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Lineup revealed for Preston’s biggest celebration of female power, grit and diversity

Business inspiration, body appreciation, carbs, cocktails and comedy are all on the menu at what is set to be the North West’s biggest female empowerment event of the year. WomanKind North, taking place at Preston’s Ivory Tower on Saturday 7th March 2020, will bring together females from across the region to celebrate the power, grit […]

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Fence Gate Scoops Five AA Gold Stars and a Rosette

The Fence Gate Lodge in Pendle has announced they’ve achieved a Five Gold Star rating from the AA for their accommodation, while their Brasserie, housed in the Fence Gate Inn, has also won an AA Rosette for dining. Kevin Berkins, owner of the Fence Gate Lodge and Inn said: “We’ve had the inspectors from the […]

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UCLan shortlisted for most prestigious awards in the publishing industry

The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) award-winning Publishing House has been shortlisted for another prestigious industry award. UCLan Publishing has made The British Book Awards 2020’s Small Press of the Year shortlist. The Publishing House, which is based at UCLan’s Preston Campus, is the only children’s publisher in the north of England. Hazel Holmes, from […]

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Blackburn with Darwen Business Awards launch

The Hive business network has officially launched their prestigious Blackburn with Darwen business awards. The awards celebrate the brightest and best in the Blackburn with Darwen region, and Hive is expecting to see a raft of entries from local companies this year. Ian Brown, chair of Hive said: “The Hive awards are one of the […]

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Preston Leisure scheme moves forward

Clearance work has now been completed at the site of the former indoor market and car park at Preston’s Harris Quarter. The site works have been undertaken to prepare the land for redevelopment ahead of a planning submission in the spring of 2020 which, if successful, would see the expansion of the flagship scheme to […]

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Go behind the scenes at the Winter Gardens

The world-famous Winter Gardens will again throw open its doors for an exclusive access all areas event, allowing the public a rare chance to explore every nook and cranny of the grade 2* listed building. The Open Day will take place on Thursday 27th February from 11am until 3pm. The public will get the chance […]

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Capturing carbon in Lancashire in climate change fight

Healthy peatlands actively capture and store carbon from the atmosphere, forming an effective and vital natural resource in the fight against climate change. Today Lancashire Wildlife Trust (LWT) starts work on the next phase of the restoration of Winmarleigh and Cockerham Mosses Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), outside Garstang in Lancashire. Since taking over […]

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Lancashire increases presence at world’s leading real estate event

Lancashire’s 2020 delegation will showcase the region’s sector strengths, commercial opportunities and investment potential with more events than ever before. Marketing Lancashire, the county’s place marketing agency and organisers of the Lancashire MIPIM 2020 delegation on behalf of Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP), met yesterday with representatives of the business delegation* heading to MIPIM; the property […]

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Lancashire would benefit from HS2

Source: Lancashire County Council

The Cabinet Member for economic development at Lancashire County Council has welcomed the government announcement to go ahead with HS2, the high speed rail scheme. County Councillor Michael Green, Cabinet Member for economic development, environment and planning, said: “HS2 will undoubtedly bring new opportunities for the whole county, by making us a transport hub on […]

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Chorley MP Sir Lindsay Hoyle at Strawberry Fields Digital Hub

Source: Chorley Council

New businesses at Chorley’s hi-tech business centre have been welcomed to their new premises by Chorley MP, Sir Lindsay Hoyle and Leader of Chorley Council, Councillor Alistair Bradley. Professional 3D printing solutions company, Ultimaker, who moved to the hub at the end of January, is the latest company to join some of the region’s best […]

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UCLan top of the league for investment in student wellbeing

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has come top of a national wellbeing league table. The 2020 Student Welfare League Table, which analyses the amount of money higher education institutions put into their student wellbeing services, has ranked UCLan in first position. During the 2018/19 academic year, the University’s total spend on student wellbeing services […]

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Blackpool Zoo sends donation to Australian wildlife crisis

The money will be donated to the Zoo and Aquarium Association Australasia’s Wildlife Conservation Fund to rescue and rehabilitate native wildlife, restore and improve resilience of habitats, fund the reassessment of species status and support and help to establish targeted breed for release conservation activities. During Sunday 26th January staff at the zoo hosted lots of themed events […]

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