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Blackpool man makes his stand as an inventor with Holdalot »

A Blackpool plasterer is aiming to make a name for himself as an inventor - with a simple device to help builders and campers and with the support and guidance from Get Started

Steph builds her own counselling practice after years of job swapping »

After years of moving from job to job Steph Cole is building up her own therapeutic counselling service with the help of Blackpool Council’s free business advice service – Get Started.

Blackpool languages company passes major milestone »

A language school set up in Blackpool with a little help from the people at the council’s Get Started team is celebrating its tenth year in business.

Green launch for Blackpool eco-friendly bottles firm »

Richard Attenborough’s Blue Planet II this year graphically illustrated the harm plastic waste does to our oceans and with that in mind a new Blackpool company is aiming to do its bit to help.

Shop worker started £1.4million toy business after being sacked THREE times »

Lee White went from working as an apprentice to running his own business with a turnover of around £1.4million each year.

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