Press Releases

Fantastic line up for Taste Lancashire food & drink conference 2022

Marketing Lancashire has today announced a fantastic line-up for the Taste Lancashire food & drink conference 2022, taking place at Holmes Mill, Clitheroe on Tuesday 15th November. The growing list of speakers now includes Hairy Biker, Si King whose Lancashire tour in 2021 for “Hairy Bikers Go North’ catapulted to fame several Lancashire food producers. The event will […]

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HAPPA Launches Business Base

Source: Horses and Ponies Protection Association (HAPPA)

Registered charity Horses and Ponies Protection Association (HAPPA) is launching a business base within their modern and spacious café, nestled in the Thursden Valley, Burnley, Lancashire to give back to local business owners, community groups and homeworkers during times of increased costs. HAPPA’s The Café at Shores Hey Farm has a large second floor that […]

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Trio of business leaders joins growing network of Lancashire Ambassadors

Marketing Lancashire, the county’s destination management organisation (DMO) and founder of the Lancashire Ambassadors, is pleased to welcome three new business leaders. Helen Clayton, partner at Blackburn and Bury-based chartered accountancy, business advisory and financial planning, Zak Khan co-owner of Accrington-based Euro Energy Group and Richard Few, the founder and Chief Geek of Blackburn-based Sales […]

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Lancashire Tourism Awards 2022 finalists revealed

Today (Friday 22 July), Marketing Lancashire, the county’s tourist board and destination management organisation, announced the first finalists in the annual Lancashire Tourism Awards, with around 50 businesses now progressing to the next stage of the competition in 17 categories. Rachel McQueen, Chief Executive of Marketing Lancashire commenting on this year’s finalists said “It was […]

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New event space at Stanley House Hotel & Spa named venue for Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021

Marketing Lancashire today (Thursday 2 December) is delighted to announce that the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 will be held in the new event space at Stanley House Hotel & Spa on Wednesday 2 February 2022. The ceremony will take place in the new state-of-the-art venue L’Orangeraie, a first of its kind in the area. The […]

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Unsung Hero finalists in Lancashire Tourism Awards revealed

Following last week’s announcement of finalists in 16 categories for the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021, the finalists in the new Unsung Hero category were announced today (Thursday 25 November 2021). The finalists are Peter Baillie, Owner of Cedar Farm, Glen Duckett, Owner, Eagle & Child/Eat Grow Thrive, Justin Jerome, Head Chef, Stanley House Hotel & […]

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Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 – The Finalists Revealed

Marketing Lancashire, today (Thursday 18 November) announced the finalists competing in 16 categories for this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021, supported by headline sponsor, University of Central Lancashire.   The Lancashire Tourism Awards are Lancashire’s only dedicated county-wide tourism and hospitality awards. Rachel McQueen, Chief Executive of Marketing Lancashire said, “Like so many other awards ceremonies […]

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Support and Share on Lancashire Day 2021

Whether you usually spend your Saturday shopping, playing or watching sport, visiting family, meeting up with friends or working, Marketing Lancashire is inviting you to share your photos/films and ‘happy #LancashireDay’ greetings using the hashtag #LancashireDay, with the aim of filling social media with positive images of life in Lancashire. All appropriate* images/films shared and tagged […]

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Tony Attard OBE stepping down as Chair of Marketing Lancashire

Successful businessman, Tony Attard OBE DL, founder and Group Chief Executive of Burnley-based Panaz, is stepping down from his role as Chair of Marketing Lancashire after almost six years. A period in which the organisation also celebrated his appointment as Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire, followed by High Sheriff of Lancashire in 2018; that year he […]

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Time to celebrate Lancashire’s tourism and hospitality businesses – Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021

After some of the most challenging times for the county’s tourism and hospitality businesses and an absence of a Lancashire Tourism Awards in 2020, Marketing Lancashire is pleased to launch the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 competition. Rachel McQueen Chief Executive of Marketing Lancashire at the most recent Lancashire Tourism Awards in 2019 As always, Marketing Lancashire’s tourism […]

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Marketing Lancashire launches new campaign to attract visitors back to the county

Rediscover Lancashire – Escape the Everyday With more Lancashire tourism and hospitality businesses starting to re-open, Marketing Lancashire, the county’s destination management organisation (DMO) with support from VisitEngland’s DMO Recovery Marketing Fund, will showcase Lancashire as it also aligns with the national tourism agency’s domestic ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign. The fund will enable a bespoke […]

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#RedefiningLancashire tourism & hospitality – Marketing Lancashire launches a county-wide recovery plan

With so much uncertainly still facing the tourism and hospitality industry and as the country awaits the government roadmap that we hope will at least give some more clarity, Marketing Lancashire has today launched ‘Redefining the Rule of Six – a recovery plan for Lancashire tourism and hospitality’. The tactical plan, developed in consultation with […]

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