Two businesses in Blackpool face financial penalties totalling £40,000 for employing illegal workers.
A former soldier says he "cried" at seeing Blackpool Tower, as he nears the end of a 8000-mile charity trek. His walk has raised £200,000.
Police are appealing for information after a man from Blackpool was targeted in what is thought to have been a homophobic attack.
A former soldier will complete the very last leg of an 8,000 mile walk around the UK coastline today.
Christian Nock has slept rough throughout the trek to highlight the plight of many ex servicemen who face homelessness and unemployment.
Today, he will set off on the last part of his epic journey from North Pier in Fleetwood at 10:30. He will walk 500m to the South Pier along the promenade, before declaring the trip complete.
He has raised £2500 for charity.
A former soldier says he "cried" at seeing Blackpool Tower at the end of a 8000-mile trek around the UK coast.
Christian Nock started his journey from the resort in August 2012. His walk has raised £200,000 for the charity Help for Heroes.
The ex-serviceman slept rough on every stage of his journey, to raise awareness of the plight of homeless war veterans.
It has been revealed a Blackpool teenager, who claimed he was injured in a homophobic attack, was hurt after falling down stairs at a Preston night club.
CCTV reviewed by police show 18-year-old Richard Kennedy plummeting to the pavement head-first after a night out.
Richard posted a picture on Facebook saying 'Here is my face after a homophobic attack: four of my teeth are gone, not fallen out but deep inside my gums and cheek...."
Lancashire police say they will not prosecute, as they believe the assault was reported in 'good faith' at the time."
Detective Inspector Paddy O’Neill said:
"Lancashire Constabulary is committed to ensuring that all forms of hate crime are investigated thoroughly; any reports made to the police will be taken seriously.
"I am conscious that the initial reports into this incident will have been very upsetting for a number of people, and Preston city centre was portrayed in a very negative light.
"Thankfully, there was no homophobic assault or any other assault on this occasion.”
Popular Blackpool illusionist Richard De Vere has died of a suspected heart attack while on holiday in Thailand.
Mr De Vere, who was 46, performed his first shows at the Pleasure beach in 1995 and had been a regular feature there ever since.
A teenage boy from Blackpool has appeared in court charged with the rape of his mother.
The 14-year-old was at Preston Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.
He was bailed to re-appear at another hearing in May. He is due to stand trial in October.
The sister of a teenager from Blackpool, who was brutally murdered, is leading a protest today in a bid to change men’s attitudes to women.
Sasha Marsden, 16, was stabbed to death and then set on fire in an alleyway. Her killer, hotel worker David Minto, who police described as “evil”, was sentenced to 35 years in prison.
Her sister, Gemma Aitchison, from Westhoughton, near Bolton, wants to see schools teach pupils sex and relationship education, including consent and the influence of technology, as part of the mandatory national curriculum.
There will be a nationwide protest in London, Portsmouth, Manchester, Bolton and Newcastle.
Lancashire police have tonight charged two people following the death of two year old Sophie Jones in Blackpool.
Barry Jones, 41, and Michelle King, 29, are due at Blackpool Magistrates Court tomorrow.
They're both charged with causing or allowing the death of a child by means of an unlawful act.
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