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Lytham Festival announces plans to expand into 10 day event

Exciting plans have been unveiled to expand Lancashire’s Lytham Festival into a 10-day live music extravaganza in 2022 – creating a multi-million pound tourism boost.  Festival organisers Cuffe and Taylor have submitted a licence application to Fylde Borough Council which, if approved, would see Lytham Festival 2022 take place across two weekends, for one year only, between June 29 and July 10.  And both tourism […]

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Sky’s the limit for new aviation degree at UCLan

A pioneering new degree programme to train the next generation of professional pilots has today taken-off at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).   As one of the few degree programmes in the UK to combine academic study with professional pilot training, high-flying applicants for the three-year BSc (Hons) Aviation – Pilot can enrol on the innovative programme which commences in September 2021.  Designed by industry experts Aviation 360* and delivered in partnership with approved training organisation L3Harris Airline […]

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Manchester Airport’s new Terminal Two extension to open for first passengers this week

Jet2.com, TUI and Singapore Airlines will be the first to operate flights from the new facilities, with more to follow over the coming weeks Details of shops, bars and restaurants that will open revealed Two new lounges will offer passengers a relaxed space pre-flight Covid-19 safety measures to give passengers peace of mind as they fly […]

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Eden Project to host engagement event ahead of Morecambe planning submission

Eden Project North planning application due to be submitted later this summer Formal three-week engagement event to feed into planning application Engagement event launched with a special design-themed edition of Eden’s community conversations A stunning virtual room based on the Rainforest Biome at the Eden Project in Cornwall will be the venue for the latest […]

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Bowland Wild Boar Park ready to thrill with new attractions

Lancashire-based and independent visitor attraction, the Bowland Wild Boar Park, is ready to thrill family visitors with brand-new facilities this summer, having added engaging, fun and more unusual features to its day visitor experience. The family-owned park, located close to picturesque Chipping and on the banks of the River Hodder, is well-known for its animals, […]

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Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce appoints new President

Jon Powell was recently appointed as the new President of the Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), replacing Mal Garnett who had presided over the presidency for the last two years. The AGM was held online via Zoom for only the second time in the organisation’s history due […]

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£20m investment in Gisburne Park will create the North’s most exclusive retreat.

For the past 35 years, the Grade I listed mansion on the Gisburne Park Estate has operated as a private hospital. This month however, estate owners Guy & Amber Hindley have taken back the keys with grand plans to invest over £20million to transform the 400 year old mansion into a private members club, luxury […]

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TV Star Nicola Thorp Rocks the Blackpool’s Back Campaign

TV broadcaster and actress Nicola Thorp is fronting a new campaign to promote the relaunch of tourism in her home town of Blackpool. Nicola, whose family own a rock factory in the resort, is the voice of a new “Blackpool’s Back” radio campaign that will run over the next few weeks to attract more footfall […]

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Women demand female collection from Lancashire-based disruptive shoemaker LANX

Having initially served a male market since they launched back in 2018, Lancashire-based LANX has now responded to increased demand from its rapidly growing audience of female followers to launch a women’s collection.  This exciting new range goes live on July 3, 2021 with a stunning line-up of shoes and boots that incorporate LANX’s unique […]

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The Boo launches crowd-funder for Waterford Wakes

Waterfoot Wakes is launching a Crowdfunder campaign on Monday 28th June, to raise much needed funds in order to bring the festival back and make it free for everyone to attend. The festival has been running since 2018 as a partnership between The Boo, The Old Library Café and Edgeside and District Community Partnership. It […]

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Boost to NW export ambitions is focus of online trade conference

  North West businesses with export ambitions will be urged to take their share of the Internationalisation Fund at an event with the Department for International Trade (DiT).  ‘Export North West: financing your international ambitions’ will bring together international trade and finance experts as well as businesses already using funds to expand their horizons.  The event, taking place online on Thursday July 8, 10am […]

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Forbes Solicitors looking to find North West’s Reinvention & Resilience Top 50

Source: Forbes Solicitors

Call for inspirational businesses for 2021 Reinvention and Resilience Top 50 For the second year running, Forbes Solicitors is looking to find and celebrate the North West’s most inspirational businesses for its Reinvention & Resilience Top 50. Companies that have diversified, adapted or shown ambition in the past 12 months can nominate themselves or if you feel a […]

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