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  1. Citizens Advice responds to British Gas replacing standard variable tariffs blackpool

    Citizens Advice has responded to the announcement that energy supplier British Gas (Centrica) will replace its standard variable ...

    Citizens Advice has responded to the announcement that energy supplier British Gas (Centrica) will replace its standard variable tariff with a fixed term default tariff, as part of a package of new measures for its customers. Citizens Advice Chief Executive, Gillian Guy said: “Poor value...

    21/11/2017
  2. Celebrating Lancashire Day blackpool

    Libraries and museums across the county are getting ready to celebrate Lancashire Day on 27 November, with events taking place to ...

    Libraries and museums across the county are getting ready to celebrate Lancashire Day on 27 November, with events taking place to mark the occasion. Lancashire Day dates back to 1295, when the county sent its first representatives to Parliament. This marked Lancashire's move into the wider...

    21/11/2017
  3. Fylde coast residents encouraged to self-care blackpool

    Fylde coast GPs are encouraging people to help save them time by avoiding unnecessary appointments for illnesses that could easily ...

    Fylde coast GPs are encouraging people to help save them time by avoiding unnecessary appointments for illnesses that could easily be treated at home. Many people go to their GP with minor conditions such as a cough or cold simply because they don’t know how to deal it with it themselves. For...

    21/11/2017
  4. School children suffer minor injuries after bus shelter shatters blackpool

    3 school children are being treated for minor injuries after a bus shelter shattered on them. Police say a double-decker ...

    3 school children are being treated for minor injuries after a bus shelter shattered on them. Police say a double-decker collided with the shelter on Victoria Road West at around 8am this morning. It's believed the Preston bus was pulling into the stop, but clipped the side of the structure...

    21/11/2017
  5. Blackpool police appeal following assault blackpool

    Blackpool police are trying to locate Carl Heaney, who is wanted in connection with an assault in which a male was left with ...

    Blackpool police are trying to locate Carl Heaney, who is wanted in connection with an assault in which a male was left with serious head injuries. The assault occurred on Horncliffe Road in Blackpool on Friday 17th November. Officers are appealing for information on the whereabouts of the...

    21/11/2017
  6. Blackpool backs White Ribbon Day blackpool

    Blackpool is supporting a host of events and activities across the town to mark national White Ribbon Day (25 November). The ...

    Blackpool is supporting a host of events and activities across the town to mark national White Ribbon Day (25 November). The White Ribbon campaign aims to educate and raise awareness of violence against women and engage more men to be part of the solution. Supporters of the campaign are asked to...

    21/11/2017
  7. Buy a 2018 Resort Pass at this year's price blackpool

    The Blackpool Resort Pass and Pass Plus offer fantastic ways to save money when visiting the UKs favourite beach resort. ...

    The Blackpool Resort Pass and Pass Plus offer fantastic ways to save money when visiting the UK’s favourite beach resort. With a brand new rollercoaster at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, a new super-heroes attraction at Madame Tussauds and a fabulous new elephant facility at Blackpool Zoo, the...

    21/11/2017
  8. Poorest hit hardest by tax, social security and public spending reforms blackpool

    The poorest in society are being hit the hardest by changes to tax, social security and public spending reforms, and are set to ...

    The poorest in society are being hit the hardest by changes to tax, social security and public spending reforms, and are set to lose 10% of their income, our new report has revealed. Ahead of this week’s budget, the Commission has published its independent report on the impact that changes...

    21/11/2017
  9. Rossall coastal defence scheme update blackpool

    We are now in the final months of the Rossall Coastal Defence Scheme, a 4 year £64 million construction programme to replace ...

    We are now in the final months of the Rossall Coastal Defence Scheme, a 4 year £64 million construction programme to replace 2km of sea defences between West Way and Rossall Point. The original intention was to split the scheme opening with the promenade to be opened earlier than the full...

    20/11/2017
  10. AFC Fylde 2 Torquay 0 blackpool

    Striker Danny Rowe took himself top of the National League charts with both goals as AFC Fylde poured more misery on basement club ...

    Striker Danny Rowe took himself top of the National League charts with both goals as AFC Fylde poured more misery on basement club Torquay United. The Coasters hitman moved into double figures with a goal in each half to condemn the Gulls to a third straight league defeat as Fylde moved up a...

    20/11/2017
  11. Peterborough United 0 Blackpool 1 blackpool

    Kyle Vassell marked his return with the decisive goal as Blackpool recorded a 1-0 victory at Peterborough United. The ...

    Kyle Vassell marked his return with the decisive goal as Blackpool recorded a 1-0 victory at Peterborough United. The striker, back from a four-match injury absence, found the net with his seventh of the season to end The Seasiders’ recent run of league defeats. Leading from the front,...

    20/11/2017
  12. Jail for Cleveleys poppy thief. blackpool

    Britains most shameless thief was jailed today after he was caught brazenly putting a Poppy appeal tin down his trousers. ...

    Britain’s most shameless thief was jailed today after he was caught brazenly putting a Poppy appeal tin down his trousers. Twenty-year-old Nathan Beddow walked into a quiet pub bar and spotted the charity collection tin and tray of poppies . He was caught on CCTV taking the tin containing...

    20/11/2017
  13. GHD's stolen from Blackpool salon blackpool

    Thieves have stolen hundreds of pounds worth of GHD's following a smash-and-grab in Blackpool. The break in at Ethan Hull ...

    Thieves have stolen hundreds of pounds worth of GHD's following a smash-and-grab in Blackpool. The break in at Ethan Hull on Topping Street happened yesterday (16.11.17) at around 4am. The duo smashed a glass door, before making off with 5 lots of hair straighteners and a hairdryer. ...

    20/11/2017
  14. Plan submitted for new 50m Mersey cruise terminal blackpool

    Liverpool City Council has submitted a planning application for a new £50m Cruise Terminal Facility on the River Mersey. ...

    Liverpool City Council has submitted a planning application for a new £50m Cruise Terminal Facility on the River Mersey. The council is looking to create an “international standard”, permanent facility which would enable the city to welcome the world’s biggest cruise ships. The...

    20/11/2017
  15. Arriva staff offered 1p per hour pay rise blackpool

    Pay talks insult as Arriva North West bus workers gear up for nine days of strikes in December. Pay talks to avert more ...

    Pay talks ‘insult’ as Arriva North West bus workers gear up for nine days of strikes in December. Pay talks to avert more bus strikes in the north west broke up today (Friday 17 November), after the bosses offered an ‘insulting’ one penny extra an hour to the hourly rate, Unite, the country’s...

    17/11/2017
  16. Trevor Farthing missing from home for five months blackpool

    The family of a man who has been missing for nearly five months have issued a further appeal to find him. Trevor Farthing ...

    The family of a man who has been missing for nearly five months have issued a further appeal to find him. Trevor Farthing was last seen on Wednesday 21 June 2017 on Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, at around 9.30am. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since. His family...

    17/11/2017
  17. Blackpool business asks residents not to be put off by Christmas roadworks blackpool

    Blackpool business asks residents not to be put off by Christmas roadworks. Owners of a Blackpool shop on Talbolt Road are ...

    Blackpool business asks residents not to be put off by Christmas roadworks. Owners of a Blackpool shop on Talbolt Road are asking residents to use local shops over Christmas, despite the roadworks putting many off. Over the past few days, Big Woody's has only had a handful of customers....

    17/11/2017
  18. Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths blackpool

    Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths to prevent harm to dogs, walkers and livestock Landowners ...

    “Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths to prevent harm to dogs, walkers and livestock” Landowners have called for a common-sense measure to allow them to divert footpaths on a temporary basis where there is a risk of harm to the public, dogs or livestock. The call is...

    17/11/2017
  19. Countywide operation launched to track down Lancashires wanted blackpool

    Police in Lancashire are asking for the publics help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched ...

    Police in Lancashire are asking for the public’s help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched this week. Operation Montford is a force wide operation that focuses on locating and arresting outstanding wanted individuals. The operation is running through...

    16/11/2017
  20. Highways England is geared up for winter blackpool

    Highways Englands team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter and are ...

    Highways England’s team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter – and are urging drivers to do the same. The company responsible for the country’s motorways and main A roads has more than 280,000 tonnes of salt, over 500 salt spreading...

    16/11/2017
  21. War Horse at the Liverpool Empire - Incredible blackpool

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed War Horse at the Liverpool Empire last night. If you have never ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed War Horse at the Liverpool Empire last night. If you have never been to the theatre to see a show then this is the one. War Horse is the most incredible production that it has been my pleasure to see. At the end you have to...

    16/11/2017
  22. The Bay Gateway named 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year blackpool

    One year since its opening, The Bay Gateway has been named the 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year. The ...

    One year since its opening, The Bay Gateway has been named the 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year. The project won the prestigious award at the British Construction Industry Awards 2017. The award recognises projects that are driving economic growth at a local, regional or...

    15/11/2017
  23. Christmas Lights Switch On blackpool

    A date for the resorts Christmas lights switch-on has now been set, with Radio Wave presenting a roadshow in partnership with ...

    A date for the resort’s Christmas lights switch-on has now been set, with Radio Wave presenting a roadshow in partnership with Blackpool Business Improvement District, Blackpool Council and Houndshill Shopping Centre. The event will take place at the heart of the town centre’s shopping area, at the...

    15/11/2017
  24. 2000 tickets sold for Wigan FA Cup clash blackpool

    Tickets for our eagerly-anticipated FA Cup clash against Wigan Athletic have been in high demand and we are delighted to announce ...

    Tickets for our eagerly-anticipated FA Cup clash against Wigan Athletic have been in high demand and we are delighted to announce that 2,000 have already been snapped up! The Coasters host the League One giants – FA Cup winners in 2013 – at Mill Farm on Friday 1st December (7.55pm) in front...

    15/11/2017
  25. Poppy Shirts Being Auctioned Off For Charity blackpool

    The Blackpool FC poppy shirts, worn by the players against Portsmouth on Saturday, are now available to bid for. As in ...

    The Blackpool FC poppy shirts, worn by the players against Portsmouth on Saturday, are now available to bid for. As in previous years, the shirts have been signed by the individual player on the front and back, and all proceeds from the auction will be going to The Royal British Legion. ...

    15/11/2017
  26. Christmas Lights Switch On and Parking Offers blackpool

    Blackpool Council and the Town Centre BID have joined forces to offer shoppers a discounted parking offer in the run-up to ...

    Blackpool Council and the Town Centre BID have joined forces to offer shoppers a discounted parking offer in the run-up to Christmas. The £1 offer will be available on West Street, East Topping Street, Central and Talbot multi-storey car parks at the following times and dates: 3pm onwards...

    15/11/2017
  27. Blackpool South MP - waiting times at the Vic are getting worse and worse blackpool

    Blackpool's MP is wanting top level talks with hospital management at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, after reports some people are ...

    Blackpool's MP is wanting top level talks with hospital management at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, after reports some people are being left in corridors for up to 12 hours. Gordon Marsden says A&E is pushed to capacity at the moment, but now he says he'll meet to talk about the problems. He...

    15/11/2017
  28. Wyre Council , over a tonne of orange substance cleared from beaches blackpool

    Wyre Council say a clear-up operation has seen over a tonne of 'orange' substance cleared from local beaches so far. Pet ...

    Wyre Council say a clear-up operation has seen over a tonne of 'orange' substance cleared from local beaches so far. Pet owners are being reminded to keep dogs on a lead while the unknown substance is being tested. The orange blobs have also been spotted in Blackpool and St Annes. Wyre...

    15/11/2017
  29. 50,000 Starlings at Martin Mere blackpool

    Record number of Starlings come home to roost at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. WWT Martin Mere is currently the home to ...

    Record number of Starlings come home to roost at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. WWT Martin Mere is currently the home to one of nature’s most amazing spectacles – 50,000 starlings roosting at the Centre. The birds disperse during the day but return to the Centre at approximately 4pm every...

    14/11/2017
  30. Tesco-Booker merger provisionally cleared after in-depth review blackpool

    The CMA has provisionally concluded that Tescos purchase of Booker does not raise competition concerns. A group of ...

    The CMA has provisionally concluded that Tesco’s purchase of Booker does not raise competition concerns. A group of independent Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) panel members has investigated how bringing together the UK’s largest grocery retailer and the UK’s largest grocery...

    14/11/2017
  31. Record number of children at risk of abuse or neglect blackpool

    Record number of children at risk of abuse or neglect-Blackpool 5 times national average. A record number of children are ...

    Record number of children at risk of abuse or neglect-Blackpool 5 times national average. A record number of children are at risk of abuse or neglect in England, according to a study of new Government data. Serious child protection cases known as "Section 47s" have doubled in the last...

    14/11/2017
  32. Blackpool gift shop owner jailed for tax fraud blackpool

    The owner of three North West gift shops has been jailed for 27 months for evading £75,000 tax. Claire Marie ...

    The owner of three North West gift shops has been jailed for 27 months for evading £75,000 tax. Claire Marie Greenall, 41, of Blackpool, ran three shops all called The Personal Touch in Blackburn, Wigan and Windermere selling fashion accessories and gifts. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)...

    14/11/2017
  33. M55 Resurfacing plans- details blackpool

    Here are the details on the resurfacing work on the eastbound M55 between junctions 4 and 1, which is due to start on Thursday 16 ...

    Here are the details on the resurfacing work on the eastbound M55 between junctions 4 and 1, which is due to start on Thursday 16 November and take approximately two weeks. From 8pm Thursday 16 November until 6am Friday 17 November: full closure of the eastbound carriageway between junction...

    14/11/2017
  34. Man jailed for 20 years blackpool

    A man has been jailed for more than 20 years for carrying out a series of horrific assaults on his partner which left her blind in ...

    A man has been jailed for more than 20 years for carrying out a series of horrific assaults on his partner which left her blind in one eye. Robert Fitzpatrick, 45, of no fixed address, was sentenced on Friday (November 10th) at Preston Crown Court to 20 years and six months behind bars,...

    14/11/2017
  35. Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone Masterplan Consultation blackpool

    The drive for further success at Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone is being ramped up as Blackpool and Fylde Councils release a ...

    The drive for further success at Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone is being ramped up as Blackpool and Fylde Councils release a draft Masterplan for the site for public consultation. This strategic document will set the future development of the Enterprise Zone and open up its full...

    14/11/2017
  36. Black Friday advice for Businesses and Security staff blackpool

    Black Friday (24th November) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, when retailers reduce prices across their ...

    Black Friday (24th November) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, when retailers reduce prices across their stock to kick-start the Christmas gift-buying season. The National Business Crime Centre are advising retail stores to review their security and ensure they have...

    14/11/2017

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