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Two Zero Women Scaling Up - Cohort 1

Places available for Two Zero's 'mind-blowing' Women Scaling Up programme

Female business leaders in Lancashire are being invited to take part in a Lancashire County Council backed support programme following a successful first phase.

County Councillor Rupert Swarbrick-2

Green light for traffic measures linked to transformation of Preston city centre

Councillors have approved a series of fundamental changes that will transform how people travel in and around Preston city centre.

Business Owners Network

Boost launches new programme to help Lancashire business leaders flourish

Business owners and leaders in Lancashire are being invited to take part in a new funded programme which will allow them to work with other business owners to tackle key business challenges and maximise new opportunities.

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New plans proposed for South Lancaster road scheme

The route of a proposed new road in Lancaster is set to be altered to protect an area of valuable ancient woodland.

Craig Harris and Mark Gibbons

Accrington manufacturer doubles staff and goes global with Access to Finance support

An Accrington company which manufactures steel workspaces and stations is experiencing sustained turnover and staff growth after moving into a larger unit it purchased with the help of a Lancashire County Council finance service.

Councillor Jayne Rear with pupils and teachers from Ribblesdale High and representatives from Equans at the ground-breaking ceremony-2

Turf-cutting ceremony marks the start of Clitheroe school-building project

A turf-cutting ceremony has marked the official start of a new school-building project in Clitheroe.

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New express bus improves links between Skelmersdale and Liverpool

A new bus service launched this week makes it quicker and easier to travel between Skelmersdale and Liverpool using public transport.

Phillippa Williamson and Aidy Riggott

Lancashire business owners urged to talk to ‘brilliant’ Boost as part of support drive

The leader of Lancashire County Council has issued a call to action to Lancashire businesses to tap into the funded business support services delivered by its Growth Hub, Boost.

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County awarded £50m Levelling Up Fund for ambitious East Lancashire schemes

Lancashire County Council has been awarded £50 million from the government's Levelling Up Fund following the submission of an ambitious bid last year.

Eden Project North aerial view artist's impression August 2022

Eden Project Morecambe awarded £50m from Government’s Levelling Up Fund

The Eden Project has been awarded £50m in the second round of the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund to build the new Eden Project Morecambe in Lancashire.

Mary and Nicky Speakman - Code Galaxy - Boost mentoring

Husband and wife's digital agency aiming for the stars following Boost support

Blackpool-based website and software development agency Code Galaxy has grown its profit and turnover and plans to continue to grow its team after support from Boost’s Growth Mentoring programme.

Scaleup Leaders Network participants at Moorhouses

Lancashire County Council scaleup support service expanded due to high demand

A highly regarded support programme which helps the leaders of Lancashire scaleup businesses to improve their mindset and performance has been expanded due to demand.