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Access Fylde Coast Project

Britain’s Got Talent Winner Lost Voice Guy and ITV’s Lucy Meacock will be stepping on stage in Blackpool to launch a new project that hopes to put the Fylde Coast on the map as a superb place for disabled people. Personal buddies and a digital app are just some of the schemes that will make […]

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Lytham finance and business advisory firm boosts jobs and doubles turnover

Source: Boost Business Lancashire

A Lytham-based finance and business advisory firm has created five new jobs after receiving growth mentoring through Boost – Lancashire’s business growth hub. Suzie Brooks set up Brooks Accountants in 2013 with the aim of providing more than just a standard accountancy service. Her aim was to also to support clients in successfully managing and […]

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Ribby Hall Village unveils its latest luxury property

In the year that it celebrates its 25th anniversary, Ribby Hall Village is expanding its property portfolio, with the purchase of a Farm House on the western boundary of the existing 100-acre Holiday Village. The Village is now taking bookings for the new property and is offering a special introductory price for guests staying in […]

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It’s a Group Effort”: Carnforth’s Leighton Hall Celebrates Top Nomination

As they celebrate their 60th year of opening to group visitors, Leighton Hall are delighted to have been nominated as finalists in the prestigious 2019 Group Travel Awards. Readers of GTO magazine (Group Travel Organiser) and sister e-newsletter Group Travel Grapevine voted in their droves, nominating the North Lancashire attraction category finalists for ‘Best Attraction […]

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More than seven million Brits plan a UK holiday this Easter, bringing £1.8 billion boost to economy

Source: VisitBritain

VisitEngland’s ‘Trip Tracker’ survey released today shows that 7.4 million Brits are definitely planning an overnight holiday trip in the UK this Easter weekend, bringing an estimated £1.8 billion boost to the economy. The figures are the highest since this survey began in 2013. Last year, 2018, 4.8 million Brits planned to take an overnight […]

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Clitheroe Castle celebrates St George’s Day

A special programme of events is being held at Clitheroe Castle to celebrate St George’s Day. Families with children can take part in a range of St George and the Dragon themed events including a treasure hunt competition which will be held every day. Children can enjoy searching for dragons hidden at the museum, with […]

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Lancashire’s new High Sheriff takes office

Source: Lancashire County Council

The new High Sheriff of Lancashire has been officially sworn in at a historic ceremony in County Hall, Preston. The Honourable Ralph C Assheton TD DL started his year in office at the installation on Friday 5 April. He takes over from Anthony Attard OBE DL. Each year HM The Queen personally appoints the High […]

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Leading figures in business and education join the drive to develop skills and boost employment across Lancashire

Source: Lancashire Enterprise Partnership

Two of Lancashire’s leading business people and two senior educationalists have joined the new body which will oversee the drive to develop skills and boost employment prospects among the  county’s workforce. The Managing Director of Accrington’s Affilius Group, Andrew Dewhurst, the Divisional Director of Preston-based Conlon Construction, Neil Conlon, the Principal of Preston’s College, Dr […]

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Leadership changes at The Dukes

The Dukes in Lancaster is currently transitioning to a new business model that will enable it to survive recent reductions in funding and thrive into the future. As part of this the previous roles of Artistic Director and Chief Executive will be combined into one Director position which will shortly be advertised. As a result […]

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Senior Open debut for Darren Clarke at Royal Lytham and St Annes

The 2011 Champion Golfer of the Year, Darren Clarke, will make his Senior Open debut this year at Royal Lytham & St Annes from July 25-28. The Northern Irishman turned 50 last year, less than two weeks after the 32nd edition of Europe’s only Senior Major Championship and is now relishing a return to links […]

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Dewlay secures national retailer for new cheese

Lancashire based dairy, Dewlay Cheesemakers,  have secured a listing with national retailer Waitrose & Partners for a South American inspired blended cheese called Roquito® Cheddar. This new cheese takes its name from the South American sourced Roquito® Peppers, which are a key ingredient in the cheese. Roquito® Cheddar goes on sale in Waitrose & Partners […]

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Tickle your taste buds at Lancaster Food and Drink Festival

Perfect for MasterChefs and Miss Pickys alike, Lancaster’s Food and Drink Festival team are heating up the griddles and preparing to take over the city’s Leisure Park for the early May Bank Holiday weekend. On Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th and Monday 6th May, Lancaster Brewery’s garden at the Wyresdale Road site will once again host […]

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