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TES Radio adds to business development team

Following significant investment in its sales and marketing function, TES Radio has made two new business development staff. Andrew McNamara joins the Leyland-based wireless communications business having held senior business development roles in engineering, logistics and automotive with companies including Cromwell…

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Annmarie Whatmough Twentyone Appointments

Annmarie Whatmough joins Twentyone

Following a record year in turnover and profits, digital marketing agency Twentyone has appointed Annmarie Whatmough as account manager. The Blackburn agency has achieved a 27 per cent turnover increase and 74 per cent profits increase against the previous year. Annmarie’s appointment…

Bowker Porsche dealership News

Porsche dealership set for Preston

A new Porsche dealership is set to arrive in Preston after the city council approved plans for a 43,000 sq ft site at the junction of Watery Lane and West Strand Road. has received planning permission to build a new 43,000…

Lancashire Enterprise Adviser Network 100 News

100th school-employer pairing confirmed

Longridge High School in Preston has become the 100th school to join the Lancashire Enterprise Adviser Network. Launched in October 2016, the county-wide careers advice programme matches schools and colleges with volunteer local businesses to help boost employment prospects for young…

Forbes Solicitors Emma Swan Trishna Modessa Featured advice

Business planning for 2018

By Emma Swan, partner, and Trishna Modessa, trainee solicitor, Forbes Solicitors. As business owners and managers we often start the New Year with good intentions of reviewing our businesses and planning for the year ahead in order to be one…


PCMG to recover public sector overspend

Blackpool-based PCMG has been appointed to a new framework designed to recover £220m for the public sector. The cost recovery specialist has been awarded the Energy, Water and Telecoms lots on the Crown Commercial Service’s new ‘Spend Analysis and Recovery…


Cuadrilla makes advances at Preston New Road fracking site

Fracking firm Cuadrilla has announced positive test results from exploration drilling at its Preston New Road site, as the Court of Appeal rejected protests against its work there. The company has completed the drilling of a vertical pilot well to…

CoolKit Rupert Gatty News

CoolKit sales up for seventh consecutive year

Burnley-based refrigerated vehicle specialist CoolKit has registered a 21 per cent increase in revenues, marketing a seventh straight year of double-digit growth. The figures are in contrast to the light commercial vehicle market at large, which contracted by 3.6 per cent…

Lancaster BID grants News

Lancaster BID offers grants to city centre businesses

The Lancaster Business Improvement District is offering matched funding of up to £1,000 to help improve the appearance of the city centre. The scheme allows businesses to access grants to undertake improvement work to their premises, so long as they…

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