Members' News

L&M College seeking work placements

November 10, 2016
Lancaster & Morecambe College students are looking for opportunities to gain experience in business studies, travel & tourism, hospitality & catering and IT related disciplines. If you have any...

#GrowingLancashire campaign launch

November 10, 2016
Lancashire in £50m business growth pledge following #GrowingLancashire campaign launch • #GrowingLancashire campaign aims to grow county’s economy by £50m by 2018• Campaign run by Boost;...

Maternity rights are often overlooked

November 03, 2016
Pregnancy in the workplace and the maternity leave that follows is one of a working mother’s greatest concerns, yet it can sometimes be overlooked as such an important time to their employers. Whether the time...

Chamber Chat with Alistair Eagles

November 02, 2016
In a few days time, the M6 Heysham link road, known as the “Bay Gateway” will open and will fundamentally change traffic flow in the Lancaster region. It will massively improve access to Heysham Port for...

EXPANSION PLANS FOR HEYSHAM WITH £10M FACILITY INVESTMENT

November 02, 2016
A new link-span bridge at the Port of Heysham is set to increase throughput at the Lancashire port by allowing it to accommodate larger RoRo vessels operating on the Irish Sea. The £10m investment by owners...

Lancaster Specialist Rubber Manufacturer Celebrates Trio of Project Wins

November 02, 2016
The UK’s specialist rubber sheeting and rubber coated textile manufacturer, White Cross Rubber Products Limited, is celebrating a trio of project wins that have taken its products across the country and...

Lancaster District Design Awards - 2016 Winners

November 02, 2016
Inaugurated in 1986 as a part of a national initiative called Time for Design, the Lancaster District Design Award scheme has run for 30 years.  In that period it has recognised nearly 200 schemes and projects in...

Chamber Chat with John O'Neill

October 25, 2016
Time to Shout Out About The Flood Defences In the aftermath of the floods in December last year, the local authority and Environment Agency said that flood defence works were planned for the River Lune in...

Hotfoot launches New Neuro DropIn Website

October 14, 2016
An award-winning Lancaster based charity that supports people affected by neurological conditions and their families has launched its brand new website www.neurodropin.org.uk designed by creative agency Hotfoot as...

Chamber Chat with Brendan Hughes of ICU Security NW Ltd

October 14, 2016
Amongst other things I am the owner of ICU Security based in Morecambe. With the cutting of policing budgets and the perception that police are less visible, I have seen a sharp increase in demand for private...

Bright Outlook for Lancashire Firm

October 14, 2016
For Lancashire firm, LARS Communications, the outlook is bright, thanks in part to a number of contract awards from the Met Office to carry out improvements to its radar infrastructure. LARS Communications is an...

Four new trainees for Harrison Drury

October 14, 2016
A Lancaster law firm has recruited four trainee solicitors as part of its annual intake of new legal talent. Harrison Drury, based on Castle Hill, has offered training contracts to Gill Ashcroft, Emily Leeming,...

Chamber Chat with Mal Garnett

September 26, 2016
As the latest addition to the Board of Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce of Commerce I’ve been asked several times why I put myself forward. It’s 12 years now since I first moved to Lancaster. When...

Chamber Chat with John O'Neill

September 08, 2016
In less than two months we will have a brand new bypass from the M6 to Heysham that should alleviate many of the traffic pressures that has held development back in the District, but the road is just the beginning,...

Castle Hill Composite

September 08, 2016
Composite is a collaborative exhibition by Lancaster-based printmakers, Jenny McCabe and Bonnie Craig. They’ve used a range of techniques to create their work including drawing, collage, rubbings and...

Drama see memories flooding back - 2015 floods

September 08, 2016
“The floods of December 2015 will go down in the collective memory of Lancaster as the days which brought the city together through adversity… Alternative Outcomes’ perspective on that night has...

Announcement from Gary Rycroft, Chair of The Dukes

September 02, 2016
“I would like to announce that Joe Sumsion, Artistic Director, will be leaving The Dukes in order to take a new and exciting career direction pursuing freelance directing and university teaching. Whilst we are...

Chamber Chat with Sandra Cottam-Shea, SCS Logistics and Chamber Director

September 02, 2016
Lorries are very much an integral part of our economy. Almost everything you touch, wear, eat, drink or smell will have been delivered on a wagon. The logistics industry is the fourth biggest employer in this country...

Three new recruits help drive Pinington’s planned growth

September 02, 2016
Pinington have taken on three new key staff members over the month of August to help with an ever increasing workload and planned sustain growth. Steve Ecob - Contracts Manager Recently of Robertson...

Flood Update

August 25, 2016
The recent heavy rains over the weekend have served to remind us of potential risks the wet weather poses to businesses located on the Lune and also at the bottom of Lancaster town. Heavy rainfall in parts of...
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