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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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Lancaster Digital Marketing Agency Wins Big at National RAR Awards

June 22, 2017
Lancaster-based digital marketing agency, SQ Digital, are going from strength to strength and experienced great success in this year’s prestigious RAR Digital Awards, achieving nominations in eight award...

Chamber Chat with Vicky Lofthouse

June 15, 2017
The growth of the internet, for better or for worse has affected many of the traditional ways to collect information, advertise oneself and do business. Many industries have been forced to adapt or to fade away. The...

Free support for local businesses

June 15, 2017
Local businesses and entrepreneurs are being invited to a free business support and networking event later this month to help them prepare for the challenges they may face as a result of the UK leaving the EU. The...

Nublue’s 3 R’s accredited

June 15, 2017
Three hosting gurus from Lancaster based ecommerce experts and hosting providers Nublue have successfully completed their LPI-e accreditations. Raoul, Reece and Rickie, Nublue’s “three R’s”,...

Introduction to Equity Investment

June 15, 2017
Lancashire’s Investment Readiness programme is a coherent, structured programme of investment-led input, investment readiness guidance and support.

Call for Action

June 15, 2017
Do you currently employ University graduates? Do you feel passionate/concerned/interested in connecting young people studying business with the real world of work? If yes, Nicky would love to have the opportunity to...

Lottery funding to help preserve Morecambe Bay natural history

June 15, 2017
The University of Cumbria along with Natural England, the Forestry Commission and Cumbria Wildlife Trust has received support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the development of the South Cumbria species...

Chamber Chat – Mental Health Awareness week with Jon Powell

June 08, 2017
Did you know the 16th to the 22nd May was mental health awareness week? This may have passed you by. However mental health and wellbeing has been at the forefront of my mind these past few years. I’ve seen...

Why Exhibit at the North Lancs Expo – 24th & 25th September

June 08, 2017
The North Lancashire Expo offers exhibitors a unique opportunity as a chance to meet the areas most diverse gathering of business owners, decision makers and entrepreneurs. It targets high-achieving companies from all...

Immediate Actions to Improve Security of a Site or Venue

June 08, 2017
There are some simple, practical actions you can take immediately to help improve the security ofyour site. This links with prior NaCTSO and CPNI advice. For further information click here PEOPLE SECURITY ACTIONS...

31% increase in self-reporting of data breaches

June 08, 2017
There is plenty of evidence to suggest that data security tops the minds of IT Managers and all of those tasked to administer data-bearing assets, from planning and deployment, to utilisation and retirement. But there...

Speaker line-up confirmed for university research and innovation event

June 08, 2017
A diverse range of speakers from across the University of Cumbria have been assembled to appear at a conference aimed at bringing academics and businesses together. Cumbria Research & Innovation 2017 is the...

Job Spot – Chief Executive – MIND

June 08, 2017
Please find below and attached the exciting opportunity to be Lancashire Mind's next Chief Executive. Please share far and wide. Do you want a once in a lifetime opportunity to lead a revolution? Lancashire Mind is...

New low carbon programme for Lancashire businesses starting soon

June 08, 2017
Lancaster University Management School has just a few places left on its new Low Carbon Innovation Forum. The programme kicks off on 21st June and will be of interest to businesses looking to innovate and understand...

Mark Cueto pro-am charity golf classic

June 08, 2017
Hillside Golf Club, SouthportThursday 6TH JULY 2017Please email Adrian French @ for a Team Entry Form for you to complete and return to secure your place. The organisers are sure this year will be...

HM-Network Blog - Broadband & Connectivity

June 01, 2017
In April following a number of comments from members about how internet connectivity, or lack of sufficient connectivity can impact business operations, Lancaster Chamber of Commerce set up an online survey to...

Chamber Chat - Mal Garnett

June 01, 2017
Locally, I am referred to as an ‘offcomer.’ I come from Newcastle originally – but apparently, have a strange South African accent. So recently I felt very proud when I heard myself being referred to...

Lancaster District’s new mayor, Roger Mace, encourages apprenticeships

June 01, 2017
At annual council on 12 May, The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Lancaster, Councillor Roger Mace said: "In my twenties, I was apprenticed to the grandson of a Prime Minister while training to become a chartered...

Inspiring Business Growth 2 – the sequel

June 01, 2017
Following the successful launch of Inspiring Business Growth last November, you are invited to Lancaster City Council’s, supported by the Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce, second event Inspiring...

Lancaster and Morecambe Prince’s Trust

June 01, 2017
The Prince’s Trust run a 12-week developmental programme called Team for young people aged between 16 – 25. It’s a team building programme of which more information can be found in attached link....
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