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Monday | BBC News

Biker, 29, killed in crash named

Adam Small, 29, from the city, crashed a Honda scooter at about 05:50 on Sunday near the junction with Forest Road.

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Monday | Newsday

Woman mistreated dozens of animals

Ann Wynd was convicted of 29 charges of causing unnecessary suffering to animals, including 19 dogs, two donkeys, two goats, a sheep, three Shetland ponies and a Welsh cob horse.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Lytham Today

Investors sought for airport future

Hopes are high a new owner will be found for Blackpool Airport who will invest in the future of the air hub.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Anti-fracking campaigners vow to fight court's ruling

Protesters have vowed to battle to overturn a court injunction stopping anti-fracking campaigners from camping out on Lancashire farming land.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Blackpool Today

Motorcyclist hit in crash

Police and paramedics were called to the roundabout on Preston New Road, outside the store on the Whitehills business park, this morning, where a car and motorbike collided.

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Blackpool Today

No room on busy trams

Calls have been made for more trams to run during busy events amid claims many passengers were unable to board trams during Ride the Lights because they were already full.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

South China Morning Post

The cast and crew of Mamma Mia! are ready to bring the hit show to Hong Kong

"We have less than two minutes to get stripped off, into the lycra, get the boots on, take a swig of water and sort out our hair," says Geraldine Fitzgerald, who plays the role of Tanya.

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Lytham Today

'Clean up' pledge as frack protesters go

Anti-fracking protesters who set up camp in a field close to where energy firm Cuadrilla wants to drill for shale gas were today due to leave the site they have occupied for more than two weeks.

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This Is Lancashire

Blackpool illuminations pay tribute to East Lancs cyclist killed in hit and run

A VISUAL tribute has been paid to a former Blackburn with Darwen Council boss at one of the North West's biggest tourism events.

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Longridge Today

Frack firm takes activists to court

Farmers and gas exploration company Cuadrilla are together taking legal action to ensure that anti-fracking protesters cannot return to occupy farmland.

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Blackpool Today

Jail for addict who sold drugs on street

Benjamin Frape, 26, of Grasmere Road, was caught red handed by police with 54 knotted plastic bags of crack cocaine and heroin.

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Daily Mail

Schoolgirl, 17, hanged herself after feeling pressure of studying...

Schoolgirl, 17, hanged herself after feeling pressure of studying five A-levels in bid to fulfil her ambition of becoming a scientist A 17-year-old schoolgirl hanged herself because she felt under pressure at having to study five subjects at A-Level.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Blackpool Today

Age no barrier for GCSE star pupil, 74

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but this top student has proved them wrong after achieving a GCSE A*... at the ripe old age of 74. Not content with the grades he achieved back in 1956, Malcolm Lord decided to take up study once again upon his retirement in 2005, starting classes to "keep his old mind working".

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NewsOK.com

Roller coasters date back 400 years

A: "When Russian daredevils got bored sledding down hills in the 1600s, they decided to ramp things up by building 'flying mountains' - elaborate five-story ice ramps with drops as steep as 50 degrees," say Noah Davis and Lucas Reilly in Mental Floss magazine.

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Blackpool Today

Pregnant woman in knife raid

A robber made off with thousands of pounds of foreign currency in a raid at a travel agents after threatening a pregnant member of staff with a knife.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Pendle Today

Pendle fund-raisers will see illuminations in a new light

Colne and West Craven charity fund-raisers are gearing up to ride the bright lights of Blackpool on Tuesday and are inviting others to pull on their Lycra and join them too.

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Blackpool Today

Hero cops 'were in right place at the right time'

Fifty-three years ago yesterday James Hanratty, a petty criminal from London, murdered scientist Michael Gregsten before raping and wounding his mistress Valerie Storie.

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Blackpool Today

No date set for lane work

A County transport chief has promised to inspect a key link road between south Fylde and Blackpool before deciding when it reopens.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Blackpool Today

Challenging year but brave Liam is among school's stars

GCSE results day supplement at Highfield School in South Shore. The class of 2014 celebrate.

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Lytham Today

Cuadrilla takes legal action against anti-fracking protesters

Anti-fracking campaigners face eviction from their protest camp after an oil and gas giant launched legal proceeding to boot them off.

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