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Blackpool CCTV Increase in £2M Plan

Blackpool Councils plan for more CCTV. Aiming to deter terrorism, means less privacy. Source: Blackpool Gazette Blackpool Council has proposed to increase their cameras by nearly 250 additional cameras across the Promenade and Town Centre. They will also create a new Command and Control Centre.… Read the rest

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Car Fire Blackpool Causes Explosion

An investigation is currently open into what caused a car fire in Blackpool, Marton. Source: Blackpool Gazette Someone called fire Engines from the Blackpool branch to Preston New Road, Marton, at around 11:27 am on Saturday (05/09/2021) Firefighters were quick to use their breathing apparatus and a single hose reel to extinguish the flames. Lancashire Fire and Rescue have reported that no injuries took place. There is now an open investigation to establish the root cause of the fire. If you know more about this story, let us know, and Blackpool Heritage News can keep people up to date! … Read the rest