Jake Hartley injured three people and caused panic in the town when he drove at people outside a nightclub earlier this year.Read the full story ›
Blackpool's South beach has been given Blue Flag status by Keep Britain Tidy.
The award recognises coastal destinations that boast the highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management.
Police say they're growing increasingly worried about a missing man.
Darren Lundy, 50, was last seen at his home address on Primrose Avenue in Blackpool at about 9.45pm on Saturday, May 12.
He was last seen wearing a black suede zip up jacket, black jeans and black trainers. Mr Lundy’s car, a black Honda Jazz registration PF67XOV, is also missing.
We are growing increasingly concerned about Darren and I would urge anyone who sees him or knows where he might be to get in touch.
I would also appeal to Darren himself to contact us if he sees this appeal to let us know he is safe.
A headteacher from Blackpool says children are suffering because of funding cuts.
Andy Mellor, who has just taken up a new post as president of the National Association of Headteachers, says the situation is only going to get worse.
He told this years annual conference in Liverpool that schools need more money to guarantee a good quality education.
- Amy Welch reports:
Members of a Blackpool gang which infiltrated the seaside resort with Class A drugs have been sentenced to almost a century in jail.Read the full story ›
A teenager has appeared in court after three women were injured when hit by a car in Blackpool on Saturday night.Read the full story ›
A teenager has been charged after a car was driven towards pedestrians in Blackpool. Three people were treated in hospital and are now home.Read the full story ›
A public inquiry has resumed into proposals to frack for shale gas at a second site Lancashire. It's not examining the arguments for and against fracking, but road safety issues around the area of Roseacre Wood.
A protest was held outside, the Government have so far refused energy firm Cuadrilla permission for the site.
Transport also affects health, the quality of your sleep, the quality of the air you breathe and the quality of the life you're leading.
It's about that direct impact on human lives.
Blackpool has the highest rates of death from heroin and morphine, figures show. The rate in Blackpool, which topped the list, is twice as high as anywhere else in England and Wales, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Public Health England (PHE) has suggested a link between areas of social deprivation and drug misuse.
Matt O'Donoghue has this report:
There were reports of trouble on the tram network in Blackpool today.
A large green gentleman was spotted holding up a tram on the promenade.. Clearly someone made him angry!
It is of course The Incredible Hulk! The stunt was promoting a new Marvel Comic exhibition at Madame Tussauds.