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Work experience pilot places students within NHS

A new work experience pilot has helped 20 students get hands-on in a variety of roles within the NHS. The project saw the Nelson and Colne College students complete clinical or non-clinical placements with the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust Clinical placements included…

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Matt Riley set to purchase full control of Daisy

Entrepreneur Matt Riley is expected to purchase full control of Daisy after rejecting a bid from a private equity firm that would have valued the company at £1.6bn. Riley founded the telecoms company in 2001, expanding it through organic growth…

Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone News

Blackpool pitches for £29m to invest in Enterprise Zone

Blackpool Council is seeking £28.8m in funding to develop Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone with plans to generate £300m of private sector investment and create 5,000 jobs. The council is the accountable body for the EZ on behalf of the Lancashire Economic…

Neuro DropIn News

Neuro DropIn announces new board of trustees

Neuro DropIn, the Lancaster-based charity supporting people affected by neurological conditions, has unveiled its new board of trustees. The organisation made the move, announcing that it is on ‘the cusp of change’. Founder Sharon Jackson said: “With a shortage of…

Springhill Care Home leads News

New care home roles to improve standards

Springhill Care Home has elected three members of staff to take a lead on improving standards of care.   The newly-created positions, all clinical leads, have been designed to maintain and raise the standards of care within the Accrington business.…

Twentyone Sam Fletcher and CoolKit Loredana Emmerson News

Twentyone wins CoolKit contract

Dgital marketing agency Twentyone has won a four-way pitch to deliver digital marketing and strategy for Burnley-based CoolKit. CoolKit, which is the largest converter of refrigerated vans in the UK, providing vehicles used by the pharmaceuticals, foodservice, catering and analytical…

eorigen npif News

eOrigen to create 36 jobs with £250,000 funding

Preston-based eOrigen Learning and Communications will create 36 new jobs after securing £250,000 of funding from NPIF. The digital production company creates digital media and bespoke e-learning and training content. The funding will help EO launch and grow INPIN, its learning and…


The war on plastics we have to win

Distressing TV images of wildlife suffering due to plastic waste polluting the world’s oceans and waterways have prompted affirmative action by the UK government. Chancellor Philip Hammond and environment secretary Michael Gove recently announced consultation processes on turning manufacturers and…

UCLan Recyling Lives News

UCLan and Recycling Lives unveil energy-neutral recycling plan

A UCLan chemical engineer has joined forces with Recycling Lives to generate energy from waste, which could see a 15-acre recycling plant operating at energy-neutral levels. Dr Ala Khodier, an associate from the University of Central Lancashire, has been working…

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