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Fleetwood boss Rosler apologises to fans

Fleetwood Town boss Uwe Rosler issued an apology to the fans after a 3-0 defeat at Doncaster saw his side lose their seventh game in a row.
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The referee inspects a sink hole at Doncaster

MATCH REPORT: Doncaster 3 Fleetwood 0

The appearance of a sink hole just before kick-off was to be an omen as Fleetwood Town dug themselves deeper into a relegation battle with a dismal 3-0 defeat at Doncaster.
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Gareth Burgess. Photo via Lancashire Police.

MISSING PERSON: Have you seen Gareth Burgess?

Police are searching for a man that was last seen in Blackpool.
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WATCH: 'Furry' car stopped overnight due to 'distracting disco lights'

A car was pulled by police overnight in Blackpool due to concerns with lights coming from the back of the vehicle.

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Fleetwood Town's Cian Bolger

Fleetwood Town defender Bolger ready for ‘massive’ matches

Fleetwood Town defender Cian Bolger admits the club is embarking on a ‘massive’ period of fixtures as they head to fellow strugglers Doncaster Rovers this afternoon.

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Barney Woolcock with children Evie and Max

Fund-raiser at Bug aims to help Barney

Fund-raisers are hoping to drum up support this weekend to help the family of a Poulton dad given just weeks to live.

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Some of the knives handed in to Lancashire Police as part of Operation Sceptre.

Final chance to hand in weapons

This weekend is your final chance to offer up knives to Lancashire Police.
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The Fleetwood Knott End Ferry

Ferry hopes remain in spite of setback

Talks over the future of the Fleetwood to Knott End ferry are continuing, with hopes that a contractor will sign a deal to run the service within the next few days.

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A new 5 coin. The commemorative coin featuring Blackpool Tower will be released next year

Queen to honour Blackpool Tower on new £5 coin

Blackpool Tower is set to feature on a new silver £5 coin, an announcement by the Queen has revealed.

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Makari, a baby Western Lowland gorilla at Blackpool Zoo.  Pictured early 2018. Born September 2017

Can you snap the winning photo?

A photography competition has been launched by Blackpool Zoo.

Arts
Fleetwood Town striker Paddy Madden

Madden: Fleetwood Town squad cannot start sulking

Paddy Madden’s says the secret to ending Fleetwood’s Town’s losing run is to not feel sorry for themselves.

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John Simm was excellent in ITVs three-part drama Trauma

Trauma - an excellent study of grief, but not so good as a thriller

Grief is a funny thing. Not literally, obviously, but it can affect different people in all sorts of different ways.

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Cian Bolger returns from suspension for Fleetwood Town at Doncaster Rovers

Rosler: Fleetwood Town must avoid defeat at Doncaster

Fleetwood boss Uwe Rosler says it is imperative to leave Doncaster Rovers with something tomorrow.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Removal man 'staged kidnapping and demanded ransom from his pregnant girlfriend so he could get drunk with pals'

A removal man from Blackpool staged his own kidnap and demanded a ransom from his pregnant girlfriend so he could get drunk with his mates, a court has heard.
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Glendower Hotel

The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
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Nine-year-old Blackpool magician Issy Simpson

The sky is the limit for BGT’s magical star Issy

She might have magic powers, but even resort schoolgirl Issy Simpson couldn’t have predicted the spell she’d cast during the 12 months since making her debut on Britain’s Got Talent.

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Lytham Hall

Dr Dolittle date is a perfect medicine for Hall’s season

The prospect of animal magic on stage at Lytham Hall has been welcomed by theatre enthusiasts.

Theatre and Comedy
Mista Jam

Get set to rave on the waves as Pier Jam starts to sell out

The first details of this year’s ‘raves on the waves’ Pier Jam festivals have been revealed.

Music

Blackpool’s hidden gem for wildlife

The bright February sun is glittering on the waves as the cold wind whips up the surface of the mere.

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Michael Atkinson

KFC robber jailed for 12 and a half years

A robber raided a KFC restaurant with a replica gun - then went on to cause a rooftop standoff.
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