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Lancaster Specialist Rubber Manufacturer Celebrates Trio of Project Wins

November 02, 2016
The UK’s specialist rubber sheeting and rubber coated textile manufacturer, White Cross Rubber Products Limited, is celebrating a trio of project wins that have taken its products across the country and...

Chamber Chat with John O'Neill

October 25, 2016
Time to Shout Out About The Flood Defences In the aftermath of the floods in December last year, the local authority and Environment Agency said that flood defence works were planned for the River Lune in...

Hotfoot launches New Neuro DropIn Website

October 14, 2016
An award-winning Lancaster based charity that supports people affected by neurological conditions and their families has launched its brand new website www.neurodropin.org.uk designed by creative agency Hotfoot as...

Chamber Chat with Brendan Hughes of ICU Security NW Ltd

October 14, 2016
Amongst other things I am the owner of ICU Security based in Morecambe. With the cutting of policing budgets and the perception that police are less visible, I have seen a sharp increase in demand for private...

Bright Outlook for Lancashire Firm

October 14, 2016
For Lancashire firm, LARS Communications, the outlook is bright, thanks in part to a number of contract awards from the Met Office to carry out improvements to its radar infrastructure. LARS Communications is an...

Four new trainees for Harrison Drury

October 14, 2016
A Lancaster law firm has recruited four trainee solicitors as part of its annual intake of new legal talent. Harrison Drury, based on Castle Hill, has offered training contracts to Gill Ashcroft, Emily Leeming,...

Chamber Chat with Mal Garnett

September 26, 2016
As the latest addition to the Board of Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce of Commerce I’ve been asked several times why I put myself forward. It’s 12 years now since I first moved to Lancaster. When...

Chamber Chat with John O'Neill

September 08, 2016
In less than two months we will have a brand new bypass from the M6 to Heysham that should alleviate many of the traffic pressures that has held development back in the District, but the road is just the beginning,...

Castle Hill Composite

September 08, 2016
Composite is a collaborative exhibition by Lancaster-based printmakers, Jenny McCabe and Bonnie Craig. They’ve used a range of techniques to create their work including drawing, collage, rubbings and...

Drama see memories flooding back - 2015 floods

September 08, 2016
“The floods of December 2015 will go down in the collective memory of Lancaster as the days which brought the city together through adversity… Alternative Outcomes’ perspective on that night has...

Announcement from Gary Rycroft, Chair of The Dukes

September 02, 2016
“I would like to announce that Joe Sumsion, Artistic Director, will be leaving The Dukes in order to take a new and exciting career direction pursuing freelance directing and university teaching. Whilst we are...

Chamber Chat with Sandra Cottam-Shea, SCS Logistics and Chamber Director

September 02, 2016
Lorries are very much an integral part of our economy. Almost everything you touch, wear, eat, drink or smell will have been delivered on a wagon. The logistics industry is the fourth biggest employer in this country...

Three new recruits help drive Pinington’s planned growth

September 02, 2016
Pinington have taken on three new key staff members over the month of August to help with an ever increasing workload and planned sustain growth. Steve Ecob - Contracts Manager Recently of Robertson...

Flood Update

August 25, 2016
The recent heavy rains over the weekend have served to remind us of potential risks the wet weather poses to businesses located on the Lune and also at the bottom of Lancaster town. Heavy rainfall in parts of...

New graphic design agency, Utter Creatives

August 25, 2016
New graphic design agency (who specialise in branding) Utter Creatives, have just finished working on a contract they where commissioned for by national company SMARTprepay™. SMARTprepay are the new way to top...

Chamber Chat with John O'Neill

August 25, 2016
Lancaster is one of 11 heritage cities in the country, and I believe this gives us quite an advantage in developing our future tourism potential, especially with the discovery of more Roman remains near the Priory....

Piccadilly Support Services is in need of some additional trustees

August 25, 2016
Piccadilly provides support services to wide range of people including those with learning disabilities, mental health problems and autism. We are currently developing our range of services and it is an exciting time...

Chamber Chat With Vivien Hacker

August 22, 2016
The Team Means Business   For the past fortnight many of us have been watching and enjoying the Rio Olympics. And we have surely been pleased by the efforts of all the British performers – and not least...

New design studio open for business

August 17, 2016
Big Torch is an independent design studio dedicated to helping businesses improve their design and brand. Based in The Storey in the city centre, Steve specialises in brand identity, print and web design. Steve...

Chamber Chat with John Munro, station director Heysham 2 power station

August 17, 2016
AS one engineering project – the M6 link road - comes to an end we must not lose sight of the need to encourage more of our young people to see engineering as a fruitful and fulfilling career. Here at the power...
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