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  1. New laws to make social media safer blackpool

    New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock ...

    New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock has announced. New online safety laws to be created to make sure the UK is the safest place in the world to be online. Response to Internet Safety Strategy...

    20/05/2018
  2. MOT rule changes, 20 May 2018 blackpool

    The MOT test changed on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 ...

    The MOT test changed on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt. The way that the MOT test works in England, Scotland and Wales changed on Sunday 20 May 2018. The MOT test works differently in...

    20/05/2018
  3. Route revealed for proposed Champions League victory parade blackpool

    Plans have been revealed for a Liverpool FC victory parade if the club emerge triumphant from next weekend’s UEFA Champions ...

    Plans have been revealed for a Liverpool FC victory parade if the club emerge triumphant from next weekendÂ’s UEFA Champions League Final. In the event of a win against Spanish side Real Madrid on May 26, Liverpool City Council will invite the Reds to hold a parade through the streets of the city...

    18/05/2018
  4. Lancashire Fire Brigade unveil new Fire Engine blackpool

    Today we unveil our new Pride fire engine that represents diversity and the promotion of value and respect for any of our ...

    Today we unveil our new Pride fire engine that represents diversity and the promotion of value and respect for any of our workforce or those in our communities that are LGBTQ+. Why is Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service talking about IDAHO Day and why have we designed a special Pride pump? Taking...

    18/05/2018
  5. Get nose to beak blackpool

    Get nose to beak with ducklings this May Half Term at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre This May half term sees the return of the ...

    Get nose to beak with ducklings this May Half Term at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre This May half term sees the return of the award winning egg-to-duckling experience at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. The event, from Saturday 26 May to Sunday 3 June, allows visitors to have this unique...

    18/05/2018
  6. Amazing response to Lifesavers campaign blackpool

    MORE than 2,500 people have been trained in how to perform CPR and use a defibrillator thanks to the Lancashire Lifesavers ...

    MORE than 2,500 people have been trained in how to perform CPR and use a defibrillator thanks to the Lancashire Lifesavers campaign. Training sessions were held by the North West Ambulance Service at venues across Lancashire to give people vital first aid skills in the event of someone having a...

    18/05/2018
  7. Ł1 million of Home Office funding to boost fight against knife crime blackpool

    Charities in England and Wales can bid from today for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund to help steer young people ...

    Charities in England and Wales can bid from today for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund to help steer young people away from gangs and violent crime. The successful community groups will receive up to £30,000 each to help support the vital work they do to educate young people about...

    18/05/2018
  8. Government to cut Fixed Odds Betting Terminals maximum stake from Ł100 to Ł2 blackpool

    Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch announces move to better protect consumers and communities. The maximum ...

    Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch announces move to better protect consumers and communities. The maximum stakes on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) are to be reduced from £100 to £2 to reduce the risk of gambling-related harm, Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey...

    17/05/2018
  9. Driver who injured three women outside Blackpool club jailed for five years blackpool

    A man who drove a car at revellers outside a Blackpool nightclub has been jailed for five years. Jake Hartley, 19, of ...

    A man who drove a car at revellers outside a Blackpool nightclub has been jailed for five years. Jake Hartley, 19, of Rochdale Road, Todmorden injured three people and caused panic in the town as clubs and bars went into lockdown, shortly before midnight on Saturday April 14th. One woman,...

    17/05/2018
  10. Appeal to trace wanted man blackpool

    Police are continuing to ask for the public’s help in tracing a Blackpool man we want to speak to. Police want to find ...

    Police are continuing to ask for the publicÂ’s help in tracing a Blackpool man we want to speak to. Police want to find Lee Grogan in connection with an arson incident at an address on Wall Street in the town on Saturday (May 12th) and for making threats to kill. Grogan, 28, who speaks...

    17/05/2018
  11. Praise for businesses on Preston New Road blackpool

    Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for economic development has been visiting businesses in the Preston New Road area to ...

    Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for economic development has been visiting businesses in the Preston New Road area to highlight their work. County Councillor Michael Green, Cabinet member for economic development, environment and planning, visited a series of businesses along Preston...

    17/05/2018
  12. New funding for suicide prevention in England blackpool

    Funding given to local communities that are worst affected by suicide to develop suicide prevention and reduction schemes. The ...

    Funding given to local communities that are worst affected by suicide to develop suicide prevention and reduction schemes. The investment announced today by the Department for Health and Social Care, Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England marks the start of a 3-year programme worth £25...

    17/05/2018
  13. Be travel aware, pack smartly and prepare for security blackpool

    Passengers are reminded to check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport. Passengers are being ...

    Passengers are reminded to check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport. Passengers are being urged to be ‘travel aware’ and check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport – and help keep security screening queues to a minimum as the busy...

    17/05/2018
  14. New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK blackpool

    From June 2018 drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads. New laws introduced yesterday (16 May 2018) ...

    From June 2018 drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads. New laws introduced yesterday (16 May 2018) will mean that from next month drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads. Changes to the Highway Code and relevant regulations were...

    17/05/2018
  15. Take care when buying your fishing licence online blackpool

    The Environment Agency has advised the public to beware of third party websites offering to buy fishing licences on behalf of ...

    The Environment Agency has advised the public to beware of third party websites offering to buy fishing licences on behalf of anglers. The Environment Agency has received reports from anglers who have used third party websites and been charged up to double the price for a licence. There have...

    17/05/2018
  16. Digital autopsies taking place in Lancashire blackpool

    A new digital CT post-mortem service has started in Lancashire, which could meet the national need for heart valves in England and ...

    A new digital CT post-mortem service has started in Lancashire, which could meet the national need for heart valves in England and Wales. The Digital Autopsy service based at Royal Preston Hospital reduces the need for a traditional post-mortem, and will provide families in Lancashire with good...

    16/05/2018
  17. Blackpool Sixth does Great British Bake Off blackpool

    Blackpool Sixth does Great British Bake Off Blackpool Sixth is delighted to announce that Great British Bake Off 2017 finalist, ...

    Blackpool Sixth does Great British Bake Off Blackpool Sixth is delighted to announce that Great British Bake Off 2017 finalist, Kate Lyon, will be the celebrity judge for a charity baking extravaganza to be held at the college on Monday 21st May, 7 pm – 8pm. The event is being held to raise money...

    16/05/2018
  18. Nolan sister Linda thanks NHS for care blackpool

    BLACKPOOL’s famous Nolan sister, Linda, has been ‘singing’ the praises of Blackpool Victoria Hospital. In an interview ...

    BLACKPOOL’s famous Nolan sister, Linda, has been ‘singing’ the praises of Blackpool Victoria Hospital. In an interview to wish the NHS a happy 70th birthday, Linda, 59, described how the care she has received during her cancer journey has been faultless. The singer was part of The Nolans,...

    16/05/2018
  19. From Coast to Coast blackpool

    Manager Dave Challinor believes the National League is set to become tougher than ever next season, however the travel isn’t ...

    Manager Dave Challinor believes the National League is set to become tougher than ever next season, however the travel isn’t getting any easier either! Some of the more ‘local’ clubs in Tranmere Rovers, Macclesfield Town, Guiseley and Chester have been replaced by arduous trips to Havant &...

    16/05/2018
  20. School to shut in memory of Manchester Arena victim blackpool

    The school where a Blackpool woman, who died in the Manchester Arena bombing attack worked, will stay closed on the atrocity's ...

    The school where a Blackpool woman, who died in the Manchester Arena bombing attack worked, will stay closed on the atrocity's first anniversary next week. South Shore Academy said the move would be as a mark of remembrance to Jane Tweddle and respect to the victims of families affected. ...

    16/05/2018
  21. Man due in court after car allegedly driven into pedestrians blackpool

    A man is due in court today charged with a string of offences after a car was allegedly driven into pedestrians in Blackpool town ...

    A man is due in court today charged with a string of offences after a car was allegedly driven into pedestrians in Blackpool town centre as they enjoyed a Saturday night out. Jake Hartley faces charges of driving dangerously, while drunk and without a licence or insurance. The 19-year-old...

    16/05/2018
  22. Seasiders To Face AFC Fylde In Pre-Season blackpool

    A pre-season friendly has been arranged with AFC Fylde for Tuesday 24 July. The fixture will take place at Mill Farm and ...

    A pre-season friendly has been arranged with AFC Fylde for Tuesday 24 July. The fixture will take place at Mill Farm and kick-off at 7.30pm. Ticket prices will be announced in due course.

    16/05/2018
  23. Man wanted in connection with Blackpool robberies blackpool

    Detectives investigating a string of robberies in Blackpool have identified a man they want to speak to. Gary Boyd, 37 ...

    Detectives investigating a string of robberies in Blackpool have identified a man they want to speak to. Gary Boyd, 37 (pictured) has a last known address of Hawes Side Lane, Blackpool and links to Cleveleys and Fleetwood. The four raids took place within 20 minutes of each other in the...

    15/05/2018
  24. Vic says sorry over Sepsis death blackpool

    The Coroner has been told Blackpool Vic's negligence in diagnosing sepsis quickly enough, led to the "preventable death" of a ...

    The Coroner has been told Blackpool Vic's negligence in diagnosing sepsis quickly enough, led to the "preventable death" of a patient. 45 year old Paul Wilkinson, was admitted to Blackpool Victoria with severe stomach pains. The father of three died from multiple organ failure and sepsis five...

    15/05/2018
  25. Blackpool North station has welcomed its first ever electric train. blackpool

    Blackpool North station has welcomed its first ever electric train. A Virgin Trains Pendolino completed its first test run ...

    Blackpool North station has welcomed its first ever electric train. A Virgin Trains Pendolino completed its first test run using electric power from overhead cables late last night. A full timetable, including direct services from Blackpool to London Euston is due to resume on Monday.

    15/05/2018
  26. Devonshire Road Bridge repairs blackpool

    Essential work at Devonshire Road Bridge will start on Monday 4 June, 5.00am as Blackpool’s major bridges improvement programme ...

    Essential work at Devonshire Road Bridge will start on Monday 4 June, 5.00am as BlackpoolÂ’s major bridges improvement programme moves into its final stages. Devonshire Road Bridge is the last bridge in a significant programme of investment which has seen a number of the townÂ’s key bridges...

    15/05/2018
  27. Mariah Carey to headline Blackpool's Livewire Festival 2018 blackpool

    Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, has chosen Blackpool’s LIVEWIRE Festival for her only UK 2018 festival ...

    Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, has chosen Blackpool’s LIVEWIRE Festival for her only UK 2018 festival appearance. Tower Festival Headland Arena, Blackpool – Friday 24 August 24 2018 The pop superstar, who has sold more than 200 million albums to date, will...

    15/05/2018
  28. Don't miss the fantastic Ormskirk MotorFest blackpool

    Make sure you are in pole position to enjoy one of the biggest free family events in the North West of England to take place in ...

    Make sure you are in pole position to enjoy one of the biggest free family events in the North West of England to take place in Ormskirk. The Ormskirk MotorFest has been a hugely popular occasion since it began in 2011, attracting around 30,000 people in 2016 and 2017. The 2018 event,...

    14/05/2018
  29. New pond zone at Martin Mere blackpool

    Pondering over what to do this summer? A new development at WWT Martin Mere might provide the answer! Work has begun this ...

    Pondering over what to do this summer? A new development at WWT Martin Mere might provide the answer! Work has begun this week on a major new Pond Zone development at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Nick Brooks, Centre Manager at Martin Mere, welcomed the plans. He said:

    14/05/2018
  30. The Carriage for the Wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle blackpool

    Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have selected the Ascot Landau carriage for their procession through Windsor Town after their ...

    Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have selected the Ascot Landau carriage for their procession through Windsor Town after their wedding on Saturday 19th May. There will be one horse-drawn carriage in the Carriage Procession from St George's Chapel, which will take the newly married couple through...

    13/05/2018
  31. 15 year old girl missing from home blackpool

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old girl. Lois Elliott, from Buxton, was last ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old girl. Lois Elliott, from Buxton, was last seen on Monday, 7 May 2018 at 8.55pm. She is known to frequent the Halewood, Garston, Toxteth and Speke areas. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate her...

    12/05/2018
  32. Get involved in looking after your local beauty spot blackpool

    Lancashire County Council's countryside service has opportunities available for anyone who enjoys the outdoors to get involved in ...

    Lancashire County Council's countryside service has opportunities available for anyone who enjoys the outdoors to get involved in looking after their favourite local beauty spot. Volunteers play a vital part in keeping the county's country parks, picnic sites, nature reserves and community...

    11/05/2018
  33. Detectives investigating Sean Cox assault appeal for footage blackpool

    Detectives investigating an incident outside Anfield which left Sean Cox, 53, in a critical condition are appealing for CCTV and ...

    Detectives investigating an incident outside Anfield which left Sean Cox, 53, in a critical condition are appealing for CCTV and camera phone footage. Two men have been charged and remanded in custody in relation to the incident, which happened at 7.08pm, shortly before the Liverpool v Roma...

    11/05/2018
  34. Rail Minister launches review of tree cutting alongside rail lines blackpool

    Review of Network Rail’s tree cutting and vegetation management has been announced. tree felling to be suspended during ...

    Review of Network RailÂ’s tree cutting and vegetation management has been announced. tree felling to be suspended during current nesting season study will focus on safety, performance and minimising harm to wildlife Tree Council and RSPB are part of consultation A review of Network...

    11/05/2018
  35. Bid for superfast broadband funding for rural business blackpool

    Lancashire County Council is to bid for funding that would improve broadband connections for rural businesses. The Cabinet has ...

    Lancashire County Council is to bid for funding that would improve broadband connections for rural businesses. The Cabinet has agreed to bid for £3m from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development. If successful, £2m would be added from the county council's own funds, and private...

    11/05/2018
  36. Drive to create more good school places for families blackpool

    Education Secretary unveils measures to provide more choice and raise standards for children from all backgrounds. New good ...

    Education Secretary unveils measures to provide more choice and raise standards for children from all backgrounds. New good school places in areas where they are needed most will give more children from all backgrounds the world-class education they deserve, under plans announced today by...

    11/05/2018

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