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Bowland Brewery named as Cask Ale Centre of Excellence

  Bowland Brewery has become Cask Marque’s latest Centre of Excellence, hosting training courses for the British Institute of Innkeeping Award in Beer and Cellar Quality (ABCQ) qualification. The brewery, based at Holmes Mill in Clitheroe, Lancashire will host four courses in 2019. Attendees will experience a tour of the brewery, in addition to learning […]

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Want to attract more visitors from Nordic countries?

Discover more than just a holiday Marketing Lancashire is working with Marketing Cheshire, Marketing Manchester and the Yorkshire Dales National Park to deliver an exciting new campaign that will market the northwest region to travellers from the Nordic countries of Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Supported through VisitEngland’s Discover England Fund, our project aims to bring […]

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Chorley remembers the fallen

Source: Chorley Council

People across Chorley are invited to take part in the town’s Chorley Remembers tributes, to remembers those who lost their lives serving their country with 2018 having added significance as it marks 100 years since the end of the First World War The main Remembrance Sunday service and parade will take place on Sunday 11 […]

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The Shankly Hotel Preston unveils new themed restaurant The Carriage

  Christopher William Shankly Carline the Grandson of the legendary Liverpool FC football manager and former Preston North End player Bill Shankly OBE has today revealed the name of the themed restaurant for the £15M Shankly Hotel Preston which is due to open in June next year. Carline, the co owner of the Shankly Hotel […]

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Work starts on Chorley Market Walk extension

  Work to extend a Lancashire shopping centre is underway with a High Street name and cinema operator already signed up to the £12 million development. Shopping centre owners Chorley Council has been working on plans to extend Market Walk for a number of years with the diggers rolling in to start the work. The eight-unit […]

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Unique new arts hub to host Pendle Tourism Conference

Source: Pendle Council

  The Garage, at Northlight in Brierfield, is arts organisation In-Situ’s new base and will be showcased at the event on Friday 19 October from 9am with lunch at around 12.15pm. Anyone working in the visitor, leisure and cultural economy in Pendle is being invited to see the new creative hub and find out more […]

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Developers sought for Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone

Source: Blackpool Council

Blackpool Council has declared its intention to invite expressions of interest in the development of Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone, an industrial-led, mixed use employment site incorporating Blackpool Airport. Potential private sector partners are being invited to register their interest in the 144 hectare site before the 30th November, which will eventually lead to the appointment […]

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Edge Hill University leads on UK wide survey into mental health in physical activity

  Edge Hill University in partnership with DOCIAsport is today (Wednesday 10 October) launching the UK’s first ever national survey into the mental health of people involved in sport. Questioning people (aged 16+) who work in sport from grassroots to professional level, and in the education and physical activity/lifestyle sectors, the results will reveal for […]

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Dukes Theatre premieres new show ahead of tour of North

Lancaster’s Dukes theatre is to premiere the show featuring live music, storytelling and the odd party trick on November 2 before it goes on tour. Sonya Moorhead has created and will perform Feral which was inspired by her hitchhiking mission to Oban to find Sixties folk legend and notorious wild child, Anne Briggs. Sonya is […]

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Chorley came A-LIVE at the weekend

CHORLEY town centre came a-Live with music and performance as the sixth Chorley Live was a huge success. Thousands of people of all ages attended the reputable two night event in Lancashire and enjoyed music of every genre from jazz to rock in venues ranging from pubs and cafés to a sweet shop, a gym […]

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Dewlay’s homage to fromage

Family owned Lancashire cheesemakers Dewlay have won a listing to supply Beacon Fell Traditional Lancashire to selected Waitrose stores. The Protected Designation of Origin cheese, one of only a handful of English varieties with the much sought after accreditation, will be sold in key North West stores from Wednesday, October 10th. “Beacon Fell Traditional Lancashire […]

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On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month

Source: #LancsRemembers

  With a little over a month to go before Remembrance Sunday, Lancashire’s High Sheriff, Tony Attard OBE DL, has called for businesses, groups and institutions across Lancashire, to make one last push to support the national ‘There But Not There’ campaign created to commemorate those lost in the First World War which ended a […]

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