Following last week's spending review, questions were raised once again over the Government's commitment to levelling up, but Eden Project International chief executive David Harland said that Whitehall can demonstrate it is serious by backing projects like the £125m Morecambe attraction.
Business leaders in Blackpool have sent an open letter to Boris Johnson, describing how tier 3 measures imposed ahead of the half-term break have had a devastating impact on its £1.6bn hospitality industry.
The leaders of South Ribble, Chorley and West Lancashire councils have said there is insufficient consensus across the county for a combined authority, and proposed the trio form a separate unitary authority instead.
A decision by Blackpool Council's executive to sell 39 acres at Stanley Park Golf Club for redevelopment will be ruled on by 42 councillors, following claims it failed to consider crucial arguments against the planned disposal.
The proposed sale of 39 acres of the golf course off East Park Drive in Blackpool to deliver 250 holiday lodges and an adventure centre was approved last week but a councillor has requested that the decision be reviewed.
Stanley Park Golf Club’s redevelopment, construction of a 40,000 sq ft factory in the airport enterprise zone, and compulsory purchase powers to accelerate the £300m Blackpool Central leisure scheme, have been voted forward by the council.