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Darwen traders look to the future with card payments

More than 30 independent traders in Darwen now offer customers the chance to pay by card after working with payment processing specialist Square. Before the initiative, 95 per cent of sellers on Darwen Market only accepted cash. However, the town has…

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Slater Gordon Motor to double Blackpool workforce to 400

Automotive insurer Slater Gordon Motor has a new home in Blackpool and will immediately recruit 70 new staff, with plans to double its workforce to 400 over the next 18 months. The firm has agreed a 15-year lease for a…

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Government strengthens commitment to defence industry

The UK government has unveiled the concept model of a next-generation fighter jet while outlining plans for the country to remain a world-leader in the field. Announced at the Farnborough International Airshow, defence secretary Gavin Williamson spoke of a comprehensive strategy…

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LARS installs UK-first search and rescue domes

Carnforth-based LARS Communications was the principal contractor on a UK-first installation of domes in Hampshire that will aid search and rescue efforts. Six Medium Earth Orbit Local User Terminal (MEOLUT) domes have been installed at a Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA)…

Northwood Fisher Wrathall News

Lancaster estate agents pair up

Northwood Lettings and Fisher Wrathall Sales, two established Lancaster estate agents, have joined forces. The pair will come together under the ownership and management of Mark Chenery, the current owner and manager of Northwood’s Lancaster branch. They will now operate from 22…

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Careers Hub launched to prepare young people for work

Employers, education providers and career professionals have joined together to form a Careers Hub designed to improve the prospects of young people. The hub will cater for Burnley, Pendle and Blackpool. It has been developed by The Careers & Enterprise Company and will…

Nelson and Colne College Careers Expo News

Careers Expo draws more than 100

Nelson and Colne College’s Careers Expo attracted more than 100 school leavers and job seekers who learned about apprenticeships, volunteering, traineeships and work placement opportunities. The Expo put them in touch with employers and apprentices across a wide range of…

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Soccer Manager launches mobile game in China

Preston-based games studio Soccer Manager has launched its first game in China. Live Super CSO is now available for download on a range of Chinese app stores and is due to be released in countries throughout Asia, and in Russia. The…

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Breakfast meeting will help businesses prepare for Brexit

Lancashire’s International Trade Club is holding a breakfast meeting to help the county’s businesses meet the challenges of Brexit head on. At a meeting on Thursday, July 12, attendees will be urged to take matters into their own hands and…

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