Author: Peter

Avian Flu Report on Stanley Park – 27th November 2020

It is with great sadness that we publish Blackpool Council’s press release confirming an outbreak of Avian Flu amongst our beautiful swans: Yesterday it was confirmed by The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) that 9 of the swans which had died at Stanley Park lake had tested positive for Avian Influenza H5N8. …

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This year we can’t have our Halloween pumpkin carving or fancy dress parade. So here are a couple of photos of those sent in by our followers. Photo 1 from Hayleigh Michelle, thankyou Hayleigh. Let us introduce you to Humphrey the African Pygmy Hedgehog. Hello Humphrey. Photo 2 from Christine Lambe. Halloween horror. A near …

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Park Life in a Pandemic

To document the role Blackpool’s Stanley Park has played in the lives of local people since the start of the Coronavirus Covid19 Pandemic we have set up a new Facebook Page called Park Life in a Pandemic. Please forward any photos and words of what Stanley Park has meant to you during the Pandemic to  …

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