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  1. Only rain down the drain call blackpool

    A campaign for cleaner beaches and seas in North West England, is calling for residents in the region to support the ...

    A campaign for cleaner beaches and seas in North West England, is calling for residents in the region to support the #RainDownTheDrain promotion this month. It is a common misconception that liquids, such as paints or detergents, can be safely poured down outdoor drains. Most offenders are...

    22/02/2018
  2. Appeal launched to find missing Blackpool man blackpool

    Police are appealing for information after a 37-year-old man went missing from Blackpool. Gareth Jackson was last seen ...

    Police are appealing for information after a 37-year-old man went missing from Blackpool. Gareth Jackson was last seen around 8.15am today (Wednesday, February 21) in the Palatine Road area. He is believed to be driving a grey Citroen Picsasso car with the licence plate BL06 YZM. ...

    22/02/2018
  3. Bus station redevelopment work is on cue blackpool

    The walkway from Preston Bus Station to the Guild Hall has reopened on schedule, ahead of the Grand Prix snooker returning to the ...

    The walkway from Preston Bus Station to the Guild Hall has reopened on schedule, ahead of the Grand Prix snooker returning to the city. It reopened to the public this weekend following renovation work as part of the major redevelopment taking place on the transport hub, which is owned by...

    22/02/2018
  4. Signs of spring sweep across the nation blackpool

    Signs of spring sweep across the nation. Acrobatic ravens, the dawn chorus and carpets of bluebells are among the beacons of ...

    Signs of spring sweep across the nation. Acrobatic ravens, the dawn chorus and carpets of bluebells are among the beacons of spring that have started to pop up on RSPB reserves across England and Wales as nature starts to stir from its winter slumber. Despite the current chilly conditions,...

    22/02/2018
  5. UK ranked 8th least corrupt country in the world blackpool

    Transparency International has ranked the UK as one of the 8th least corrupt countries in the world, following increased action to ...

    Transparency International has ranked the UK as one of the 8th least corrupt countries in the world, following increased action to tackle corruption both at home and abroad. The Transparency International index drawn up by the leading civil society organisation fighting corruption worldwide,...

    22/02/2018
  6. Convicted sex offender could be in Blackpool blackpool

    Police are searching for a convicted sex offender after he failed to attend court. Officers say David Graham Laycock could ...

    Police are searching for a convicted sex offender after he failed to attend court. Officers say David Graham Laycock could possibly be in Blackpool or the Lancashire area. He also has links in Halifax/Todmorden. If you see him, call police on 101 or 999 if the sighting's immediate.

    21/02/2018
  7. Kenny Rogers to play Blackpool blackpool

    Country music legend Kenny Rogers will headline day three of Blackpool's Livewire Festival. The legendary singer will play ...

    Country music legend Kenny Rogers will headline day three of Blackpool's Livewire Festival. The legendary singer will play his final UK concert at the Tower Headland on Saturday, August 25. He has sold a staggering 120 million albums worldwide and has had chart success in all of the past...

    21/02/2018
  8. Ł3 million cash boost for Fylde house building blackpool

    Blackpool is being given more than £3 million to help kick-start the building of new homes on council owned land. The ...

    Blackpool is being given more than £3 million to help kick-start the building of new homes on council owned land. The cash is coming from the government's Land Release Fund. A project in Poulton-Le-Fylde will receive £1.7 million and could see up to 330 homes potentially built using...

    21/02/2018
  9. Guiseley 1-0 AFC Fylde blackpool

    AFC Fylde suffered a second defeat in the space of four days as they fell 1-0 to basement club Guiseley. Rowan Liburd’s ...

    AFC Fylde suffered a second defeat in the space of four days as they fell 1-0 to basement club Guiseley. Rowan LiburdÂ’s 86th-minute tap-in gave the home side a valuable three points in their desperate attempts for survival, however dealt a blow to the CoastersÂ’ promotion hopes as Dave...

    21/02/2018
  10. 16 year old boy missing from home blackpool

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 16-year-old boy from Liverpool. Daniel Wilde, who is ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 16-year-old boy from Liverpool. Daniel Wilde, who is from the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool, was last seen on the 22nd December 2017. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since. He is described as...

    21/02/2018
  11. Titan appeal for information on whereabouts of absconded prisoner blackpool

    Titan North West Regional Organised Crime Unit are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a man who absconded from an ...

    Titan North West Regional Organised Crime Unit are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a man who absconded from an open prison in August 2017. Shaun Price. who was sentenced to 64 months in prison in 2016 for burglary and harassment offences, absconded from Kirkham open prison on 27...

    21/02/2018
  12. Message To Shaun Walmsley. 'We WILL find you blackpool

    Merseyside Police has issued a stark warning message to escaped prisoner Shaun Walmsley: “We WILL find you.” Walmsley, 28, ...

    Merseyside Police has issued a stark warning message to escaped prisoner Shaun Walmsley: “We WILL find you.” Walmsley, 28, originally of Wallace Street, Walton, escaped from the custody of prison guards outside Aintree University Hospital on the afternoon of Tuesday 21st February last year. ...

    21/02/2018
  13. Ormskirk man named as Blackpool drugs gang convicted blackpool

    Members of a gang which flooded the streets of Blackpool with Class A drugs have been found guilty. The ‘Carlos’ gang, ...

    Members of a gang which flooded the streets of Blackpool with Class A drugs have been found guilty. The ‘Carlos’ gang, was headed by Christopher Nimbley, 37, of Wordsworth Street, Liverpool who, it can now be revealed has also been convicted with two others of the brutal rape of a...

    21/02/2018
  14. Lime Street station to close for two months blackpool

    Liverpool's Lime Street rail station is to close for eight weeks over summer for refurbishment. Network Rail said the station ...

    Liverpool's Lime Street rail station is to close for eight weeks over summer for refurbishment. Network Rail said the station will be closed between 2 June and 29 July, with many services departing and terminating at the city's South Parkway station. The refurbishment will include the opening...

    20/02/2018
  15. AFC Fylde 0-1 Leyton Orient blackpool

    Macauley Bonne’s first-half penalty for Leyton Orient subjected AFC Fylde to their first home league defeat in five months. ...

    Macauley BonneÂ’s first-half penalty for Leyton Orient subjected AFC Fylde to their first home league defeat in five months. In a match boasting the two top scoring strikers in the National League, clear-cut opportunities were at a premium and a solitary strike from Bonne was enough to decide...

    19/02/2018
  16. Blackpool 1 Peterborough United 1 blackpool

    Nathan Delfouneso’s equaliser saw Blackpool draw 1-1 with Peterborough United at Bloomfield Road. The forward bundled home ...

    Nathan DelfounesoÂ’s equaliser saw Blackpool draw 1-1 with Peterborough United at Bloomfield Road. The forward bundled home a cross from Viv Solomon-Otabor in first-half added time to cancel out Jack MarriottÂ’s opener for the hosts. Manager Gary Bowyer stuck with the same side that was...

    19/02/2018
  17. Lytham St Annes victim - 'I hope he dies in jail' blackpool

    Lytham St Annes victim - 'I hope he dies in jail' A Lytham St Annes victim of paedophile football coach Barry Bennell says he ...

    Lytham St Annes victim - 'I hope he dies in jail' A Lytham St Annes victim of paedophile football coach Barry Bennell says he hopes he dies in jail. The 60-year-old will be sentenced today for more than 40 historical offences against 11 boys. One of his victims was local man, David...

    19/02/2018
  18. Avocets return to Martin Mere blackpool

    Spring is in the air at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre with the first 3 avocets returning to the centre on 13 February as part of ...

    Spring is in the air at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre with the first 3 avocets returning to the centre on 13 February as part of the spring migration. The avocets, now currently 4, will remain at the centre until early August, using the reserve as their breeding ground. In the past, numbers...

    19/02/2018
  19. It’s the Year of the Dog at Southport Flower Show blackpool

    It’s the Year of the Dog at Southport Flower Show Visitors to the Southport Flower Show can bring along a very special guest ...

    It’s the Year of the Dog at Southport Flower Show Visitors to the Southport Flower Show can bring along a very special guest this summer – their pet dog. For the first time in the event’s 89-year history, families are welcome to bring along their four-legged friends to the seaside venue...

    19/02/2018
  20. It's time to start planning your royal wedding celebrations blackpool

    With just 3 months to go until the royal wedding, it’s time to start thinking about how you can join in the celebrations on 19 ...

    With just 3 months to go until the royal wedding, itÂ’s time to start thinking about how you can join in the celebrations on 19 May. Holding a street party is a great way to get together with your neighbours to celebrate this special day and weÂ’re providing a handy guide to organising one,...

    18/02/2018
  21. DVSA steps up safeguards to protect learner drivers blackpool

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed driving instructors who have relationships with learner drivers could ...

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed driving instructors who have relationships with learner drivers could be removed from the register. Jacqui Turland, the DVSA Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) Registrar, has confirmed that she will treat driving instructors having...

    18/02/2018
  22. Multimillion pound government funding boost for cycle safety blackpool

    £7 million in funding announced to improve road safety and encourage more people to cycle. Cyclists in a number of cities ...

    £7 million in funding announced to improve road safety and encourage more people to cycle. Cyclists in a number of cities will benefit from a £7 million government investment in projects to improve road safety, helping create more bike-friendly areas. The funding has been announced as...

    17/02/2018
  23. Planned roadworks in the North West blackpool

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 16 February but ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 16 February but 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...

    17/02/2018
  24. Sellafield incident report - powder spillage blackpool

    Sellafield incident report – bottle spillage During routine sampling work in a Sellafield drum filling area, a bottle ...

    Sellafield incident report – bottle spillage During routine sampling work in a Sellafield drum filling area, a bottle containing uranium trioxide powder accidentally fell to the floor causing approximately 100-150g to spill out. The operator handling the samples was wearing the correct...

    16/02/2018
  25. TITAN North West regional organised crime unit issue conveyancing fraud advice blackpool

    TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit, are urging estate agents, solicitors and home buyers across the region to be ...

    TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit, are urging estate agents, solicitors and home buyers across the region to be alert after a number of scams which have left solicitors and clients suffering significant financial losses. Conveyancing Fraud is committed by criminals who...

    16/02/2018
  26. Look out for vulnerable relatives and neighbours this winter blackpool

    As the cold weather in many parts of the country continues, health professionals from Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust are ...

    As the cold weather in many parts of the country continues, health professionals from Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust are encouraging people to look out for their elderly and vulnerable relatives and neighbours. Living alone can be extremely harmful to peopleÂ’s health and is associated with...

    16/02/2018
  27. Hospital charity Blue Skies Hospitals Fund has welcomed a visit by Gordon. blackpool

    Hospital charity Blue Skies Hospitals Fund has welcomed a visit by Gordon. He visited the charity office in Blackpool ...

    Hospital charity Blue Skies Hospitals Fund has welcomed a visit by Gordon. He visited the charity office in Blackpool Victoria Hospital to speak to Head of Fundraising Kila Redfearn about the work it does to support patients of Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Gordon...

    16/02/2018
  28. Gordon backs student fundraiser Molly blackpool

    Gordon has met with constituent Molly Powell, a 20-year-old student at Liverpool University, who is raising funds for the ...

    Gordon has met with constituent Molly Powell, a 20-year-old student at Liverpool University, who is raising funds for the continuation of the International Citizen Service (ICS). The ICS provide voluntary placements for students such as Molly to overseas countries, who in the summer will...

    16/02/2018
  29. AFC Fylde vs Leyton Orient blackpool

    AFC Fylde vs Leyton Orient. Saturday 17th February, 2018, k/o 3pm Mill Farm Vanarama National League ...

    AFC Fylde vs Leyton Orient. Saturday 17th February, 2018, k/o 3pm Mill Farm Vanarama National League

    16/02/2018
  30. LG Performance of the Week Award For Blackpool blackpool

    LG Performance of the Week Award For Blackpool. The League Managers Association’s five-man panel, comprising LMA Chairman ...

    LG Performance of the Week Award For Blackpool. The League Managers AssociationÂ’s five-man panel, comprising LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Joe Royle, Dave Bassett and Barry Fry, has determined that the LG Performance of the Week Award should go to Blackpool for their 2-0...

    16/02/2018
  31. CCTV appeal after Poulton taxi driver racially abused blackpool

    Police want to identify two men after a taxi driver was racially abused in Poulton. Police were called around 12.45am on ...

    Police want to identify two men after a taxi driver was racially abused in Poulton. Police were called around 12.45am on February 3 following reports of a public order offence. Three men had earlier been collected by a taxi driver in Poulton town centre. The driver, a 33-year-old man,...

    16/02/2018
  32. Highfurlong School leads the way in building resilience blackpool

    A Blackpool school is leading the way as one of the most resilient schools in Blackpool. Highfurlong School, a ...

    A Blackpool school is leading the way as one of the most resilient schools in Blackpool. Highfurlong School, a co-educational community special school catering for pupils aged 2-19 with a wide range of special educational needs, has been working with a group of young people called the...

    16/02/2018
  33. New rules introduced to protect consumers against ticket touting blackpool

    New rules will require sellers and platforms to provide more information around resold event tickets, protecting consumers from ...

    New rules will require sellers and platforms to provide more information around resold event tickets, protecting consumers from rip off prices. Fans of live events are set to benefit from new rules which will demand more information from sellers on secondary ticket websites. Under the new...

    16/02/2018
  34. Police safety advice ahead of this weekend's Chinese New Year celebrations blackpool

    Merseyside Police is getting ready to welcome thousands of visitors to Liverpool city centre as part of this weekend’s Chinese ...

    Merseyside Police is getting ready to welcome thousands of visitors to Liverpool city centre as part of this weekendÂ’s Chinese New Year celebrations. The event will take place over three days, starting tomorrow, Friday 16th February and running until Sunday 18th February with thousands of...

    16/02/2018
  35. Motorists receive millions of pounds in automatic refunds for vehicle tax blackpool

    In the last year more than 5 million motorists received automatic refunds of vehicle tax after selling their car, totalling over ...

    In the last year more than 5 million motorists received automatic refunds of vehicle tax after selling their car, totalling over £360 million. When you tell DVLA that youÂ’ve sold your car, youÂ’re eligible for a refund of vehicle tax for any unused months. While the quickest and simplest...

    15/02/2018
  36. Lancashire's young people can vote for their member of the youth parliament blackpool

    Lancashire's young people now have the chance to mark their crosses next to their preferred candidates and elect their ...

    Lancashire's young people now have the chance to mark their crosses next to their preferred candidates and elect their representatives to the Youth Parliament. Any young person aged 11–19 and who lives in Lancashire is eligible to vote. Voting is now open online until Thursday 15 March. ...

    15/02/2018

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