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The loss of a friend inspires the launch of a new business for Jarek »

Jarek Wawryk has lived and worked in Blackpool for 14 years. Many of the jobs he has undertaken have revolved around his woodworking and carpentry skills.

Sarnai shows how it’s never too late to be a Silver Swan »

Local Royal Academy of Dance teacher, and one of Blackpool Council's Get Started successes, Sarnai Byambadorj is launching a new initiative to help older people get out of the house, become more mobile, and make new friends with something to look forward to other than daily routine. They would be surrounded by like-minded people sharing the same experience. She is proud and excited to launch the Silver Swans classes on the 2nd anniversary of the SB Ballet Academy.

Health and safety first for new business boss »

A former paralegal is one of the latest people to launch a new business in Blackpool with the help of Blackpool Council’s FREE business advice service ‘Get Started’.

Winning Times at Time For You »

It was third time lucky for Blackpool business woman Melissa Toland from Time For You, winning the Health and Wellbeing category at this years EVA awards

How cancer made Elizabeth take stock of her life and set up The Wax House Candle Company »

For mother-of-two Elizabeth Manford, becoming pregnant at 16 does not mean your life is over, and getting cancer is not a death sentence.

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