Shops singled out for police praise – Blackpool Gazette

Published on Monday 19 January 2009 09:18

TOWN centre businesses have been recognised for their commitment to making Blackpool a safer town.Police officers handed out respect certificates of thanks to Starbucks, Helping Hand, Iceland, Marks and Spencer and Tesco for their help in town centre schemes to tackle crime and make communities safer. The certificates, which are a joint initiative between Blackpool Police, Blackpool Council and BSafe Blackpool, aim to recognise those local businesses and members of the public who have made a significant contribution to making their community a better place to live.

Burns night jollity

THERE will be hot food and Haggis for all in Poulton on Thursday February 22 as the Thatched House celebrates Burns Night

The Ball Street pub has invited a Highland piper and Scottish fiddler to set the scene and there will be two-for-one on selected real ales, while stocks last.

Festivities will begin at 7.30pm, the event is sponsored by Lytham Brewery and Bank Top Brewery.

Vision for heritage

BLACKPOOL Council’s head of heritage Heather Morrow will reveal her plans to the resort’s Civic Trust tonight at 7pm in Blackpool Town Hall’s main council chamber.

Brass band plays

THORNTON Brass Band will be performing a concert on Sunday at Thornton Little Theatre.

It will start at 8pm.

Call (01253) 858529 for details.

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