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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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Local Plan Consultation Report: Addendum to Appendix 2

August 10, 2017
On 5 July 2017 Lancaster City Council published 'The Developing a Local Plan for the Lancaster District Consultation Report 2017' which provides an overview of responses to the Local Plan consultation 27 January 2017...

Centre for Global Eco-Innovation Showcase 4-8pm, Wednesday 20th September, Lancaster University

August 10, 2017
You are invited to the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation showcase event. This is an award winning centre which supports the development of new products and services with environmental benefits. Part funded by the...

Lancaster-based SilverDoor and Citybase Apartments announces new brand positioning.

August 10, 2017
As of July 2017, SilverDoor Apartments will continue focusing solely on booking serviced apartments for corporate clients, while Citybase Apartments will handle all non-business and leisure stays. This market...

Thanks For The Morecambe Memories

August 10, 2017
There will be three opportunities to take a wander down Morecambe’s Memory Lane soon, courtesy of The Dukes. Morecambe On Film is a collection of professional and amateur archive footage from the resort’s...

How to exhibit in the UK National Pavilion at ADIPEC 2017 – Abu Dhabi International Petroleum and Exhibition Conference

August 03, 2017
Why exhibit? Since its launch in 1984, ADIPEC has provided an unrivalled opportunity for experts and professionals to gather in Abu Dhabi, the heart of the oil and gas industry. Exhibiting on the UK National...

Chamber Chat with John O'Neill

August 03, 2017
With the government proposing to ban the sales of all internal combustion vehicles by 2040, thoughts immediately turn to alternative forms of transport and will the national infrastructure support an all-electric...

The latest fraud & cyber alerts to watch out for

August 03, 2017
• 'Money hungry’ employees sought for Wolf of Wall Street style Boiler Rooms.• A scammer who used a kids party as a hook to socially engineer parents.• Jaff ransomware being spread by infected...

Greyhound Bridge Closure

August 03, 2017
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce, and both the local Business Improvement Districts, Lancaster and Morecambe, welcome the positive news that the proposed closure of Greyhound Bridge will not take place until...

You are invited to exhibit at the first Workplace Wellbeing Conference in Lancashire. On the back of the success of Lancashire Mind’s mentally healthy workplace forum, Lancashire Mind are working with partners to bring local employers together from acro

August 03, 2017
You are invited to exhibit at the first Workplace Wellbeing Conference in Lancashire. On the back of the success of Lancashire Mind’s mentally healthy workplace forum, Lancashire Mind are working with partners...

Dunkirk Spirit To Lift Cinema

August 03, 2017
The story of local soldiers at Dunkirk will be told at a special talk organised to coincide with a film screening at The Dukes this August. The latest big screen version of the famous World War Two evacuation –...

Nublue Dress Up Lakeland Leather’s Ecommerce Site

August 03, 2017
Magento ecommerce experts Nublue have recently launched a brand-new website for Lake District based fashion brand, Lakeland Leather. The Lancaster agency were tasked with bringing the outfitter’s online presence...

Kids: shop, don’t strop over Summer!

July 26, 2017
New River recruit child psychologist to help parents tame toddler temper tantrums in their shopping centres Over two-fifths (42%) of Morecambe parents claim their child has thrown a tantrum whilst shopping, with...

Community Fundraiser – St John’s Hospice

July 26, 2017
St. John’s Hospice is looking for a Community Fundraiser to work 37.5 hours a week. Location: Fundraising Department, St John’s HospiceHours: 37.5 p/wRole Type: PermanentPay: £20,865 - £21,489...

Chamber Chat with Marcus Angell

July 26, 2017
Lancaster really is an attractive city, nestled between green hills rising up from the River Lune, with our historic castle centre stage and the Lakes’ fells in the distance. It ought to be a destination of...

China Catalyst Programme – Market visit to Guangzhou – Expressions of Interest

July 26, 2017
As part of the Lancaster China Catalyst Programme (www.lancaster.ac.uk/china-catalyst) Lancaster Univeristy are looking for expressions of interest to participate in a Market Visit to Guangzhou, China in December this...

Keswick Tourism Association and Hotfoot Design Swap Vistas for Selfies to Promote the Real Keswick

July 26, 2017
Keswick Tourism Association*, and its award-winning, Lancaster-based creative agency Hotfoot Design, have launched an innovative new tourism campaign to attract new visitors to the Lake District town with...

Productivity is Key - Please fill in the Lancashire Productivity Survey 2017

July 26, 2017
“Productivity isn't everything, but, in the long run, it is almost everything. A country’s ability to improve its standard of living over time depends almost entirely on its ability to raise its output per...

We want to hear from you!!!!!

July 26, 2017
We want to hear about all your positive business news stories; anything from a new employee, moving premises; a re-brand or a new contract. We believe businesses in Lancashire have so many good stories to tell and we...

Why post-event massages are extremely beneficial

July 26, 2017
Massage can be used as an alternative (or in addition) to your normal cool-down routine. It helps to decrease muscle tone, allowing improvements in muscle length and joint range of movement as well as helping to break...

Chamber Chat – David Park

July 19, 2017
We’re All Going On Our Summer Holidays It’s the time of year where many of us have been, are on or are thinking about our holidays. One of the main advantages of a holiday is getting away from the day to...
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