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Wrenman Homes unveils Halton residential properties

Wrenman Homes, a sister company of VMC Developments, has entered the residential property market with a new development in Halton. Forge Weir View will consist of fifty exclusive 3, 4 and 5 bedroom family homes alongside ten affordable properties in the…

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Digital Skills launch News

Digital skills programme pilots in Lancashire

The government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will launch its new digital skills programme in Lancashire. Google, TSB and Lloyds have all agreed to give more support to digital skills training in Lancashire, through a project delivered in…

Condition Improvement Fund News

Lea Hough secures investment for academy schools

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has announced its allocation of Condition Improvement Fund for 2018-2019, with a number of Lancashire academy schools securing finance. The CIF is an annual bidding round for academy trusts and sixth form colleges under…

Icon Blackpool Pleasure Beach News

Hotly anticipated new £16m rollercoaster gets launch date

ICON, the new £16.25m rollercoaster, will be officially opened within Blackpool Pleasure Beach on Friday 25th May. The ride has been under construction since December 2016, and has since been the subject of anticipation and speculation from thrillseekers around the world.…

MGS Technical Plastics 3D scanning News

MGS bolsters 3D scanning capabilities

MGS Technical Plastics has invested five figures in bolstering its 3D measuring capabilities. The Blackburn-based plastic injection moulding specialist has purchased a £28,000 addition to its existing £50,000 Faro Edge ScanArm HD, which the company purchased in December 2015. The tool is…

GFW premises News

GFW set to expand with HSBC backing

Blackburn-based furniture wholesaler GFW plans to expand its recently-purchased premises and increase its product range, backed by a £10m funding deal secured with HSBC.   With finance in place, GFW purchased its current trading premises in Eccleshill from its former…

Burnley Business Week News

Burnley Business Week returns for seventh year

A week of free seminars, training sessions and masterclasses will take place across 14th to 18th May as part of Burnley Business Week. It is the seventh time that Burnley Council has organised the programme, in support of the town’s…

TeamSport Bamber Bridge News

30 jobs created at go-karting track

A new £1.2m go-kart track is set to open in Bamber Bridge this summer, creating 30 full and part-time jobs. TeamSport is the country’s largest indoor karting company and will open its latest site at the Walton Summit Industrial estate.…

Love Furniture Stores artist News

Oswaldtwistle Mills plots Ribble Valley expansion

Oswaldtwistle Mills has submitted an application for a a £1.5m, 1,380 sq m Love Furniture Stores in the Ribble Valley. The new store will see furniture and contemporary homewares at Barrow Brook Business Park to the south of Clitheroe. Permission…

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