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By-election 3rd May 2012: Bloomfield ward

THIS YEAR has seen the unfortunate deaths of two well known and well liked councillors, namely Bloomfield's Mary Smith and Marton's Jim Houldsworth...

Promenade failure: New Bonny Street now closed to reduce congestion

URGENT REMEDIAL action is taken on the new Promenade due to poor flow, regular long queues and displeasure about the whole scheme. The honeymoon is...

Merlin and the magical money tree

MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS were hailed as the saviour of Blackpool's ailing tourism industry. So why does the deal look so shady?

Newsflash: Blackpool council chief executive Steve Weaver resigns

BLACKPOOL'S CHIEF executive, Steve Weaver, is history.

Manifesto roundup: “Making Progress” with the Tories

FOR MANY it wont make any difference, but here is a short roundup of the Blackpool Conservatives' manifesto for 2011.

Collins, Blackburn and Green battle it out on BBC Lancashire

BLACKPOOL'S LABOUR leader, Liberal Democrat leader and a Conservative cabinet member duked it out in a live election slugfest, but who ended up cov...

Town hall fat cats’ Hall of Shame

WANT TO know how much Blackpool Council's management team are costing the local taxpayer? Look no further.

Local Election Leaflet: Labour’s five pledges

LABOUR FIRE the first shots in the local elections with some hard hitting leaflets exposing their opponents, but do they have the policies to win o...

Cavill says 2011 Lights ‘wont be as good’

FOLLOWING THE 100mph winds that have been ripping up the Fylde Coast these last few days, there have been some terrible reports of damage as a resu...

News: Walsall Illuminations not taking place

Unfortunately you have may seen stories in the press about Walsall Illuminations not taking place this year, this is quite correct...

First weekend of the lights

THE BIG switch-on seemed to go down with a bang on Friday with Robbie Williams declaring his undying love for Blackpool before flicking the magic s...

News: Illuminations return to Little Bloxwich

There may be no Illuminations in Walsall for the foreseeable future, but a Bloxwich couple are proving once again that this ancient Staffordshire...

Locals switch off to Switch On

MEGASTAR ROBBIE Williams will be flicking the switch to start the Blackpool Illuminations this year, signalling a clear upping of the ante by new s...

What’s on in Walsall

Those good people at Advantage West Midlands have commissioned a poll to find the most popular tourist attractions in the region. As with all polls...

Illuminations bid to boost Dudley tourism

Dudley could have its own illuminations-style attraction along roads linking the town’s main attractions if council chiefs take up a suggestion b...

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