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Extreme Low Energy scores major award

Skelmersdale’s Extreme Low Energy (ELe) has won an international innovation award for reducing consumption in schools. The company’s project to install revolutionary low-energy PCs at two Merseyside schools was hailed by the Energy Institute’s judges as this year’s most innovative, earning…

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Handelsbanken earns top ratings

Handelsbanken has been named Britain’s most admired bank. The bank, which has branches in Blackburn, Burnley, Chorley, Lancaster, Lytham, Preston and Southport, earned top marks for customer satisfaction and loyalty. The news of the survey, conducted by European research institution…
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Sub36 Awards 2017: Honouring our new business heroes

Almost 200 people heralded “the new heroes of the Lancashire economy” at a great evening of celebration showcasing the rising stars of the county. Blackpool’s Winter Gardens was the magnificent setting for the first Lancashire Business View Sub36 Awards which…

Recycling Lives scoops social impact award

Preston-based Recycling Lives has won the Impact on Society prize at the British Institute for Facilities Management annual awards. The waste and facilities management operation was recognised for its job creation, offender rehabilitation, food redistribution and tackling homelessness. In 2015/16, it created…

Farm Creative wins national award

Bilsborrow-based marketing and digital agency Farm Creative has won Best Rural Creative or Media-Based Business at the Rural Business Awards. The awards recognise businesses across the UK making contributions to the success of the rural sector and rural way of life, including…

Double health award win for information system

An information sharing service developed by two Lancashire organisations has won a brace of awards. They were among seven winners at the North West Skills Development Network’s Informatics Awards, part of the ‘Connect 2017’ conference to showcase pioneering work in…

Preston speaker wins national award

Heather Wright, director of Preston-based Advance Performance, has won the UK Professional Speaker Association Award. The honour was presented at The Professional Speaking Association’s Annual Conference, organised by the UK arm of the Global Speakers Federation, a group of speaking…

Lancashire foodies win national awards

Five Lancashire businesses have taken home awards from the fourth annual Food Awards England. A black tie ceremony attended by 300 guests recognised the success of local professionals and establishments. Reedy’s Naturally, a hand-made preserves producer in Blackburn, won the English Food…

EVA winners announced

More than 650 people turned out in force to celebrate as 16 businesswomen collected Enterprise Vision Awards. Guests gathered in the Pavilion at Blackpool Winter Gardens to enjoy a three-course meal provided by Rowley’s and hear from guest speaker Rebecca Jane, whose all-female…

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