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Police investigating the disappearance of Blackpool schoolgirl Charlene Downes have arrested a man on suspicion of a historical sex offenceRead the full story ›
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Tesco Bank will freeze customers' online transactions after falling victim to a hacking attack, its chief executive has said.
Benny Higgins said the bank would halt online transactions for current account customers on Monday, in an emergency security measure.
Some current accounts were subjected to "online criminal activity" over the weekend, with "some cases" resulting in money being withdrawn fraudulently, he said.
Kevin Smith from Blackpool had more than £500 taken out of his account:
Labour's Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, will today pledge that the party could invest up to £30 billion in the North West when he addresses Labour's North West Regional Conference in Blackpool.
The package forms part of Labour's proposals for a £500 billion investment, and a lending boost for the whole country, bringing jobs and growth to every region and backed up with a new National Investment Bank and network of regional banks, including a 'Bank of the North'.
Detectives in Lancashire have launched a fresh appeal for information about a wanted Blackpool man.Read the full story ›
Gary Bowyer has sent his very best wishes to Jimmy Armfield, who is currently receiving radiotherapy treatment.Read the full story ›
Blackpool have urged supporters to get behind the League Two club again after owner Owen Oyston and chairman Karl Oyston dropped legal action against a life-long fan.
The Oyston family were suing Jeremy Smith for libel for his part in protests against their ownership.
His supporters have claimed victory while the Oystons say they want to move on and concentrate on the future.
Ashley Derricott was in court in Liverpool.
Police have released new footage of the murdered Lancashire teenager Charlene Downes on the anniversary of her disappearance.
It shows the 14 year old , to the right of the picture, with her sister on the afternoon of 1st November 2003 in Blackpool.
No one has ever been brought to justice for her killing
Charlene's mum Karen on today's anniversary:
Detective Chief Inspector Richard McCutcheon from Lancashire Police made this appeal.
Detectives want help from the public after a 19-year-old woman was punched in the face on a bus in Blackpool.
Police were called at 5pm on Sunday, October 23, following reports of an assault in Talbot Road.
Around 4.45pm, a man sat next to a woman on the Number 14 bus and tried talking to her.
As the bus approached the Wilko store, the man then punched the victim in the face before making off.
The victim, a 19-year-old woman from Thornton, suffered minor facial injuries and went to hospital for treatment.
The offender is described as black and was wearing a black hoodie and black jogging pants.
“The attack seems to be random and unprovoked and the victim has received facial injuries as a result.
“We are particularly keen to speak to this man....in connection with the incident.”
- Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference WA1616547.
- Alternatively, the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.