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Kristen Durose Red Star Wealth Management Featured news

Building trust through powerful client relationships

By Kristen Durose, managing director, Red Star Wealth Management. To achieve meaningful results from the wealth management process, an ongoing long-term bond between client and adviser has far greater impact than one-off consultations. Relationship-building is crucial for breaking down barriers and…

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Fiona Lambert Hotfoot Appointments

Fiona Lambert joins Hotfoot

Lancaster-based Hotfoot Design has appointed Fiona Lambert as senior designer, bringing with her a wealth of experience, having spent just under ten years at Fat Media. Fiona trained as a graphic designer at De Montfort University in Leicester and has…

Looking ahead to 2018 Exclusive

The year ahead: Let’s not get left behind!

Damian Waters is brutally clear on the challenge facing Lancashire in 2018. “Manchester is on to its seventh devolution deal already and Lancashire is being left behind,” he points out. The regional director of the CBI is also crystal clear…

Standfast & Barracks News

Fabric printers invest £650,000 in new machinery

Lancaster-based Standfast & Barracks has invested £650,000 in developing its digital fabric printing capability. The new machinery is part of an ambitious investment and expansion strategy to increase its international customer base. The 90-year-old premium fabric printer is the first UK…

Eaton Point News

£3m warehouse facility set for Chorley

A new £3.3m, 50,000 sq ft warehouse project is set for Eaton Point in Chorley after property specialist Pochin’s appointed developer Chancerygate. The new scheme has planning permission for 13 units aimed at the SME sector, with the range of units…

Loxta News

Loxta set to expand overseas following investment

Clitheroe-based door hardware manufacturer Loxta Hardware is set to expand its product range and expand overseas for the first time after securing a £50,000 investment. The finance was facilitated by the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund and BFS & MSIF Microfinance,…

Eric Wright Preston Trampower News

Eric Wright appointed to £25m tram project

Preston Trampower has appointed Eric Wright Civil Engineering as the contractor for an ambitious £25m plan to bring tram services back to Preston for the first time since the 1930s. The proposed Guild Line will consist of 3.5-mile tramway, starting…

The Sycamores News

First look at The Sycamores housing development

Story Homes has published an artist’s impression for its first development in Blackburn, called The Sycamores. The new development features 205 homes, including three, four and five-bedroom detached and semi-detached homes providing up to 1,905 sq ft of living space.…

Spinning Block Holmes Mill LBV Recommends

Boutique hotel added to £10m development

The Spinning Block at Holmes Mill in Clitheroe is the North West’s newest and most exciting boutique hotel. The 40 bedroom hotel, along with the Bistro, Bar and Grill, opened at the end of October as the latest phase in…

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