Marketing Lancashire

Marketing Lancashire is the place marketing organisation for Lancashire. Working collaboratively with both local authority and private sector partners from across the county to communicate investment opportunities and showcase Lancashire’s strengths as a destination to invest, work, live, study and visit.

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Spotlight Features

Ask the experts

On Tuesday 26 May CEO Rachel McQueen hosted a visitor economy round table answering some of the questions raised by colleagues across the sector, as we take the first steps out of Covid-19 lockdown.  Joined by experts from Visit Britain, British Beer and Pub Association, Napthens, EKM and Boost.

Message from Chief Executive Rachel McQueen

I hope that you your families and your colleagues are safe and healthy at this incredibly challenging time. Our thoughts and best wishes are with you all as we collectively try to navigate our way through this unprecedented crisis.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources and information

Marketing Lancashire is in close communication with government agencies and  VisitBritain to monitor the situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find more information and support resources here..

EKM helps Lancashire businesses get online during pandemic

EKM, located in Preston and known as the UK’s leading ecommerce platform, has spent the last few months helping small businesses get online in order to tackle coronavirus concerns in Lancashire and beyond.

Patrick Grant helps fulfil order for NHS scrubs made in Blackburn

A Blackburn community clothing company founded by Patrick Grant has created over 100,000 sewn items for the NHS, with Patrick remaining in Lancashire to help fulfil order.

Signs of these social distancing times

Shaun Bennett, Managing Director of Blackpool-based Links Signs & Graphics, talks about creating essential signs for keeping visitors away and people safe, during the Covid-19 outbreak.

UCLan fashion and design team create isolation gowns

A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) team has swapped catwalk creations to produce  sought-after isolation gowns for Blackpool Victoria Hospital (BVH).

Plumbs helps local sewing group to supply NHS scrubs

Lancashire upholstery manufacturer, in its 60th year, has helped local sewing group to provide much-needed NHS scrubs.

Black Powder Gin produce sanitiser to support Covid-19 frontline workers

Calling all Lancashire bottle/container manufacturers can you help Anthony Dalnas and the team at Black Powder Gin?

BAE Systems teams across Lancashire ramp up PPE production

Teams across the county are now producing face shields, with supplies being delivered every day, directly to frontline medical staff around the UK.

Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses delivers food to NW during COVID-19 crisis

Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses delivers a Taste of Lancashire to customers across the North West, with new artisan food delivery service.

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Lancashire hotel that’s been full during lockdown

An award-winning Lancashire hotel has bucked the trend of the hospitality sector during the COVID-19 crisis and has found itself in demand during the pandemic – so much so, that up to 70 potential bookings were turned away in one day alone. The boutique hotel in the town of Padiham, which lies in the borough […]

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The Harris announces open call to become a Harris Maker

The Harris may be closed temporarily but the team behind the museum shop is looking to the future. They are inviting artists, designers or creative enterprises that live and work in the northwest region to submit their work to become a supplier to the Harris museum shop. Prior to closure, around a thousand visitors a […]

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