Tags » Blackpool

The Wakes Week Holiday

As a child, I grew up in what was once part of the industrial heartland of England, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire. During my childhood the town was still subject to shops shutting on a Wednesday afternoon (I was pleased to hear that a few still do) and the town closing down for ‘Horwich Holidays’. 816 more words

Shale, the LCC and reality

  • Democracy at work in Lancashire
  • Shale development is good for the environment
  • British technology can do this safely

By Bill Butterworth

1 July 15

We all should and must respect the rule of our elected governing bodies – even if and when they are wrong.  542 more words

Bill Butterworth

Photographic Resolutions: Review Five

The last couple of months have been hectic to say the least meaning that I missed last months catch up on my resolutions. So I will cover both months in this post. 205 more words

Photographic Opportunities

A Blackpool fan's view of Donervon Daniels

It was announced today that Latics have signed 21 year old Donervon Daniels from West Bromwich Albion.

The 6 ft 1 in defender comes from the Caribbean Island of Montserrat, famous for the volcano that erupted in 1995, engulfing the capital, Plymouth, forcing two thirds of the population to flee. 419 more words

Fan Views

Stanley Park Cafe & Local Studies Library, Blackpool

When I was in Blackpool last month, the local historian Ted Lightbown also took me to the Stanley Park Café, which is situated in the very impressive and expansive Stanley Park in the Great Marton and Layton area.   549 more words

City Make First Summer Signing

Steven Davies Signs From Blackpool

Bradford City have today confirmed the signing of Steven Davies on a one-year contract after the striker left Blackpool at the end of last season.  154 more words

Blackpool FC to join five a side league

With just weeks until the start of pre-season and only ten players in their squad, League One side Blackpool have decided to step away from professional football and switch to five a side, according to sources within the club. 142 more words

Football