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Alternative Funding Surgeries

June 07, 2018
Are you looking for funding to grow your business? Bay Business Angels are holding an alternative funding surgery for growing businesses who need funding to realise their full potential. You can meet with an expert...

Childhood Books Inspire New Exhibition

June 07, 2018
Ladybird books have inspired the latest exhibition at Lancaster’s Dukes gallery. Husband and wife artists, Simon Nixon and Siân Peters have joined forces to stage Things We Do which runs until June 30. Simon, who...

Morecambe BID supports Morecambe’s Catch The Wind Kite Festival

June 07, 2018
More Music’s Catch, the Wind Kite Festival, is an annual event that is a much-loved highlight of Morecambe’s summer calendar. Regularly attracting 20,000 people over the weekend, the festival has been integral to...

Job opportunities at More Music

June 05, 2018
MoreMusic are seeking an experienced Director of Finance and Operations to join their Leadership Team. The role will lead on our finance, operations and HR whilst sharing strategic roles of business and fundraising...

British Heart Foundation want your Unwanted Furniture and working Electrical items

June 04, 2018
British Heart Foundation are urgently looking for donated items of Unwanted Furniture and working Electrical items. They collect the items free of charge and the service is available 7 Days a week, it is a great way...

Is modern technology ruining your life?

June 01, 2018
It is almost impossible to avoid laptops, social media, emails, and smartphones. Many of these technologies were developed to help organise our lives, while others promise to keep us fitter and happier for longer....

Women in Tech

May 31, 2018
The first Digital Lancashire "Women in Tech" event is taking place in a few weeks time! On Monday, June 25th at Chorley Football Club, Digital Lancashire will be celebrating the success of women in digital and tech...

Chamber Chat – John O’Neill

May 31, 2018
The wheels turn quickly and the seasons are gone before we are almost aware they are upon us. The same goes for the North Lancs Expo. It only seems last week that we closed the doors on the inaugural North Lancs...

Bailrigg Garden Village Issues & Options Consultation

May 31, 2018
Lancaster City Council plans the Bailrigg Garden Village to be a new self-contained settlement of around 3,500 homes with a target for some 2,000 jobs in South Lancaster - a place for living and a focus for...

Lancaster Antiques Centre on TV - Wednesday 6th June

May 31, 2018
Following on from the press release a couple of weeks ago, there has been confirmation that the episode of Salvage Hunters featuring Lancaster’s GB Antiques Centre will be aired next week. Last month the team spent...

Can mindfulness really improve your business?

May 31, 2018
Mindfulness meditation is being offered at some of the world’s biggest companies, such as Google, GlaxoSmithKline and KPMG, to cut workplace stress and boost productivity. With workplace stress costing UK businesses...

A Summer Of Song, Stories & Stitch

May 31, 2018
A classic film musical, a patchwork session, storytelling and dance round off a busy season of events at The Dukes for people with dementia. Hot on the heels of its successful Creative Adventures In Dementia festival...

Chamber Chat – Cllr Brendan Hughes

May 24, 2018
What a weekend that was for the district. The hosting of the first Highest Point festival at Williamsons Park was a huge success and very much enjoyed by all involved. Initial estimates are at over 10 thousand...

Greyhound Bridge update

May 24, 2018
The scale of repairs needed to the Greyhound Bridge has pushed back the date for its reopening from the start of August to mid-September. A £4m renovation project began in January to the 1911 bridge, which was...

Your chance to shape government support for SMEs

May 24, 2018
Complete this online questionnaire on innovation, and so help to determine how the UK supports SMEs when EU funding stops. Lancashire has benefited from EU Structural Funds, which underpin many of the programmes...

Morecambe gets zapped

May 24, 2018
This week Gum Zappers are tackling some of the most gummed-up streets in Morecambe Town centre. As part of an initiative by Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID) the central streets are receiving a lot of...

Rock and Road Will Help Reduce Accidents in the Workplace in-Line with The Vision Zero Safety Campaign

May 24, 2018
Rock and Road Training has announced it will be a training partner for Vision Zero, a global campaign that aims to prevent accidents, diseases and harm at work. Gordon Dick, Director of Rock and Road, is an...

Black Bear appoints new Client Relationship Manager

May 24, 2018
Black Bear IT Solutions has recently appointed Laura Dixon as its new Client Relationship Manager. The expansion of the well-known Lancaster company’s team demonstrates their strong commitment to customer care and...

LARS Communications raises over £1500 for local charities

May 24, 2018
Local firm, LARS Communications Limited, has raised in excess of £1500 for local charities, St. John’s Hospice and Unique Kidz and Co, by taking part in the annual Keswick to Barrow walk.The forty mile walk, which...

New Trust Prevents Lancaster Charity Forest Garden Withering Away

May 24, 2018
If you go down to the woods today, you’ll discover a secret garden that deserves to be shouted about! Tucked away at one of Lancaster’s busiest leisure hubs is a natural, tree-shaded oasis providing a wealth of...
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