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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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  • Windy Weather - and the Madness of Chrissie Towers! What a mess Ophelia left behind, and funny things that happen in our house ..read more
  • Hurricane Ophelia, Too Many Cooks and a bit of Bouldering In today's blog, the weather (of course), chit-chat from Chrissie Towers and a first for Mary's Shell ..read more
  • Seven Hundred Steps to Christmas Cards The never ending conversation about 'these Christmas cards', and the seven hundred steps that went into making them! ..read more
  • Body on the Beach and Bugs in the Pipes Some poor soul washed up onto the beach on Tuesday, and the outcome of the cryptosporidium outbreak of 2015. ..read more
  • Wash Day Blues Memories of doing the washing in the days when it was really hard work! ..read more
  • Lots of Kind Hearts - Come and Join Them! It's been proved that there are lots of kind hearted people with the response to the defib fund - why don't you come along and join them? ..read more
  • Trolley Tales Much laughter from a discussion about shopping carts! ..read more
  • Nothing Stirred, not even a Mouse... Why there is peace and quiet at lunch time at Chrissie Towers... ..read more
  • Windy Weather, Super Fleas and Stupid Claims Back end of a hurricane, big fat super fleas, and a ridiculous, itchy claim in today's blog ..read more
  • Good and Bad Community Spirit... and a Calamity Averted! Brilliant response to the defib, big shame about the buskers, and a miracle that fingers weren't lost in my blog today! ..read more
  • More Good than Bad A heartwarming response from the public to the vandalism of the defibrillator unit at Cleveleys ..read more
  • Vandalism that Could Cost a Life The community defibrillator provided by the Rossall Beach Group has been vandalised ..read more
  • Soggy Beach Clean - and Sweeny Todd! A bit of drizzle didn't keep the beach cleaners away yesterday - and Sweeny Todd's got a new pair of clippers... ..read more
  • Gas Explosion, Pet Tips and Shrinking Shopping An exploding house in central Blackpool, a busy hour seeing to our fur babies, and how everything we buy is getting smaller. All in today's blog. ..read more
  • Medical Matters, Part 2 Hidden nicotine horrors, and claims for bed sores in my blog today ..read more

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

Half Term and Halloween at Sandcastle Waterpark

Half term opening times, plus lots of Halloween fun at Sandcastle Waterpark Blackpool!

Learn Great Photography at Blackpool Grand

Unique Photographic Sessions at the Grand Theatre - perfect gift for anyone who loves photography or wants to take up a new skill for 2018

Seaside Fish and Chips at Seniors Marsh Mill

Great seaside fish and chips, plus latest offers from Seniors Fish and Chips at Marsh Mill, Thornton.

World First: Illuminated Trams on Parade!

For one night only Blackpool’s illuminated heritage trams will parade along the promenade for the first time in the tramways glorious history.

Bonfire & Fireworks at Blackpool Cricket Club

Enjoy a great big community bonfire and fireworks display at Blackpool Cricket Club.

Halloween at Farmer Parr's

The Terror Tunnel is open, Halloween timetable in full swing, and Fright Night is approaching - time for spooky fun at Farmer Parr's!

Live Entertainment and What's On at The Venue

Live entertainment every weekend at The Venue in Cleveleys, plus what's coming up for the Festive Season.

Do you have Diabetes?

MAC Clinical Research is currently looking for people with Type II Diabetes and taking Metformin to take part in future trials.

Thursday Night is Curry Night

Go on, treat yourself to Curry Night at the Strawberry - with a free pint thrown in! Plus Quiz Night on Weds - and plenty of real ale.

Stay at the No 1 Hotel in Thornton Cleveleys

Treat yourself to a stay at the TripAdvisor no 1 rated Briardene Hotel - where the bright lights of Blackpool meet family friendly Cleveleys

History of Blackpool and Growth of the Town

A fascinating resume of the old history of Blackpool and the growth of the town

Fireworks and Your Pet

57% of animals suffer from 'Fireworks Phobia' so with Bonfire Night approaching, here's some advice from Vets4Pets Cleveleys to keep your pet calm

Sponsoring Sustainability

Jones Harris are delighted to announce that they are sponsoring the Sustainable Tourism Award at this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards.

Blackpool Town Centre

There's something for everyone in the centre of Blackpool - shopping and markets, entertainment, food and drink.

Stanley Park - FREE Summer Events

Music to suit all tastes, vehicle events and outdoor adventure - free things for summer at Stanley Park.

 
 
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