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One of the main remits of Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce is to be the voice for its Members, representing their views and helping to support them with real issues affecting their business. All representation & lobbying is carried out at local and national level with local government and policy makers.

Below you will find the latest news on Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce’s policy activities, business news from across North Lancashire and news stories from our Members.

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Allan to lead law firm in Lancaster and Morecambe

May 04, 2017
Harrison Drury solicitors has made Allan Sumner the new head of its Lancaster office.Allan, a specialist in commercial property and development law, joined Harrison Drury in April 2016 and will now spearhead the...

Transport Operator Compliance Services

May 04, 2017
Traffic Law Solutions Ltd has now been in operation for six years since Dave Collins and Neil Lever retired from the highly regarded Lancashire Police and North West Motorway Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement...

Protect your android phone from malware

May 04, 2017
Attacks on smartphone have surged nearly 400% in the last year according to a report from Sophos Labs and the Nokia threat report. Android phones and tablets account for nearly 81% of targets. Though Android...

Lancaster Dementia Friends Information Sessions

May 04, 2017
Lancaster BID, Reconnect Dementia Training and The Cumberland are encouraging residents to unite against dementia and become a Dementia Friends this Dementia Awareness Week (14-21 May). There will be free 45-minute...

Job spot! Join the Factored Team

May 04, 2017
Factored is an award winning multidisciplinary design studio based in Lancaster on the hunt for a full time graphic designer. We’re looking for an ambitious and energetic designer with personality who has a...

Powerful Emotions Released In Prison Drama

May 04, 2017
A captivating and moving drama exploring friendship between two prisoners during the most testing of times, is revived at The Dukes in Lancaster this Spring. The Island, set on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was...

Pub trio brings cheer to Rosemere

May 04, 2017
A trio of local community pubs are celebrating their refurbishment by committing to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The Owls Nest in Morecambe, The Station Hotel, Caton, and The Bowerham in Lancaster have...

Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce Broadband & Connectivity Survey

April 27, 2017
Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce Broadband & Connectivity Survey Is your business broadband up to the job? Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce are asking businesses in our district to...

Lancaster BID searching of a part-time BID Marketing & Events Assistant

April 27, 2017
Lancaster BID Open Up New Role After a very successful first year of being established as a company limited by guarantee, Lancaster BID are looking to recruit a part time Marketing & Events Assistant to complete...

Black Bear to judge prestigious North West awards

April 27, 2017
Black Bear IT Solutions’ managing director Richard Alford will join the judging panel for this year's prestigious regional E3 Business Awards. Designed to celebrate achievement in the fields of enterprise,...

The Lancaster Comedy Club

April 27, 2017
Gary Little. Gary is one of the most consistent and funny acts in Scottish comedy. He is recognised as a master storyteller, and is a regular headliner at many of the top comedy clubs in the UK. “Might look as...

Preparing for a marathon

April 27, 2017
If you’re running a marathon this year and you’re worried about the task ahead, relax. We have put together some useful tips to ensure you’re heading into your race as best you can. Correct Clothing...

Chamber Chat – Gemma Beaton

April 26, 2017
On 30th January BCC released its International Trade Survey results and found UK companies remain committed to strong trading relationships with European customers and suppliers despite the UK’s vote to leave...

Greyhound Bridge closure update

April 26, 2017
The County Council has been informed that the DfT are deferring all Challenge Fund decisions until after the General Election. This will move the programme by around 8 weeks and put the proposed "Road Closed" date...

Lancaster University Community Day: Sessions for the business community

April 26, 2017
Lancaster University’s Community Day is taking place on the University campus from 11am to 4pm on Saturday 6th May. With over 80 different activities taking place on the day, there is something for people of all...

New creative agency in Garstang

April 26, 2017
Arran Eleanor Creative Ltd, a creative marketing company based in Garstang, launched earlier this year with an ethos reflecting managing director Arran Rigney’s sentiment that “great marketing should be...

Chamber Chat – Steven Wood

April 20, 2017
The Importance of us all working together I don’t think I am going out on a limb to say that we all want our part of North Lancashire to be a great place to work and to do business. How do we do this? Well, one...

Stella Stena records 9% first quarter growth on its Heysham service

April 20, 2017
Leading ferry company Stena Line has reported a strong 9% year on year Q1 increase in its freight volumes on the Belfast – Heysham service. In the first three months of 2017, the company has carried over 31 000...

Food Festival Returns in Two Weeks

April 20, 2017
Lancaster Food and Drink Festival is all set to take place in a few weeks on Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May 2017 at Lancaster Leisure Park. Anyone who attended one of the biggest events on the district’s...

Lancaster University Tender Opportunities

April 20, 2017
Lancaster University is out to tender for a series of Maintenance & Small Works Contracts and is keen to attract local and/or small businesses. Suppliers will need to register (free of charge) on the In-Tend...
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