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Cheated at the Final Hurdle!

Been a while since the Div 3 Play-off final I know. Not going to lie, even now (3 weeks and 1 day after the event) it pains me to recall the horrors we saw that day and how we came so very very close to being the Division 3 Champions! 1,614 more words


Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Although not a modernist building, The Winter Gardens in Blackpool is a very impressive entertainment complex, originally designed and opened in 1878, that houses a range of venues such as the Ballroom, Theatre, Opera House, café and various other conference facilities.  166 more words

Blackpool Casino and Pleasure Beach

A fortnight ago I took the train to Blackpool Pleasure Beach, to visit the Blackpool Casino and Pleasure Beach, designed by Joseph Pemberton.  It is probably quicker to take the train to Blackpool North, if you are travelling from far, and taking the really frequent tram service down the promenade.  274 more words

Little Bispham Tram Station

I also went up to the Little Bispham station further up the line.  Also designed by J C Robinson and the Blackpool Corporation to modernise the tram network, it was constructed slightly later than Bispham station, erected in 1935. 143 more words

Bispham Tram Station

On a very rainy day, I went to visit the Bispham tram station, built in 1932 and designed by J.C Robinson and the Blackpool Corporation.  He also later designed the Little Bispham Tram station further up the line which opened in 1935.  300 more words

Blackpool's Cabinet of Curiosities (YAH session six)

Yesterday, we completed the creative sessions for our Young at Heart group working with artist, Alastair Price on their journey to create a pop up museum. 218 more words

A Blackpool fan's view of David Perkins

Yesterday Wigan Athletic announced the impending signing of David Perkins from Blackpool. Perkins is a 32 year old central midfield player who has just completed his second season with the Tangerines. 632 more words

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