RADIO WAVE’S Andy Mitchell did an interview with Sweet Shop Fred recently which hit their website on the 29th of October, 2012. The subject matter was everyone’s favourite bone of contention, the Blackpool Promenade. Amazingly, Sweet Shop ended up on the verge of committing Councillor Maxine Callow’s crime of denying congestion in Blackpool altogether.
THIS YEAR has seen the unfortunate deaths of two well known and well liked councillors, namely Bloomfield’s Mary Smith and Marton’s Jim Houldsworth, and the by-elections are on the way. Postal voting forms are being deposited through letterboxes this week for polling day on Thursday the 3rd of May. This article is the first of two ward roundups in advance of the forthcoming election.