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Chamber Chat - Brendan Hughes

May 14, 2019
I am writing for the final time as the city councils representative on the Chamber of Commerce board. The protest votes were cast and we stand in a new political frontier for the district, with no overall control of...

End of an Era Brings Exciting Opportunity at Lancaster BID

May 14, 2019
Lancaster BID Manager Rachael Wilkinson is stepping down after four and a half years at Lancaster BID, making way for an exciting job opportunity for the right candidate! Rachael is stepping down from the role of...

LARS Communications Achieves ISO 27001:2013 Certification

May 14, 2019
Lancashire–based LARS Communications, an industry leader in radio site build and antenna system installation, has announced that it has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification, the international standard which...

Chamber Chat - Marcus Angell

May 08, 2019
This month sees the third anniversary of my return to Lancaster, following our acquisition of Citybase Apartments and merger into my SilverDoor Apartments group of companies. Many will know that I have been banging...

The Chamber needs you….

May 08, 2019
The Chamber is conducting research into the benefits and services currently provided to its members.  As such we are inviting you to participate in a short 3 minute survey regarding the services provided by your...

Investment opportunities at Bay Business Angel’s next event / with the Bay’s Dragon’s Den

May 08, 2019
Successful investment networking group, Bay Business Angels, will hold its next event this May at Lancaster University Management School. Bay Business Angels seeks to connect young and growing companies looking for...

Morecambe Carnival returns 10th & 11th August 2019

May 08, 2019
Morecambe Carnival will return for its 6th consecutive year in 2019. The organisers, headed up by David & Carla Brayshaw hope that the local business community will once again get behind them to create a fun, free...

Great Expectations For Double Bill Of Youth Drama

May 08, 2019
Aspiring young performers at The Dukes take to the stage this May to present their annual double bill of drama. About 50 members of The Dukes Junior and Senior Youth Theatre Groups will be performing in The Round on...

Chamber Chat - David Park

May 02, 2019
What constitutes success? I have been lucky enough to watch Morecambe FC a lot this year and it has been a really good season.  There has been some good football played at the Globe, quite a lot of it by the...

Lancaster Architects Give Church Hall new Lease of Life

May 02, 2019
It’s a sad day for any community when a building which was once central to village life just isn’t fit for purpose any more. This is exactly what the residents of Slyne-with-Hest village, between Lancaster and...

Tony’s A Law Unto Himself

May 02, 2019
Surreal comic, Tony Law makes a welcome return to The Dukes in May so expect the unexpected. A Lost Show is about optimism and recovery as Tony recalls years lost to alcohol and drugs in his own inimitable style....

#WorkplaceWellbeing

May 02, 2019
Over the last year St Johns Ambulance have surveyed thousands of people to assess the relationship between mental health and work. Their research found that mental ill health is a national issue, that effects...

Chamber Chat - Mark Lees

April 24, 2019
Just a few weeks ago I made the very short move, in terms of distance, from Heysham 1 to Heysham 2 to take over from John Munro, as the station director. Obviously this was a very proud moment for me in my career,...

Double success for Lancaster City Council Unbugged

April 24, 2019
Lancaster City Council’s ‘Unbugged’ pest control team is celebrating a double win after being presented with two prestigious industry accolades. They were named Local Authority of the Year and Team of the Year...

Chief Officer Sue to step down

April 24, 2019
Sue Thompson, Chief Officer of Rosemere Cancer Foundation, is to step down from her role at the end of next month (May) to take early retirement.   Sue (59) has been at the helm of the charity since its launch...

Training experts tackles employment barriers

April 24, 2019
A leading training provider based in Morecambe has been approved to deliver a new apprenticeship addressing complex barriers to employment. Tutors at PHX Training will deliver the new Employability Practitioner...

Pig Out With Lou Sanders

April 24, 2019
One of Britain’s most original comedians, Lou Sanders makes her Dukes debut this spring. During her first national tour, Lou calls into The Dukes on May 22 with her awardwinning show – Shame Pig. This show is...

Chamber Chat - Gemma Collins

April 18, 2019
Have you made time to switch off? In the past, when people thought about health in the workplace, they were mostly concerned with minimising physical hazards. Today, traditional health issues, such as noise, dust and...

Chamber photographer works with BBC

April 18, 2019
Lancaster based professional photographer Nick Dagger was on hand to capture the scene photography for the upcoming CBeebies production of Puss in Boots.  Filmed at Lancaster University’s Nuffield Theatre...

Businesses urged to tap into science and technology young talent

April 18, 2019
Could your organisation benefit from a summer internship with one of Lancaster University’s science and technology students during July-September 2019? Businesses across all sectors are invited to accessing a talent...
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