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Two-way road leaves traders in a real spin
But business owners and residents in the area are angry that the changes, believed to cost A 300,000, will result in a downgraded service to Coronation Street.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Medic collars man over the limit
James Stewart, 27, of Smithy Mews, North Shore, pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol without insurance and not in accordance with his provisional licence.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Virgin Galactic welcomes new era of women in spaceflight
Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group and Virgin Galactic, announced Monday, June 17, that the company's 600th Future Astronaut is Marsha Waters, the owner of an accounting services company based in Blackpool, United Kingdom.
Scarecrows' big send-off for Civic Week
The Scarecrow Festival at Salisbury Woods, East Park Drive, Blackpool.Tracy Howarth and son Dylan by their school display.
Brighter future for Boys and Girls' Club
A cash-strapped Blackpool youth club says it will be able to stay open for another year after being salvaged by The Gazette's 25,000 community cash giveaway.
Going for the juggler
Batons, balls and skittles were sent flying when clowns of all ages gathered in Blackpool in a bid to set a new world record.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Sarah dances way out of points race
AS Leaving Cert students begin the long wait for results, one young woman has little to fear after she was accepted into a prestigious dance school.
Ex county council leader made CBE
Tory Geoff Driver, who was replaced by Labour's Jennifer Mein as the county council leader in May, becomes a CBE for services to local government.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Fake police officer accused given bail
A man accused of pretending to be a police officer and then stripping naked in front of two pensioners in a caravan has made his first appearance at court.
Back the London rail link campaign
Rail campaigners and community leaders today urged Gazette readers to back our campaign to restore Blackpool's dream of a direct rail line to London, vowing: "We're behind you all the way".
Tickets sell out as fans relish arrival of music legend
Blackpool-based fans of legendary American musician Bob Dylan have shared their excitement after the announcement he will play three dates at the Winter Gardens in November.
Driver was over the limit for alcohol
He was disqualified from driving for two years, fined A 280 with A 85 costs and a A 28 victims' surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Headteacher faces school role review
A new headteacher was today in place at a Blackpool high school after parents were told his predecessor was "unable to continue" in his role.
Teacher's challenge to education chief
A frustrated Blackpool teacher has sent an open letter to the education secretary urging him not to implement some of his most controversial money saving ideas.
Tide of empty promises
That breaks down to 6,000-plus miles for Scotland, 800-plus for Wales, and England accounts for 5,500.
Rise in number of resort jobless
Blackpool's unemployment rate showed a slight rise in June as the general trend for the region fell over the past three months.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
UK s shale gas could fuel the country for up to a decade but fracking ...
Enough shale gas to keep Britain self-sufficient for a decade is sitting untouched under the UK, experts said today.
Legend ready to roar again... TVR returns
FANS of the classic Blackpool sports car marque TVR are getting revved up after reports the brand has been sold to a British company.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Weather brings in thousands - how was it for you?
Business is booming in Blackpool after a sun-drenched weekend left traders feeling confident for a prosperous summer season ahead.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
LED Ballroom Dresses Dazzle the Stage
When ballroom dancers from Brigham Young University took the stage at a recent international competition, it wasn't just their moves that generated buzz.