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Hit the ground running with Downtown Lancashire in 2018

With Lancashire still not agreeing on a devolution deal, Downtown is inviting the county’s business community to get involved with a series of devolution events in the New Year to help lobby local and regional government. In a three part series, Downtown Lancashire in Business will host Cllr Simon Blackburn, ...

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Downtown Announces Growth Plans on back of Record Year

Downtown in Business is celebrating a record year as it gears up to establish the brand in two new locations in 2018. The company, which currently operates in Liverpool, Lancashire, Manchester, Leeds, and Birmingham, has hit the £1million turnover mark for the first time. During the year, the company has ...

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Sir Howard urges Lancashire to get it's act together

The former chief executive of Manchester City Council, and one of the key architects of the Northern Powerhouse initiative, Sir Howard Bernstein, addressed Lancashire entrepreneurs on Thursday 30th November 2017 at a special Leaders Lunch hosted by Downtown in Business at the Samlesbury Hotel. Sir Howard spoke at length about ...

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Leading business personalities celebrated at #WIBA17

Over 200 business leaders packed into The Villa, Wrea Green on Thursday 23 November 2017 to celebrate Lancashire's third annual Women in Business Awards, sponsored by VSI and hosted by Downtown Lancashire in Business. The gala awards dinner, presented by BBC presenter Jacey Normand, rewarded some of the best female ...

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Former PM wows Liverpool crowd as he launches latest book

The former Prime Minister Gordon Brown was in Liverpool this week to launch his new book ‘My Life, Our Times’. Speaking at a packed St George’s Hall, Brown gave a virtuoso performance as he reflected on his time as an MP for thirty-two years, the Chancellor for ten years, and ...

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Members News

Further expansion of B&M Waste Services

Leading waste management company B&M Waste Services are delighted to announce the acquisition of the trade waste collection business from Martland Skip Hire based in Burscough. As a family run business with a recycling and service focus, the Martland operation was a natural fit into the B&M.B&M Waste have contacted ...

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Rebekah joins E Lancs Employment & HR team

The East Lancashire office of regional law firm Napthens has grown with the appointment of a new Employment and HR team member. Employment law adviser Rebekah Lindeman has joined the team based in Blackburn.

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Lancashire Agency Wins National Charity App Development Project

Preston based digital agency, Tienda Digital, have been appointed to develop a mobile app for retailTRUST, a national trade charity that supports everyone involved in retail and the related service industries. retailTRUST delivers emotional, physical, financial and vocational support to the 4.5 million people involved with the UK retail sector. ...

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Lancashire’s business success to be celebrated at Red Rose Awards 2018!

Businesses across Lancashire are being called on to enter the national award-winning Red Rose Awards, which will celebrate the success of business across the county. The event, which has attracted a sell-out audience in the last four years, is produced by Lancashire Business View – the magazine for commerce, industry ...

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