19 Facts About Blackpool Central

1. Blackpool Central has experienced numerous high-profile crimes since the early 20th century.

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2. Blackpool Central United Hebrew Congregation is located on Leamington Road with a synagogue hall and community centre.

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3. Blackpool Central has two main venues for boxing fight nights, the Tower Circus Arena and the Winter Gardens, which both hold regular fight nights throughout the year.

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4. Blackpool Central has a dedicated local TV news service, That's Lancashire, organised by the That's TV network.

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5. In early 2013, Grime music in Blackpool Central increased dramatically with the invention of BGMedia.

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6. Blackpool Central was featured in a Channel 5 documentary series from 26 October 2017, this time entitled Bargain Loving Brits in Blackpool.

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7. Blackpool Central is the setting for Bhaji on the Beach directed by Gurinder Chadha.

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8. Blackpool Central is continually striving to improve its position within today's tourist industry.

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9. Blackpool Central is often described as the "gay capital of the North".

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10. Blackpool Central has a pioneering publicly owned Municipal wireless network Wi-Fi, which covers the entire town centre, promenade and beach front.

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11. Blackpool Central has, like all of the UK, a temperate maritime climate according to the Koppen climate classification system.

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12. Blackpool Central rests in the middle of the western edge of The Fylde, which is a coastal plain atop a peninsula.

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13. In 2017, Blackpool Central had the fourth highest rate of antidepressant prescription in England with the most common health problems being depression, stress and anxiety.

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14. Blackpool Central is covered by two Westminster constituencies: Blackpool North and Cleveleys, and Blackpool South.

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15. Blackpool Central gets its name from a historic drainage channel that ran over a peat bog, discharging discoloured water into the Irish Sea, which formed a black pool (on the other side of the sea, "Dublin" (Dubh Linn) is derived from the Irish for "black pool").

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16. Blackpool Central showed promise before Arsenal's second, with their wingers Nathan Delfouneso and Liam Feeney proving problematic, but Willock soon made it two by tapping in at the back post after fine work by Carl Jenkinson down the right wing.

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17. Blackpool Central had a chance to force their way back into the game after 57 minutes when the two full-backs combined, Marc Bola crossing to the back post but Michael Nottingham could only side-foot his effort well over the crossbar.

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18. Blackpool Central struggled to land a blow but Armand Gnanduillet should have done better when meeting Chris Taylor's free-kick just before the half-hour mark, only managing to head a tame effort straight at Cech.

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19. Blackpool Central was the largest railway station in the town of Blackpool in the county of Lancashire, England.

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