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Storm Ciara Batters Blackpool

Storm Ciara sent Blackpool residents and visitors running for cover as 80mph winds battered the Lancashire coastline over the weekend. The town's famous promenade was hit by the full force of the Storm, which has bursts the banks of many British…
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Visitor Numbers Dip At Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced a dip in visitor numbers during the 12 months to March 2019. The company (Blackpool Pleasure Beach Holdings Ltd) reported that attendances were down 5.8% per cent over the period. The company statement…

WWE NXT Blackpool Show Sells Out In 2 Hours

WWE NXT is the offshoot of the world-famous WWE wrestling brand. Originally NXT was to operate as a feeder division for the main WWE roster. However, the NXT brand attracted a large following among wrestling fans with its talented wrestlers…

Fire At Blackpool’s Iconic Arcade

An electrical fire has damaged Blackpool's Coral Island complex. The venue is the largest free indoor family attractions in the city. Located at the side of the old Central Station, it first opened to the public back in 1978. On the 24th…
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Are Blackpool’s Claw Machines Rigged?

If you've played one of the many arcade claw games located on Blackpool's Golden Mile, the thought will have crossed your mind that 'these games are totally rigged.' On a typical visit to the arcade, my kids will spend £50 of my hard-earned…

Blackpool’s Super Casino Plans Resurrected

A government minister has resurrected Blackpool's super-casino plans. Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry has spoken about his plans to bring a super-casino to Blackpool more than 12 years after the House Of Lords blocked the initial project. Speaking…