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Illuminasia Attraction in Blackpool, England Features 35,000 LED Lights

The Illuminasia attraction in Blackpool, England features over 35,000 LED lights.

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7 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

Housing shortage but prices on rise

Agents are optimistic about rising sales but add that sellers should not expect to achieve the same high prices as in the south of England.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Blackpool Today

'Turn lights off for good'

But commuters and nearby residents have called on the authority to not bother bringing them back, saying traffic in the area now flows more freely as a result.

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Blackpool Today

Team's dream for fun run appeal boost

A huge appeal to help a Blackpool youngster walk into the classroom on his first day of school is about to get a boost.

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Palm Beach Post

Spectacular, Sparkling World of Lights

The world's biggest indoor illuminations are on display at Luminasia in Blackpool, England.

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Blackpool Today

Housing row decision due

A decision is expected to be made in the next month over whether a developer will have to pay millions of pounds towards affordable housing in Blackpool.

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Blackpool Today

Martha celebrates big day with a A 10 bingo win

Martha Tomlinson, has been going to Empire Bingo on Hawes Side Lane for nearly 40 years and did not break the habit of a lifetime on her special day.

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Blackpool Today

Shock at safety failings

Blackpool Coastal Housing pleaded guilty to one charge of failing to ensure the safety of residents, putting them at risk of injury or death, after a balcony collapsed at a block on Newby Place, Mereside.

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Blackpool Today

Care home tops UK table

A Blackpool care home has been ranked top in the country on a website dubbed the Trip Advisor of care homes.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Blackpool Today

Blackpool bar chain opens Magaluf venue

Ma Kelly's cabaret bar chain, which has four venues in the Blackpool area, is set to open a new nightspot on the island on May 1. Owners Paul and Paula Kelly decided that the concept had been so successful in Blackpool they would export it to a foreign resort.

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Blackpool Today

Teen jailed over rooftop rampage

Police, trained negotiators, the fire and ambulance services were all in attendance as Jody Langford ran amok on the roofs of two semi-detached houses in Fleetwood.

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Blackpool Today

Residents' fury over 'eyesore' at resort park

Richard Bright, who lives near Stanley Park in Blackpool, is fed up with the 'mini depot' off South Park Drive where Blackpool Council are storing materials for the Project 30 work.

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Blackpool Today

Stalwart says farewell after loyal service

A man regarded by his colleagues as the consummate magistrate has retired after a quarter-of-a-century on the bench.

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Blackpool Today

Bungling housing firm admit balcony collapse failures

A company set up by a Blackpool Council to look after its social housing was guilty of a catalogue of ineptitude and failure to heed warnings balconies on its properties were in danger of collapse.

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Fleetwood Today

Jobless numbers down but MPs question work divide

Total JSA claimants in the Blackpool North and Cleveleys parliamentary constituency dropped from 2,234 to 2,148 - 4.3 per cent of the working age population.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Blackpool Today

Takeaway brings a Caribbean flavour

Blackpool has no shortage of takeaways for hungry visitors and residents...but until now there wasn't much for anyone peckish for a spot of curried goat.

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Blackpool Today

Titanic letter to fetch A 30k at auction

Memory lane june 25 Unsinkable exhibition at Fleetwood Museum features news reports of the Titanic's links with the Fylde coast He probably scribbled the note quickly, for he had just landed a job as a Turkish Bath attendant on board a luxury liner called a Titanic and had work to do.

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Blackpool Today

The need to prioritise affordable housing

A developer has resumed its bid to stave off having to pay millions of pounds towards affordable housing in Blackpool.

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Blackpool Today

Forget dressing Brad Pitt, Gillian is aiming higher

Sean Gallagher Marianne Elgaard Bendtsen , ed Christiano . Considering Gillian Wood has done a film with Brad Pitt, one of the biggest stars on the planet and the dishiest man in Hollywood , she is remarkably cool about it.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Jethro Tull returns to Romania with the great Ian Anderson

The iconic band Jethro Tull returns to Romania, at Sala Palatului in Bucharest on 20 June 2014, for a concert organised by Project Events, reads a communiquA©.

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