Travel essentials When to go The nights may be drawing in, but autumn finds brassy Blackpool bathed in “artificial sunshine”. The world-renowned Blackpool Illuminations along the promenade (1) have been extended this year until 3 January, building on a tradition that began in 1879, when arc lamps replaced gas lights to bring winter cheer.
Stoke City assistant manager Dean Holden reviews the first 11 games of the season in the thick of a tough run of fixtures If Stoke City’s results to start the season have been encouraging, it is the performances behind them that are giving coaches confidence. The analysts who look beyond league tables are picking out things to hang their hats on.
He's received medical help but the scars remain a week later A man says he was left with rash marks 'all over' his body - including both of his hands - after a stay at a hotel in Blackpool. Chris Burdon, 38, stayed for one night at the Westbourne House Hotel on October 5.
LancsLive visited Britannia Hotels' head office in Manchester to ask why they have failed to comment about customer complaints Bosses at Britannia Hotels have explained why they have failed to respond to requests for comment about customer complaints and concerns about hundreds of asylum seekers being housed in their hotels.
The shopkeeper hid in the back as men fought with batons A shopkeeper retreated to a store cupboard as toilet rolls went flying and blood splattered in a violent melee in his shop. Luke Drinkwater, 22, has been sentenced for his role in the brawl which saw men with batons and bottles spill out into the street on the afternoon of March 11 last year.
Blackpool man who threatened to kill a woman, tried to set her hair on fire and poured cold water on her during 'terrifying rape ordeal' jailed for 12 years
A Blackpool man who threatened to kill a woman, tried to set her hair on fire and poured cold water on her during terrifying rape ordeal at an address in Blackpool has been jailed for 12 years. subjected the woman to the terrifying sexual assault at an address in the South Shore in October 2018.
Man poured cold water on victim and tried to set her hair on fire before raping her A MAN who threatened to kill his victim, poured cold water on her and tried to set her hair on fire during a terrifying sexual assault ordeal has been jailed. Leroy Brown raped his victim, a woman in her 20s, at an address in the South Shore area of Blackpool in October 2018.
Neglect from Blackpool Vic medics led to death of newborn baby starved of oxygen for 42 minutes, court rules
A newborn baby who died of a catastrophic brain injury after being starved of oxygen for more than 40 minutes would still be alive today if medics had given him proper care. Blackpool Victoria Hospital Finnley Morris was grossly neglected by staff when they failed to give him oxygen in an effective and timely manner after he was born 'floppy, with no signs of breathing' at 00.22am on October 1 2020.
Nottingham Forest v Blackpool: Team news, predicted line-up and pre-match quotes from Neil Critchley
This weekend Blackpool head to the City Ground, the venue of one of the club’s most memorable nights, on their return to action after the international break. The Seasiders will be looking to continue their fine form, which has seen them win four of their last six games and move into the top half of the Championship table.
Steve Cooper's Reds host Blackpool at the City Ground this weekend as the Championship season resumes The Championship campaign resumes this weekend, following the international break, with Nottingham Forest in action at the City Ground. The Reds are set to be backed by their biggest crowd of the season when they host Blackpool on Saturday - and they will be aiming for a third straight win.
Not being able to get through to their GP is leaving Blackpool residents feeling ‘isolated’ and ‘frustrated’, medical chiefs in the town have been warned. Many residents are converging on A&E if they cannot get an appointment at their local surgery – adding to pressures at the Emergency Department at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
Sheffield United expect to be without midfielder Sander Berge for at least their next three games after confirming the Norway international has suffered a minor set-back in his recovery from injury. Having been withdrawn due to a problem sustained during the warm-up ahead of their visit to Hull City last month, Berge will be absent for the sixth match in a row when United face Stoke City at Bramall Lane tomorrow afternoon.
From how to travel through the installations to where is best to park, take a look at our guide to 2021's Blackpool Illuminations With Blackpool Illuminations running for a massive 122 nights this year, there's even more opportunity to check them out. And planning your trip before you even set off from home is important and we've done most of the hard work for you, so that all that's left is for you to put on your comfortable shoes and winter coat and walk the lights.
'Blackpool man threatened escort on WhatsApp after demanding £20 refund after being unable to perform in the bedroom'
A man who couldn’t have sex with an escort demanded his cash back – for seven months – Blackpool Magistrates’ Court was told. Daniel Lloyd, 29, paid the man £20 deposit but asked for a refund after being unable to perform due to medical reasons, and then spent months sending WhatsApp messages and making phone calls.
Nottingham Forest will aim to record their first home win under Steve Cooper as they face Blackpool this weekend. The Reds turned a corner under Cooper before the international break, yielding seven points from his first three games in charge. Forest recorded emphatic away wins over Barnsley and Birmingham City last time out, but the task is now to get back to winning ways on home soil.
David Prutton has backed Nottingham Forest to continue their fine form under Steve Cooper when they take on Blackpool tomorrow afternoon. The new manager has made an instant impact since succeeding Chris Hughton, with the side picking up seven points from three games under his guidance, which includes impressive back-to-back away wins leading into this fixture.
Live sets from KSI, Ella Henderson, The Wombats and Wes Nelson will features in the double-header programme A concert which launched this year's Blackpool Illuminations will be shown on MTV Music and MTV UK this weekend. The show, which featured live sets from KSI, Ella Henderson, The Wombats and Wes Nelson, was filmed at Blackpool Tower Ballroom and will be screened today (Friday 15) and Saturday, November 16.
Blackpool in tug of war for League Two star, Preston North End in battle with Liverpool for League One defender
Over the course of the season, market values of players can change considerably, depending on runs of form, goals, promotion etc. Similarly, if a team are to struggle or get relegated, their market value can plummet. We have now witnessed a chunk of Championship fixtures and the start to each side’s campaign has already affected their market value – according to Transfermarkt’s data.