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Destination Management Organisations call for government package of support to help the tourism industry survive the winter

Destination Management Organisations from across the country have joined together to back a campaign encouraging government to ensure the tourism sector is supported through Winter 2020. Last month a petition was launched by Tim Farron MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale alongside Cumbria Tourism, the county’s destination management organisation, asking visitors, businesses and partners to show […]

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FREE online business academy launched by Preston based EKM

Source: EKM

Amidst a massive boom for online retailers, Preston-based ecommerce company EKM has announced the release of EKM Academy, a resource for those looking to expand their knowledge of ecommerce and business. In recent years ecommerce has been growing rapidly, with more and more companies looking to take their operations online for the first time. Shoppers […]

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Marketing Lancashire launch major new campaign highlighting the county

Life may never be the same again, but as we ease back towards some form of normality organisations from across Lancashire have come together for a major new campaign highlighting the county. #RedefiningLancashire aims to build confidence and trust in the county’s many and varied businesses, and in turn help to boost the local economy. […]

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Marketing Lancashire’s submission to the DCMS Select Committee on the impact of COVID-19 on tourism // 19 June 2020

Marketing Lancashire welcomes the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee’s inquiry into the impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors. The crisis has had a devastating impact on a whole range of sectors and communities, but none more so than those involved intourism and hospitality. This is an industry that is not afraid to evolve and […]

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BAE Systems across Lancashire ramp up PPE production

Employees from BAE Systems sites across Lancashire are continuing to ramp up efforts to donate vital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the NHS, with the aim of delivering more than 145,000 face shields to the frontline in the coming weeks. All BAE Systems industrial-scale 3D printers, including at its site in Samlesbury, Lancashire, are now […]

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Taste Lancashire Ambassadors’ lunch on Lancashire Day

  On the eve of Lancashire Day, the 26 November 2019, Marketing Lancashire and eight of the county’s most celebrated chefs, all Taste Lancashire Ambassadors,  made their way to London to prepare a celebratory lunch for some of the country’s top food writers at the Guild of Fine Food in Southwark, London.  Travelling in style […]

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New FA report values Lancashire grassroots football at over £550m

Source: Lancashire FA

The Football Association [The FA] has today launched a new report that explores the social and economic value of adult grassroots football in England. With the game’s governing body investing over £1 million each week into the grassroots game to support the 8 million adults who regularly play football, it commissioned the report, which is […]

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Food & Drink businesses – what you need to know in event of no deal

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29 March, there will be changes that affect your food and drink business. To find out more click on the leaflet provided by HM Government which includes  links to specific EU exit information and guidance. Or visit http://www.gov.uk/defra/brexit-food-drink-sector  

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Taste Lancashire returns for another bite

Marketing Lancashire has announced plans for its second Taste Lancashire food and drink conference. Tickets are now on sale for Taste Lancashire 2019, being held on Tuesday March 5th at Holmes Mill in Clitheroe. This prestigious event will challenge, inspire and celebrate Lancashire’s £1.04 billion food and drink economy. Bringing together producers, retailers, buyers, chefs, […]

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