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Eden North can ‘drive levelling up agenda’

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Dan Whelan

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.

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Ambitious Blackpool eyes more funding after £40m boost

Dan Whelan

The contribution from central Government will be spent on projects that form part of the seaside town’s ongoing regeneration, but is “just the start” of what is required, according to the council. 

Blackpool seeks help for stricken hospitality trade

Neil Tague

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.

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Doubts cast over Stanley Park Golf Club sale

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Dan Whelan

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.

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Blackpool progresses trio of major schemes 

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Dan Whelan

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.