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  1. A Cleveleys toyshop has thrown its support behind The Citizen Tins and Toys appeal.Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Blackpool Citizen

    The Beach Hut, on North Promenade, has donated several large boxes of toys to the Christmas campaign, which makes a real difference to women and children who suffer domestic abuse. The Citizen is collecting new toys and essential goods for Fylde Coast Women's Aid, which operates two refuges covering Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.

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  2. Staff from Blackpool Council's benefits office Kate Raworth, Diane Sherratt and Susan WillisRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Blackpool Citizen

    The Citizen's Tins and Toys appeal has surpassed all expectations and is set to have an enormous impact on families affected by domestic abuse. Donations from readers and the business community have flooded in since the launch in October and resulted in a lorry load of donations being distributed to Fylde Coast Womens' Aid, .

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  3. Should we spare a thought for Blackpool? After all, you'd have thought they had enough problems.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Argus

    Andrea Orlandi and Sergei Zenjov walk off with Blackpool 2-0 down at Forest on the opening day. But they have been harder to beat since then Struggling in the league, without a win, short of players and at one stage seemingly so unhappy with manager Jose Riga they interviewed candidates to replace him while, back on the Fylde Coast, he was still taking training.

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  4. Street knife numbers cut as amnesty pulls them inRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chorley Guardian

    The menacing homemade blade is one of 420 handed in to police in just over three weeks in an operation aimed at ridding the county of illegal arms. Officers admit they have been shocked by the large numbers of knives, daggers, swords and machetes deposited anonymously in special bins at 10 police stations across Lancashire.

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  5. Countryside 'not right place for fracking bid'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lytham Today

    Fylde Council's development management committee voted to object to fracking for shale gas at two sites in the borough at Plumpton Hall Farm, Preston New Road, Westby, and at Roseacre Hall Farm, near Treales. Lancashire County Council will make the final decision, but the views of Fylde Council will be considered as part of the consultation process.

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  6. Lancashire: Fylde council votes to oppose frackingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Friends of the Earth

    Welcoming Fylde Borough Council's decision late on Wednesday to oppose plans by fracking firm Cuadrilla's to drill and frack at two local sites in Lancashire, Friends of the Earth's north west regional campaigner Helen Rimmer said: "It's fantastic that the council has listened to environmental concerns and the overwhelming majority of local residents and is opposing these applications. Lancashire County Council must now stand up to fracking firm lobbying and refuse permission.

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  7. School's new lunchtime struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    A Fylde coast MP dropped in for lunch at a village primary school - to see how staff are coping with the demands of a new Government initiative on pupils' meals. Eric Ollerenshaw, the Lancaster and Fleetwood MP, visited Scorton CE Primary School near Garstang on Friday, to learn how the school is implementing the new 'free school dinners for all infants' policy.

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  8. Missing dad found dead on the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    John Edwards, who was reported missing from his home in South Shore. A body, believed to be his, was found on Blackpool beach the following day.

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  9. Cast promise panto magic - oh yes they doRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lytham Today

    A former Coronation Street actor is among the cast eagerly looking forward to taking to the Lytham stage for the first show there by pantomime specialists Polka Dot Productions. Scott Wright, who played mechanic Sam Kingston in the ITV soap, will play the Genie of the Lamp as Polka Dot take over the staging of the Lowther panto from Pendle Productions, which were responsible for the festive production there for the last four years.

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  10. 'Why must 999 police sign in at Blackpool?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lytham Today

    Fears have been raised Fylde's level of policing has dropped after it emerged officers earmarked to respond to emergency calls have to log in and out of work in Blackpool. While community policing teams remain in their areas, the reactive officers are now being asked to cover a much wider area of the Fylde coast.

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  11. In the footsteps of heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lytham Today

    That is the invitation from community history specialist Andrew Walmsley, who is leading a walk next week designed to expand on the increased interest shown in the Great War during this year's centenary of its outbreak. The focus of the walk will be on two local soldiers of vastly differing ranks who both perished in the conflict in 1915 - Major Harry Nickson and Private Graham Reese.

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  12. Trainees flocking to offshore inspection in FyldeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blackpool Today

    Blackpool and Fleetwood are rapidly becoming centres for the training of offshore industry as a new series of courses has launched. Organisers of non destructive testing qualifications courses at Talon NDT Blackpool say they have seen a flood of applicants since the summer.

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  13. Air disaster victim Glenn home at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blackpool Today

    Finally home: The plane carrying the body of Glenn Thomas touches down at East Midlands Airport, followed by a minute s silence. Below, Glenn Thomas Ever since Glenn, 49, lost his life in the Ukraine air disaster on July 17, his devastated relatives have had just a single, simple wish.

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  14. Family face eviction in B&B homes rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Blackpool Today

    Uncertain future: Kevin Bryan and his family face being evicted from the former B&B they wanted to turn back into a family home, after the council said the property had to be run as a hotel because it is in a designated holiday area A large family who moved 300 miles to live on the Fylde coast now fear they will be kicked out after being told they are breaking zoning laws. Kevin Bryant upped sticks from Barnstaple, in Devon, with his family after buying a disused B&B on Gynn Avenue, North Shore, for A 95,000.

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  15. BIBAs businesses prove they are the toast of the coastRead the original story

    Tuesday | Lytham Today

    Blackpool and the Fylde coast showed it means business by coming away with some of the top titles in the county's biggest awards - the BIBAs. Four firms starred among a wealth of talent on show at Blackpool Tower proving that the area can take on the best.

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  16. Youngsters to be proud of set for a bright futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Blackpool Today

    Young heroes: A Fylde team took part in a search and rescue challenge at YMCA Lakeside as part of their National Citizen Service scheme Hundreds of teenagers from across the Fylde coast are celebrating after being hailed as the best crop of youngsters to pass through a popular citizenship scheme. The 16 and 17-year-olds helped raise thousands of pounds for good causes as part of the 30-hour programme aimed at giving them key life skills.

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  17. Supersize kids sees uniform sizes expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Blackpool Today

    Demand for supersize school uniforms is growing, with shopkeepers in Blackpool saying they are having to order in bigger sizes for school-children every year. Stockists of uniforms for schoolchildren aged four to 16 have said they regularly have to order in unusual sizes for children, some as big as large adult male sizes.

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  18. Amnesty sees 400 knives handed inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lancashire Evening Post

    People can now hand in any knife at any police station with a front counter as well being able to drop them anonymously into the designated bins. Since the amnesty started at the end of August, more than 400 knives have been handed in across the county - including swords, machetes and commando knives.

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  19. 'Superheadteachers' plan for our schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Lytham Today

    Schools in Blackpool look set to benefit from the expertise and guidance of some of the country's top headteachers - as well as provide them. Blackpool Council is one of just four local authorities in the UK to be part of a new scheme established to improve education in some of the country's most difficult areas.

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  20. SLIDESHOW: To the lighthouse for spectacular heritage open dayRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Fleetwood Today

    The rich culture and heritage of the Fylde coast was on display to the public as dozens of popular landmark buildings opened their doors over the weekend. Museums, churches and even a lighthouse were giving people the chance to take a look around as part of this year's Heritage Open Days weekend.

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