Sunday, September 27, 2020

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Tourism brands extend the season and think outside the box

Blackpool Illuminations Haven tourism
The domestic tourism industry, faced with the near decimation of its traditional summer season is utilising imaginative marketing and positioning techniques in an attempt to repackage, refresh and reinvent the offering.

Arcade Club submits application to convert Blackpool casino

Arcade Club Blackpool planning application
Arcade Club has submitted a planning application to Blackpool Council for permission to turn the town’s former Sam Thai casino into a new retro arcade and video game centre.

Blackpool to suffer more than most from lockdown, says new report

lockdown economic impact Blackpool
A new report by think-tank the Centre for Cities has once again highlighted the degree of regional disparity in Britain when it comes to the economic impact of the country’s ongoing lockdown misery.

Blackpool ‘committed’ to 2020 spending, says council

Blackpool regeneration investment
Blackpool Council has said that it will go ahead with a massive new investment scheme which will revitalise the local economy “beyond all recognition,”.. 

Blackpool wins legal dispute over problem promenade

Blackpool promenade
Blackpool Council has confirmed that cracks in the town’s promenade caused by defects in the sea defences are to be repaired by the contractor, at no cost

Blackpool to welcome first museum after £4m Lottery grant

Blackpool Lottery Grant Museum Coastal Communities Fund
Blackpool Council has announced its Show Town: The Museum of Fun and Entertainment will open in March 2021, after the town secured a £4m lottery grant to open its first museum.

Funding sought to help save Blackpool’s endangered piers

Blackpool, leisure, investment, seaside, holiday
With all three of Blackpool’s piers included on an influential global watch list of at-risk heritage sites, the resort’s council is seeking vital funding to protect them against the ravages of climate change. Blackpool Council has applied for hundreds of thousands of pounds in funding to help preserve the future for the resort’s pleasure piers. Heritage officers at the council have...