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Blackpool Council seeks partners to develop Enterprise Zone

Blackpool Council is looking for private sector partners to develop a 144 hectare site at the Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone. The land is earmarked for an industrial-led, mixed use employment site incorporating the airport, and has been divided up by its…

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Three companies make Sunday Times growth list

Three mid-sized Lancashire companies have been recognised for their outstanding growth with a place on the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table. The list follows on from the Top Track 100 and ranks the next 250-biggest companies by sales,…

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Brian House hosts research conference

Brian House Children’s Hospice in Bispham has hosted its first research conference, attended by speakers from around the world. The Too Little Too Late conference focused on research projects in the children’s palliative care arena. Speakers included Dr Andrea Postier, a…

Anderton Gables Cross Street News

Empty Cross Street building secures funding for refurbishment

Work has begun bringing an empty Preston building back to life after Anderton Gables purchased it using a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Cross Street property has stood unused for ten years but will become transformed into a modern…

There But Not There Tommy Stonyhurst News

Businesses urged to support armed forces charity

Tony Attard, high sheriff of Lancashire, has called on businesses to use the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War to help raise £15m for armed forces and mental health charities. Tony is supporting the national There But…

Beehive Blackburn News

Flexible spaces create buzz at Beehive

Newly renovated flexible working space has proven popular at the Beehive in Blackburn. The three-storey office building, at Shadsworth Business Park off the M65, has been upgraded to cater for teams as small as two people. Whittle Jones, the agents…

Andrew Bounds Financial Times News

Financial Times journalist to speak at Lancashire Business Day

A Financial Times correspondent with his finger on the pulse of Northern Powerhouse developments has been added to the line-up for Lancashire Business Day. Taking place on November 27, Lancashire Business Day is an opportunity for the red rose county…

Spitfire Heritage News

Spitfire Heritage secures funding for expansion

Ormskirk distillery Spitfire Heritage has secured a £70,000 loan from MSIF Finance Hub which it will use to expand its product range. After securing an initial start-up loan of £25,000 from the Finance Hub, managing director Ian Hewitt and co-director Sarah Hewitt established…

Cuadrilla seismic activity News

Cuadrilla makes seismic data available to public

Fracking firm Cuadrilla has launched an online tool that allows the public to view daily records of seismic activity around its Preston New Road shale gas exploration site. The new tool also documents incidents of naturally occurring seismicity across the North…

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