Cyclists are being urged to sign up to the Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride and raise money for RSPCA Greater Manchester Animal Hospital (GMAH) in Salford.

 

The 60 mile ride, which takes place on Sunday 13 July, will set off from Manchester United’s Football Ground at Old Trafford, Manchester and finish on the South Promenade in Blackpool.

 

Rachel Watkinson, a vet at GMAH, said: “I guess I got the wheels in motion on this, so to speak.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dog was found stuffed in a bag that had washed up on a beach in Blackpool. It’s not known whether she was dead when she was put into the bag, and into the water, or not.

 

The bag was spotted by police on the beach opposite Red Bank Road, Bispham, Blackpool at around 3.30pm on Thursday 27 February. When they opened it they found the female black and … Continue reading…

A collapsed dog so weak he couldn’t even lift his head was found dropped over a 6ft fence into the grounds of an RSPCA animal centre in Blackpool this morning (Wednesday 19 February).

 

The male greyhound-type dog was in a terrible state when staff at RSPCA Blackpool & North Lancashire Branch Animal Centre – known locally as Longview Animal Centre – on Division Lane, found him when they arrived at work at 8.15am.

 

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