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  1. Homes plans set for historic siteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    An historic building which used to be a bar and nightclub could be revamped and turned into flats under new plans. Grade II-listed building The Hillside, in Preston Street, Kirkham - formerly the Cube Bar - could be converted into five apartments under plans by Paul Mellor, who owns the Cube Bar in Poulton.

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  2. Church in A 35k appeal joyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    Members of a Fylde coast church are celebrating today after raising 35,000 to help fund a project to revamp its 100-year-old bells. The congregation at St Joseph's Church, in Ansdell, launched an ambitious fund- raising drive earlier this year to pay for eight replacement bells.

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  3. National cycling success for groupRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lancashire Evening Post

    The Lancaster Youth Challenge, a sports and arts programme delivered by The Dukes Theatre, Marsh Community Centre, Fylde YMCA and the national cycle charity CTC, received the Sportivate Sport England Project of the Year Award. The award was in recognition of Lancashire Youth Challenge's project in 2013 which involved a group of young people and youth workers cycling from Lancaster to Edinburgh over three days.

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  4. 'Just Desserts' on Menu as Top Chef Judges Student CompetitionRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Chef patron and owner of Twelve Restaurant, Paul Moss, headed a judging panel to select the student-developed signature dessert for Blackpool and The Fylde College's new restaurant, Level 6. Paul, himself a former student at B&FC, is no stranger to desserts. Having spent years in the industry developing menus for restaurants and his outside catering company, he was well placed to critique the students' dishes.

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  5. 'Scores of civil service jobs lost'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    And they say they are still waiting to hear whether new jobs will be allocated to the area as part of changes to the benefits system. The PCS civil service union says 61 jobs have been lost at Norcross, and 22 at Warbreck, while two jobs have been created at Peel Park.

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  6. Chancellor lobbied over energy college for the FyldeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    It comes after months of campaigning which has seen the Member of Parliament hold meetings with the Energy and Skills Minister, Matthew Hancock MP, Blackpool and the Fylde College, Westinghouse Nuclear Fuels and Centrica Energy about the need for a specialist learning centre to provide high-quality workers for engineering projects in the UK and abroad. Planning permission is currently being sought for two shale gas exploration sites in Fylde, alongside a number of energy projects already under way locally, and Mr Menzies met Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to press home his insistence that a a national centre should be based locally.

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  7. House wrecked in stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blackpool Today

    Gale force high winds left their mark across the region as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo struck the Fylde coast. As gusts topped the 60mph mark, homes and properties were buffeted by the remainder of the huge storm which struck Bermuda in the Caribbean last week.

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  8. Water babes make a huge TV splashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blackpool Today

    The recent wet and wild weather didn't bother three of the Fylde Coast's top beauties, when they donned their bikinis and went straight in at the deep end for an American TV show. The Travel Channel show, Xtreme Waterparks, came to the famous Sandcastle Waterpark on Blackpool Promenade, to film its latest episode.

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  9. Eco-kids raising the roof in story of awards successRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blackpool Today

    Gazette Education Awards at the Tower Ballroom. Winner of the Sustainable School Award- Park School.

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  10. NHS to share plans with residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blackpool Today

    Residents in Fylde and Wyre will have the chance to hear more about future plans for health services at a series of events. NHS Fylde and Wyre Clinical Commissioning Group will be staging four events to explain the thinking behind the development of its long-term plans - with residents invited to attend next month.

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  11. Fylde tycoon reveals his vision for county venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Blackpool Today

    The Wrea Green tycoon, who runs the Villa stable of restaurants, has taken over the huge venue on a 999-year lease for an undisclosed sum. He plans to transform the ageing 1970s building, putting in five restaurants, revitalising the 28-shop space, introducing a comedy club, attracting bands for younger people and giving a huge injection for the local arts scene with a A 250,000 endowment.

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  12. Second homes bid for Fylde villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Blackpool Today

    A developer has applied for a second time to build properties in a Fylde village - just weeks after its initial application was rejected. Story Homes proposed to build 100 properties to the rear of Willow Drive in Wrea Green, but the scheme was rejected by 14 councillors at a Fylde Council planning meeting last month.

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  13. Resort struck by tail-end of ex-hurricaneRead the original story

    Wednesday | Blackpool Today

    Autumn's first blast of wild weather blew across the Fylde coast when the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo hit. Head teacher Carolyn Thackway said: "We had a shutter ripped off a classroom window and tiles coming off the roof.

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  14. Protesters say no to fracking plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Lancaster Guardian

    A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper. Local campaigners took part in the 'Global Frackdown' event at the weekend to raise awareness on the impacts of fracking.

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  15. Blackpool Airport reportedly heavily in debt when it closedRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Air Transport World

    A statement on the Blackpool Airport website said: "Work is currently underway with the independent aviation businesses and tenants at the airport to understand if their operations can continue in the future. Working in partnership with the local authorities, regeneration plans are also being developed, which will be designed to create future employment and sustainable economic development opportunities for Blackpool and the Fylde Coast."

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  16. Mussel bed opening not a 'free for all'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Fleetwood Today

    Fishermen across the Fylde coast have been warned not to start a "free-for-all" after a regional fishing authority gave permission to reopen a large mussel bed. Perch Scar in Fleetwood will be fished for seed mussel later this month after the North West Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority approved its reopening.

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  17. Burnley town centre fracking protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Burnley Express

    A 15ft pro-fracking puppet monster, Mr Frackhead, was 'fracking' in Burnley town centre as part of the Global Frackdown - a worldwide day of action against fracking. Groups, including Burnley Friends of the Earth and members of the Frack Free Lancashire Alliance, were aiming to raise awareness about fracking and its impact.

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  18. B&FC to provide World Class Aerospace Engineering Education to BAE Systems EngineersRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | PressReleasePoint

    Blackpool and The Fylde College is set to educate and train the next generation of advanced engineers for the aerospace industry after being appointed by BAE Systems to supply its specialist Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering, education and training. The deal means B&FC will provide bespoke higher education programmes to a select group of high performing students, hand-picked for the course by BAE Systems for their academic excellence, technical aptitude and communication skills.

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  19. Flying start for 100 BAE apprentices on the FyldeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Blackpool Today

    BAE Systems has confirmed it is to take on more than 100 new apprentices at its Lancashire sites next September. The company is recruiting manufacturing, engineering, business and project control apprentices destined for roles at its facilities in Warton and Samlesbury.

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  20. Council backs creative careers on the Fylde coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Blackpool Today

    Lancashire County Council is helping young people who are out of work to get jobs in the arts and cultural sector. Young people aged between 16 and 24 can benefit from opportunities at 18 different organisations across Lancashire - including Blackpool -targeted in areas of high youth unemployment.

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