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Blackpool Council considers 'mankini' outfit ban - BBC News
Outfits such as mankinis could be banned in Blackpool as the council seeks to act on new powers to deal with anti-social behaviour. Councillor Gillian Campbell, cabinet member for public safety, said "lewd and rude" behaviour by large groups was making ...Stags left in tight spot as Blackpool plans to ban mankinisThe IndependentBlackpool stag and hen parties face clampdown after officials rule to ban ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:07:56 GMT
Wild weather batters Fylde coast - Blackpool Gazette
Blackpool is bracing itself for a pounding with high tide expected to hit at 10.34am. A flood alert is in place as the western side of the UK feels the effects of gusts reaching 70mph. Promenades could be inundated with tidal spray and overtopping ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:23:37 GMT
Airport's failure cost £21m - Blackpool Gazette
The price of the failure of Blackpool Airport has been put at an astonishing £21m. And now the assets and equipment on the airport's site will have to be sold off to the highest bidder to pay off creditors. Liquidators have visited the airport to price ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:06:00 GMT
Dumped dog in Blackpool was one of 29770 cases - Blackpool Gazette
The case of a dying dog who was thrown over a six foot fence onto concrete at Blackpool's RSPCA centre is being used by charity bosses to highlight animal cruelty cases. Boris – greyhound-type dog –was found by staff at Longview Animal Centre, Marton, ...Dying dog dumped over a six-foot fence in Blackpool highlights broader ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:57:14 GMT
Drink death shame of resort - Blackpool Gazette
The true scale of Blackpool's liver disease health crisis has been revealed today in the pages of a damning report. According to figures provided by Public Health England (PHE), more than 160 people died from liver disease in the resort between 2010 ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:04:18 GMT
Chris Powell's Huddersfield are four games unbeaten - BBC Sport
Huddersfield winger Harry Bunn scored twice in five minutes to set up his side's victory over Blackpool. Grant Holt put the Terriers ahead with a scruffy header before two quickfire strikes from Bunn gave the hosts a 3-0 lead inside 16 minutes. Joe ...
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:36:26 GMT