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Morecambe Bistro Celebrates Record-Breaking Third National Award

For any discerning food lover these days it’s all about “keeping it local” for savouring not just succulent food, but also exceptional service and sustainability.  Raising a glass to that, local eatery “Aspect Bistro” are celebrating winning a national award for their outstanding local commitment and customer recognition. Based at the Lothersdale Hotel on Morecambe Promenade, […]

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New Vision for Morecambe’s Eden Project revealed

        The Eden Project has unveiled its vision for Eden Project North, a major new attraction in Morecambe, Lancashire. The Cornwall-based environmental charity presented new images and details to its northern partners, the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership, Lancaster University, Lancashire County Council and Lancaster City Council. Eden and its partners successfully completed a […]

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Ivory Tower to launch in Preston

A new and exciting wedding and events venue is coming to Preston and promises to bring something very different. Ivory Tower is the latest addition brought to you by The Seddon Family and officially launches on Wednesday 28 November. The venue, on the first floor of the Corn Exchange building in the city centre, is […]

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Taking Lancashire to the House of Commons this #LancashireDay

International award-winning gins, Lancashire cheese, drinks made from hibiscus flowers and Bowland snails will be some of the of Lancastrian delicacies at a special event to promote the county as a leading destination for business and leisure, taking place at the House of Commons this #LancashireDay, Tuesday 27 November. Over a dozen of the county’s tastiest […]

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ICON scoops gold award at NW CIPR PRide Awards

Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Rule5 PR are celebrating after winning a Gold award at the North West CIPR PRide Awards for Best Travel, Leisure and Tourism campaign for “A new ICON for Blackpool”. The campaign was developed to announce the name, raise awareness and build anticipation for Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s new £16.25 rollercoaster which opened […]

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Barton Grange Boss joins Lancashire Business Day debate

Guy Topping, the managing director of one of the world’s finest garden centres, has signed up to help showcase the best of the red rose county during Lancashire Business Day on November 27. The Barton Grange leisure complex boss will take his seat at a panel discussion and share his thoughts and experiences during a […]

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Lancashire Tourism Awards 2018 – the winners revealed

Lancashire’s shining stars have been announced at a glittering celebration of Lancashire’s £4.25 billion visitor economy at the Lancashire Tourism Awards. More than 400 people descended on new Preston venue, Imperial Banqueting, to find out the winners of 22 categories at the prestigious annual event, supported by headline sponsor University of Central Lancashire. Blackpool-born star […]

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Launching #HarrisYourPlace

Source: Preston City Council

Preston’s Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library is bidding to become the UK’s first blended museum, art gallery and library and is asking for the public’s help to make it happen, just as it celebrates its 125th anniversary. Every day, almost 1,000 people, from all walks of life, visit the Harris – just as its […]

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Avenham Park Centenary Fields commemoration

Source: Preston City Council

On Friday 9th November, the Mayor of Preston and the Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire will unveil a commemorative Centenary Fields plaque and an interpretation board in a double celebration for Preston. Preston City Council is featured in a UK-wide World War I commemoration during this anniversary year. It is honouring the memories of those soldiers who […]

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Optimistic economic outlook for Lancashire

Source: University of Central Lancashire

The economic outlook for Lancashire is optimistic according to The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and Downtown in Business Lancashire round table event members, who are calling for Lancashire and its people to promote all things that are great about the county. Organised by Downtown in Business, this Leaders breakfast event was hosted by the […]

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Lancashire businesses encouraged to prepare for winter

Source: Lancashire County Council

Winter is on its way and  Lancashire County Council is busy preparing to keep the county’s roads as clear and safe as possible, to minimise delays and accidents caused by bad weather conditions. The council is also encouraging Lancashire businesses to get ready for the challenges that severe weather conditions can bring. What you can do […]

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Visitor Economy continued to grow in 2017

Economic impact of the sector has grown 2.9% since 2016 with Lancashire increasingly popular for its food & drink offer With just a week to go before the county celebrates tourism and hospitality businesses across the county in the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2018, Marketing Lancashire has revealed the latest annual tourism figures for 2017. Latest […]

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