Blackpool

Blackpool Winter Gardens admits drop in ticket sales after plan B announcement

One of Lancashire’s most popular event spaces has seen a mixed response from visitors, since the government’s Covid Plan B guidelines were announced last week. Blackpool Winter Gardens have a busy Christmas events schedule and although it is confident it will remain open during the holiday season, the new guidelines …

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Stalmine primary school celebrates its 150th anniversary

To mark the occasion, staff and students at Mill Lane School dressed in Victorian costume for a special themed day on Monday, dating back to its earliest times in 1871. They explored old school diaries, punishment books, black and white photographs, old school finances, and old newspaper articles. The children …

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Major League Gaming VC List Contributes $ 6 Million To BlackPool

BlackPool, the first Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) built exclusively for NFT gaming and commerce, recently announcement secure $ 6 million in funding led by DIGITAL. DIGITAL was joined by Bitkraft, Delphi Digital, Play Ventures, Backed and Cherry Ventures, while existing contributor Fabric Ventures doubled its commitment to DAO. Tackling the …

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Anger as early kickoff announced for Blackpool’s FA Cup trip to Hartlepool United

Read more Read more Derby County v Blackpool: squad news, planned roster & pre-match quotes from … Neil Critchley’s team is making the 280 mile round trip to Victoria Park on Saturday January 8. The game was given a kick-off hour earlier after being selected for a live broadcast abroad. …

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Areas of Blackpool with Covid infection rates higher than national average as Plan B rules changed

There will be an extension of the wearing of the mask from Friday, a return to work from home on Monday and compulsory Covid passports for large rooms from Wednesday as part of the so-called ‘plan B’. There were 327,467 positive test results in the week to December 3, a …

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Perfect rainy day family Christmas events and activities in Blackpool, Preston, Burnley and across Lancashire

Snow, ice, heavy rain, high winds, sleet – winter can be beautiful, but sometimes the weather makes us want to stay indoors. But that doesn’t mean we have to miss the fun of Christmas or a trip out of the house and places across Lancashire have a plethora of festive …

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs review at Blackpool Grand Theater – actors have the gift of pantomime all wrapped up

Are we all ready for the festivities with all the traditional toppings – oh yes we are! First on the list, a trip to Pantoland for a night of family fun, silliness, capers, dancing, music, fairytale magic and a tale of good versus evil. Bring Snow White and the Seven …

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Thornton’s house fire is said to have been “deliberately started”

Firefighters equipped with two breathing apparatuses used a hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the flames. The fire caused property damage, but officers confirmed that no one was injured. Register to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut through the noise Police have opened an investigation alongside Lancashire …

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Girl with Autism’s Nightmare Blackpool Stays in ‘Frost’ at Norbreck Castle Hotel with ‘Cracked’ Window Stuck Together

A guest at the Norbreck Castle Hotel said the “scruffy” hotel caused a nightmare stay for her and her autistic daughter. Stephanie Hughes, from Newcastle, stayed at the Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool last month with her daughter. They had come to the resort so her daughter could participate in …

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