Exclusive Serious Incident in Blackpool

Live In Blackpool have exclusive footage taken by Peter and Bradley Mowbray. Today at approximately 2.15 pm Peter and Bradley whilst out shopping in the Blackpool Town Center stumbled upon a serious situation.. A man on a mobility scooter entered the Halifax Bank and covered himself in petrol and another member of staff before making…

Out of the Ashes rises a Phoenix

On Valentines Day 2009 an iconic Blackpool Building was lost forever, Yates Wine Lodge to many was a sentimental ‘Watering’ hole in the Blackpool Town Centre. It is Britain’s oldest pub chain. Its motto was moderation is true temperance. Peter Yates (22 April 1854–1944), the founder, came from Preston. He was sent to Spain to learn about…

Viva Blackpool is Back..!

What seems an absolute age it was wonderful to return to Viva Blackpool. Viva opened its doors last week and we went to to see The Vegas Variety Show last Saturday evening. It was lovely to see Viva open once again and looking so busy, it’s been a very difficult time for everyone but the…

Blackpool Homecoming Premier League 2010

I have decided to rewrite and save this incredible report from way back in 2010. As I transfer data from the old web page to the new one, I have to consider if its worthy..Well I am sure that you agree that this one is, I remember the day so well, there was around 60-90,000…

The Unveiling of the Morecambe & Wise Statue at the Blackpool Winter Gardens

Entertainment History was made in Blackpool today when a statue dedicated to the comedy duo was revealed to the World by members of their Family.. Icons in their own right, today would have marked the 75th anniversary of their debut performance as a double act at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre in 1941. The comedians appeared Live In…

Blackpool Tram Track Upgrade 2009/10

Quite an important post from 10 years ago that has historic value and merit. Tram Upgrade Winter 2009 / 2010 LIB & BAM NUTTALL  Exclusive Update 22/02/10..I was able to meet BAM NUTTALL representatives today and show readers of Live In Blackpool  the work that’s involved in upgrading Blackpool’s  tram transportation system on the Promenade.I would also like to…