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We all love Blackpool, Britain’s best seaside resort! Enjoy the Tower and attractions, theatres, shows and things for all the family to enjoy. There’s the Houndshill and a great choice of shopping in the town centre and by contrast miles of golden beach, a new promenade, three piers, the Pleasure Beach and more! This website will show you around Blackpool with information for residents and visitors, about the place and people who live here.

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  • Sunday Afternoon and a Quick Shopping Trip A bit of sunshine always makes you want to go out and enjoy it, so we did! ..read more
  • No Show Without Punch! Leonardo de Rabbito has been painting new pictures this weekend, one of them is a new Punch and Judy ..read more
  • Blackpool's Blue Flag and Back to my Youth! Fantastic news that Blackpool gets it's first Blue Flag, and I had a whale of a time playing Lego... ..read more
  • New Aldi and New Public Toilets Two of my favourite subjects today - shopping and toilets! We only need spiders and we'd have a hat trick! ..read more
  • Supermarket Stampede Have you ever seen the mad dash for the reduced trolley in the supermarket? ..read more
  • A Smashing Time Someone had been on a bottle smashing spree, and we did have a nice afternoon in the sun on Saturday ..read more
  • Senior Moments and Hospital Parking I'm having one funny moment after another, plus have some of my gas and air next time you go to the Vic car park! ..read more
  • Thursday Chit Chat Stolen Star Wars, a bit of Spring cleaning and that old chestnut again... ..read more
  • Shows, Sunshine and Standards! Busy day at the Stay Blackpool show yesterday, plus looking after where you live. ..read more
  • Here Comes Summer! It's been a beautiful weekend, yesterday was a lovely beach cleaning day - plus news on the dog-ban enforcement front ..read more
  • Costa del Fleetwood - and Furry Felines A new sandbank forms in the sea off Fleetwood - and I'm on a mission to keep cats out of my garden. ..read more
  • Skate Parks and Summer Weather I've enjoyed an afternoon out this week, and news from Fleetwood skatepark too ..read more
  • New Scheme for South Shore Once magnificent now near derelict properties at South Shore are to get a face-lift, if plans are approved. ..read more
  • Bank Holidays and Bathing Water Bathing water, beaches and our favourite subject, dog poo! ..read more
  • Weird Weather for Spring Last week was like summer, this week is like winter - the weather feels like four seasons in four days! ..read more

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Once in a Lifetime Line-Up for Blackpool International Soul Festival

A stunning once in a lifetime line-up of world-renowned names are set to perform at the North West’s biggest International Soul Festival from 17-19 June.

Always Wanted to Go on a Cruise?

Always fancied the idea of a cruise, but never managed it? Look at this fantastic P&O Offer from Michelle Smith your local Travel Counsellor.

Panda's Pop Up Movie Day

Pandas rule in St John's Square this Saturday, with Panda and Paddington movies, plus games, fun and giveaways, plus, meet a giant animated panda!

Up Next at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Music, Dancing, Heritage, Comedy, Musicals and Drama - there's always something for everyone at The Grand - what do you want to see next?

Live Entertainment at Genting Club

Live bands for fabulous Saturday night entertainment at Genting Club Blackpool, plus all your favourite casino games.

One Great Day in Wonderland, at Houndshill Shopping Centre

There's a whole day of fun planned for 4 June at Houndshill Shopping Centre, with a day full of events and entertainment to raise money for two great charities.

Sandcastle Waterpark and Trinity Hospice Launch Colour Splash!

Sandcastle Waterpark and Trinity Hospice officially launched the 2016 Colour Splash in a blaze of colour and fun outside the UK’s largest Indoor Waterpark.

Heritage Tram Treats - Great Western & Afternoon Tea Special!

Start Spring Bank Week with a rare chance to ride the Great Western Tram, then celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday in June with afternoon tea on a Heritage Tram!

Beach Safety at Blackpool

Take care on the beach at Blackpool, where fast incoming tides and dangerous sandbanks can be deadly, particularly around the piers.

New! Cleveleys Beer Festival 2016

Make a date for the first weekend in July, and visit the new Cleveleys Beer Festival at The Venue, right on the seafront. Plus what else is coming up soon.

Sand, Sea and Spray - Urban Art Festival 2016

The Urban Art Festival is back for 2016

Blue Flag for Blackpool Beach

Blackpool beach has been awarded the town’s first ever Blue Flag

From Swing and Jazz - to Lee Lard!

Whether you prefer an evening of Swing and Jazz - or the comedy of Lee Lard - you'll enjoy entertainment nights over a delicious meal at Dahlia's Kitchen.

Great Value Entertainment with BIG One!

Enjoy an evening with Elvis, Rocky Horror, Sixties Rewind and easy listening music with shows from BIG One Productions at the Philharmonic.

Beer and Cider Festival at the Strawberry Gardens

It's the 5th Strawberry Gardens Beer and Cider Festival over the weekend of 26 to 30 May, including live entertainment.

 
 
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