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Highways England warns drivers of road closures on A585 as work continues on Windy Harbour to Skippool project

A series of road closures have been announced as work on the A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool project continues.

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Missing Lancashire teen in Tenerife Jay Slater told friend he had “cut his leg” on a cactus in frantic call

A teenager who has gone missing during a holiday in Tenerife told a friend he had “cut his leg” on a cactus and had “no idea where he was” in a frantic last phone call.

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Blackpool tattoo artist accused of murdering son, 2, fought social services to be a dad when he was in care

A dad accused of murdering his two year old son has gone on trial at Preston Crown Court.

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Harts Amusements on Fylde coast asks customers to pick new name

One of the Fylde coast’s best known amusements arcades has asked customers to help choose a new name.

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Fylde teacher achieves national award for exceptional primary science teaching

Debbie Powell from Westminster Primary Academy, part of The Fylde Coast Academy Trust (FCAT), in Blackpool has been awarded the Primary Science Teaching Award for exceptional primary science teaching

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Jay Slater missing in Tenerife: Live updates as mum joins search for 19-year-old holidaymaker

A huge search for missing Lancashire teenager Jay Slater is now in its fourth day in Tenerife.

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Nigel Farage of Reform UK will be in Blackpool today - here's where to see him

Nigel Farage, leader of Reform UK, will be in Blackpool later on today.

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15 top-rated picnic spots in Preston, Blackpool, Blackburn, Lancaster, Colne and Chorley according to Google

This week is national picnic week (June 17-25).

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Starbucks to open new Blackpool branch with view of iconic Blackpool Tower, creating 20 new jobs

Starbucks is set to open a brand new branch in Blackpool, creating 20 new jobs for local people.

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Blackpool's TSB bank building put up for sale - this is how much for

Bank premises in the heart of Blackpool town centre have gone up for sale.

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Blackpool's Winter Gardens’ Olympia ready for game number 2 as the largest indoor Fanzone in Lancashire

The Olympia Exhibition Hall in Winter Gardens Blackpool is really flying the flag for England’s next big Euro 2024 match this evening.

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Lancashire's Jenna Coleman: Doctor Who and Victoria actress reveals she is pregnant with first child

Former Doctor Who actress Jenna Coleman has revealed that she is expecting her first child with partner Jamie Childs.

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£2 million investment set to transform Lytham VetPlus factory into cutting-edge facility

An industry leading veterinary facility based in Lancashire is set for a major investment.

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Do you have the winning ticket? – Search is on for unclaimed £196k EuroMillions ticket bought in Lancashire

The National Lottery is urging Lancashire residents to check their tickets in a bid to find one lucky EuroMillions winner who is sitting on a ticket worth £196, 646.70.

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Britain's youngest drag queen all set to dress up for the school prom in Blackpool

Meet Blackpool’s Lewis Fuller - thought to Britian’s youngest drag queen.

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I'm Britain's youngest drag queen and I'm all set to go to the school prom in Blackpool

Meet Blackpool's Lewis Fuller, thought to be Britain’s younget drag queen.

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I think my son Jay Slater has been taken against his will, but it’s in the hands of the police

The mother of Lancashire teenager who has gone missing during a holiday in Tenerife fears he has been ‘taken against his will’

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Missing Lancashire teen in Tenerife Jay Slater is related to Coronation Street star Vicky Entwistle

The missing Lancashire teen in Tenerife is related to a Coronation Street star.

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Our daughter could still be alive if she had been diagnosed at hospital

Parents of a ‘smiley, happy’ three year old girl believe she could still be alive today if she had not been sent home from hospital without further tests into her extreme symptoms, an inquest heard.

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Police in Tenerife searching for missing Oswaldtwistle teen Jay Slater issue statement

The authorities in Tenerife searching for missing Lancashire teen Jay Slater have issued a statement.