List of shame as prolific thief banned from 17 Lancashire shops until 2026

A prolific shoplifter has been banned from entering 17 different stores across the Fylde coast over the next two years.

Tanya Tidswell was handed a criminal behaviour order until April 2026 following a string of shoplifting offences. The 44-year-old, of Portree Road, Blackpool, was also given a three-month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months.

Lancashire Constabulary said she appeared before magistrates yesterday (April 22) and was given the CBO which bans her from entering various stores, including Aldi, Morrisons, Co-op, Lidl, Home Bargains and B&M. They are all situated in either Blackpool, Thornton Cleveleys or Poulton-le-Fylde


These are the 17 stores Tanya Tidswell is banned from:

  1. Spar, 223 Bispham Road, Bispham, Blackpool

  2. Bargain Booze, Red Bank Road, Bispham, Blackpool

  3. Bispham Clothing, All Hallows Road, Bispham, Blackpool

  4. Well Pharmacy, All Hallows Road, Bispham, Blackpool

  5. Sainsburys, Red Bank, Road, Bispham, Blackpool

  6. B and M Bargains, Princess Road, Thornton Cleveleys

  7. Lidl, Anchorsholme Lane, Thornton Cleveleys

  8. Coop, North Drive, Thornton Cleveleys

  9. Morrisons, Amounderness Way, Thornton Cleveleys

  10. Boots, Victoria Road, Thornton Cleveleys

  11. Aldi, Crescent West, Thornton Cleveleys

  12. Marks and Spencer, Victoria Road, Thornton Cleveleys

  13. Superdrug, Victoria Road, Thornton Cleveleys

  14. Home Bargains, Victoria Road, Thornton Cleveleys

  15. Sainsbury's, Talbot Road, Blackpool

  16. Poulton Optical Centre, Teanlowe Centre, Poulton Le Fylde

  17. EH Booths, Teanlowe Centre, Poulton Le Fylde.

A force spokesperson said: Anyone who sees Tidswell in any of the above locations can report the breach through 101 or reporting online."