Posted in August 2014

Photographer Lisa changes focus to launch business


Lisa Holman photographer A Blackpool woman has given up a successful career to focus on her true passion – photography. Ex-procurement manager and business analyst Lisa Holman has left that world behind to set up Lisa Holman Photography after 20 years in the private and public sector. She specialises in corporate photography, from marketing brochures … Continue reading

Competition call for new firms


Start-up businesses in Blackpool are being urged to enter a national competition which could see them win £5,000, an iMac and more. It is being run by the Government funded Start Up Loan Co which was set up to provide support for new entrepreneurs in the form of a repayable loan together with access to … Continue reading

Delia tunes in to beat diets


Delia tunes in to beat diets A Blackpool woman who has battled back from bulimia has launched her own business to help others beat their problems with food. Delia Cardwell, from Bispham, has set up her business Attuned Eating with help from the council’s Get Started scheme. She aims to use the lessons she has … Continue reading

Thomas makes his Blackpool business fit to work


A Blackpool fitness fan’s dream has become a reality. Fitness instructor and personal trainer Thomas Watt, with 15 years of experience in the fitness industry, has launched his own business, Corefit, with the help of Blackpool Council’s Get Started service. Thomas said: “People want to make a difference to their lifestyle, and improve their health … Continue reading