Keeping the shops on the high street is important but the support of the public needs to be consistent. Shops in Blackpool town centre were closing down and H&M, in the Houndshill Shopping Centre, was the next one to shut.
2. May 25 - Desperate call to save Blackpools piers
Heritage chiefs were looking at ways of trying to preserve the Blackpool piers. They were the only UK structures included on the New York-based World Monuments Watch in 2018. The council bid to American Express for 200,000.