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Does reflective Jim Davidson regret bashing Blackpool now times have changed?

When comic Jim Davidson comes to Viva Blackpool on Wednesday, he may have a bit of grovelling to do.
Theatre and Comedy

Saving lives in the hurricane-hit Caribbean

For most people a trip to the British Virgin Islands would be about relaxing on a paradise beach.
News
Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool: From the courts 23-11-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
Crime
The Christie Hospital, Manchester

Proton beam therapy coming to The Christie Hospital, Manchester

Proton Beam therapy is a specialist form of radiotherapy that targets cancers very precisely, increasing success rates and reducing side-effects.

Health
Young volunteer working during her gap year

Worst-paid council staff face brunt of wage cuts

The lowest-paid workers at cash-strapped Lancashire County Council look set to bear the brunt of a new three-part savings plan aimed at slashing £12m off its £319m wages bill.

News
Gearing up for this year's Bonfire Night and fireworks displays

BONFIRE NIGHT 2017: Where to see a fantastic firework display in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre

Remember, remember the fifth of November.

News
Coun Hewitt and the flytipping left behind

Flytippers’ blunder at Fleetwood’s nature reserve

Just a week after Fleetwood’s nature reserve was the subject of a public meeting, fly-tippers have struck close to its entrance once again.

News
Foster and Allen

Folk duo together more than 40 years

Folk’s favourite duo Foster and Allen will be performing at the Lowther Pavilion on October 31.

Theatre and Comedy
A Judgement In Stone

Star has switched from song to stage to find One Love

He might have found fame in band Blue, but Antony Costa has found his ‘One Love’ in acting.

Theatre and Comedy
American singer-songwriter Beth Hart

Blues star to headline at Opera House

American singer-songwriter Beth Hart has announced a UK tour and comes to Blackpool in the spring.
Music
Viva Blackpool

Concert thanks for Abba’s music

Fans of the Seventies superstars Abba will be saying Thank You For The Music at a concert paying tribute to the band later this month.

Music
Lucy Fallon

Coronation Street actress Lucy Fallon up for award

Soap actress Lucy Fallon has been nominated for a prestigious Royal Television Society North West Award.

TV and Film
Joe Brown plays at Blackpool Grand Theatre as part of his 70-date tour

Joe shows no sign of wanting to slow

Joe Brown is a one-off, no question about it.

Music
Money For Nothing will be playing Preston Guild Hall later this month

Next best thing to the guitar legends

Dire Straits may not have played together live for a long time, but the next best thing is coming to Preston later this month.

Music
Lowther Pavilion

Chance to enjoy the magic of opera duo

The unique magic of Gilbert and Sullivan is now days away as Marton Operatic kick their annual show into shape.

Theatre and Comedy
Star Trek: Jason Isaacs

Blackpool Tower set for Trek beyond final frontier

Blackpool Tower is set to launch into space thanks to a new Star Trek 3D projection show for Light Pool and the Illuminations.

Whats on
Steve Steinman

Get your teeth into Steve’s tribute to Meatloaf show

Steve Steinman’s The Meatloaf Story heads to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre on Saturday.

Music
Matthew Barr, associate head of Lytham Sixth Form College

Fair and fun to feature at Lytham Sixth Form College’s open day

Lytham Sixth Form College will combine an open day with an autumn fair for the first time this weekend.

News
Roman Catholics protest at the Preston New Road fracking site

Roman Catholics show support at Preston New Road fracking site

Around 50 Roman Catholics staged a procession and service at the Preston New Road fracking site to show their support for the ongoing protest there.

News
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 05-10-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Crime
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