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Beautiful sunset inspires local photographers

Last night's spectacular sunset in Blackpool has inspired local photographers.


After 120 years, Arnold School is reduced to rubble

Bulldozers have marked the end of an era by reducing part of the old Arnold school in South Shore to rubble.

Nile Rodgers

'Low ticket' warning as fans go wild for Nile and the gang at Lytham Festival

Organisers of Lytham Festival are warning music fans to snap up their tickets to see disco legend Nile Rodgers in the summer.
Paul White from Faringo's Vegan Italian restaurant

No missed steak: Restaurant busier than ever after dumping meat to serve vegan food - and it used to be a steakhouse!

A steakhouse restaurant dumped meat from its menu to become the first 100 per cent vegan eatery in Blackpool.

Young performers took over the Grand

Showcase trip for kids was just Grand

Pupils from a performing arts franchise took over the Grand Theatre for a showcase event.

Theatre and Comedy
Example and DJ Wire join Blackpool Festival bill

Dance fest leads by Example with stars

Two more leading names from the world of dance music have joined the line-up for Blackpool Festival this summer.
Dean Z to headline the Elvis Celebration weekend at the Winter Gardens

Champion tribute star to headline Blackpool Elvis Celebration

A grand champion Elvis tribute artist is to headline the Blackpool Elvis Celebration weekend at the Winter Gardens.


Hundreds of Fylde pupils at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens careers event

More than 400 children had a taste of the working world at a huge careers fair at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.


Blackpool is picture perfect for pair

Every picture tells a story.

A scene from Ellen Kent's La Traviata

REVIEW: La Traviata, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Taking two children, aged 11 and eight, to the opera in an effort to broaden their horizons and wean them off YouTube for two-and-a-hours could have gone either way.

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Andrew Higgins with his peregrine falcon, Skye, who has gone missing.

Falconer’s plea to help find his bird

A professional falconer who uses the predators to scare off gulls has made a desperate plea for help after one of his birds went missing in Fleetwood.

The cast of Windmill Players' Joking Apart

REVIEW: Joking Apart, Thornton Little Theatre

Much-loved writer Alan Ayckbourn has been quoted as saying that this is one of his favourite plays and that the ones he likes most are those that are done the least or don’t do as well as they should.
Theatre and Comedy
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.
Ashton and Lea Golf Club

The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses?
Auctioneer Charles Hanson with the famous ball

Morty’s 1953 FA Cup final hat-trick ball makes five grand at auction

A football believed to have been used in the Blackpool’s landmark 1953 FA Cup final to net a winning hat-trick has sold at auction for £5,250.

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.
Rev Ron Feb 19 PE memories, shoe polish, Blackpool front and tower facts

REV RON GREENALL: Every picture tells a story

First of all, a few facts about what happened in this week in times past that has relevance for us today.

Lancashire County Council awarded the 104m contract to Virgin

Privatising county NHS contract 'will only save 0.07%'

A controversial move to privatise parts of Lancashire’s health services would save just 0.07 per cent, it has been revealed.

Olympic sport is coming to Lancashire

As the British curling team flies high at the Winter Olympics, with a place booked in the semi final, TOM EARNSHAW took a sneak peak behind the scenes at Wyre’s new rink

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