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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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  • If you want a job doing, do it yourself Hats off to Blackpool residents who decided to take control of the long grass where they live ..read more
  • The Day of the Triffids ..read more
  • The fun you can have in the supermarket! I never assume that anything I do will be ordinary, even just popping to the supermarket can be entertaining! ..read more
  • That's that then, we're OUT As today's blog is published at 6am it looks like Britain has voted to leave the EU ..read more
  • The Ride of Your Life How on earth did teenagers break into the Pleasure Beach and run amok? Plus our latest community escapade in today's blog ..read more
  • Can you see what I see? Fiona's seen dolphins, Kevin's talking to people he doesn't know, and my glasses are making me dizzy! ..read more
  • The Trials of Trousers Who would believe that buying trousers could be such a palaver or so funny! ..read more
  • Famous Faces, Exciting News and Tragedies Today's blog goes from the trivial to the awful, and a bit of good news for us in the middle. ..read more
  • Sad News, Tram Tracks and Glasses A mixed bag from me today, with local news and the madness of Chrissie Towers ..read more
  • The End is Nigh for Litter Louts Round of applause for Blackpool Council who are hitting litter louts and dog foulers in the pocket in a bid to keep Blackpool clean ..read more
  • Gala Day and Rain Clouds What a shame that the weather turned this weekend, after all that glorious sunshine ..read more
  • THAT Question With less than two weeks to go to the Referendum, I've finally mentioned the In or Out of Europe thing ..read more
  • Told You We'd All Like the New Trams! After all the kerfuffle of the tramway upgrade it's good to see that the tramway is proving to be a runaway success ..read more
  • Star of Stage, Screen and Radio There was nearly a murder after I met Brett from BBC Radio Lancashire... ..read more
  • Cracking Day at Cleveleys Car Show We had a lovely afternoon on Sunday as thousands flocked to Cleveleys for this annual event ..read more

Latest Updates - New Features - Find out more - Whats New!

Arts Showcase at Winter Gardens

From Musicians to Photographers, Artists to Dancers, Knitters to Crafters we welcome all creatives to the exciting FREE network - come take a look this Sunday!

Fleetwood Town FC Fixtures for 2016/17

The fixtures have been set, tickets are on sale and in early August the football league starts again - come on Cod Army!

Live Entertainment and Great Dining at Genting Club

Your Saturday night sorted, with live entertainment and a beautiful meal at the Fahrenheit Restaurant at Genting Club Blackpool, plus all your favourite casino games.

Two New Exhibitions at Grundy Art Gallery

‘An Architecture of Joy’ by Jenny Steele and part two of Louise Giovanelli’s ‘From Here to Here’ exhibit will run in the gallery from 2 July to 13 August.

50p off for Cheaper Bus Travel

Get 50p off bus travel during Catch the Bus Week - not only will you save money but you'll raise funds for Guide Dogs too

Blackpool Carers Centre

Calling the Community! DIY SOS: The Big Build

Family Events in Blackpool

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

Meet the Animals at Farmer Parr's

Baby goats, lambs, chicks and rabbits, plus all your favourites every day at Farmer Parr's - including feed the animals, tractor rides and more!

Welcome to the Strawberry Bistro

Enjoy a meal in the newly refurbished lounge and dining room from a new menu of classic regular dishes and a selection of daily specials, all prepared and served by Nick and Annie.

New Guinness World Record for Sandcastle!

A NEW Guinness World Record has been set for the most people down a water slide at Sandcastle Waterpark. Did you take part?

The Last Tango - at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Make sure you see the final theatre show of Strictly's Vincent and Flavia - on now at Blackpool Grand Theatre

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.

The Fleetwood Mermaid's Tale

Take part in craft sessions at Freeport Fleetwood and help to make new scales for the Fleetwood Mermaid, so that she can join the SpareParts Parade at Tram Sunday.

Rebellion Punk Festival 2016

In August, the Punks come to town, when Blackpool once again hosts the Rebellion Punk Festival.

What's Different at Forsyths

Looking for something different for a gift or your home? What about Liquid Art from Forsyths homewares, lighting and gifts. Beautifully embellished paintings in modern or more traditional styles.

 
 
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