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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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  • A Life of Crime I was amazed to see a couple of incidents that happened in our prisons, you could almost think the BBC had made a ‘prison’ comedy series when you read the article. more
  • Things that go Bump in the Night! We've been to Farmer Parr's to have a go in the Terror Tunnel - how to make me scream! more
  • Beautiful October Sunshine We've been taking advantage of the nice weather and where we live - to blow away cobwebs and walk away a few pounds! more
  • Morecambe and Wise and Messes Inside! The unveiling of Morecambe and Wise on Friday - and a tip of epic proportions when we sorted out where the TV was going! more
  • Modern Computers and Historic Sunken Villages First of all my computer trials, then onto the subject of whether the lost village of Singleton Thorpe actually exists.... more
  • Talking to Anyone... and Trapped Flies! Good excuse for my daughter to talk herself hoarse, and a bizarre hunt for a buzzing bluebottle - all in a days work at Chrissie Towers! more
  • Flying the Flag The new Rossall Beach flag is now proudly flying over the beach more
  • Warm Welcome from Wilkinson's Why did we get chucked out of Wilkinson's when there's no sign on the door, and our dog is completely concealed in a dog pram with the lid fastened? more
  • Mild UK Weather and US Hurricanes While we've enjoyed mild October weather, pity the poor people suffering with Hurricane Matthew more
  • This Weeks Hot Subject Dare I mention the contentious subject of Fracking... more
  • Would you like to Buy an Airport? Blackpool Airport is now up for sale - and the scourge of fly tipping - grrr. more
  • New Years Resolution in October :) We've started a new regime in a bid to shed a few pounds - who needs to wait for January! more
  • It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas! It's the 3 October today - and it's too early for the shops to be selling all their Christmas stuff! more
  • Out for a Spin After a quick fly around the other day, we turn our thoughts to whether Halloween is a good thing more
  • Time Out Nice to have a bit of time off for good behaviour - even if the weather has turned grey! more

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Christmas Craft Fair at the North Euston

Join Topstitch at the North Euston Hotel for over 50 handpicked Christmas craft and gift stalls - it's FREE entry!

Live Entertainment at The Venue

Each Friday and Saturday evening you can enjoy the very best of the local live bands at The Venue on Cleveleys seafront.

Christmas Markets and Short Breaks

In search of festive spirit? How about travelling to a European city and exploring one of their Christmas Markets, with a short break from Michelle Smith, Travel Counsellor.


From Squires Gate in the south, through to Anchorsholme and joining Cleveleys in the north, there are miles of seafront to explore at Blackpool.

Wow, What a Line-Up at Blackpool Grand

There's a fantastic selection of shows with literally something for everyone at Blackpool Grand Theatre - your shows right up to January now listed.

Festive Christmas Fun Day

Blackpool Town Centre launches into Christmas with a fabulous Festive Fun Day in St John's Square with lots of local acts, fun games, magicians and tribute acts.

Mereside Memories Exhibition

Memories, images and other interesting artifacts, brought together in this fascinating exhibition at Little Marton windmill.

Half Term at Sandcastle Waterpark

The October half term holiday is one of the busiest times of the year at Blackpool's Sandcastle Waterpark - some tips to make the most of your visit - plus Halloween fun and games!

Cod and Chips Loyalty Card

Next time you're in one of the four Fylde Coast Seniors Fish and Chip Shops, pick up one of the new Cod & Chips Loyalty Cards.

JOB: Centre Administrator at Freeport Fleetwood

Freeport Fleetwood are looking for a Centre Administrator - could that be you?

Fireworks Night at Fleetwood Town

The annual Fireworks Night at Highbury Stadium with family entertainment, live music, mascot challenge and more plus a superb display by MDL Fireworks.

Tax and your Home

Do you use your home to make money? For example renting a room, or do you work from home? Have a look at what you can do tax free - and what you have to pay tax on.

Halloween at Farmer Parr's

It's almost Halloween at Farmer Parr's - with ghoulish gatherings from 15 October and the return of Farmer Parr-a-Normal Fright Night!

Fireworks and Bonfire Night and Your Pet

Different pets react quite differently to the bangs and bumps when fireworks are set off. Here are some tips from Vets4Pets Cleveleys to keep them calm.

Filming in Blackpool

'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - with scenes shot here in Blackpool - opens in September.