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  1. Lancashire constabulary police with pride blackpool

    Lancashire Constabulary has a new addition to its fleet, with the introduction of its first liveried Police with Pride ...

    Lancashire Constabulary has a new addition to its fleet, with the introduction of its first liveried ‘Police with Pride’ immediate response car. The car, which will be fully operational, will be based in the county’s west division at Blackpool and used 24/7 by the immediate response team. The...

    17/01/2017
  2. Cleveleys police appeal for owner of smashed car blackpool

    Police in Cleveleys are appealing for the owner of an abandoned Mercedes to come forward. The vehicle was found at around ...

    Police in Cleveleys are appealing for the owner of an abandoned Mercedes to come forward. The vehicle was found at around 1am today (17.1.17) on Amounderness Way. The badly smashed car was close to a barrier which was also damaged. The Mercedes ML320 has since been recovered.

    17/01/2017
  3. Huge success for community event blackpool

    Blackpool Sixth held a major community event on Saturday 14th January which was attended by a number of important dignitaries ...

    Blackpool Sixth held a major community event on Saturday 14th January which was attended by a number of important dignitaries including the Bishop of Blackburn, the High Sheriff of Lancashire and the Consul General of India. The event, supported by Big Lottery funds, was jointly organised by...

    17/01/2017
  4. Get ready for half price weekends at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in 2017! blackpool

    Get ready for half price weekends at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in 2017! The UKs favourite amusement park opens for WOW ...

    Get ready for half price weekends at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in 2017! The UK’s favourite amusement park opens for WOW Weekends, and the start of an exciting new season, on Saturday 11th February with all wristbands just £16.25 when booked online in advance at www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com ...

    17/01/2017
  5. NWAS Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Improving A&E Care blackpool

    NWAS Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Improving A&E Care NHS teams from across the North of England have named North ...

    NWAS Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Improving A&E Care NHS teams from across the North of England have named North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) as ‘The Trust We Learned the Most From’ after an eight week ‘Action on A&E’ project organised by NHS Improvement. An Outstanding...

    17/01/2017
  6. New vehicle tax rates blackpool

    The way vehicle tax is calculated will change for cars and some motor homes that are first registered with DVLA from 1 April ...

    The way vehicle tax is calculated will change for cars and some motor homes that are first registered with DVLA from 1 April 2017. Here is what you need to know if you’re thinking about buying a new vehicle.

    16/01/2017
  7. Better support for bereaved families blackpool

    More people that have suffered the death of a spouse or civil partner will be entitled to increased support. The new modernised ...

    More people that have suffered the death of a spouse or civil partner will be entitled to increased support. The new modernised Bereavement Support Payment was announced on 12 January 2017 by Minister for Welfare Delivery Caroline Nokes. It will be introduced for those bereaved from 6 April...

    16/01/2017
  8. Cambridge United 0 Blackpool 0 blackpool

    Ten-man Blackpool held on for a hard-fought draw at Cambridge United, as Sam Slocombe stole the headlines with another vital ...

    Ten-man Blackpool held on for a hard-fought draw at Cambridge United, as Sam Slocombe stole the headlines with another vital penalty save. The goalkeeper saved Luke Berry’s spot kick after Tom Aldred had been controversially dismissed for allegedly pulling back Conor Newton. Mark Cullen and...

    16/01/2017
  9. Crews attend promenade hotel fire blackpool

    Investigations are underway after a fire broke out at a hotel on Blackpool promenade this morning (16.1.17). The blaze is ...

    Investigations are underway after a fire broke out at a hotel on Blackpool promenade this morning (16.1.17). The blaze is believed to have started in the basement of the North Beach Seafront Apartments which is across from the Metropole. The prom is currently closed bewteen Springfield Road...

    16/01/2017
  10. Inquests into deaths of Blackpool couple killed in Tunisia blackpool

    Inquests into the deaths of 30 British tourists killed in a terror attack, including a Blackpool couple, get underway today. ...

    Inquests into the deaths of 30 British tourists killed in a terror attack, including a Blackpool couple, get underway today. 70-year-old Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine (69) were shot dead by a gunman on a beach in the resort of Sousse on 26 June 2015. They were staying at the Imperial...

    16/01/2017
  11. Teenager, 18, dies following Chorley collision blackpool

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager died following a collision in Chorley on January 15th. Police were ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager died following a collision in Chorley on January 15th. Police were called around 12.05am following reports of an accident close to the junction of Shepherds Way and Clifford Street. A Vauxhall Corsa had been travelling north on Shepherds...

    16/01/2017
  12. Planned road works in the North West blackpool

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 January and ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 January and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as...

    14/01/2017
  13. Man dies following collision on M6 blackpool

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man sadly died following a collision on the M6 near Broughton. At around ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man sadly died following a collision on the M6 near Broughton. At around 11.45pm Thursday, January 12 a BMW 635D was travelling southbound in the third lane when it lost control and collided with the nearside barrier. It spun back into the path of...

    14/01/2017
  14. Online applications for primary school places will close soon blackpool

    Don't forget, the closing date for online primary school place applications is this Sunday, 15 January. The quickest and ...

    Don't forget, the closing date for online primary school place applications is this Sunday, 15 January. The quickest and easiest way to apply is online, via the county council's website - last year, 95% of parents used this method. Staff at Lancashire County Council are keen to remind...

    13/01/2017
  15. Name a Swan at Martin Mere blackpool

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre currently have 1360 Whooper swans using the reserve with hundreds of them coming in for the daily ...

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre currently have 1360 Whooper swans using the reserve with hundreds of them coming in for the daily swan feeds at 3pm and 3.30pm. Over the next two months, Martin Mere is running a competition for our visitors to name swan ‘PD5’. Reserve Manager, Tom Clare,...

    13/01/2017
  16. A Happy New Year for health and social care in Lancashire? blackpool

    2017 will be a make or break year for the NHS and Local Government, says Mike Wedgeworth, Chair of Healthwatch Lancashire. ...

    2017 will be a make or break year for the NHS and Local Government, says Mike Wedgeworth, Chair of Healthwatch Lancashire. In 2016, we produced reports which showed that: * * Accident and Emergency departments are under huge pressure, due both to increased demand and staff...

    13/01/2017
  17. Government allocates 1.2 billion roads funding to councils blackpool

    Councils across England are today finding out their share of £1.2 billion local roads funding for the 2017 to 2018 financial ...

    Councils across England are today finding out their share of £1.2 billion local roads funding for the 2017 to 2018 financial year, Transport Minister Andrew Jones has announced. The funding to improve roads, cut congestion and improve journey times includes money from the new National...

    13/01/2017
  18. Men come out top in battle of the taxes blackpool

    Men, for the second year running, were more likely than women to complete their tax return on time, winning the battle of the ...

    Men, for the second year running, were more likely than women to complete their tax return on time, winning the battle of the taxes once again - but only just. In 2014-15, 235 late tax returns for every 10,000 were submitted by women, but they were beaten by a tiny margin of just three, because...

    12/01/2017
  19. Disruption to Lancashire's rail network blackpool

    The railway service between Preston and Blackpool will be closed for ten weekends from 21 January. Bus replacement services ...

    The railway service between Preston and Blackpool will be closed for ten weekends from 21 January. Bus replacement services will operate during these weekends and passengers are urged to plan ahead and check before travelling at www.nationalrail.co.uk. During the closures, work will take...

    12/01/2017
  20. British Homing World Show of the Year blackpool

    The annual British Homing World Show is coming to Blackpool from the 21-22 January 2017. This years event marks a special ...

    The annual British Homing World Show is coming to Blackpool from the 21-22 January 2017. This year’s event marks a special occasion as it is the 40th anniversary that the Royal Pigeon Racing Association (RPRA) has held the event at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. Show participants bring more...

    12/01/2017
  21. Waterloo Delicatessen brings a flavour of Poland to South Beach blackpool

    A taste of Poland has come to South Beach in Blackpool and is proving to be a big hit with the local community. Katarzyna ...

    A taste of Poland has come to South Beach in Blackpool and is proving to be a big hit with the local community. Katarzyna Lukaszewicz has opened a Polish delicatessen on Waterloo Road and is capitalising on the large Polish community within the area. Waterloo Delicatessen caters for a...

    12/01/2017
  22. Work starts on new commercial development at enterprise zone blackpool

    Work has started recently on a new commercial development within the recently confirmed Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone on ...

    Work has started recently on a new commercial development within the recently confirmed Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone on Blackpool Business Park, report commercial property consultants Robert Pinkus & Co. LLP. The first phase of Enterprise Court will comprise a series of 12 small...

    12/01/2017
  23. 7m facelift project for key roads to start on Monday blackpool

    A £7m project to give key roads around Blackpool town centre a major facelift will start next week. The town centre ...

    A £7m project to give key roads around Blackpool town centre a major facelift will start next week. The town centre quality corridors programme, funded by a £6.6m grant from the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership’s Growth Deal and a £740,000 contribution by Blackpool Council, will improve the...

    12/01/2017
  24. LJLA sees 2016 passenger numbers take off with 11% growth blackpool

    A busier than expected December for Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) helped take total passenger figures for 2016 to over 4.8 ...

    A busier than expected December for Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) helped take total passenger figures for 2016 to over 4.8 million – an increase of 11% compared to 2015 and the highest levels for five years. The busy Christmas and New Year holiday period saw December’s passenger...

    12/01/2017
  25. Dont become a statistic in 2017 Coastguard issues warning after series of rescues blackpool

    It's that time of year when we all are reminded to be aware of cold weather and ice conditions when we are outside. But after a ...

    It's that time of year when we all are reminded to be aware of cold weather and ice conditions when we are outside. But after a recent spate of incidents, UK Coastguard has issued some timely advice for enjoying the UK Coast safely. By following these simple safety tips people can enjoy the coast...

    12/01/2017
  26. Gritters get ready for wintry weather blackpool

    Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the next couple of days The Met Office has issued yellow ...

    Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the next couple of days The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for snow on Thursday and Friday this week, with snow showers possible throughout the county on Thursday and possible snow, sleet and hail showers on Friday,...

    11/01/2017
  27. A man has been arrested for public order offences blackpool

    Officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit and Lancashire Constabulary have today, Wednesday 11 January 2017, arrested a ...

    Officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit and Lancashire Constabulary have today, Wednesday 11 January 2017, arrested a 21 year old man from Blackpool on suspicion of public order offences. The man was arrested on suspicion of two offences contrary to Section 18 of the Public Order Act...

    11/01/2017
  28. Health checks could save your life say councils blackpool

    Having a health check could save your life say councils, after new figures revealed they have prevented thousands of heart ...

    Having a health check could save your life – say councils, after new figures revealed they have prevented thousands of heart attacks and strokes. The Local Government Association says regular health checks – which are commissioned by councils as part of their public health duties - are saving...

    11/01/2017
  29. Local Health Provider Receives Good CQC Rating blackpool

    Lancashires Health and Wellbeing provider has received a rating of good from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after a full ...

    Lancashire’s Health and Wellbeing provider has received a rating of good from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after a full comprehensive inspection in September 2016. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has been rated ‘good’ by the CQC, which has also acknowledged the progress and...

    11/01/2017
  30. Doritos Lightly Salted Corn Chips Recalled. blackpool

    Pepsico is recalling some batches of Doritos Lightly Salted Corn Chips because they contain soya and wheat (gluten) which are not ...

    Pepsico is recalling some batches of Doritos Lightly Salted Corn Chips because they contain soya and wheat (gluten) which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, and/or an allergy to soya. ...

    10/01/2017
  31. Information evening for potential foster carers blackpool

    With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The ...

    With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The county council has recently increased the allowances payable to new foster carers by at least £115 per week in recognition of their valuable role and the rising demand for...

    10/01/2017
  32. Tracey beats her fear of heights to funds for Blackpool hospital charity blackpool

    A woman overcame her fear of heights to raise money for a hospital charity. Tracey Holden, 36, from Blackburn, walked up and ...

    A woman overcame her fear of heights to raise money for a hospital charity. Tracey Holden, 36, from Blackburn, walked up and down the 235ft Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach despite being “terrified’’ of heights and raised £160 for Blue Skies Hospitals Fund, the official charity of Blackpool...

    10/01/2017
  33. Trip To Ewood Park For Blackpool or Barnsley blackpool

    A fourth round tie away to Blackburn Rovers awaits the winners of Blackpool's Emirates FA Cup third replay against Barnsley. ...

    A fourth round tie away to Blackburn Rovers awaits the winners of Blackpool's Emirates FA Cup third replay against Barnsley. Former England internationals Michael Owen and Martin Keown conducted the draw, which could potentially see Pool boss Gary Bowyer come up against the side he previously...

    10/01/2017
  34. Lancashire Young Citizen of the Year blackpool

    Nominations are still being sought for Lancashires Young Citizen of the Year 2017 as part of a countywide competition. ...

    Nominations are still being sought for Lancashire’s Young Citizen of the Year 2017 as part of a countywide competition. The awards take place every year and involve the High Sheriff inviting applications to find a young person, ideally aged up to age 21, who has helped either their local...

    10/01/2017
  35. Average speed cameras coming to two local routes blackpool

    Two local routes that are accident blackspots are to be fitted with average speed cameras. A seven and a half mile stretch ...

    Two local routes that are accident blackspots are to be fitted with average speed cameras. A seven and a half mile stretch of the A583 Preston New Road from the M55 at Junction 3 to Blackpool Road at Preston Old Road, as well as a two mile section of Head Dyke Lane in Pilling will have...

    10/01/2017
  36. Lord Of The Dance Dangerous Games blackpool

    Qlocal was invited to the Liverpool Empire last night to see the performance of Michael Flately's Lord Of The Dance Dangerous ...

    Qlocal was invited to the Liverpool Empire last night to see the performance of Michael Flately's Lord Of The Dance Dangerous Games. The new show Dangerous Games has exciting and ground-breaking new technology, including holographs, dancing robots, world champion acrobats and the greatest...

    10/01/2017

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