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Entrepreneurs share £30k after impressing Lancashire Innovation Challenge judges

Three innovative entrepreneurs have secured a slice of a £30,000 prize pot after impressing judges in Lancashire County Council's Dragon's Den-inspired competition.

Women scaling up

Business support for Lancashire women scaled up with new holistic growth programme

Female business owners and decision makers in Lancashire are being invited to apply for an impactful six-month support programme backed by Lancashire County Council, which will prepare their organisation for rapid growth.

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Rural business owner praises 'invaluable' support from Lancashire County Council

An entrepreneur with a passion for artisan food and the great outdoors has praised the wide range of support available through Lancashire County Council's Rural Recovery Fund.

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Major refurbishment of White Cross Business Park buildings is underway

Work on a major refurbishment of White Cross Business Park in Lancaster has begun, with the aim of attracting more innovative businesses in the growing digital and technology sector.

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Euro Energy Group vows to ‘give back’ to the local community as it eyes rapid expansion with the help of Two Zero

A fast-growing Lancashire company providing energy efficient and renewable heating systems, insulation and electric vehicle charging points intends to 'give back' to the county as it aims to double in size in the next year with support from Two Zero.

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Key stage in development of a new railway station for north west Preston

Plans for a new railway station on the north west side of Preston will take a step forward with the search for a construction contractor.

Nick Comer and the Rosetta Brands team in Garstang

E-commerce business expands into international food and drink market after growth support from Boost

A Garstang-based Amazon e-commerce specialist has opened an Australian office and is expanding into new markets including the US and Singapore after receiving funded business growth support from Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub.

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Key milestone for Re-imagining the Harris project

The redevelopment of the Harris in Preston will take a significant step forward this week, with councillors set to approve £750,000 now that delivery of project is ready to commence.

Levelling Up Lancashire

Lancashire's Levelling Up Fund bid in its final stages as deadline approaches

Lancashire's £50m bid to the Government's Levelling Up Fund is edging closer, with senior councillors set discuss the county council's plans this week ahead of the July deadline.

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Lancashire County Council supports Haslingden business' growth plans with £300k Rosebud loan

A Lancashire headquartered provider of technology services to SME businesses is planning a major expansion, including the creation of 25 new jobs, after receiving a £300,000 loan from Rosebud.

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Aerial pictures show new junction taking shape

New aerial pictures show Lancashire’s latest major motorway improvement emerging in the spring sunshine.

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Lancashire County Council names new Executive Director of Growth, Environment and Transport

Lancashire County Council has named Phil Green as its new Executive Director of Growth, Environment and Transport following an external recruitment exercise.