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Take a peek inside all-new Blackpool microbar Thirsty? Alehouse - reopening with new management

"We've kept some things we really liked but brought in new features too"

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Horrid stench of 'rotten eggs' causing anger in Fleetwood but United Utilities says it's not the sewage works

An unpleasant methane pong has disturbed residents in Fleetwood over the past two days - and they are demanding something is done about it.

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The cheapest filling stations for petrol and diesel in and around Blackpool

Here are the cheapest places to fill up your vehicle on the Fylde coast.

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25 things you may not have known were made in Lancashire including KFC, Jelly Babies and Budweiser

Who knew there were so many firsts in Lancashire!

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Food hygiene ratings Blackpool: The zero and one star restaurants, cafés, takeaways and sandwich shops

These are the Blackpool businesses that have been giving a rating of one out of five on their last inspection.

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Council looks to recover costs as beach cars removed

Two cars abandoned on Blackpool beach have been removed by the council, which is looking to recover its costs and has issued a reminder to drivers to avoid the sands.

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Beat the queues at Blackpool Pleasure Beach opening weekend as park reopens for 2024

We tell you the best ways to beat the queues at the reopening of Blackpool Pleasure Beach this weekend.

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Garstang residents' chance to have say on regeneration projects in high street and Cherestanc Square

People living in and around Garstang have a chance to have their say about regeneration plans intended to revitalise the town.

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Schools and nurseries in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre with Ofsted reports in January and February

In the first two months of 2024, eights schools and nurseries across the Fylde Coast received new Ofsted reports.

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Department store Frasers in planning row with council over 'exceptionally poor' signs at Houndshill Centre

The national retailer is challenging the council's decision

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Levelling Up minister Michael Gove announces £90m for massive housing transformation in Blackpool

The funding will turbocharge work already being done to improve housing

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Family of otters pictured playing in River Wyre in Garstang

A family of otters were pictured playing in the River Wyre in Garstang this week.

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WATCH: I braved a ski jump 'trembling board' in Austria like Eddie the Eagle Edwards

WATCH: I braved the 'trembling board' made famous by ski jumpers like Eddie the Eagle Edwards but then fell down the mountain anyway.

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Video: Adorable Dalmatians take over St Annes beach at the North West Dally Rally

Our video shows how 60 dogs took over a Lancashire beach for the North West Dally Rally.

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Potholes: This is what our readers have to say about the state of Lancashire's roads

It's something affecting everywhere across Lancashire.

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New trial date set for man accused of murdering Blackpool toddler

A trial date has been set for a man accused of murdering a two-year-old boy in Blackpool.

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Moor Hall's Michelin-starred Mark Birchall on the Lancashire food scene and his go-to comfort food

Mark is proudly Lancastrian.

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Moor Hall's Mark Birchall pays tribute to "amazing" Hairy Biker - days after emotional 'homecoming' on BBC

Hairy Biker Dave Myers has died just days after an emotional 'homecoming' to Lancashire was aired on TV.

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Beacon Fell phone mast plan rejected over 'significant harm' it would cause to landmark visbile from Blackpool

A bid to install a 40-metre high phone mast close to the summit of one of Lancashire's most popular beauty spots has failed.

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Teenage boy, 15, suffers 'serious injuries' after being assaulted in St Annes

The victim was taken to hospital with "serious injuries."