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One of the main remits of Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce is to be the voice for its Members, representing their views and helping to support them with real issues affecting their business. All representation & lobbying is carried out at local and national level with local government and policy makers.

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Chamber Chat - Wes Johnson

July 18, 2018
Apprenticeships are not a new phenomenon; in fact they can be traced back to the Middle Ages through the Medieval Guilds where a young person would progress from an apprentice, to journeyman, to master over many...

Inpired Energy launch strategic partnership with Lancaster and District Chamber

July 18, 2018
Inspired Energy plc has become the Utilities Partner for the Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce. Chamber members can now access a range of services to help them lower their utilities bills, save money and...

Grow your business with the Lancashire forum

July 18, 2018
This six-month programme, as part of the Boost Business Lancashire, is designed to help owner-managers, MDs, and senior decision makers of SMEs to grow their businesses. You'll begin with an overnight experiential,...

Rosemere award complements Trust’s cancer treatment

July 18, 2018
10th July 2018: Cancer patients being treated at hospitals managed by the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) are to continue to receive complementary therapy alongside their...

Musketeers Attract Business Sponsor

July 18, 2018
A Lancaster IT business is backing this year’s critically acclaimed Dukes outdoor walkabout show. Black Bear IT Solutions wanted to sponsor The Three Musketeers to support ‘a unique and fantastic event for...

Local Firm Plays Key Role in Unique UK Search and Rescue Installation

July 18, 2018
Local firm, LARS Communications, has played a key role in a Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) search and rescue installation. The installation, which is located in Hampshire’s Solent Airport Daedalus,...

Have you thought about becoming a Governor at Lancaster and Morecambe College?

July 18, 2018
Would you like to play a key role in helping Lancaster & Morecambe College in its future development? The work of Governors in driving up quality, achievement and participation is central to the success of the...

Make the most from your Expo experience

July 16, 2018
Fast forward to Sunday 23rd September. It's Expo time, and hopefully, the visitors will be flocking into the inaugural North Lancs Expo. There’s a buzz in the air, and some of the stands look quite the part, but...

Vibrant new restaurant opens in the City

July 12, 2018
Raise a glass and celebrate the opening of the new Brasserie at the Royal Kings Arms in Lancaster with a FREE bottle of wine. A bright and stylish restaurant and bar situated in the heart of the city, The Brasserie...

Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce strengthens Board of Directors

July 11, 2018
Over 65 Members of the Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce gathered on the hottest day of the year (so far) to hold its 121st annual general meeting at the scenic Forrest Hills, Lancaster. All motions...

Paternity Leave - Fathers and the Workplace _QDos Chamber HR

July 11, 2018
On 20 March 2018, the Women and Equalities Committee (formed from a cross party committee of MPs) published a report, Fathers and the workplace, which called on the government to make a number of improvements to...

Chamber Chat – Chris Gardner

July 11, 2018
One of the purposes of the Chamber of Commerce is, as the name suggests, to get people involved in commerce into the same room. This the Chamber does regularly via a thriving and extensive programme of events. A good...

The Faulty Towers Experience, Live at The Borough Lancaster from 7:00pm, 23rd to the 25th of July

July 11, 2018
Ever wondered what it would be like to dine at one of the nations best loved hotels? This July join Basil, Cybil and Manuel as they deliver three hours of fun and mayhem at The Faulty Towers Dining Experience. Enjoy a...

Rock and Road Training is welcomed by the Chamber

July 11, 2018
Gordon began his career as a student with Bardon (Aggregate Industries UK Ltd) working his way through various operational and managerial roles including a secondment to the Overall Equipment Efficiency Team led by...

‘Mill Girls & Militants’, celebrating Lancashire women’s contribution to the suffrage movement, wins National Lottery funding

July 11, 2018
A project, Mill Girls & Militants, by leading Lancashire dance development organisation Ludus Dance, has been awarded a National Lottery grant of over £50k to uncover and celebrate the lives of working women from...

The Dukes Stands Up For Comedy

July 11, 2018
Cabaret, one liners, surreal humour and just good fun stuff are the tasty ingredients of an appetising new season of comedy at The Dukes. Back by popular demand are Slightly Fat Features whose Christmas Cabaret on...

Nublue Announces Trio of New Client Wins

July 11, 2018
North west based ecommerce agency Nublue has announced its latest client wins which see the Magento experts working with suppliers of batteries, gas equipment, fashion accessories and lifestyle products. In the last...

Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce holds a roundtable discussion on Brexit

July 04, 2018
Recently, the Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce held a roundtable discussion for its Ambassador members at University of Cumbria on the subject of Brexit and the implications for the North Lancashire economy....

Morecambe Music festival only two weeks away!

July 04, 2018
Popular event twice as big as last year30 resort venues to take part including brand new pubMore than 110 live music acts to performOpen mic, freestage and family fun zones addedNew festival ale now on sale The... is up!

July 04, 2018
“Want to deliver persuasive, confident presentations without nerves or hesitation? There’s a new service near Lancaster to help you do just that. Wing Public Speaking now has an official website over at...
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