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More than 300 objections have been lodged against plans to allow a fracking firm to carry out tests at a village site.

More than 300 objections have been lodged against plans to allow a fracking firm to carry out tests at a village site.

Controversial plans for more than 50 new village homes have been given the go ahead.

Controversial plans for more than 50 new village homes have been given the go ahead.

A village stood still this weekend to mark the 70th anniversary of the darkest day in its history.

Village falls silent to mark disaster

Blackpool Council bosses today confirmed they had signed the deal to buy what was once the town’s biggest nightclub.

Delays in demolishing Blackpool’s former Syndicate nightclub are running up tens of thousands of pounds in additional costs for the council, it emerged today.

A 375-home plan for a village which is under attack from developers is “depressing”, according to campaigners.

A plan for a village which is under attack from developers is “depressing”, according to campaigners.

The Fylde coast has lost 14,500 jobs in 10 years and is lagging behind regions in the south when it comes to growth, a report published today warns.

The Fylde coast has lost jobs in 10 years and is lagging behind regions in the south when it comes to growth, a report published today warns.

A dog walker believes she may have stumbled across a small fortune after discovering what could be ‘whale vomit’ on a Blackpool beach.

A dog walker believes she may have stumbled across a small fortune after discovering what could be ‘whale vomit’ on a Blackpool beach.

The death knell for a once popular Fylde club could finally be set to sound after fresh plans were lodged to convert the building into apartments.

Nightclub days over as venue faces the end

Residents are fighting back in a bid to stop speeding drivers using a main road in their village as a rat-run.

Residents are fighting back in a bid to stop speeding drivers using a main road in their village as a rat-run.

A community is celebrating after a green space was saved for future generations.

A community group is “begging” a city housing association to withdraw plans to build homes on a green space.

A Thornton company is to invest up to £8m in a new plant to make it more efficient.

plant set to help turn company green

Fylde aircraft and defence company BAE Systems is showing off the products of its latest production line – apprentices.The former apprentices now running the hi-tech F35 production line

Fylde aircraft and defence company BAE Systems is showing off the products of its latest production line – apprentices.The former apprentices now running the hi-tech production line

Alpine Bar planned for Preston

Preston’s historic Flag Market will be transformed in to a winter wonderland with a Christmas market, Alpine bar and ice rink from Saturday.

A headteacher cleared of sexually abusing a former pupil today thanked people for their support, and said he could not wait to return to his job.

A headteacher cleared of sexually abusing a former pupil today thanked people for their support, and said he could not wait to return to his job.

Not content with bringing some of the country’s top music stars to Blackpool and the Fylde coast, a concert promoter is now looking for young talent to get involved in some major shows.

Not content with bringing some of the country’s top music stars to Blackpool and the Fylde coast, a concert promoter is now looking for young talent to get involved in some major shows.

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