Lancashire Police are appealing for help to find a pregnant woman who is missing from Preston.Read the full story ›
Blackpool Council has banned people from "engaging youth in card tricks as a means of appropriating money".Read the full story ›
Six of the UK's top 12 economically struggling cities are in the North West, according to new research.Read the full story ›
Louise Forder proposed to her boyfriend Robert Green 380 ft up Blackpool Tower this morning, February 29.
The proposal was written in huge letters in the sand on the beach below.
Robert had no idea Louise was about to pop the question .. And of course he said yes!
The happy couple have been together for 14 years but Louise has finally taken the initiative and popped the question to Robert.
In the week education in parts of the North West was described by the chief inspector of schools as failing young people, could a Charity have the answer?
Teach First, aims to get graduates with first class degrees to train as teachers over the summer, and put them where they're needed most.
Blackpool is one of England's worst areas for poverty and poor education. In a special report our correspondent, Matt O'Donoghue's been to meet two young teachers who hope to help turn the town's fortunes around:
A couple from Blackpool are celebrating a very special engagement today after scooping a £1million top prize on a scratchcard.Read the full story ›
A cocker spaniel with a liking for cheese on toast has ballooned to nearly six stones in weight.Read the full story ›
Pro and anti-fracking protesters have gathered outside Blackpool Football club where the five-week hearing is taking place.
Energy firm Cuadrilla is appealing against the decision not to allow fracking at two sites in Lancashire.
The company wants to extract shale gas at Little Plumpton and Roseacre Wood, on the Fylde Coast.
In June 2015 Lancashire County Council rejected both planning applications.
The hearing is being chaired by a planning inspector but the final decision will be made by the Communities and Local Government Secretary, Greg Clark.
A public inquiry looking into the decision not to allow fracking in Lancashire has got underway.
Thousand of cub scouts from across the region got the rides of Blackpool Pleasure Beach all to themselves today. It was all part of giant party marking the centenary of the movement and a world record attempt.
As you can imagine, there was plenty of fun and plenty of noise. Our reporter Sarah Rogers was there:
Blackpool Zoo is celebrating the start of the Chinese Year of the Monkey by releasing some stunning pictures and footage of some of its most popular primates.
All these cheeky monkeys call Blackpool home and are looking forward to welcoming visitors this year.
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