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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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  • The Boat that Sailed Back Home A lovely morning for a jolly across the motorway to BBC Radio Lancashire at Blackburn for a live broadcast more
  • Emergency Ward Ten and a Bit of Truanting... Medical appointments and a couple of hours playing truant at the seaside. more
  • More Silliness - and New Trains From one extreme to another today. £500m of new trains and continuing silliness at Chrissie Towers. more
  • Life in the Madhouse Funny half hour times two, first with friends and then with my dinner! more
  • Trouble at the NHS Vapes on prescription and thousands of missed appointments - and people wonder why the NHS is in trouble more
  • A Different Monday Morning A deputation from the BBC, and lunch out on a Monday - it made the day fly by! more
  • Bus Surfing The idiots who think hanging onto the back of a bus is a good idea... more
  • Trouble at M&S News yesterday that M&S are closing some stores - which prompted a walk down the high street of yesteryear more
  • Culinary Mishaps - Part Three! Last week we had the poisoning and the fire, part three is the starvation diet. Let's hope that's the run of three for a while! more
  • Fetch the Fire Brigade We've had the poisoning, now the fire. Wonder what will be next? more
  • Salmonella at your Service Funny tales of poisoning from Chrissie Towers in my blog today more
  • Extensions and New Builds Controversy from one local business with plans to expand, and another proposing a new-build. more
  • Getting Wet and Getting Pregnant Three soakings on the trot, and a somewhat old fashioned view on childbirth! more
  • Back to the NHS I think I might just have to mention the NHS today as I’ve kept quiet for quite a while now... more
  • Now You See Me... ... Then you don't! Or, one tenth of a trip to Fleetwood Museum, in today's blog more

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Be Part of the Future of Healthcare

MAC Clinical Research is currently looking for people to take part in trials for the medicines of the future.

Coming up - with Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours

Enjoy Winter Heritage Tram Tours this weekend, plus plan for this years special events with Blackpool Heritage Trams

Messy Play Sessions at Bounce Play Centre

If your little ones like being messy, bring them along to Bounce on Monday & Wednesday mornings each week.

What's On Next at Blackpool Grand

From opera, ballet and Shakespeare to variety, musicals and comedy giants, The Grand Theatre caters for every age, pocket and personality.

Starlings on Blackpool Piers

Each winter you'll see huge swarms of Starlings on Blackpool piers and seafront

Walking in Blackpool

Pull on your shoes, grab a jacket, and enjoy free fresh air and exercise and go walking in Blackpool!

Roadworks in Blackpool

Improvement work preparing for new projects continues with the next phase of roadworks in Blackpool

#shoplocal in Blackpool Town Centre

Support your local town centre and #shoplocal in Blackpool while works are going on to invest and create better, more attractive places.


Blackpool Town Centre is good for shopping and a day out in one - it's 'Shopping by the Sea'

History of Blackpool Winter Gardens

Visit the past of this amazing building that's still an important part of Blackpool today.

Beaverbrooks Bike Ride 2018

It's the taking part that counts - join the  Beaverbrooks Bike Ride 2018

Eat-In: 'Not Just for OAPs' Lunchtime Meal Deal

The OAP Dine-In Meal Deal has been so successful - it's not just for OAPs and available at all branches of Seniors Fish and Chips.

Cheapy Tuesday Takeaway at Seniors

Buy 2 small cod and 2 small portions of chips at Normoss, Thornton, Bispham and Lytham branches of Seniors Fish and Chips, for just £5 to takeaway.

Seniors Fish and Chips Arrives in Poulton

Seniors Fish and Chips open their new fish and chip restaurant and takeaway in Poulton town centre on Thursday 22 February.

Thursday Night is Curry Night at the Strawberry

From 5pm each week, Thursday night is home-made curry night at the Strawberry Gardens Pub and Bistro.