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College student Hayley is on top of the world

Blackburn College student Hayley Barritt is celebrating the world-class performance that has brought her international recognition. The 28-year-old has achieved the highest overall mark in the world for the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Advanced Diploma. Blackburn College…

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telent Chorley office News

30 new jobs as telent secures highways deal

Technology and network services company telent is to create 30 jobs at its Chorley headquarters after winning a major new contract with Highways England.   The contract will see telent take over the current NRTS (National Roads Telecommunications Services) network and…

Yusuf Patel YP News

YP creates jobs to launch brochure service

Website design and development business YP Solutions is to launch a digital brochure service, creating up to four jobs over the next two years. Managing director Yusuf Patel is using the Boost Growth Voucher scheme to create a series of…

Ninja Adventure News

Ninja Adventure launch creates 20 Preston jobs

Buoyed by the popularity of TV’s Ninja Warrior, a new 20,000 sq ft adventure centre has opened in Preston, creating 20 jobs. Ninja Adventure is a £500,000 attraction which combines fitness, fun and ‘ninja skills’. The leisure destination contains the…

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In it for the long haul

A family firm’s 90 year journey from a horse and cart delivering coal to a modern logistics operation employing more than 320 people was the focus of Lancashire Business View’s latest networking event. Stephen and Graham Fagan, of logistics group…

Reel Cinema Chorley News

Hollywood films to return to Chorley

A new six-screen cinema will bring the latest releases back to Chorley for the first time in a generation. The Reel Cinema will be part of the Chorley Council-owned Market Walk shopping centre extension, in the hope that it will…

Exact Abacus investment News

Exact Abacus invests for future growth

Chorley-based Exact Abacus has implemented the next stage of its growth strategy with an £8,000 investment in mechanical handling equipment for its highly digitised warehouse operation. The investment is part of the fulfilment specialist’s programme of continuous improvement to enable scalability…

Hayley Barritt CIPS News

CIPS student follows tutor to highest mark in the world

A Blackburn College student has earned the highest mark in the world for her Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Advanced Diploma – ten years after her tutor achieved the same feat. Hayley Barritt became the second student from Blackburn College…

Hive Skills Showcase News

Hive Skills Showcase helps students prepare for careers

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy hosted the BwD Hive Skills Showcase, an interactive event which saw 2,000 students develop their enterprising skills. Organised by Hive, Inspira, FutureU and DACA as part of National Careers Week, the annual event aims to increase…

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