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Blackpool ballroom puts the soul into Strictly as latest celebrity leaves the show

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Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse at the Tower Ballroom

Strictly comes home to let Blackpool entertain you!

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Driver freed after crash in Cleveleys

Transport

Festive market at weekend

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£200m dock plans to create 350 jobs

Business

Blackpool sporting legend Sir Stanley Matthews memorabilia to be auctioned

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Blackpool to Preston railway line work will be ‘worth pain’ says rail chief

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Blackpool magistrates court

Man faces grooming charges

Crime

Driver freed after crash in Cleveleys

Transport
Top right: Blackpool Norths number 2 signal box, dating from 1896, is demolished Pic: @TheGNRP Bottom right: Platforms are demolished at Blackpool North Left: Workers remove tracks

Blackpool to Preston railway line work will be ‘worth pain’ says rail chief

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The new Audi design centre

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

Transport
The union said it was seeking a "suitable and equal" pay offer

Staff on Virgin's West Coast line vote to strike in pay dispute

Transport
Union members voted by 84% in favour of strikes

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike on day new test is launched

Environment

Man faces grooming charges

Crime
The 12 anti-fracking defendants outside court

Group planned protest the day before lock-on

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Ma Kelly's bar in Fleetwood

Ma Kelly’s bar in Fleetwood put up for sale following £400k fine

Crime
Beavers from the6th Ashtons Tuesday group enjoyed a trip to the Sandcastle last weekend.

Beaver mascot goes missing on day-trip to Blackpool

Crime

Anti-terror attack advice for pupils aged 11 to 16 made available for schools

Education
Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw (second from right) at launch of the new CSE awareness toolkit.

Do not let child sexual exploitation in Lancashire go unreported

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Children should be able to try out "the many cloaks of identity" without being labelled or bullied

Young should not be bullied for exploring their identity, says Church of England

Education
Around 20 children were taken home by their parents

120 pupils taken out of classes for wearing wrong shoes

Education
Most young people believe they have been failed by careers advice

Young people feel 'failed' by careers advice

Education

£200m dock plans to create 350 jobs

Business
Top right: Blackpool Norths number 2 signal box, dating from 1896, is demolished Pic: @TheGNRP Bottom right: Platforms are demolished at Blackpool North Left: Workers remove tracks

Blackpool to Preston railway line work will be ‘worth pain’ says rail chief

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Lidl joins fellow budget supermarket Aldi in jumping on the Black Friday tradition

Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Business

Want to tweet, councillors? Just be careful!

Politics
Former Wyre Mayor Bob Williamson

Tributes paid after death of former mayor

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Coroner Peter Sigee warned that cyclists could die because of new Government rules relaxing repairs to deep potholes

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns

Transport
Lancashire County Council leader Geoff Driver

Geoff Driver: My vision to tackle funding black hole

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The disgraced former Tory deputy chairman believes the country is "sick of elections"

Lord Archer: Corbyn will become Prime Minister if election is held next year

Politics

Group planned protest the day before lock-on

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This chunk of suspected palm oil washed up on St Annes beach yesterday

Test results reveal what’s washing up on Fylde coast beaches

Environment
Union members voted by 84% in favour of strikes

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike on day new test is launched

Environment

Earth-sized planet discovered with 'mild' climate and peaceful parent star

Environment

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

Health

Climbing high to beat the lows

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What is causing sane people to see things that are not there?

News
The NHS aims to admit or discharge 95% of patients within four hours

Hospitals face predicted worst-ever A&E waiting times this winter

Health
Andy Cole on Ben Nevis

I would not be here without the outdoors, says Blackpool mountain climber

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