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Lancashire is working together to take more control of our shared destiny

Source: Lancashire County Council

Lancashire’s political leaders will come together today to launch their shared ambition for the future of the county. At a ceremony to mark Lancashire Day in the Palace of Westminster, representatives from county, unitary, district and borough councils will celebrate the publication of the historic Lancashire 2050 Framework. The Lancashire Day reception, which is being […]

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Wyre’s business winners announced for 2022

Source: Wyre Council

Business success was celebrated last night at the Wyre Business Awards 2022 where local businesses came together to celebrate their passion, expertise and contribution to Wyre’s economic development. The awards were sponsored by Myerscough College, The Regenda Group, The Baxter Group, Hillhouse Enterprise Zone, Federation of Small Businesses, Associated British Ports and Party Chest., in […]

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A tee-total toast to Lancashire Day

Source: University of Central Lancashire

 Victorian Lancastrians didn’t need a drink to throw a good party… As proud Lancastrians raise a glass to the Red Rose County on the 27 November to celebrate Lancashire Day, they’ll be spoilt for choice of where to go and what to drink. Modern day Lancashire is home to hundreds of breweries and distilleries, with […]

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Funded Finance Simplified programme to help Lancashire businesses understand their finances as costs rise

Lancashire business owners and managers are being urged to register early for a popular support programme giving them external guidance on their finances. With inflation increasing the costs of business operations and growing expectations of a recession in the new year, the Finance Simplified course from Lancashire County Council’s Access to Finance Lancashire service helps […]

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Young artists see their winning designs on recycling wagons 

Source: Chorley Council

The winners of a Chorley Council climate change artwork competition have seen their designs come to life on the side of recycling wagons. Earlier this year, Chorley Council and waste and recycling partner FCC Environment invited budding young artists to get creative and enter the Chorley Council artwork competition on the topic of climate change. […]

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Gibbon Bridge Hotel & Restaurant in Chipping is delighted to announce it is celebrating its 40th Anniversary on 28th November 2022

It is an incredible achievement and one Janet, with the support of her team who have been with her since the very early days, has worked extremely hard to bring to fruition. They have ridden out the many challenges that have faced all hospitality businesses over the years and the last two years have been […]

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An ‘unsung hero’ at manufacturing company BMP has been crowned among the best in the UK manufacturing industry.  

Chris Cassidy, a Quality Assurance Technician, was named in The Manufacturer Top 100 2022, a showcase of those who go the extra mile.   Chris, who has been with the Altham business for two years, was nominated in the ‘Unsung Hero’ category due to the knowledge and support he has shown since being at BMP.  Allan Thompson […]

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Fleetwood is turning Festive!

Source: Wyre Council

For the second year running Fleetwood is turning festive and once again hosting three days of Christmas celebration and cheer where residents and visitors will experience all the magic of the season with exciting events, live performances, amazing activities and more! Wyre Council, in partnership with Fleetwood Town Council and the Festive Lights Committee are […]

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Campaign launched to highlight why living and working in Lancashire is hard to beat

Marketing Lancashire has launched a new campaign ‘Make our Lancashire Yours’ to illustrate the rich tapestry of the county with its compelling contrast of country, coastline and cities complemented by its fabulous food and local delicacies. The campaign features the personal stories and voices of local people who live and work in the county to […]

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Thousands enjoy Burnley’s Christmas Lights Switch-On

Thousands of people flocked to Burnley on Saturday 19th November to enjoy the town’s Christmas Lights Switch-On event. Delivered in a partnership between Burnley Business Improvement District (BID), Burnley Council, Charter Walk and Burnley Markets, there was festive fun at every turn as visitors soaked up the magical atmosphere and enjoyed the yuletide entertainment. Funfair […]

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Hairy Biker Si King joins expert panel at inspirational TASTE Lancashire conference

Hospitality & Tourism representatives ‘celebrated and debated’ the challenges and opportunities ahead   Marketing Lancashire gathered over 100 representatives from Lancashire’s food, hospitality and tourism industry gathered at Holmes Mill, Clitheroe this week to talk about the challenges facing businesses and to inspire debate about the future.   The conference was a follow-up to the […]

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Car parking changes set for Chorley town centre

Source: Chorley Council

A new car park strategy has been approved at a recent Cabinet meeting, which will see changes implemented to parking tariffs in the town centre in 2023.  The changes aim to ensure that there is sufficient parking capacity to accommodate the future demand of visitors and workers in Chorley, as well as ensuring that Chorley […]

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