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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.

Background[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  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. 

External links[edit]


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Blackpool Gazette

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:48:45 -0700

Blackpool Pleasure Beach today unveiled plans for a £2m new white-knuckle ride based on the world famous Red Arrows. The park has linked up with the Royal Air Force aerobatics team to launch the Red Arrows Sky Force which is expected to be ready for ...

Blackpool Gazette

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 -0700

Blackpool Tower is to turn blue and orange at the weekend to mark the 150 th anniversary of the resort's lifeboat rescue service. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution's (RNLI) volunteers have been saving lives at sea off Blackpool's coast since 1864.

Blackpool Gazette

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 -0700

Company bosses have put their business accumen to good use to turn a £50 investment into thousands of pounds for charity. Trinity Hospice set 18 businesses to task in their second annual Corporate Challenge, giving each £50 to turn into the highest ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:00:11 -0700

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Blackpool Gazette

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 -0700

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0700

The Co-Operative has been revealed as the new occupant of the Booths store in Ansdell. Booths will vacate the outlet in Woodlands Road when it opens a new superstore at Heyhouses Lane, St Annes next year. And the coming of the Co-op has been ...

Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool Gazette
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 -0700

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Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool Gazette
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:03:53 -0700

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