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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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  • Weird Weather for Spring Last week was like summer, this week is like winter - the weather feels like four seasons in four days! more
  • Beach Huts and the Splash Pad - and Missing Stuff We're in Fleetwood today with some more Beach Hut and Splash Pad news, plus the mystery of missing things at Chrissie Towers more
  • A Blow to Blackpool BHS - but good news for Clubbers High street name BHS has finally gone into administration, but one entertainment family have plans to put Blackpool on the clubbing map more
  • Football, Freeport and Friends We had two trips through the Fleetwood v Blackpool derby traffic on Saturday, to go to Freeport more
  • Beautiful Weather in Blackpool This week has been glorious so we made the most of it on Wednesday afternoon and had a busman's holiday in Blackpool more
  • Tram Troubles The tramway extension project hasn't even started and already people are complaining at the thought of roadworks! more
  • Fire in Fleetwood 'I think there's a serious fire over Fleetwood Way' said hubby on Saturday evening... more
  • Still Splashing About Follow on to the information in my last blog about the Splash Pad at Fleetwood more
  • Making Waves at the Paddling Pool The new splash pad at Fleetwood is making waves as fees are introduced for the 2016 season more
  • A Cold Wind Doth Blow We had a couple of hours doing some jobs in the garden on Sunday and boy was it cold! more
  • Sunday Morning Chit-Chat A busy day and chatter from my world 'I’ve decided that I’m never going to be old, at least in my head and outlook' more
  • Today's Chit Chat Just thinking about how medicine has changed over the years, and a current run of bad luck... more
  • The Foam Doth Blow... Looks like those few days of summer have turned into winter as promised - complete with snowy sea foam more
  • Creepy Crawly! Regular readers will know that I don't like spiders... or any kind of bug come to that! more
  • Don't Outstay your Welcome I thought the two hour parking restriction at Squires Gate was an April Fool, until I realised it was the 2nd... more

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School and Group Visits to Farmer Parr's

Schools and groups can enjoy great value trips to Farmer Parr's, animal farm. It's great fun, and you can meet and handle the animals too.

Comedy, Celebrity, Music & More - at Viva Blackpool

Next up at Viva Blackpool - Paul Merson, Jonathan Antoine, Cannon & Ball - plus your favourite cabaret shows, Comedy Clubs and much more!

Top CBBC Star and Bafta Winner Joins Grand Panto!

Barney Harwood, CBBC and Blue Peter Favourite, will star in this year’s spectacular pantomime Aladdin with Radio Lancashire Favourite, Steve Royle at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Family Events in Blackpool

What's on in May for you and your family with Blackpool Family Information Services. Plus FREE childcare places available for your child to play and learn.

Heritage Tours 2016

Resident or visitor, why don't you step back in time and find out about Blackpool's heritage, with tours in 2016.

Rocky Horror Show Heads to Blackpool

A brand new tour of cult classic The Rocky Horror Show is to be staged at Blackpool’s Opera House this autumn, as it's announced that the musical horror comedy will run at the Opera House from September 26 to October 1.

RSPCA Longview - Mini Fun Dog Show

This Saturday bring your pooch along to St John's Square to join in with the RSPCA Longview Mini Fun Dog Show. Pooch-tastic day of fun for all the family!

Blackpool & the Fylde College Open Day 4 May

Meet the Experts at Blackpool and the Fylde College - at the Open Day on Wednesday 4 May

Get 50% off at Sandcastle Waterpark

Local residents can take advantage of 50% off at Sandcastle Waterpark with the Local Residents Discount Scheme.

Red Arrows in Blackpool

See the famous Red Arrows in May AND at the Airshow later in the year!

Is your Dog Microchipped Yet?

Have you had your dog microchipped yet? If not you can still bring them to Vets 4 Pets at Cleveleys and have it done there.

Watson Road Park

Better playground equipment for Watson Road Park thanks to a funding grant

Spring Art Collection Online and Instore at Forsyths

Brighten up your home with the Catherine Stephenson Spring Art Collection available now at Forsyths - in store and online.

About the Live Blackpool website

Curious? Find out more about the Live Blackpool website

Stay at The Briardene this Summer

Why not treat yourself to a stay at the Briardene - the family owned 3 star hotel with a 5 star restaurant