Steven Bate’s latest broadcast provides an excellent, fact-packed summary of the mire of Blackpool, its recent trials and tribulations under Leisure Parcs and the impact of Merlin Entertainments Group. It’s rather excellent if I do say so myself. Click here to listen in another window.
Visits to the site continue to rise with 5,020 visits this month; a 27% increase on last month and an indication that the site has more than doubled in popularity since the start of 2010. Page views are up to 20,463 from 18,731 and unique visitor numbers are dramatically up from 872 to 1525. The [...continue]
Fylde Community Radio and the Gasjet have covered this one already, but I thought I’d toss in my two penneth. It was decreed a number of years ago that the council’s target was for Blackpool taxis to be no older than 10 years by 2013. The maximum age is currently set at 14 years. However, [...continue]
When the first thing you hear when you get back to England are the dour tones of Peter Callow, it certainly knocks any remaining holiday spirit out of you. And so my day began as I listened with disbelief to a riled council leader making excuses for signing Blackpool up to an explosion of Kensington [...continue]
I’m pleased to announce what will hopefully become a regular feature, and that is a Fylde Community Radio update. You may have heard of Fylde FM before, indeed I have written about it, but Fylde Community Radio is nothing to do with it. It is the freedom-unlocked brainchild of none other than Steven Bate, and [...continue]