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Exciting times ahead for Blackpool businesses

As you are reading this latest blog, the council has just recently agreed its budget for another year. Over the last six years, cuts to the grant which the Government gives us to run vital services like social care, bin collections and parks maintenance have reached over £118m (a cumulative impact of £440m), and this year we are having to make another £18.7m worth of reductions or closures to the services that we deliver to you day in, day out. 630 more words


Blackpool: A day trip to the seaside

One of my favourite things to do as a child was a trip to Blackpool. Whether it was a trip up the tower to look down through the glass floor, writing our names in the sand after a seagull had nabbed off with half our chips or finally being old (well, tall) enough to ride The Big One on the… 1,448 more words

The story continues beyond the frame...

Using flash and getting as close as possible on the streets these last months, trying to fill the frame but show there’s more to the story continuing outside the frame. 213 more words

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Protest weekly update: 13-19 March 2017

In this week’s post:

  • Two lorry lock-on protests at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site
  • Friday against fracking event
  • New Hope Community Action Camp established
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Squires Gate

Squires Gate vs West Didsbury & Chorlton, North West Counties Football League Premier Division, 04/03/17, Brian Addison Stadium

With another wet weekend underway, my eyes were firmly glued to Twitter as I attempted to work out which games would be on and which ones would fall foul of the weather. 1,727 more words


Match previews

Sunderland v Burnley

Burnley would be ten points clear of the relegation zone with nine games remaining if they come away from the Stadium of Light with a victory. 503 more words