a funeral in the town today - with many choosing to shut up shop or increase their security.

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5 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

Accidents still a problem in 20mph zones

Speeding issue: Figures have suggested accidents are not being prevented in 20mph zones in Blackpool, while community leaders say speeding is still a problem Community leaders say too many drivers are still ignoring the restrictions which have been adopted around a number of schools and on Mereside and Grange Park housing estates.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Blackpool Today

Drunken driver avoid being sent to prison

A drunken women who repeatedly crashed her car into another vehicle and then drove off has escaped being sent to prison.

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Blackpool Today

'We were hoping he had missed the flight...but we knew he was on it'

The grief-stricken family of a Blackpool man killed after his plane was shot down today pleaded for his body to be recovered - as they revealed how they had clung to the desperate hope he may have missed the fatal flight.

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Blackpool Today

Surgeries to identify dangerous dog breeds

Lancashire Police is to hold dog surgeries across the county this week in a bid to encourage responsible ownership and tackle the issue of 'dangerous dogs'.

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Examiner.com

Today in Rock: July 21

On this day in 1945 Rosie Hamlin, future singer for Rosie and the Originals is born in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Jim Croce, Folk, Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Blackpool Today

Just A 10 could safeguard our Lights' future

That is the message today from hoteliers' group Blackpool Combined Association, as the town counts down to Switch-On 2014.

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Blackpool Today

Revamp for popular pub

The Wetherspoons pub The Auctioneer on Lytham Road in South Shore re-opened today after a major re-vamp.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Blackpool Today

Drink-driving chef lied to police

Alex Jackson was caught out after an officer found a letter addressed to him on the car's passenger seat and a bank card with the defendant's name on it in his jeans pocket.

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Blackpool Today

Road to nowhere as key link latest to be blocked

Motorists are to be hit with another crippling road closure after transport chiefs said the commuter route was no longer safe.

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Blackpool Today

Grieving mum's message

A mother whose son died from a massive drug overdose has said she refuses to blame his death on the people who supplied the potentially lethal drugs.

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Fleetwood Today

Put big lights on Peter

Blackpool illuminations Switch-On 2006 at Bonny Street Car Park. Peter Kay holding up the Mayor of Blackpool 's business card./news Phoenix Nights star Kay, 41, is a huge fan of the resort after launching his career with his first ever live DVD 'Live At The Top Of The Tower' in 2000.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Blackpool Today

Historic areas set for special status

Heritage chiefs are bidding to create two new conservation areas in Blackpool in a bid to preserve more of the resort's history.

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Blackpool Today

It's an eyeful of the Eiffel

They're all keen cyclists, but a 500-mile challenge from Blackpool to Paris was hard work for this team.

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Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

Whalley man ( 57) arrested in police raid on child porn

A 57-year-old man from Whalley was among 16 arrested across Lancashire in a national swoop on online child porn users, police have revealed.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Billiards Digest

Wilson Names Team USA Hopefuls

As was his original intent, Mosconi Cup Team USA Captain Mark Wilson worked quickly to select the players who will compete for the final five roster spots for the 2014 event in December in Blackpool, England.

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Blackpool Today

No more trolley locks at store

Shoppers at Morrisons in Blackpool's South Shore no longer need to worry about finding a 1 or token for their shopping trolley.

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Blackpool Today

Ancient cottages 'saved'

Residents who are protesting against plans to build 14 houses on land near their homes on Fishers Lane, Marton.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Blackpool Today

Road race 'would be worth millions'

The Promenade might be a far cry from Monaco harbour but a proposed new law would open the door for a Grand Prix style road race in the resort.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Billiards Digest

Wilson Names Team USA Hopefuls

As was his original intent, Mosconi Cup Team USA Captain Mark Wilson worked quickly to select the players who will compete for the final five roster spots for the 2014 event in December in Blackpool, England.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

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