Last year Esther Rantzen CBE, who founded children’s helpline ChildLine in 1986, launched The Silver Line and Fylde Coast based FCMS have been chosen as preferred provider against stiff competition as the company to handle telephone calls for the whole of the UK when the full service is rolled out to the rest of the country later this year.
Blackpool Council’s Get Started service, which is part of the Start Up Lancashire project, supported by European Regional Development Fund has enabled music producer Chris Leahy to inspire the next generation.
It speaks realms for the talents of a company that styles itself a Signmaker, and the versatility of the digital output that the company produces, that Link Signs and Graphics was approached and appointed to provide a significant contribution not only to the new attraction’s signing, but to the creation and installation of its ambient exhibit graphics too.
James Lyons established Shop 2 Wear in 2010 in Poulton le Fylde to ensure a cost effective and reliable national clothes recycling service to local authorities, waste management companies and charities. As well as environmental benefits, the recycling of clothes has an important social and economic role to play. Clothes’ recycling in the UK provides an affordable source of clothing to disadvantaged people in the developing world and emerging countries in Eastern Europe.
A BUSINESS park which was taken over six years ago after months of neglect now provides jobs and has boosted the economy. The Bankfield site, on Bristol Avenue, Blackpool, was blighted by vandals before being rescued by High Crown Estates Ltd.