We will make every effort to make sure that the information on the Blackpool Council website is correct and up to date.

Within the extent lawfully permitted, Blackpool Council disclaims liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience that occurs as a result of you using this website or reliance upon its content.

Blackpool Council provides links to other websites and these are provided for your convenience. We do not accept any responsibility for information contained in linked websites or liability arising from their use. We do not endorse or support the products or services offered by these links and we cannot guarantee that these links will work at all times.


Re-use of Blackpool Council’s Public Sector Information

Blackpool Council complies with the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 and we encourage the re-use of the information that we produce, hold and disseminate.

We are open and transparent, and treat all applications to re-use in a fair and non-discriminatory way. Here are details of how we meet our re-use responsibilities:

Re-use conditions / standard licence terms or Open Government Licence

For the most part, we use the Open Government Licence: You are free to:
  • Copy, publish, distribute and transmit the information on our website (except for logos and insignia)
  • Adapt the information
  • Exploit the information commercially and non-commercially and you must attribute us as the source of the information

Where we issue a licence it will be a standard licence. If you wish to re-use any of the information that we produce, hold or disseminate please submit your application in writing to us at: Information Governance Team, PO Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA

In accordance with the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 made we will respond to all applications within 20 working days.


If you discover any information on our website pages that you believe to be inaccurate or inappropriate, or would like further information about these statements, please email publichealth@blackpool.gov.uk


STI Symptom Checker

  • Unusual discharge
  • Pain, burning or increase in weeing
  • Rashes, lumps or blisters
  • Stinging, itching or tingling
  • Pain and/or bleeding during sex
  • Bleeding after sex

  • Pain in the testicles (balls)
  • Pain or tenderness in the lower tummy
  • Irregular bleeding
  • Strong, unpleasant smell from the vagina after sex
  • Painful swelling of penis, testicles or foreskin
  • Brown eggs on pubic or other body hair
  • No Symptoms

Get tested if you have any of these symptoms, a sexual partner has symptoms or you’re worried after having sex without a condom. Many STIs have no symptoms at all, like HIV. The only way to know for sure is to get tested.