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The Blackpool Gazette
Blackpool Gazette Masthead.png
Type Daily newspaper (excluding Sundays)
Format Local newspaper
Owner(s) Johnston Press
Editor Jon Rhodes
Founded 1873
Headquarters The Gazette Avroe House, Blackpool
Official website http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk

The Blackpool Gazette is an English evening newspaper based in Blackpool, Lancashire. Published every day except Sunday, it covers the towns and communities of the Fylde coast. It was formerly named the Evening Gazette after initially being named The West Lancashire Evening Gazette.


The newspaper is published by Blackpool Gazette & Herald Ltd, and is known locally as The Gazette. Two other weekly newspapers are also published - the Lytham St.Annes Express and the Fleetwood Weekly News, as well as one free weekly newspaper, the Blackpool Reporter. All are owned by Johnston Press.[1]

The Gazette also publishes a daily online version in Polish, Witryana Polska - Polish Gazette to cater for the local Polish community.[2]

The Gazette also has a close link with local football club Blackpool F.C.


  1. ^ "Company Directory: Blackpool Gazette & Herald Ltd". Johnston Press. Archived from the original on 2007-07-16. Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  2. ^ "Polish Gazette in the TV spotlight". Blackpool Gazette. 2006-11-13. Archived from the original on 2007-10-18. Retrieved 2007-10-05. 

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Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool Gazette
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:48:00 -0700

“We want to say a very big thank you to the Blackpool Gazette and their readers. “They've been behind us all of the way and we are fully committed to rewarding their support and, of course, welcoming many them on board from December.” Our campaign saw ...
Blackpool Gazette
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:20:07 -0700

Two men are due to be quizzed by detectives on suspicion of the murder of missing Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers. Two men, aged 45 and 59, were arrested on Monday morning at addresses on Kincraig Place, Bispham and Duncan Avenue, Norbreck.
Blackpool Gazette
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:52:30 -0700

Detectives investigating the murder of Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers have been granted more time to question two men. The men, aged 45 and 59, from Blackpool, were arrested on Monday on suspicion of murder and attempting to pervert the course of ...

Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool Gazette
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:03:30 -0700

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Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool Gazette
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:52:30 -0700

A man accused of twisting his former girlfriend's arm breaking it in three places has made his first appearance at court. Wayne Taylor, 27, of Hilton Avenue, South Shore, is charged with maliciously causing grievous bodily harm and breaching a ...

Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool Gazette
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0700

A teenager who failed to take up the support of the Probation Service has ended up back in jail. Jack Fawcett 's case was described as a sad one because he had no family backing, a court was told. Fawcett, 18, of Bayside, Fleetwood, pleaded guilty to ...
Blackpool Gazette
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:03:45 -0700

And the evening was a major call for celebration as the glitzy event raised a record £46,500 for both Trinity and Brian House Children's Hospice. It also gave Gazette editor Jon Rhodes the perfect opportunity to announce the final total for our Hospice ...

Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool Gazette
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:06:38 -0700

Health chiefs have defended allowing a coffee shop which sells sugar-laden drinks and cakes to open on hospital premises. Costa Coffee has two outlets at Blackpool Victoria Hospital but the chain recently came under fire for being allowed to sell sweet ...

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