The Butterfly Effect has a permanent effect!

We love the Butterfly Effect here at Blackpool Fairness. Inspirational, thought-provoking and used to spread kindness across Blackpool and beyond. The world famous Illuminations have been lit up by the fantastic butterfly display which stands proud in the twinkling North Shore sky. And its inspiration has seen one of the Commission’s staff take the effect...
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“Being diagnosed with dementia is not a death sentence”

David Houston knows what it’s like to live with dementia. His mother, Hazel, was diagnosed with the condition six years ago. The debilitating illness has left the 94-year-old frail, confused and in David’s words, “an empty vessel” – a heart-breaking condition which has seen her move from an active life with her husband Don to...
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Bringing the butterfly effect to Blackpool!

Blackpool’s newest addition to its world famous Illuminations will give you wings! The resort is displaying a unique butterfly mural where visitors can pose and help disadvantaged people across town. Blackpool’s Fairness Commission has teamed up with San Diego-based artist Tasha Wahl whose Butterfly Effect has raised thousands for charities across the world. Miss Wahl’s Butterfly...
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Community farm for Blackpool!

We’ve had some fantastic news concerning our community farm project in Blackpool! We’ve been successful in being granted more than £350,000 of National Lottery funding to start work on the farm on the grounds of the City Learning Centre on Grange Park. The idea was developed by us following extensive consultation with the local community and...
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Be kind and get involved!

There are dozens – probably hundreds – of ways of getting involved in being kind and spreading kindness. Taking out the rubbish for an elderly or infirm neighbour, going round to a friend’s house for a brew and offering to wash up, helping someone who is struggling with their shopping to pack, rallying round a...
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Let’s make Blackpool a happier place!

Today we gathered children from St John’s CE School to discuss the concept of kindness with Secret Millionaire and founder of Kindness UK, David Jamilly. The group met at the Solaris Centre on the New South Promenade, unfortunately due to rain we had to gather inside, however that didn’t damped the spirits of the group...
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Dementia Awareness Event held at Sainsbury’s

Blackpool Dementia Support Services, Empowerment hosted a dementia awareness event at Sainsbury’s Talbot Road, on Saturday 21st May 10-4pm.  As part of our Charity partnership with Sainsbury’s, to support and promote services in line with Dementia awareness week.  Through the day there was information stalls, memory testing, entertainment and a charity bike ride in-store.  There was a...
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Drivers Help Rev Up Dementia Campaign

  A Blackpool transport company has joined over 4000 others across the town to become dementia friendly. Blackpool Transport drivers and employees have become the latest workforce to sign up to help people living with dementia in the town, meaning that they can help people with the disease Around 600 bus and tram drivers, along...
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