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Forsberg: a new identity and new location

October 03, 2019
Forsberg Services Ltd have rebranded. As part of their ongoing evolution and recent office move, they’ve updated their branding to coincide, switching to a fresh and modern new design (and office) that better...

Local Gin Distillery Wins National Award

October 03, 2019
Craft Distilling Expo’s Gin of the Year Competition Results The Craft Distilling Expo (26th-27th September 2019) is pleased to announce the results of the 7th annual Gin of the Year competition. All of the...

Chamber Chat by Jo-ann Harney

September 24, 2019
- Thrown in at the deep end - I joined the Chamber team on 2nd September as their new Administration Assistant, a role previously carried out by Josh. On my first morning after my initial welcome into the Chamber...

New details about Morecambe’s Eden Project revealed at North Lancs Expo

September 24, 2019
More information about what visitors will experience at the proposed Eden Project North in Morecambe was released today (Saturday September 21). A focus on health and wellbeing for both people and the environment was...

Lancaster Architects Celebrate 40 Years, and Look to Next 40

September 24, 2019
Staff at Lancaster-based HPA (formerly known as Harrison Pitt Architects) are to celebrate 40 years at the forefront of heritage and contemporary design with a party that applauds their successes while emphatically...

The Bay Business Awards 2019

September 24, 2019
Last chance to nominate! If you haven’t already nominated your favourite business in our prestigious Lancaster Guardian and Morecambe Visitor Bay Business Awards, you still have time. But hurry, the closing date is...

Harrison Drury invests in future with new trainees and apprentices

September 24, 2019
North West law firm Harrison Drury has appointed eight new staff including four trainees. Graduates Chloe Harrison, Jason Landa, Oliver Moore and Hannah Pike have been offered training contracts as part of the...

Cancercare launches new website with help from Hotfoot Design

September 24, 2019
People affected by cancer can now get easier access to support and information from CancerCare, thanks to the charity’s new look website.   CancerCare, which serves North Lancashire and South Cumbria, tasked...

Chamber Chat - Disconnect & take a digital detox - Paddy Hunt

September 19, 2019
In your everyday working life, it is likely that you frequently use digital devices to help run your business. Whether it’s trading online, carrying out your work on a computer, completing admin tasks or managing...

Lancaster wins £1.28million to revive historic high street

September 19, 2019
Lancaster City Council has been successful in an expression of interest for funds to help boost the local economy by transforming one of Lancaster’s most historic areas. Lancaster has been chosen as one of a new...

North Lancs Expo set for a bumper year

September 17, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce, the team behind the unique North Lancs Expo, being held for the third year in a row at Lancaster Brewery tomorrow, are really pleased to announce that this year’s Expo is...

Part time jobs fair

September 17, 2019
Do you hire part- time or temporary workers?   Would you like a quick and easy way to promote the opportunities that your company offers and meet some highly motivated and keen potential employees?...

Your talent will make a difference

September 17, 2019
Want to use your business experience and skills to help the community? Become a TRUSTEE with Eggcup.  You will have a visible impact and the experience will be creative and enriching. Eggcup is a start-up...

17 new trainees for MHA Moore and Smalley

September 17, 2019
Lancaster-based accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has welcomed 17 trainees to join its team across the North West. The trainees will work across the firm’s North West offices, assisting...

A Comedy of Maths Errors with Matt Parker

September 17, 2019
Stand-up comedian and mathematician Matt Parker visits The Dukes Playhouse this autumn with his comedy of maths errors, Humble Pi. Regularly appearing on TV and online, as a presenter on the Discovery Channel...

Business Communication - Chamber Chat - Mike Harrison

September 10, 2019
Once again last weeks Chamber Chat by Jon Powell prompted me to reflect on the changes in business communication I have experienced in my working life. Having arrived in Lancaster in 1978 to take up a new job and...

The Chamber of Commerce takes to the airwaves.

September 10, 2019
This week Beyond Radio had a visit from Vicky Lofthouse who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce. She came in to chat live on air to Beyond Radio’s Commercial Director, Nathan...

Apprenticeship Campaign Launch

September 10, 2019
As you may know, the Department for Education (DfE) launched the second phase of the apprenticeships campaign “Fire It Up” on Monday 2 September. In addition to the attached toolkit, there is also a more...

European Social Funding Secured to Deliver Leadership and Management Qualifications to Local Businesses

September 10, 2019
Lancaster and Morecambe College has successfully secured European Social Funding to support businesses to develop individuals in leadership and management qualifications working in partnership with University of...

Royal Hotel in Lancaster invests in expansion

September 10, 2019
The Grade II-listed Royal Hotel and Bar in Lancaster has added five new luxury bedrooms after investing £80,000. The conversion of the derelict stable block, in the courtyard of the city centre hotel, takes the...
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