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Women in Property - Breakfast Seminar Series 2020: Zoominar with Anna Cockman, University of Lancaster

September 01, 2020
Women In Property are excited to welcome Anna Cockman, Head of Estate Development (Project Delivery) at the University of Lancaster as our host and guest speaker in the final of their Breakfast Seminar...

How different perspectives can accelerate progress

September 01, 2020
For the managing director of Q2Q IT, lockdown was a rather interesting – and fulfilling – time. Without the option to attend networking events or be on the road visiting clients, Lorna Stellakis spent hours...

Telecoms training provider appoints

September 01, 2020 has been appointed by telecoms education supplier Mpirical to help them market their training packages. Mpirical and - both with offices in Lancaster - will work together to promote 5G and...

Advice to hotels and licensed premises RE-Covid measures

August 27, 2020
As further COVID restrictions have been lifted, businesses within Lancashire are now able to trade again. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind businesses that fire safety measures and maintenance...

Chamber Chat with Nick Dagger

August 25, 2020
'The times they are a-changin' A sage man once said "the times they are a-changin", but you know that. I'm not telling you anything you don't already know. It's no longer new news, it is, however, no less real....

Quarterly Economic Survey Q3 2020

August 25, 2020
The Quarterly Economic Survey is your chance to influence policy decisions made at the highest levels. The QES, which should take less than 5 minutes to complete, provides information on how businesses are performing...

North Lancashire Apprenticeship vacancies

August 25, 2020
Download the list of apprenticeship vacancies on offer through Lancaster & Morecambe College and North Lancashire businesses.Download here

Chamber Chat with Wes Johnson

August 18, 2020
‘We’re all in it together’ 2020 has certainly been a challenging year thus far, we’ve all been riding a rollercoaster since March with very little opportunity to slow the pace, take back the controls or to...

BBC documentary on Heysham power stations

August 18, 2020
Heysham power stations are the stars of a new BBC TV series which looks at how the UK gets its electricity and the people behind that power production. The BBC crew, along with presenter Keeley Donovan, spent a year...

Chamber Chat with Chris Gardner

August 11, 2020
Chamber Chat with Chris Gardner, Chamber Director and Director of Waters & Atkinson I wrote here last year about how I was very sceptical about home working. These assumptions have been tested of late! My firm,...

Factored delivers for housing development

August 11, 2020
Lancaster-based brand and digital design studio Factored has delivered a brand strategy and website design for a major programme of public housing development across York. With plans for 600...

Chamber Chat with Imogen Brettell

August 04, 2020
Is the office dead? What on earth did we find to write about, report on and discuss before COVID-19? It’s been such a strange and unsettling time that little else has dominated our thoughts in recent months....

Simple pleasures around the Bay - Steve Wood

July 28, 2020
A Chamber chat not in the first week in January! A new experience for me!  I normally bang on about the start of the New Year and my positivity for the year ahead however; we are now in a different place and...

HM Treasury fundamental review of business rates: call for evidence

July 28, 2020
The government committed to conduct a fundamental review of business rates and published the terms of reference for the review at the Spring Budget. This call for evidence seeks views on how the business rates...

Three new Director appointments to Chamber board

July 28, 2020
Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce is to appoint three new directors to its board. They are Imogen Brettell, Chief People Officer at SilverDoor Apartments, Lancaster, Nick Wilkinson, of Lune Properties and...

Independent Cinema Returns to Lancaster as The Dukes Announce Reopening

July 28, 2020
Lancaster arts organisation and venue The Dukes have announced that they are ready to reopen their cinema to the public from Tuesday August 4, four and a half months after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic. In...

Pandemic’s ‘reshoring’ trend could provide critical boost to Lancaster says adviser

July 28, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic could offer Lancaster and Morecambe a once in a generation opportunity to further enhance its global manufacturing credentials, but only if it accelerates the use of digital technologies....

Beyond COVID – Lancaster BID Business Survey

July 28, 2020
Are you a business located in Lancaster City Centre? If so, please spare 15 minutes to complete Lancaster BID’s Business Survey. Lancaster BID is currently developing their Business Plan for the next five years and...

Temperature Detecting CCTV

July 28, 2020
Efficient and Safe Fever Detecting CCTV Solutions Bowker IT have been at the forefront of sourcing solutions to combat detecting of potential illness in staff and customers. Never more than now has this technology...

Skills and Employment Lancashire's Response - 20th July 2020

July 27, 2020
Thank you for those who were able to attend the Skills and Employment Lancashire's Response webinar on Monday 20 July, your attendance and contributions were welcomed and appreciated. As promised please find...
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