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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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  • Thoughts for Tuesday in my Blog Today Our new Website, Christmas in August, a Sunday Stroll and Spotting Alzheimer's - a mixed bag for a Tuesday! more
  • Sunshine after the Storm Wow, that was a cracker on Wednesday night, thunder and lightening at it's best - followed by beautiful sunshine! more
  • Dial 999 in an Emergency It looks like, at last, that the ambulance service is having a good old look at improving the services that it gives, thank goodness I say and not before time. more
  • Fabulous Day at Blackpool Air Show 100,000 people enjoyed great weather and a fabulous weekend - including my three! more
  • Eyes and Ears and the Air Show An eye problem is hopefully sorted, but it's not improved the hearing - and a fabulous afternoon out at Blackpool Air Show more
  • Car Parking and Hooligans We're after your views on car parking in Cleveleys today, plus comment on the kids running rampage in Fleetwood more
  • Busy Week at the Seaside The pipe story continues, bollards are being painted, and we're getting ready for the Airshow - it's all happening! more
  • The Pipe Cometh The outfall pipe is here so if you want to see it you'd better be quick! more
  • The Great British Summer at the Seaside Frankly I'd rather have drizzly days in the UK than have the kerfuffle of going abroad - would you? more
  • Boys Toys The model yachting competition at Fleetwood, and toys from the past more
  • Showers, Sunshine, Illuminations and Lighthouses As the weather goes daily from winter to summer, it's time for Illuminations season - and it spells trouble for Wyre Light more
  • Seagulls - the Marmite of the Seaside Do you love them or hate them, and do you think that feeding them should be an offence? Yep, it's that hot topic - seagulls! more
  • Feeding the Five Thousand Hospital food - and the precious NHS budget ending up in the slops bucket more
  • Back to Maverick Back to work, back to being tidy at home, and back to the rain! more
  • Summer Days and Holidays The weather has gone from summer to winter this week, but we've still enjoyed some time off more

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

Bank Holiday Buses and Trams

Alterations to bus and tram services over August Bank Holiday for LiveWire and for Switch on Night

Motorbike Stunt Show in St John's Square

There's a motorbike demonstration in St John's Square this weekend, it's part of the new festival at the Winter Gardens opened by Carl Fogarty

Take 'Advantage' of a brand new home in one of Lancashire's loveliest villages

BUYERS are being given the chance to enjoy a brand new home in one of the prettiest parts of Lancashire - Wrea Green - for less.

A Beautiful Holiday Park within a Nature Reserve by the Seaside

Marton Mere Holiday Village is a stone's throw from Blackpool in a beautiful setting with brilliant facilities and plenty to do.

Happy Birthday Bispham Seniors!

Join the celebrations at Seniors Bispham in August, with a week of offers and events for our fifth birthday.

New Heritage Tram Events and Tours

New Heritage Tram Tours and events - Ride the Lights night discounts, Ghost Tram and Anniversary Depot Tours - all coming up!

Steak and Psychic Nights - Back at The Venue

The popular Steak & Psychic Nights are back, plus Oktoberfest, Christmas season and live entertainment every weekend at The Venue in Cleveleys.

VIP Switch On at Viva Blackpool

If you weren't lucky enough to get a free wristband for Switch On night, you can still be there with a special VIP package from Viva Blackpool

Strictly Come Dancing at Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Will Strictly come to Blackpool in 2017? Fingers crossed!

Great Value Electricals from Mike Sandersons

Call into our Fleetwood shop or browse and buy online - for great prices and customer service every day at Mike Sanderson Electricals

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.

Uniforms, Work Clothing and Tools

Did you know that you can claim for the cost of repairing or replacing small tools you need to do your job as an employee, or cleaning, repairing or replacing specialist clothing.

An All-star Cast for Cinderella!

This year the Grand Theatre Blackpool will stage Cinderella - one of the most enchanting rags-to-riches fairy tales of them all. The all-star cast has been announced!

Blackpool Airshow 2017

Blackpool’s breath-taking Air Show in 2017

Blackpool Town Centre

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


Elsewhere Find out wWhat else is happening in and around the Fylde Coast .....