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Business leaders crowned at LBA18

Downtown Lancashire in Business celebrated the very best of the Red Rose county at the 10th annual Lancashire Business Awards sponsored by Liverpool John Lennon Airport on Thursday 21 June 2018. The gala dinner which took place at the spectacular Stanley House Hotel & Spa, attracted over 200 business leaders ...

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Business leader backs calls to give TfN rail powers

The Chief Executive of private sector lobby group and business club Downtown in Business, Frank McKenna, is backing calls for Transport for the North to be given control over the management of rail services in the region. Following weeks of disruption and misery for Northern Rail passengers, McKenna, who organised ...

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Downtown celebrates 15 year anniversary

Downtown in Business will celebrate its fifteenth anniversary at an exclusive party hosted by the Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Liverpool later today. Over 100 business leaders will enjoy cocktails and lunch at the Dale Street venue, before the ‘after show’ event featuring a DJ and live entertainment. The founder and ...

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July/August launch of Lancashire Business View

Presenting the Lancashire Hotspots feature on Burnley In association with Burnley Council and sponsored by Boost Business Lancashire Lancashire Business View is heading to Burnley for the release of the July/August edition of the magazine – there’ll be the regular networking with those featured i

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Vincents supports new coffee house brand

Vincents Solicitors is supporting the roll out of a new chain of coffee shops across the UK. The Preston-based commercial property team is providing legal advice for Arabica Coffee, securing the properties for each outlet. Jaafar Touili and Mohammad Alnassar, who have more than 40 years’ industry experience between them, ...

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Applications now invited for Lancashire Tourism Awards 2018

Tourism businesses across the county have until Tuesday 31 July to submit their applications for this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards, following the official launch of applications on Monday 11 June.  Each year Marketing Lancashire, the county’s destination management organisation, delivers the only county-wide celebration of Lancashire tourism and presents awards ...

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Recycling Lives handed Sunday Times’ One To Watch award

Recycling Lives’ impressive growth and unique business model has seen it named by The Sunday Times as the One to Watch. The recycling and waste management business was handed the One to Watch award by the newspaper at a celebration of fast-growing firms in London on June 7. It had ...

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