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New direction to be taken for Skelmersdale transport plans

Lancashire County Council will continue to push for transport improvements in Skelmersdale, despite rail proposals to the government not moving to the next stage.

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Chorley cake business rises to the challenge with a little help from Boost's Growth Mentoring programme

A Chorley cake manufacturer has grown turnover by a half and significantly increased its output by moving to a new facility following mentoring advice from Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub.

An exterior image of Accrington Town Hall with flowers in the foreground

£1m funding boost for Accrington town centre plans

Exciting proposals to transform Accrington town centre take a step forward.

Preston Station Gateway Framework artist's impression of the railway station square

Rail HQ bid news won't change Preston Station Quarter redevelopment focus

Lancashire has missed out on being shortlisted in the national competition to host the Great British Railway Headquarters that received over 40 bids from interested towns and cities.

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New unit under construction at Lancashire Business Park

A new building under construction at Lancashire Business Park near Leyland will provide a current tenant with more space to develop their business.

Chloe Hampton, Colin Curtis, Jonathan Nelson, Shaun Turner

Lancaster firm sees four-fold growth and targets US expansion after Rosebud loan

A Lancashire organisation which helps companies to improve their sustainability is targeting US expansion after experiencing a four-fold increase in turnover with the support of a business loan from Rosebud.

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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.

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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.

From left to right - Shaun Turner, Zak Khan and Jason Kingston, Cube Thinking

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.

An artist's impression of the proposed Cottam Parkway Railway Station.

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.