Empire Bingo Hall bites the dust

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Part of the Empire Bingo Hall on Hawes Side Lane is now down revealing a beautiful  curved ceiling inside and some lovely wrought ironwork. Did any of you visit?

Hangar 42 Spitfire Museum

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Lytham St Annes Spitfire Ground Display Team is, for the first time, opening their doors to the public throughout August. They are based at Hangar 42, an original 1939 WWII hangar at Blackpool Airport. People are always looking for something different to do … well now’s your chance!

Buckets and spades at the ready … steady … GO!

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It has been confirmed by the Government today that the Blackpool staycation can go ahead from 4th July! Get those buckets and spades ready, book those Pleasure Beach and zoo tickets, book your favourite B&B (hope it’s us) and away we go. Can’t wait to see you all again xx

Blackpool season extended

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It has been announced today that the Illuminations will shine for a further 2 months and, instead of ending on Nov 7th will run right through to Jan 3rd! The Pleasure Beach is also extending it’s season by 4 weekends until 13th December. The Wescoe will remain open at weekends 7 Nov to 13 December… Read more »

Yeadon Way has reopened

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Yeadon Way has reopened after essential work and is looking lovely with it’s new surface, new crash barriers and new fencing. Gone are the ugly weeds and overhanging trees… a much more pleasant entrance to Blackpool.

Lockdown stroll along Blackpool Prom

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This afternoon we took our lockdown stroll in the May sunshine, between South and Central piers. There were loads of people out enjoying the weather, strolling, walking their dogs, scooting and cycling but the atmosphere was just lovely and everyone was paying attention to social distancing rules. Here are the pictures I took. Doesn’t the… Read more »

A short stroll around South Shore, Blackpool

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This is a short circular stroll around the area immediately next to The Wescoe during lockdown, starting and ending at Dean Street. Many of you will have never seen Blackpool this quiet and I’d guess that many of you will have never strolled behind the Sandcastle and seen the Art installations there; it’s the perfect… Read more »

My top recommendations for places to eat in Blackpool

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1. One of my personal favourites, Italio restaurant on Lytham Rd … great Italian food & steaks. Good for evening meal or a special occasion 2. Jade Delight, Bond St (behind our car park) … yummy all you can eat Chinese buffet or choose from the menu; great value. 3. The Mandarin, Talbot Rd (near… Read more »