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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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Opportunities for future growth in the North

24th May 2018 The Principal Hotel, Manchester The success of UK companies must come from their ability to innovate, export, expand, garner government support and to build recognisable brands that will one day become world renowned. This success does not come without its challenges as companies search for growth capital, ...

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Festival Chairman Urges County Business Leaders to Back Major Event

Lancashire business leaders came together for a special Downtown event this week, where the Chairman of the International Business Festival, Max Steinberg, outlined the programme for the biggest business event in the UK this year. The three-week, government-backed festival, will be hosted in Liverpool from 12th June. Over 100 countries ...

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Downtown partners with Financial Times for major conference

Downtown in Business has been selected by the Financial Times as the media partner for the forthcoming FT UK Business conference in Manchester. The event is taking place on 24th May at the Principal Hotel, and confirmed speakers include Jurgen Maier of Seamans, Bridgette Rosewell of Volterra Partners, and Northern Powerhouse ...

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Minister urges Lancashire to get devo deal done

Lancashire is in danger of falling behind Manchester and Liverpool if it doesn’t get its act together on devolution. That was the stark warning given to county politicians by Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry at a special ‘Devo Lancs’ event hosted by Downtown Lancashire in Business. Talking to an audience ...

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Members News

B&M Waste Scores a Hole in One with Leyland Golf Club

B&M Waste Services has supported the prestigious Leyland Golf Club in diverting a staggering 100% of their waste from landfill when, previously, all waste was disposed of in this way. The 18-hole parkland course was looking to boost their green credentials whilst also significantly improving their waste strategy. As both a local

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Recycling Lives named Recycling Business of the Year

Recycling Lives has been named Recycling Business of the Year in a national environmental awards. The recycling company took home the top accolade along with the Metals Recycling Business of the Year award at Let’s Recycle’s annual Awards For Excellence. The awards, held in London on May 10, recognise the ...

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Lancashire takes lead in WW1 campaign

Lancashire has become the first partner county to pledge its support to There But Not There, a new fundraising campaign striving to raise in excess of £15 million for armed forces and mental health charities. The six-foot-high Tommies are part of a nationwide art installation called ‘There But Not There’ ...

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