Friendly Places on the radio

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Newlands Hotel

Blackpool, Lancashire, England  [Google Map]

Hotel / Guest House Accommodation
Newlands Hotel, Blackpool, Lancashire


The Newlands Hotel is a small, friendly, licensed 8 bedroom Hotel / Guest House catering for families and couples and is ideally situated less than 250 yards from the beach, Promenade and the central pier, yet handy for the town centre and its many shops and arcades.

Also within a few minutes' walk are: The football ground; Car parks; Bus and train stations; Tram stops; Blackpool Tower; Winter Gardens; Sea Life centre; Waxworks; and Multi-screen cinema.

Friendliness, cleanliness, great home cooking, entertainment and value for money are all at the top of our list to help make your visit to Blackpool more enjoyable. We offer unbelievable value! - Bed and Breakfast prices from as little as £12.72 per night! (based on 7 nights (Sat to Sat) in a 'standard' room, during low season).

  • Open all year (including Christmas & New Year)
  • Bed and breakfast or bed, breakfast and 3 course evening meal available
  • Double, Triple and Family Rooms
  • En suite rooms available
  • 3 bedrooms designated for Smokers
  • Lord of the Rings themed 'Middle Earth' Dining room.
  • Licensed Barwith a music theme
    • Bar meals and snacks available
    • Late bar
    • Live entertainment during peak periods
  • Under 3's free
  • 50% discount for 3 - 12 year olds
  • 10% discount for OAPs
  • 10% discount (on production of valid membership card) for members of:
    • The George Formby Society
    • The Tolkien Society
    • Equity
    • The Musician's Union
  • Single parent families welcome
  • Business clients and/or Contractors welcome

We are Child friendly, Family friendly, Couple friendly ............. just plain friendly!

We are:

  • Biker Friendly
  • Business Traveller Friendly
  • Child & Family friendly
  • Diet friendly
  • Gay friendly
  • Groups Friendly
  • Smoker friendly
  • Solo Traveller friendly
  • Walker friendly

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Programme Schedules

The music playlist for the Rodney Collins show is published each week on ABC Oldies web site and the show is broadcast weekly by agreement with the radio stations listed below. Please check the individual websites for broadcast dates and times as these may vary week to week.

In all, the programme is broadcast up to 15 times weekly by the stations below, with a further 17-23 stations  broadcasting the show on a regular basis. The list below gives main broadcasts ONLY. Please note times refer to BST and that the show starts its weekly run on Saturday evenings with Miskin Radio, finishing the following Saturday morning on ABC Oldies.

  • - Saturday at 1800 (during college term dates)
  • - Sunday at Midday and repeated Wednesday at 1300, Thursday at 2000, Saturday at 0700
  • - Tuesday at 0900
  • - Monday at 1000 and repeated Thursday at 1400 & one overnight broadcast mid-week.
  • Mondays at 1900
  • - Sunday at 0900 and repeated Monday at 0600 & Wednesday at 1700
  • – Sunday at 0900 and repeated Tuesday at Midday and Thursday night/ Friday morning at Midnight
  • -  Monday at Midday and repeated the following Sunday at 1600
  • - Monday at Midday
  • Please note that ALL ads are rotated on our half-hour special broadcast as detailed here. The GENE PITNEY & FRIENDS – broadcast details:

    • - Monday at 0600, Tuesday at 1900 and Thursday at 2000
    • at Midnight Monday into 0100 Tuesday morning;
    • 1900 Wednesdays and 0800 Sundays
    • at 2100 on Tuesdays & 2300 Fridays
    • on Mondays 2300

Programme timings can vary by two or three minutes either way, because of individual schedules. Some placings are aimed at the overseas listeners in the United States, Australia etc..