Members' News

Chamber Chat - Using technology to improve logistics

October 10, 2019
For many companies, the supply chain is no longer a simple cost of doing business; it is a way to generate competitive advantages. And technology has become the perfect enabler for advances in the supply...

Council issues challenge to Frontierland site owners

October 10, 2019
Lancaster City Council has today challenged the owners of the former Frontierland Leisure Complex to set out their plans for redeveloping the derelict site. Planning permission was granted to Opus Land North in 2015...

Ascentis’ Introduction to British Values shortlisted for FAB Award

October 10, 2019
Ascentis are delighted that their Introduction to British Values Short Online Qualification (SOQ) has been shortlisted for Qualification of the Year at the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) Awards 2019. Since the...

Morecambe community to engage in Eden Project North conversations

October 10, 2019
The team behind Eden Project North is seeking ideas from the people of Morecambe to help shape the future of the project at a series of community conversations. The events, which will take place in venues around the...

5 Top Energy-Saving Tips for Your Business

October 10, 2019
Inspired Energy plc is the leading utilities Third Party Intermediary (TPI) in the UK, helping businesses to optimise the value of every pound spent on utilities. Utility bills form a large part of a company’s...

Chamber Chat by Richard Bradfield

October 03, 2019
Chamber Chat by Richard Bradfield, Station Director Heysham 1 This morning as Lancaster Guardian readers are digesting this week’s news, the team from Heysham power stations are spending the morning chatting...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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