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.
The number of Covid patients in hospitals across Lancashire and South Cumbria has dropped sharply since the peak of the third wave of the pandemic just over a month ago. Blackpool Gazette …
Filming for season six of hit TV drama Peaky Blinders is now well underway, with fans eagerly anticipating its return at the end of this year or possibly in early 2022. Blackpool Gazette …
Two penalties from Jerry Yates and a stunning Matty Virtue strike sealed an impressive 3-0 win for Blackpool against nine-man Charlton Athletic yesterday. Blackpool Gazette …
These are the precautions you can take to deter thieves and minimise the risk of your pet being taken, according to police. Blackpool Gazette …
It’s getting warmer, and that’s not the only reason we can all start to feel a little more optimistic. Blackpool Gazette …
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- Police investigating helicopter incident after pilot flew from Manchester to Chipping for a roast beef barmby James Graves on March 6, 2021 at 3:02 pm
A helicopter pilot's 80-mile round trip to collect a sandwich in Ribble Valley has sparked a police investigation.
- Man drank 12 pints and then attacked driver after mistaking his car for a taxiby Simon Drury on March 6, 2021 at 12:43 pm
A man downed 12 pints of Stella Artois – before climbing in the back of a car wrongly thinking it was a taxi.
- Ex-Tory Health Minister: Now is not the time for NHS pay restraintby PA on March 6, 2021 at 11:18 am
A former Conservative health minister has said it is the "wrong time" to be restraining the pay of NHS workers who have gone "above and beyond" during the pandemic.
- The latest Covid cases and deaths in the North West with 1,311 people receiving treatment in the region's hospitalsby Matthew Calderbank on March 6, 2021 at 9:29 am
Another 799 people have tested positive for Covid in the North West in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 580,226 as of Saturday (March 6).
- #GetBlackpoolBack campaign launches for all of us to get Blackpool on its feet againby James Graves on March 6, 2021 at 9:22 am
Today the Gazette is calling for resort residents to join a campaign to get Blackpool back on its feet.
- Gogglebox stars Sophie and Pete Sandiford predict reality TV for Harry and Meghanby Sarah Hodgson on March 6, 2021 at 3:41 pm
Sophie and Pete acted out what the pair appearing on Flog It might look like
- The Queen to make national announcement on Sunday at 5pmby Nisha Mal on March 6, 2021 at 3:36 pm
Her Majesty will address the nation just before the BBC's Commonwealth programme
- Mikel Arteta takes another swipe at Turf Moor pitch after Arsenal draw with Burnleyby Alex James on March 6, 2021 at 3:34 pm
'It is a difficult pitch' - Arsenal boss Arteta complains about Turf Moor surface, again!
- Burnley player ratings as Ben Mee and Matej Vydra impress against Arsenalby Alex James on March 6, 2021 at 2:51 pm
Burnley drew 1-1 with Arsenal in the Premier League with Chris Wood scoring a bizarre equaliser
- Met Office verdict on Subzero Scandinavian blast UK weather reportsby Luke Beardsworth on March 6, 2021 at 2:50 pm
The weather forecast for the UK in the coming days amid talks of a new cold snap