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North Lancs Expo 2019!

March 19, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce’s third North Lancs Expo will take place on Friday 20th September and Saturday 21st September at the Lancaster Brewery. Unlike most other Expos where the focus is solely on...

New Play Gives Lancastrians A Voice

March 19, 2019
A new play about Lancashire by its people is to tour the county this spring.   Lancastrians features the real words of some of the 500 people interviewed by Chorley-based Junction 8 Theatre. Their stories and...

Accountancy firm support career progression among young people through apprenticeship scheme

March 19, 2019
Accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley are supporting young talent by offering an apprenticeship scheme to school and college leavers. The firm recruits across its nine offices in Preston,...

The Growing Club

March 19, 2019
We know what it's like to be a women running a small business, social enterprise or charity. Long hours, juggling many roles, isolated, lacking focus and regularly on the brink of worn-outness. That's why the club...

Two new commercial property lawyers for Harrison Drury

March 19, 2019
Harrison Drury has added two more solicitors to its commercial property team in the Lancaster and South Lakes region. Rebecca Cross has joined the firm from Poole Townsend and will be based at Harrison Drury’s...

Chamber Chat - Jon Powell

March 13, 2019
I'm fortunate to be involved in a lot of businesses of different shapes and sizes. From Employer Solutions Ltd, employee relations and engagement specialists and an SME in the heart of Lancaster, to Enterprise...

Morecambe gets zapped

March 13, 2019
After a successful town clean last year, Gum Zappers returned to Morecambe last week and tackled some of the most gummed-up streets in Morecambe Town centre. As part of an initiative by Morecambe Business Improvement...

Lancaster Entrepreneur Launches Women in the Food Industry #WIFI

March 13, 2019
‘Women in the Food Industry’ is providing a platform for thought leadership and relationship building for women working in Britain’s food, drink and hospitality industry ahead of International Women’s Day 2019...

Stuart Maconie Talks The Walk

March 13, 2019
Bestselling writer and prolific broadcaster, Stuart Maconie returns to The Dukes next month to tell how he retraced the steps of the Jarrow marchers. On the 80th anniversary of the famous Jarrow Crusade, Stuart...

Chamber Chat – Paddy Hunt

March 06, 2019
The next generation of business leaders The modern-day entrepreneur is passionate, hard-working and decisive. They’re eager for responsibility, unafraid of risk, and keen to take on a challenge. They also know how...

HMRC urges business owners in the North West to make sure they are ready for no deal

March 06, 2019
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging business owners in the North West to prepare now and consider three steps to ensure their businesses can continue to trade with the EU if the UK leaves the EU without a deal....

With so much Brexit uncertainty, will the spring statement be a damp squib this year?

March 06, 2019
The mood music from Downing Street and Brussels strongly suggests negotiations over Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement are likely to go down to the wire. If that’s the case, the chancellor’s spring statement...

LARS Communications Celebrates Thirty Years in Business

March 06, 2019
Established in 1989 by local entrepreneur, Glen Pearson, LARS Communications is celebrating its thirty-year anniversary this year. Originally known as Lakeland Aerial Rigging Services, the company was founded in a...

Global Radio to launch nationwide breakfast shows

March 06, 2019
Global radio will be launching UK-wide national breakfast shows on Heart, Capital and Smooth, creating the three largest commercial radio breakfast shows in the UK.    These changes follow Ofcom’s...

Blooming Marvellous!

March 06, 2019
Lancaster BID has once again teamed up with Lancaster City Council to sponsor the spring bedding planting in Dalton Square. The planting has already helped to add some colour and enhance the vibrancy of the city...

Lancaster firm expands internationally

March 06, 2019
Yordas are delighted to announce their latest office to open in Germany. Situated in the Medical Valley Center (MVC) in Forchheim - Nurnberg Metropolitan region, they are in an excellent position with our new office...

Is Employment Law giving you the hump?

March 06, 2019
Baines Wilson invites you to their Employment Law Update seminar this March. Lancaster based business law firm Baines Wilson is running an Employment Law Update seminar on 26 March 2019 at the Lancaster House Hotel....

The North Lancs Expo is back for its third year running

March 06, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that the third North Lancs Expo will take place on Friday 20th September and Saturday 21st September at the Lancaster Brewery. Unlike most other...

Dance With A Difference At The Dukes

March 06, 2019
Dance, theatre, poignant storytelling and spellbinding music combine in a unique performance at Lancaster’s Dukes theatre this March. Half Of Me is a modern story told through classical South Asian dance. Swati...

Chamber Chat – Susan Parsonage

February 27, 2019
Looking forward Ahead of my upcoming move to Wokingham in March, it’s been fantastic to consider all the exciting recent developments in this brilliant place. It was great to meet with our Eden North Project...
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