Pool fans’ rally kicks off pub revival battle
A group of pub regulars have launched a bid to revive an iconic Blackpool venue.
The Blue Room in Church Street closed in September last year – the second time the bar, once one of the resort’s top live music venues, had shut.
It was re-opened two years ago after the doors were closed in 2013 due to financial difficulties.
And now a dedicated group are hoping to kick start the process to relaunch the boozer as Blackpool’s first co-operative pub.
The group, made up of former regulars, came together following a protest march of Blackpool Football Club fans which started outside the venue –... read more
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