Fylde coast hotel back on the market

The Briardene Hotel on Kelso Road in Cleveleys is back on the market as the current owners are looking to retire.

Labour's shadow business and energy secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey speaking to campaigners at the Preston New Road fracking site

Labour "will ban fracking" says shadow energy secretary

Labour’s shadow business secretary has reaffirmed her party’s commitment to ban fracking as she visited the Fylde drill site.

Vincents Solicitors Lytham team (L-) Emma Barton, Lester Samuels, Chris Mathews, head of the Lytham office and the private client department, and Claire Burns.

Noted Fylde coast lawyer joins solicitors team

A well-known Blackpool lawyer has joined Vincents Solicitors’ Lytham office.

Mandy Tythe-Mccallum

Business visits help Blackpool boom

Business is booming in Blackpool when it comes to corporate bookings according to new figures.

Some of the dilapidated properties at Lindsay Court

'Devastated' Fylde flats residents lose battle over bill

Residents  who say they face losing their homes over  huge repair bills have lost a fight to have the work scaled down.

Andy Pilley, BES Group chairman

Around 50 jobs up for grabs at Fylde Coast energy firm

Fylde coast based energy supplier BES Utilities is set to create 50 new jobs.
Unemployment has fallen once again

Work rate hits record high but work age benefits claims are up

The number of people in work has reached a record high, while earnings have grown slightly above inflation for the first time in almost a year, new figures showed.

The Fox Brothers team picking up their award at the BIBAs finals

Fylde awards sponsor business leader in call for roads revamp

A county business leader has called for a major overhaul of the UK’s road network in post-Brexit Britain.

The F-35 Lightning 2 stealth fighter in flight

BAE Systems stealth jet undergoes final test flight

A Lancashire-born pilot has completed the final test flight of the new F-35 stealth fighter.

Jane Voss

Fylde Coast ice cream shop owner's TV art paint off.

A Lancashire ice cream parlour owner was last night celebrating getting through the third round of BBC’s Big Painting Challenge.
Previous Hospice Challenge winners Wareing Buildings of Wrea Green

Blackpool's hospice issues £50 challenge to Fylde coast businesses

Business ‘heroes’ are being sought to take part in a charity challenge to raise vital funds for Trinity Hospice.

The team from Eurosafe Solutions at the Blackpool Tower

High wire act to keep Blackpool Tower's Skywalk clean

Cleaning the Skywalk at Blackpool Tower is not for the feint-hearted.

Moy Vets in Hambleton

New animal hospital for Fylde coast vets

A Fylde coast veterinary practice is set to hold an official opening this month of its new state of the art hospital style clinic.

Ribby Hall Village's Spa Hotel has revamped its Zen Garden

£500,000 revamp at Fylde tourism centre

A Fylde coast tourist attraction has invested half an million pounds to bring a touch more luxury for visitors.

Roseacre Wood where a second fracking site may be constructed if a planning inquiry grants permission

Planning inquiry into second fracking site looms

Battle lines are set to be drawn once more as the fracking debate goes before a re-opened public planning inquiry.

Jane Hunt of Catapult PR

Fylde agency in running for national award

Fylde coast agency, Catapult PR, has been shortlisted for the most prestigious awards in its industry – the national Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Excellence Awards.

Sophie Harker receives the Bee Beamont award from Ian Muldowney

Fylde aero engineer picks up top award

A Warton-based woman has picked up a top award at a BAE Systems event celebrating engineering excellence.

David, left and Adam Legge with Colin Daniel at Bloomfield Road

Boy who recovered from a coma enjoys VIP day at Blackpool FC

A football-mad youngster who won support from the Blackpool team after almost dying on holiday was given a  dream VIP trip to Bloomfield Road.

The BIBAs awards ceremony will be held at the Blackpool Tower

Deadline looms to claim a place at Blackpool ceremony of business awards

Businesses across Lancashire have been urged to get their applications in for one of the county’s leading awards before the end of the week.

Rachel McQueen

New head of marketing for the county

The organisation tasked with putting the county in the shop window has a new chief.

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