Blackpool adding “world-class” Merlin attraction to Golden Mile Centre

Blackpool Council and Merlin Entertainments are set to redevelop part of the council-owned Golden Mile Centre on Blackpool’s promenade into a £2.3m attraction. The attraction will be located on the ground floor between Golden Mile Amusements and Funland, the Blackpool Gazette reports. Blackpool Council said the site will become a “family-focused visitor attraction”.
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Special hospitality packages available over Christmas in the White Rose Club. Whether you’re looking for a gift or wanting to treat yourself this Christmas, our festive hospitality package is the perfect way to watch Town at the John Smith’s Stadium!. Available for our home matches against Coventry City, Blackpool and...

Blackpool half term fun for Tuesday October 26 from Ascarium at Sea Life Centre Blackpool to Evolution of Magic at Blackpool Pleasure Beach to Lightpool Festival - here's a list of things to do

If you're visiting the resort and are on the hunt for things to do with the kids, from mystery solving at Blackpool Zoo to magic shows and musical fun and comedy madness there's no shortage of things to do. We've pulled together a list of activities across the region for...
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Blue shorts for the rugby league player still going at 80!

A guard of honour welcomed 80-year-old Brian Rishworth as he took to the field playing Masters rugby league at the weekend. The Eastmoor Dragons master became only the second player to wear the light blue shorts for 80 and overs, following on from Blackpool’s Jim Aimes. He received the shorts...

10 pictures from the first Play Expo - held at the Norbreck Castle hotel in Blackpool - since Covid pandemic began, with Minecraft and Fortnite included

They filled the Norbreck Castle's exhibition halls as resort entrepreneur Andy Brown revived his popular Games Expo. The event, which ran on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm, included retro games and consoles, 50 pinball machines, multiplayer classics like Minecraft and Fornite on local networks, tournaments, and a wall of arcade cabinets.

Regional League Round-Up: Blackpool Ladies and Helston both go top

EASTERN – Hatters win derby. Premier – Luton Town won 4-0 at neighbours AFC Dunstable in midweek to go fifth. Colney Heath leapfrogged Haringey Borough in the table by beating them 3-0. 1 South – Billericay Town DS got off the mark with a 1-1 draw at Wodson Park, who...

Illuminated Tram Parade

It’s back! Your favourite FREE night out at the Blackpool Illuminations – it’s the Illuminated Tram Parade!. See Blackpool’s unique fleet of illuminated Heritage Trams travel in convoy along the promenade in an evening of celebration of light!. The trams will leave from outside Blackpool Pleasure Beach at around 5pm....

Derby delight for Blackpool with victory over Preston

Blackpool gave their loyal supporters plenty to smile about by earning bragging rights with a superb 2-0 Lancashire derby victory over arch-rivals Preston. Goals from Keshi Anderson and did the trick as the Seasiders delighted their fans at a packed Bloomfield Road. It was also the Tangerines’ first home win...

Fan Gallery: Blackpool (A)

If you were in the away end at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, take a look through the gallery above to see if you were spotted by club photographer Ian Robinson!. Head to iFollow PNE to hear post-match thoughts from head coach Frankie McAvoy and midfielder Ben Whiteman.

Neil Critchley dedicates derby win over Preston to Blackpool fans

Neil Critchley was delighted to win one for the fans as Blackpool earned Lancashire bragging rights with a 2-0 victory over Preston. Keshi Anderson opened the scoring in slightly fortuitous fashion after 27 minutes as his shot found the bottom corner when the ball cannoned off his standing leg before Gary Madine finished smartly a little over 20 minutes from time to seal the three points.