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‘Amazing, unmissable opportunity’ arises for Leyland’s Worden Hall

Source: South Ribble Borough Council

An exciting, one-time investment prospect in Leyland has been declared “an amazing and unmissable opportunity” to become involved in one of South Ribble’s most illustrious historical icons. Worden Hall, beautifully set in the heart of Worden Park in Leyland, will be the subject of a new council consultation, seeking views and interest from businesses and […]

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Lancashire’s Masterchef meets MIPIM

Marketing Lancashire is co-ordinating the Lancashire delegation heading to MIPIM, the world’s leading property market in Cannes 12 – 15 March, on behalf of the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Today (Monday 4 February) Marketing Lancashire confirmed that they will be taking one of Lancashire’s most talented chefs along to provide authentic Lancashire hospitality as part […]

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Harris Quarter Update

Source: Preston City Council

Today at full Council, Councillors of Preston City Council received updates of, and made decisions concerning, the continued development of the Harris Quarter. Just shy of 12 months since the opening of the new award winning Preston Market Hall, the Council is making good progress working with its partners to secure the regeneration the surrounding […]

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UCLan joins growing Northern Health Science Alliance

The Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) has further expanded its membership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) joining the health partnership. UCLan joins other leading north universities in the alliance, alongside research-intensive NHS trusts and the region’s four Academic Health Science Networks. Health research is a key priority for UCLan, and its academic innovators […]

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New digital platform to help bring customers back to Lancashire high streets

Following a successful pilot in Blackpool, where 1.4 million pages of local high street offers and events were viewed, a national version of OFFiGO has now gone live. The digital platform which is based in Lancashire seeks to increase spend and footfall in the retail and hospitality sector by bringing the ‘high street’ online and […]

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Highest Point Festival announces first wave of artists for 2019

Highest Point will return to Lancaster’s glorious Williamson Park on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th May for another jam-packed weekend of music and arts. Now in its second year, the city’s largest and most popular music festival will welcome some of its most established names to date. Disco royalty Sister Sledge, famed for their hits […]

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Blackpool’s Grand Theatre Launches The GRAND 125 CLUB

To celebrate their 125th Birthday, this year Blackpool’s Grand Theatre will launch the first ‘125 Club’. Offered on a first come basis, a limited 125 members will have the opportunity to subscribe to 12 monthly payments of £12.50 per month. Then, each month, from the 125 members, three winners will be drawn who each win £125! […]

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Lancashire’s high five in Top 50 Gastropubs

Five Lancashire pubs have been named some of the best in the country. Freemasons at Wiswell, Parkers Arms in Newton in Bowland, The Cartford Inn in Great Eccleston, The White Swan at Fence and Assheton Arms in Downham were named on the prestigious Top 50 Gastropubs list at a special event at Lillibrooke Manor in […]

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The Blackpool Resort Pass is Back for 2019!

Source: VisitBlackpool

The Blackpool Resort Pass is back for 2019! Visitors will once again have the opportunity to make big savings on their favourite attractions whilst having fun in the UK’s most popular seaside destination. We brought the Resort Pass to Blackpool in 2013, and it has increased in popularity over the years as thousands of families […]

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Preston to host a Rugby League World Cup 2021 team

Source: Preston City Council

The Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) has chosen Preston to be a training base for the international sporting event, set to take place in two years’ time. The tournament will see England welcome world-class athletes performing on rugby league’s biggest stage, and the city is proud to play such an important role. Excitingly, the […]

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Finalists revealed for Red Rose Awards 2019

Lancashire Business View has revealed its most diverse shortlist yet for the Red Rose Awards, naming a wide range of businesses competing for prestigious trophies at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on March 14. Hundreds of nominations have been whittled down to just six finalists in each of the 25 categories – which range from new business […]

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St Annes International Kite Festival 2019

Source: Fylde Council

Fylde Council in partnership with kite festival organisers, SmileFactor10, is delighted to announce that the hugely popular St Annes International Kite Festival will return on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August 2019 with illuminated ‘kites by night’ and fireworks on Friday 9th August to mark the start of this incredible event. Taking place on the […]

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