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KCS Procurement Services Appoints Forbes Solicitors To Legal Services Framework

Source: Forbes Solicitors

Forbes Solicitors has been appointed to the KCS Procurement Services framework for Legal Services. KCS Procurement Services is part of the Commercial Services Group, one of the largest, local authority owned trading organisations in the UK. The appointment will see Forbes Solicitors support KCS Procurement Services across 25 different areas of operation, as the group […]

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Oakman Group turns a million cups of coffee into a million trees

Source: Oakman Inns

When local pub company, the multi-award winning Oakman Group, was founded almost 15 years ago, its Founder and Chairman Peter Borg-Neal declared the business would leave things a little better than before – for their neighbours, guests, employees, the local communities they serve, and the wider environment. As the company continues to grow, this guiding […]

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Bowland Through the Seasons annual photograph competition launched

Source: Forest of Bowland AONB

Whether you’re an experienced photographer, or a keen amateur, we’d love to see your images that capture the beauty and opportunities this outstanding area has to offer year-round.  These may include landscape or wildlife images, or people enjoying activities in the area – whatever captures Bowland at its best through every season.   There is a […]

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Lancaster Music Festival’s Resounding Success

Source: Lancaster Music Festival

Thousands of people were lost in music in Lancaster at the weekend, thanks to the country’s largest urban music festival. The 12th Lancaster Music Festival transported locals and visitors alike from the Georgian era to the present day with more than 550 performances at more than fifty venues across the city.  Lancaster rocked and rolled its […]

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Plans for ambitious Investment Zone in Lancashire proposed

Lancashire has submitted a bold bid to central government for a new investment zone which has the potential to generate tens of thousands of jobs adding billions of pounds to the value of the economy The proposal, put forward by Lancashire County Council alongside the county’s district councils and other partners, outlines ambitious plans for […]

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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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Forbes Solicitors Opens New Office in Blackpool

Source: Forbes Solicitors

Forbes Solicitors has opened a new office in Blackpool as it expands its services across the Fylde Coast. The new opening sees the law firm grow its footprint to 11 offices, which stretch from Leeds to London, and right across Lancashire. Located at Metro House on Blackpool’s Metropolitan Business Park, the new office will specialise in […]

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New Finalists and an exciting new venue announced for the 2022 Lancashire Tourism Awards

Today (Monday 3rd October 2022), Marketing Lancashire, the county’s tourist board and destination management organisation, announced the remaining finalists in the annual Lancashire Tourism Awards, which will now see around 65 businesses from across Lancashire progressing to the next stage of the competition in 21 categories. In addition, Marketing Lancashire is delighted to announce that […]

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Historic conservatory ‘reborn’ as contemporary business and social venue

Source: Leighton Hall

Rising like a phoenix from decades of decay, after months of careful restoration work, the historic conservatory at Leighton Hall has been given a new lease of life as a contemporary, sustainable and flexible meeting space, business hub and events venue. Like many historic buildings, the materials used in the stunning Victorian conservatory were feeling […]

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New Lancashire tourism figures for 2021 show sector in post-pandemic recovery

with 34m more visitor days and nights than in 2020* and more than double the 2020 economic impact  The county’s annual STEAM report, which evaluates the volume and value of visitors to Lancashire, has been released today by Marketing Lancashire.  The report analyses data from tourism and hospitality businesses gathered for 2021 and shows the […]

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Crowds flock to Burnley Vintage Car Show

Crowds flocked to the Burnley Vintage Car Show on Saturday 24th September to enjoy a revved up day of fun for the whole family. Held in the town centre from 11am-4pm, the event featured a range of classic machines for visitors to see up close, while the Burnley Leisure dinosaurs and Burnley Alliance Silver Band […]

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Lancashire high growth companies create almost 200 jobs following county council-backed scaleup support

High-growth companies from across Lancashire have commended the impact of a strategic scaleup support service which has helped them to accelerate staff and turnover growth since its introduction. Two Zero is a business support service specifically for scaleup business leaders in Lancashire. It was launched by Lancashire County Council in January 2020. Its mission is […]

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