Blackpool firm springs into action to help rally team

A Blackpool hi-tech springs manufacturer is supporting a champion rally team.

Ian Currie

Fleetwood man's investment house in Asian move

A North West investments house, part of  a group founded in 2010 by Fleetwood born  Ian Currie (pictured) with colleagues, has made a significant move in to Asia with an acquisition.

Glenn Broomfield with MP Mark Menzies and Alison Dearden at Alison Handling

MP's visit to plastic boxes giant

A Kirkham plastics firm is planning to hit £10m in sales with its reusable and recyclable products.

Ann Shawcross at last year's festival

Winter Gardens to welcome back beer festival

Beer fans will be able to raise a glass or two to the resurgence of real ale when a huge festival returns to Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.

Demolition of the Poulton signal box begins

Poulton signal box demolition sparks anger

Rail enthusiasts on the Fylde have been left disappointed as the last of the old signal boxes on the Blackpool to Preston line is demolished.
Juliana and Lawrence Chard

Blackpool coins experts in battle for international award

A Blackpool coins and bullion dealer is in the final of the 2018 Bullion Dealer of the Year for the fourth time running and is hoping to retain the title.

The Fox Brothers team picking up their BIBA award in 2017

Fylde coast construction team hails sector's talent

A Fylde coast plant hire and construction business has been telling how entering an awards competition can help bosses focus on improvement.

Peeved motorists across the county have been using memes to highlight the issue of potholes in our roads

Humour highlights potholes situation across Fylde

Motorists all over Lancashire are being driven potty by potholes in our roads.
Jon Esner

New man for Fylde commercial law team

Jon Esner has joined Napthens solicitors as a partner within the corporate department, heading up the specialist commercial contracts team.

Little Explorers Nursery

Fylde coast nursery in six figure move

A Fylde coast nursery run according to the forest school ethos has expanded.

Jake Adams

Young Blackpool entrepreneur up for award

No-one could accuse Jake Adams of resting on his laurels.

A peregrine falcon found shot on the Fylde

Fylde call to report on bird of prey shootings

Fylde bird watchers are being urged to do their bit in a campaign to stop the illegal killing of birds of prey in the county.

Alastair Horabin of Seniors

Fylde coast chips family set to open Poulton restaurant

A Fylde coast family is set to open its sixth restaurant.

North West exporters are said to be feeling confident

Bank research shows North West export confidence

Exporters in the North West are buoyant about their 2018 trade prospects with a net balance of 20 per cent expecting overseas sales to increase over the next six months, according to the Business in Britain report from Lloyds Bank.

Karen Lambert

Blackpool agency joins the EVAs team

A Blackpool business has become the Enterprise Vision Awards’ official creative partner.

The Obsession ring from Leonard Dews

Blackpool jeweller's special ring for food event

A Blackpool jeweller created a special luxury ring to celebrate 18 years of a county food event.


Pies the limit for Fylde coast finalist

A Fylde coast business is hoping to prove it really is the upper crust by winning a county pie competition this weekend.
Fylde Mayor and Mayoress John and Geraldine Singleton with AFC Fylde owner David Haythornthwaite to launch the Mayor's Respect competition for young people

Fylde mayor launches competition to promote respect

They say respect costs nothing –but it could end up winning you a competition if you are a young person on the Fylde coast.

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Hannah Booth receiving her award from Natasha Pheiffer, Business Development Director, Land UK

BAE Systems hails young apprentices

Three apprentices from BAE Systems in Lancashire have taken home accolades at the BAE Systems UK Apprenticeship Awards for 2018.

Tom and Kim Heubner who have launched their Brush & Tipple business to get people into painting in a social environment

Fylde coast couple aim to paint a picture of business success

A Cleveleys couple has launched a new business that gives customers the chance to explore their artistic skills and enjoy a relaxing drink in a social environment.

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