Blackpool News and Events
Planning your Blackpool trip? Whether you’re looking for things to do in Blackpool such as events and attractions, to make your Blackpool visit run smoothly or are planning where to stay in Blackpool, you’ll find everything you need for your Blackpool holiday on Whats On in Blackpool.net. Our What’s On Blackpool guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Blackpool – there’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Blackpool by checking out our News and Events Calendar page.
See what's On in Blackpool. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.
“Significant numbers” of residents in some parts of Lancashire are testing positive for the so-called Indian variant of Covid, a meeting of NHS leaders has heard. Blackpool Gazette …
A teaching union has called on education and public health bosses in Lancashire to advise the county’s schools to continue to require pupils to wear face coverings in the classroom. Blackpool Gazette …
The Green Party in Lancashire has been reacting to the doubling of its representation on the county council. Blackpool Gazette …
Hollywood star Diego Luna has officially touched-down in Cleveleys to reprise his role in new Disney+ series Star Wars: Andor. Blackpool Gazette …
Ahead of the Lancashire County Council elections on 6th May, the Local Democracy Reporting Service brought together the group leaders of the four main parties currently represented on the authority to discuss the big issues in the county. Blackpool Gazette …
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- Missing Fleetwood woman taken to hospital after sea rescueby Matthew Calderbank on May 15, 2021 at 5:49 pm
A Fleetwood woman is recovering in hospital after life boat crews pulled her from the water at Knott End this morning (Saturday, May 15).
- Memorial convoy to take place along Blackpool Prom for Jordan Banks this Sundayby Matthew Calderbank on May 15, 2021 at 2:13 pm
A convoy has been planned for Sunday (May 16) in Blackpool in memory of 9-year-old Jordan Banks.
- Stars of Netflix series Cobra Kai send messages of "love and strength" to Jordan Banks' familyby Matthew Calderbank on May 15, 2021 at 11:48 am
The stars of the Netflix series Cobra Kai have paid tribute to one of their biggest fans - Blackpool's Jordan Banks, 9, whose tragic death rocked the resort this week.
- New image unveiled of revamped Central Drive buildings in Blackpoolby Shelagh Parkinson on May 15, 2021 at 11:40 am
This is how Blackpool’s new Heritage Quarter boasting an artisan food hall could look as part of the first stage of a £300m leisure development in the resort.
- Leyland's football freestyler Liv Cooke reveals her secrets of success in new bookby David Nowell on May 15, 2021 at 11:12 am
Football freestyling superstar Liv Cooke knows how to win.
- What happened after the final whistle blew to end fiery Burnley vs Leeds United encounterby Alex James on May 15, 2021 at 9:30 pm
Ashley Westwood clashed with Raphina after the final whistle of the Premier League clash
- What the pundits said on Dwight McNeil, Ezgjan Alioski flashpoint during Burnley vs Leeds Unitedby John McDougall on May 15, 2021 at 9:03 pm
The two players clashed in the second half of Leeds' 4-0 win over Burnley on Saturday
- Jack Harrison and Mateusz Klich praise Burnley as Leeds United pair explain key to Turf Moor winby Alex James on May 15, 2021 at 7:40 pm
Sean Dyche saw his side beaten 4-0 by Marcelo Bielsa's side in the Premier League on Saturday
- Steve Thompson talks Preston North End's task in hand, McAvoy and Blackpoolby George Hodgson on May 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm
The Preston North End coach is staying on for the 2020/21 season
- Cumbria's latest Covid picture as new cases confirmed in five areasby Olivia Baron on May 15, 2021 at 4:26 pm
The latest Covid-19 infections confirmed across Cumbria in the most recent 24 hour testing window