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Robb gives Blackpool business added spike

Journalist, broadcaster and punk musician John Robb played ringmaster as Blackpool launched its new conference guide and tourism film. The cover star of Marketing Blackpool’s 2013/14 Conference and Meetings Guide addresses business and tourism leaders to promote the resort. Now…

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Forrest lands £70m refurbishment contract

Preston-based social housing regeneration specialist Forrest has landed a £70 million refurbishment and maintenance contract with Bolton at Home. The 10-year deal will see improvement to 18,000 households across Bolton and includes the installation and repair of bathrooms and kitchens,…

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Red Rose Awards tickets now on sale

The deadline has passed, a record number of entries are in, and the judges are beginning to make the decisions that will see the interview shortlists announced on Friday afternoon. The Red Rose Awards is the event where Lancashire business,…

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Fort Vale raises research bar

Fort Vale, the Simonstone-based engineering firm, has expanded its UK operation. Work has now been completed on Fort Vale Engineering’s new £1.5 million innovation, research and revelopment centre and the firm hopes there will be scope to continue developing the…

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Spirit of Lancashire recognises outstanding voluntary work

The Community Foundation for Lancashire has announced the second Spirit of Lancashire Awards to celebrate outstanding work taking place in communities across the region. Lancashire Business View is one of the event sponsors. The Community Foundation connects donors to the…

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Higher-earners set to lose out after pension changes

Pensioners look set to benefit from a new flat-rate pension announced by the government today, but Preston-based financial advisory group Taylor Patterson warns some people will lose out. The 2013 budget will see the current basic state pension merge with…

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Beever and Struthers merges with The Company Books

Beever and Struthers, which has offices in Blackburn, has merged with a specialist practice in Tech City, the growing cluster of technology firms in East London, to spearhead a major drive into the media, digital and technology sectors. The Top…

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Law firm expands with finance advice

Just months after announcing Debbie Pettit as their first non-solicitor chief executive, Marsden Rawsthorn has entered the wealth management market in partnership with Torquil Clark IFA. Marsden Rawsthorn, which has offices in Preston and Chorley, has joined forces with Torquil…

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Eric Wright delivers £23M high school project

Preston-based Eric Wright Construction is set to complete a two year project to rebuild a state-of-the-art secondary school in Blackpool. Highfield Humanities College sits in the centre of South Shore, Blackpool and offers a community learning centre boasting a 15,000sqm…

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