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Blackpool Business Success

It’s Strictly Business

Exclusive interview with Blackpool Tower boss Kate Shane

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It’s Strictly Business
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Smuggling Darcey Bussell. Managing McBusted and coping with a crowd of Craig Revel Horwood fans. Leading Blackpool Tower when Strictly comes to town may be like no other job on earth, but the rules of business success remain the same, explains Tower boss Kate Shane.

A Colossal Success!

Blackpool training provider to go global and create jobs after free support

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A Colossal Success!
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A new business in Blackpool that provides training to the maritime industry is set to create 5 jobs after receiving free start up support from Boost Business Lancashire.

The future’s bright – the future’s tangerine!

A journalist has swapped shorthand for social media with the help of Blackpool Council’s Get Started team.

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The future’s bright – the future’s tangerine!
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A journalist has swapped shorthand for social media with the help of Blackpool Council’s Get Started team. Scott Holliday, who worked for the Daily Star, the Daily Express and, locally, The Gazette, is now looking to help Fylde Coast businesses as a social media consultant, helping to reach out to consumers using the power of the internet.

Climbing into 3D design with help from Get Started

A Blackpool entrepreneur has turned his passion for climbing into a thriving 3D visual design business

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Climbing into 3D design with help from Get Started
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A Blackpool entrepreneur has turned his passion for climbing into a thriving 3D visual design business with the help of Blackpool Council’s Get Started service.

Burton’s Biscuits just keep growing!

The Wagon Wheels keep rolling for Burton's biscuits

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Burton’s Biscuits just keep growing!
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The Wagon Wheels keep rolling for Burton's biscuits!

Debby focuses on a new venture

A Blackpool photographer is hoping to put new talent in focus with the launch of her own business.

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Debby focuses on a new venture
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A Blackpool photographer is hoping to put new talent in focus with the launch of her own business. Debby Godfrey-Brown has set up The Oak Tree Studio which offers rented studio space and an art gallery to show case new work.

A new career crystallises

Nicola turns her hobby into a new business

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A new career crystallises
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A Blackpool resident has been able to “Get Started” by turning her hobby into a new business. Nicola Lambert’s talent for jewellery design initially started out as a bit of fun at the weekends.

Gill’s a cut above the rest

A Blackpool hairdresser hopes to be a cut above the rest after support from Blackpool Council’s Get Started service.

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Gill’s a cut above the rest
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A Blackpool hairdresser hopes to be a cut above the rest after support from Blackpool Council’s Get Started service.

Tea firm brews up a funding success

Adam reaches his crowd-funding target

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Tea firm brews up a funding success
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A Poulton entrepreneur and a 'Get Started' success story is celebrating after an unconventional bid to raise investment for his business paid off.

New Blackpool business focuses on it’s future

Free workshops help new Blackpool business focus on its future

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New Blackpool business focuses on it’s future
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A new Blackpool business that uses the latest technology to help other companies’ view their energy usage and consumption is set to take on staff in the near future, after the owner received free start up support through Boost Business Lancashire.