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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.


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.

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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.


Cabinet agrees £5m local 'Levelling Up' fund to boost growth

Lancashire County Council has unveiled a £5m fund to drive forward a new wave of economic growth by accelerating delivery of a multi-billion-pound pipeline of projects.

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Lancashire County Council-backed programme to help fast-growing businesses plan for the future

A targeted Lancashire County Council-backed business support programme has begun in the county, which will help the owners of eight fast-growing Lancashire businesses to prepare their companies for investment or sale.

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Have your say on Lancashire's Levelling Up fund bid

People can now have their say on how Lancashire County Council will shape a £50 million levelling up bid which aims to bring investment to the east of the county.

A concept plan for the Lancashire Central site at Cuerden - announced April 2022. 

Find out more about the development of the site at

Plans announced for key employment site in Central Lancashire

Development proposals have been announced for a major site in Central Lancashire, with a focus on high-quality employment uses and the potential to create around 2,000 jobs.

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Accessibility improvements at Burnley Manchester Road railway station on track

Plans to deliver much-needed accessibility improvements at Burnley Manchester Road railway station are expected to be taken forward by Lancashire County Council's cabinet.

Lancashire County Councillor Aidy Riggott, cabinet member for economic development and growth joined Rossendale Borough Council representatives and members of the business community for the official opening of Rawtenstall Town Square for the

Rawtenstall Town Square blooms

Improvements to Rawtenstall Town Square have this week been completed and open to the public once again.