The twin town of Thornton and Cleveleys, Lancashire, are situated immediately to the north of Blackpool. Although in the Fyfe peninsula, they are located in the district of Wyre. This was formed in 1974 upon the merger of a number of authorities, including the district of Thornton-Cleveleys.
Thornton-Cleveleys Jewish Community
A small Jewish community developed in Thornton and Cleveleys during World War II by evacuees from heavily populated areas, but did not survive long after end of the War.
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