The link between poor housing and poor health has long been established. Steve Matthews explains how services are being integrated in order to tackle the problem in Blackpool Poor health has long been associated with poor housing. The Public Health...

The Network has been helping Blackpool develop proposals to tackle transience and the resultant socio economic impact within the borough. Jennet Peters explains Blackpool's aims. Blackpool is the UK's largest seaside resort, attracting over 17...

Jobs, Friends and Houses is a community interest company in Blackpool which supports and sustains abstinent recovery, primarily for ex-offenders. These case studies tell the personal stories of some of the people who have benefitted from their work...

Blackpool remains the UK’s most popular resort destination but it also has a large transient population which is damaging communities and resident’s quality of life. Areas of Blackpool suffer from severe deprivation: levels of crime and...

Responding to the Challenge Panel Report , in the Autumn Statement 2014 the government made a commitment to "analyse the cost and outcomes of key groups with multiple needs" and gather evidence about "the best way to help them". The Lankelly Chase...

The government has announced a further £12 million is to be invested in helping people with mental health conditions return to work. Nearly half (46%) of people claiming Employment and Support Allowance have mental health conditions while mental...

Area : 34.92km² Population (2013): 141,400 Website: Blackpool Check area updates for Blackpool The Transience Programme Blackpool has a significant transient population, with approximately 8,000 people moving into and out of the area annually,...

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