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October 2010 Contents •

Salon 53 Offers

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Blackpool 6t Form College

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Property Trades & Services

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London Practitioner Visit Bispham

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Wood Burning Stove & Fires

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Give Your Body an MOT

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20% Whitegates Accountants

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Professional 5 Page Website £299

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Well here we are in October, the nights getting shorter, crisper cooler air with spooky goings on at the end of October, it will be our first opportunity to take our daughter trick a treating oh what fun, just hope daddy doesn't have to get dressed up as well. We have great kids offer at Farmer Parrs for Halloween as well as many spooky evening events to be held.

Where Am I?

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Uncle Toms Cabin Events

Kids Halloween Puzzle Page

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Kids Discount Offers

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Chaseley Care Home

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Early November will bring anticipation of Bonfire Night, please be sure to go along to a local supervised event for your and your families safety.

What's On

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Coffee Break Sudoku / Crossword

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Community Useful Numbers

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Trade Directory & Classified

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Editors Letter

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elcome to your NEW Blackpool LINK-Magazine a FREE monthly magazine, which is now part of the largest monthly advertising media in Wyre & Blackpool, covering over 66,000 copies a month across 7 titles, and this month producing over 288 pages! More than twice our nearest competition. Containing local businesses and useful content, in the coming months your magazine needs you, and with your help it will grow and develop into your first stop place for local business.

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There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange. Hard to believe for such an important colour!

CANDY CARVE COSTUME DOOR TO DOOR DRACULA FRANKENSTEIN GHOST JACK-O-LANTERN KNIGHT MAKUP-UP

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community Blackpool Illuminations Have you seen them? The sort of spectacle that everyone should see at least once, Blackpool Illuminations enthral millions of visitors every year. The greatest free light show on earth has been a major part of Blackpools attraction since 1879 when they were described as Artificial Sunshine. The annual Festival of Light compliments the traditional Illuminations with a contemporary look at the concept of light and art working together to create entertainment. You can even get involved with some of the interactive installations designed to amuse and provoke thought. The Big Switch On is the brightest night, when the switch is pulled to create the magic and excitement that Blackpool is known for., Friday 03 September—Sunday 07 November 2010 www.visitblackpoolilluminations.com British Freestyle Championships The British Freestyle Championships covers Solos, Premier Championships, Teams, Slowdance, Street/Hip Hop Pairs & Solos and Couples. The Championship will takes place in the beautiful Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens. Entries for this event are on the day. Saturday 09 October 2010-Sunday 10 October 2010 Opera House & Winter Gardens, Blackpool, FY1 1HW www.blackpooldancefestival.com

What's On October- 17th November 2010. Presenter Sue Barker will be keeping order for each show on the tour along with resident team captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell, who will be joined by two stars from the world of sport. The two sporting panellists on Matt and Phils teams will change in each city and will have a strong regional connection. The sporting celebrities for each date will be announced shortly. This is the first time that fans of the programme can experience the hit show outside of their living rooms and will also be a unique experience for the presenter and captains. Phil Tufnell commented; Its really thrilling to be able to take the show on tour. Doing it live means we can interact more directly with the audience which will make the show a lot more exciting., Friday 29 October Opera House, BLACKPOOL, FY1 1HW www.blackpoollive.com HALLOWEEN FAMILY PARTY Empress Ballroom Saturday 30th October Enjoy a spooktacular night of Halloween fun in a safe, family orientated environment at the Winter Gardens from 6pm to midnight. There’s a scary something for everyone, with fun and games, live entertainment, DJ Hayley Kay and disco, bouncy castle and much more. Win a prize for the best fancy dress – the grown ups can have a go too – and there are tasty bites available from the monster menu! A great way to celebrate Halloween! Tickets - on sale from 11am Friday 17th September £7.50pp - Adults / £5.00pp - Children / £22 Family of 4 (2 adults/2

Blackpool FC v Manchester City FC Blackpool FC Premier League Match against Manchester City FC. Enjoy premiership football at Bloomfield Road. Kick off 3 pm, Saturday 16 October 2010 Seasiders Way, Blackpool, FY1 6JJ www.blackpoolfc.co.uk

80's Mania Both musically and visually 80's Mania is a feel good, fantasy concert celebrating over 35 smash hits from the heroes of the 1980's. This dynamic concert and world class stage production presents all the greatest smash hits from stars of Blackpool FC v West Bromwich Albion FC the era including: DURAN DURAN, THE HUMAN LEAGUE, Blackpool FC Premier League match against West Bromwich KIM WILDE, FRANKIE GOES TO Albion FC. Enjoy premiership football at Bloomfield Road. HOLLYWOOD, CULTURE CLUB, WHAM, NENA, TONI Saturday 30 October 2010 BASIL, DEAD OR ALIVE, MADNESS, MADONNA Oktoberfest 2010 Friday 29th - Saturday 30th October We are bringing the spirit and bier of Munich to a marquee in Bilsborrow to recreate an authentic Oktoberfest on Friday and Saturday evening. Tickets on sale 1 September. Held at Guy's Thatched Hamlet, Bilsborrow. Further Information: 01995 640010 Guy's "Not So Scary" Halloween Sunday 31st October Kiddies halloween fun in our marquee with Punch & Judy, disco, kiddies crafts, prizes for the best fancy dress, carved pumpkin and biggest pumpkin. The day is rounded off at 6pm with a huge firework display. Held at Guy's Thatched Hamlet, Bilsborrow. Information Question of Sport - Live After entertaining millions of viewers every week, BBC ONEs A Question of Sport is to embark on its first ever live stage tour to celebrate a staggering 40 years on air. The UKs longest running and most popular sports quiz will embark upon a UK tour across all major cities from the 20th

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Enjoy over 30 Hits with 60 costume changes!! Live Aid meets Top of the Pops - Dig out your 80's fashions and prepare to party!!!,Thursday 28 October 2010, Opera House, BLACKPOOL www.blackpoollive.com Kyran Bracken's Ice Party Kyran Brackens Ice Party will be skating back into The Arena from Saturday 23rd to Saturday 30th October with matinee and evening performances promising a fantastic and spectacular ice skating show for all the family. Rugby World Cup Winner and Dancing On Ice Champion 2007 Kyran Bracken MBE Actress and Dancing On Ice 2007 runner up Clare Buckfield 2007 King of the Jungle Christopher Biggins Actor and Dancing On Ice 2010 5th Placed Danny Young Dancing On Ice professional skater Brianne Delcourt 8 time Brittish Champion and three time Olympian Steven CousinsFormer Russian, European, World and Olympic Champion Elena BerezhnayaWinners of Torvill and Deans 'Make me an ice star' 2009 The Oxford Freestyler Saturday 30 October 2010 The Arena, Blackpool, FY4 1EZ www.pleasurebeachresort.com

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Coffee Break Crossword

Sudoku Fill in the grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. It's fun. It's challenging. It's addictive!

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1. Distress (5) 4. Weakling (7) 8. Call to account (7) 9. Cherish (5) 10. Cloak (4) 11. Soak (8) 13. Unusual (4) 14. Giant (4) 16. Relationship (8) 17. Morose (4) 20. Unsuitable (5) 21. Forsake (7) 22. Oubliette (7) 23. Surrender (5)

1. Alone (13) 2. Fragment (5) 3. Clip (4) 4. Servile (6) 5. Tongue (8) 6. Striped (7) 7. Foregone (13) 12. Dark-haired woman (8) 13. Chorus (7) 15. Reach (6) 18. Shelf (5) 19. Cautious (4)

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community Police Station 0845 125 35 45 NON EMERGENCY ONLY Call 999 in an EMERGENCY ONLY, Fire, Police, Ambulance and Coastguard

Fire Safety Advice & FREE Home Fire Safety Check 0800 169 1125 Gas Leaks 24hr Service 0800 111 999

Useful Numbers Environment Agency 0800 80 70 60 24hrs www.environment-agency.gov.uk

Manchester Airport 0161 489 3000 UK Passport Advice 0870 521 0410

Neighbourhood Watch www.neighbourhoodwatch.net

TV Licensing 0844 800 6772

Connect Young People Centre 01253 751047

Consumer Advice 0845 04 05 06 www.consumerdirect.gov.uk

Help the Aged 0808 800 6565

Tax Credit Helpline 0845 300 3900 www.hmrc.gov.uk

AGE Concern Shops Fleetwood 120 Lord St 01253 770557 Poulton 9 Church St 1253 899087 Bispham 155-157 Red Bank Rd

Fair Trading & Consumer Helpline 01253 478395

Mental Health Helpline 0500 639 000

Wyre District Citezens Advice 01253 308400

Child Death Helpline 0800 282 986

R.S.P.C.A 01253 873616

United Utilities 0800 195 4141

Cruse bereavement Helpline 0844 477 9400

P.D.S.A 01253 838585

Emergency Heating Repairs 0845 074 4002 24hrs

Drugs Talk to Frank 0800 776600

Electricity 01772 555995 Water Burst/No Water 0845 746 2200

Coast Guard Services 0151 931 3343 / 0151 931 3341 Duty Chemist Sundays - Morrisons Cleveleys Group Practice 01253 853992 Fleetwood Hospital 01253 306 000 Blackpool Victoria 01253 300 000 Rossall Hospital 01253 300 000 NHS Direct 24hrs 0845 4647 www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk Dental Enquiries - Fylde & Wyre 01253 306378 24hrs 7 days Out of Hours Emergency 01253 308105

Alcoholic Anonymous 0845 769 7555 Childline 0800 1111 N.S.P.C.C Child Protection 0808 800 5000 Parentline Plus 0808 800 2222 National Debtline 0808 808 4000 Christians Against Poverty 01253 875958 Missing People 0500 700 700 24hr National Domestic Violence 0808 2000 247 Help Direct 0303 3331021 Tourist Information 01253 773953

Fleetwood Health Centre 01253 771136 Knott End Ferry 01253 891000 Smoking Cessation 0845 601 2186 Wyre Borough Council 01253 89100 Out of Hours 01253 895116 www.wyrebc.gov.uk Blackpool Council 01253 477477 www.blackpool.gov.uk Fylde Borough Council 01253 658658 www.fylde.gov.uk Regenda Housing 0844 736 0066

Blackpool Transport Buses & Trams 01253 473000 Stagecoach 01772 886633 National Express 0870 580 8080 National Rail 08457 48 49 50 Highways Agency 0845 50 40 30 Blackpool Airport 01253 343434

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