With unemployment figures out again and youth employment tipped to take a hit, more people in Blackpool are taking their future in their own hands and trying to forge their own career.
Find out more about Blackpool's exciting Talbot Gateway Central Business District development
The University of Central Lancashire is offering funding support to businesses aiming to develop innovative new products, services or processes by utilising the University’s academic expertise.
One hundred new businesses have been set up thanks to help from Blackpool Council this year.
Superfast Lancashire - a multi-million pound initiative to make high-speed broadband available to 97% of Lancashire homes and businesses by the end of 2015 is now well underway