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Cleveleys
Cleveleys
is a town on the Fylde Coast
Fylde Coast
of Lancashire, England, about 4 miles (6 km) north of Blackpool
Blackpool
and 2 miles (3 km) south of Fleetwood. It is part of the Borough of Wyre. With its neighbouring settlement of Thornton, Cleveleys
Cleveleys
was part of the former urban district of Thornton-Cleveleys
Thornton-Cleveleys
and is part of the Blackpool
Blackpool
Urban Area. History[edit] At the start of the Second World War, several departments of the Ministry of Pensions, the Ministry of Education and the Board of Trade were moved to the Cleveleys
Cleveleys
area. Some were housed in the Rossall School briefly. An extensive site was developed for the Ministry of Pensions in the Norcross section of Carleton and all the government departments moved out in 1940. On 1 February 2008, the MS Riverdance
MS Riverdance
ferry, while undertaking a regular sailing from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
to Heysham
Heysham
under severe stormy conditions, ran aground on the beach, close to the boundary with Blackpool.[1] Transport[edit] Cleveleys
Cleveleys
is served by Blackpool
Blackpool
Transport, who operate to Blackpool town centre, Mereside, Lytham, Bispham and Fleetwood, by Stagecoach North West, Cumfybus and Classic Bus Northwest, via the bus station. Cleveleys
Cleveleys
is on the Blackpool
Blackpool
Tramway. The tramway runs from Starr Gate in Blackpool
Blackpool
to Fleetwood
Fleetwood
via Bispham and Cleveleys. There are five tram stops in the area, between the stops of Rossall
Rossall
School (Southern Fleetwood) and Little Bispham (Northern edge of Blackpool). The nearest railway station to Cleveleys
Cleveleys
is in Poulton-le-Fylde, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away. References[edit]

^ "BBC News report". 2008-02-04. Retrieved 2008-02-05. 

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Geography of the Borough of Wyre

Towns

Fleetwood Garstang Poulton-le-Fylde Preesall Thornton-Cleveleys

Thornton Cleveleys

Villages

Bilsborrow Bleasdale Bonds Bowgreave Cabus Calder Vale Carleton Catterall Claughton Churchtown Dolphinholme Eagland Hill Forton Great Eccleston Hambleton Hollins Lane Inskip Knott End-on-Sea Nateby Oakenclough Out Rawcliffe Pilling Rossall St Michael's on Wyre Scorton Scronkey Shireshead Stake Pool Stalmine Winmarleigh

Parishes

Barnacre-with-Bonds Bleasdale Cabus Catterall Claughton Fleetwood Forton Garstang Great Eccleston Hambleton Inskip-with-Sowerby Kirkland Myerscough & Bilsborrow Nateby Nether Wyresdale Out Rawcliffe Pilling Preesall Stalmine-with-Staynall Upper Rawcliffe-with-Tarnacre Winmarleigh

Topography

Forest of Bowland

Hills

Fair Snape Fell Parlick

Waterways

Lancaster Canal R Brock R Calder R Wyre

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Ceremonial county of Lancashire

North West England
North West England
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Unitary authorities

Blackburn
Blackburn
with Darwen Blackpool

Boroughs or districts

City of Lancaster City of Preston Burnley Chorley Fylde Hyndburn Pendle Ribble Valley Rossendale South Ribble West Lancashire Wyre

Major settlements

Accrington Adlington Bacup Barnoldswick Blackburn Blackpool Brierfield Burnley Carnforth Chorley Cleveleys Clitheroe Colne Darwen Earby Fleetwood Garstang Great Harwood Haslingden Kirkham Lancaster Leyland Longridge Lytham
Lytham
St Annes Morecambe Nelson Ormskirk Oswaldtwistle Padiham Penwortham Poulton-le-Fylde Preesall Preston Rawtenstall Rishton Skelmersdale Waterfoot Whitworth See also: List of civil parishes in Lancashire

Rivers

Calder Darwen Douglas Hodder Irwell Lune Ribble Wyre

Canals

Lancaster Leeds and Liverpool

Topics

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