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Lancaster BID Springs into Action

April 04, 2019
This week marks the start of the annual Great British Spring Clean, a national campaign to reduce litter and make Britain a cleaner country. Lancaster BID is marking the occasion with the launch of a new initiative...

Apprenticeships training expert issues message to SMEs

April 04, 2019
One of Lancashire’s leading training providers is highlighting funding support changes to help SMEs with apprenticeships. Shirley Williams, development director of Preston-based PHX Training, said many SMEs may not...

Ascentis featured in The Parliamentary Review

April 04, 2019
Theresa May's foreword for The Parliamentary Review focuses on four 'grand challenges': "harnessing artificial intelligence and the data revolution; leading in changes to the future of mobility; meeting the challenges...

Grease Is The Word At The Dukes

April 04, 2019
Pink Ladies and T-Birds are the ones that The Dukes wants for a special sing-a-long event this April. Such was the success of the Grease Sing-A-Long at the Lancaster cinema last year that there’s another chance to...

International Student Conference for Africa

April 04, 2019
This is an invitation to all Lancaster Chamber of Commerce members to express interest in participating at the International Student Conference for Africa (TISCA 2019) - https://www.xnfoundation.org/tisca/tisca2019/...

Chamber Chat - Josh Rooney

March 28, 2019
We all know how vital it is to have a broad networking scope in today’s thriving and forever changing business community. Whether you’re new to the scene or a long serving local, networking in general is...

Training experts launch apprenticeship drive for SMEs

March 28, 2019
One of Lancashire’s leading training providers is reaching out to Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) encouraging them to employ apprentices to boost business at a time of uncertainty. Preston-based PHX...

Community Wellbeing, Health and Fashion Event

March 28, 2019
Loyne Specialist School are really excited to host the first Community Wellbeing, Health and Fashion Event here at the school in Lancaster. Students from the Loyne FE Centre are working incredibly hard to plan and...

The Growing Club

March 28, 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 we set up...

Work trials give you time to decide

March 28, 2019
Does an interview always give you the right person? Have you a possible candidate for the job, but are not sure if they can do the work? Do you sometimes want more time before deciding whether to employ someone?...

LABGC are Pulling Together businesses and youth groups to raise funds to support young people across Lancashire

March 28, 2019
Pulling Together: We aim to provide young people with an exciting opportunity where they can Pull Together to engage in a unique challenge requiring team work, determination and willpower. LABGC’s member youth...

An Entertaining Exit From Europe

March 28, 2019
As the Brexit drama continues in Westminster, The Dukes will be marking this unprecedented time in history in its own unique way. Empire To Exit will be performed in The Round on March 27 and 28, just days before...

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...
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