Chamber News

The future is bright for tech in the Northern Powerhouse

June 11, 2019
London Tech Week kicked off this week with some of the brightest and best across global tech heading to the capital. But there’s a less well told story about the growing strength of the tech sector in the Northern...

Chamber Chat - Richard Bradfield

June 05, 2019
Summer is fast approaching and the team at the Visitor Centre are preparing for a series of events which will continue their excellent outreach work promoting science and technology. Since we opened the centre six...

Chamber Chat - John O’Neill

May 29, 2019
Plus ca change. As they say, the more things change the more they stay the same. Recently, we have had the local elections, and we have new councils, new challenges, new priorities but the issues, and many of the...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 Spring lunch is a sell-out with the Eden Project and Daragh Carville as guests

April 10, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce held its annual Spring business lunch last week at the Morecambe Football Club, a member of the Chamber. The lunch had a record attendance of over 200 people who came along...

Local Business Leaders Needed

April 04, 2019
Are you interested in becoming a Director of the Chamber? We are particularly looking for directors with expertise in the areas of Hospitality, Tourism, retail, Construction and Industry. Expressions of interest are...

Chamber Chat - Josh Rooney

March 28, 2019
We all know how vital it is to have a broad networking scope in today’s thriving and forever changing business community. Whether you’re new to the scene or a long serving local, networking in general is...

Work trials give you time to decide

March 28, 2019
Does an interview always give you the right person? Have you a possible candidate for the job, but are not sure if they can do the work? Do you sometimes want more time before deciding whether to employ someone?...

North Lancs Expo 2019!

March 19, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce’s third North Lancs Expo will take place on Friday 20th September and Saturday 21st September at the Lancaster Brewery. Unlike most other Expos where the focus is solely on...

New Play Gives Lancastrians A Voice

March 19, 2019
A new play about Lancashire by its people is to tour the county this spring.   Lancastrians features the real words of some of the 500 people interviewed by Chorley-based Junction 8 Theatre. Their stories and...

Chamber Chat - Jon Powell

March 13, 2019
I'm fortunate to be involved in a lot of businesses of different shapes and sizes. From Employer Solutions Ltd, employee relations and engagement specialists and an SME in the heart of Lancaster, to Enterprise...

The North Lancs Expo is back for its third year running

March 06, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that the third North Lancs Expo will take place on Friday 20th September and Saturday 21st September at the Lancaster Brewery. Unlike most other...

Chamber Chat – Susan Parsonage

February 27, 2019
Looking forward Ahead of my upcoming move to Wokingham in March, it’s been fantastic to consider all the exciting recent developments in this brilliant place. It was great to meet with our Eden North Project...

Eden top management guest speakers at Spring Business Lunch 3rd April

February 27, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce is extremely excited to announce that David Harland, CEO of Eden Project International, and SI Bellamy, Head of Eden Project International, will be the special guests and...

Q2Q provides IT support on Armitstead Barnett office opening

February 27, 2019
Lancaster-headquartered tech firm, Q2Q IT, has provided technical support to aid the establishment of a new office in the heart of Clitheroe town centre, as rural land and property specialists Armitstead Barnett...
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