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Accrington company in driving seat with £260,000 spending

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:13pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MANUFACTURER of axles in Accrington is set to create six jobs after securing a massive grant.

Blackburn food firm’s taste of success

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:50pm Monday 13th October 2014

A HALAL food manufacturer based in Blackburn has won the headline prize at the English Asian Business Awards.

New major East Lancs business park’s centrepiece unveiled

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

PLANS have been unveiled for the centrepiece of a major business park which should bring 1,400 jobs to East Lancashire.

Crown paint could be a life-saver at Heathrow Airport

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:57pm Monday 6th October 2014

SPECIAL paint made in East Lancashire has been used in the new Terminal 2B at Heathrow Airport.

ADVERT: Farnworth Rose opens new office in Barrowford

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:40am Monday 6th October 2014

DUE to our continued success, Farnworth Rose solicitors are delighted to announce that we have opened a new location in Barrowford.

Lanway kits out Clarets with latest technology

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Monday 29th September 2014

IT specialists Lanway have won ‘goalden’ praise from the Premier League after kitting out the Clarets for their top-flight campaign.

£5.6m boost for young workers across East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

3:22pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW £5.6million scheme is set to help hundreds of employees across East Lancashire, it has been announced.

East Lancs-based Crown Paints reports rise in profits to £19.3 million

Lancashire Telegraph: £500k spend for new paints plant in Darwen

1:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

PROFITS at East Lancashire-based Crown Paints went up by £5million in the last financial year.

East Lancs firm that fits out refrigerated vans to double in size

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Monday 15th September 2014

A FAST-growing business which manufactures insulated linings for refrigerated vehicles is planning to double in size following a £200,000 loan from Lancashire’s Rosebud Finance.

East Lancs pet firm’s products going down a treat!

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Monday 15th September 2014

AN East Lancashire pet food manufacturer has seen sales of its cat treats soar, giving it a share of almost 11 per cent of the booming cat treat market.

Halal market a feast of opportunities for East Lancs businesses

Lancashire Telegraph: General view of a butchers selling halal meat in Brixton, south London, as a review of labelling of halal meat will be conducted if the industry fails to deliver more transparency within the next few months, Downing Street has said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Phot

2:13pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

BUSINESSES in East Lancashire which supply products and services to Muslims are being urged to tap into the global boom in halal tourism.

White Recycling named official sponsors of Burnley FC

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Monday 8th September 2014

WHITE Recycling has become official sponsors of Burnley FC.

Firms sign up to Boost Business Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

A FURTHER 21 private and public sector organisations have signed up to give their backing to Boost Business Lancashire – the county’s £7.2million business growth hub.

Nelson Daisy chief set for £466m takeover bid

Lancashire Telegraph: Matthew Riley

3:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE chief executive of Nelson communications giant Daisy Group has indicated he could make a £466million bid to take over the company.

New director follows in dad's footsteps

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Monday 11th August 2014

A multi award-winning motor group has appointed a new director to help drive the business to new heights.

Burnley boss agrees to boardroom ban after tax debt

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

4:41pm Friday 8th August 2014

A COMPANY boss from Burnley who left the taxman with a £108,000 loss has been banned from the boardroom for three-and-a-half years.

East Lancs telecom firm creates new call centre jobs

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN East Lancashire telecoms company is creating 20 jobs at its call centre to cope with growing demand for its services.

East Lancs spa makes a £1m splash in first year

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN East Lancashire spa has notched up sales of more than £1million in its first year of operating.

Hapton business park deal to bring 200 jobs

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

4:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWO hundred jobs look set to be created as a second occupier signs up to the Burnley Bridge business park development in Hapton.

Schools plans are under fire by East Lancs educationalists

Lancashire Telegraph: Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Blackburn

3:06pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A PLAN to bring in an overarching structure for free schools and academies has been criticised by key East Lancashire figures.

Plaudits as East Lancs firm joins exclusive club of just 500 across the globe

Lancashire Telegraph: From left, Paul Nowell of Total Food Service, Lynda Armstrong OBE of the BSC, Peter Kozlowski and David Mellor of Total Food Service

2:40pm Monday 2nd June 2014

AN East Lancashire catering wholesaler which puts the health and safety of its staff first has won two internationally recognised awards.

University’s new links with China

Lancashire Telegraph: Strike call blow for UCLan chief

2:39pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

THE University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has announced a link-up with a Chinese institution.

East Lancs firm buys rival’s rights

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

2:40pm Monday 12th May 2014

AN East Lancashire company has purchased the intellectual rights of a main competitor and announced the possibility of new jobs being created.

Contracts waiver to seal deals

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

1:10pm Friday 9th May 2014

LANCASHIRE County Council’s ruling cabinet have extended 48 contracts with suppliers worth £17.9million a year because procedures to renew them had not been undertaken.

East Lancashire 3D-printing business set for expansion

Lancashire Telegraph: Alex Mayor and Paul Croft

2:41pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A FAST-growing business which supplies state-of-the-art 3D printers is set for further expansion after receiving free business support from Boost Business Lancashire.

Oswaldtwistle firm sets its sights on Chinese market

Lancashire Telegraph: Pneumatrol’s sales director Andy Nash seals the deal

2:59pm Monday 24th February 2014

A LEADING Oswaldtwistle-based pneumatic firm has signed a major deal to expand into the Chinese market.

Live LIVE PANEL: East Lancashire news and sport

Lancashire Telegraph: Facebook will not ban neknominate craze

9:45am Tuesday 18th February 2014

KEEP up-to-date with all the latest news and sport from across East Lancashire.

£1million contracts make it a record for Blackburn business

Lancashire Telegraph: ANDREW COOP

2:51pm Monday 17th February 2014

CLOUD computing experts CMS Group has notched up £1million of contracts in the last three months.

'Next generation' broadband to transform East Lancashire businesses

11:01pm Friday 24th January 2014

EAST Lancashire business leaders will discover how ‘next generation’ broadband can transform their businesses at an network event later this month.

Promethean World improves fortunes

4:48pm Friday 24th January 2014

BLACKBURN-based education technology company Promethean World said its fortunes had improved over the past year.

Full speed ahead for Blackburn-based firm Euro Garages

Lancashire Telegraph: Euro Garages Mohsin Issa, right and Zuber Issa, left, who are driving the business forward

7:00pm Monday 20th January 2014

A FORECOURT giant is increasing its presence across the UK after adding 48 Esso sites to its growing empire.

East Lancashire baker cooking up a new look

Lancashire Telegraph: Left to right, Lee Ashworth (high care manager) and Chris Filipinni (high care supervisor)

6:00pm Monday 20th January 2014

RE-BRANDED baker Clayton Park Bakery is ready to hit the shelves with a new look and also an industry-leading packaging information.

Blackburn solicitors get promotion

2:33pm Monday 20th January 2014

FORBES Solicitors has promoted Pauline Rigby to partner within the business law team.

Green light for access road to BAE work zone

Lancashire Telegraph: US LINKS The BAE plant at Samlesbury

4:30pm Friday 17th January 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a new access road to East Lancashire’s largest prospective employment site have been passed by county councillors.

Burnley in running for growth award

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Council’s Chief Executive, Steve Rumbelow

3:28pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

BURNLEY Council is in the running for a top award just months after the town was named the most enterprising in the UK by the Government.

Rolls Royce reports record sales

1:43pm Monday 13th January 2014

Rolls-Royce reported its fourth year running of record sales with 3,630 cars delivered to customers in 2013.

Earby insurance firm appoints Pendle agency for PR

1:38pm Monday 13th January 2014

EARBY-based West Craven Insurance Services has appointed Pendle agency Brandspankin’ to manage marketing and public relations. Jacqueline Jordan, Brandspankin’s managing director, said: “It’s great to be working with West Craven Insurance Services.”

Lancashire supermarket chain wins planning award

1:37pm Monday 13th January 2014

LANCASHIRE-based supermarket chain, Booths, has won a prestigious Planning Achievement Award for its ‘consistent and long term positive approach to the planning process’.

Lancashire businesses to benefit from support programme

1:36pm Monday 13th January 2014

MORE than 200 Lancashire businesses are set to benefit from a new business support programme tailored for firms in the county’s ‘priority’ sectors.

Blackburn breaks record for new companies formed over three months

1:35pm Monday 13th January 2014

BLACKBURN broke its own record for company formation during the first quarter of the year, according to figures in the latest Duport Business Confidence Report for the town.

North west projects boost UK construction industry growth

1:34pm Monday 13th January 2014

PROJECTS in the North West are boosting industrial construction growth in the UK, according to a new report.

Upmarket chain with stores in Clitheroe, Longridge and Chorley records record year

Lancashire Telegraph: Chairman Edwin Booth with a horse-drawn Booths carriage, reflecting the company’s proud history

1:32pm Monday 13th January 2014

AN upmarket supermarket chain with stores in Clitheroe, Longridge and Chorley has celebrated their best ever Christmas results with a total sales increase of more than six per cent.

Darwen youth centre spruced up using recycled Crown paint

Lancashire Telegraph: Volunteers helping to redecorate Reachout, Darwen

12:00pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

A YOUTH centre in Darwen has been spruced up thanks to recycled paint from the town’s biggest employer.

Making Mark on marketing

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Murray is managing director of India Mill-based TPW Design Consultants

3:40pm Monday 30th December 2013

BUSINESSES can gain a competitive edge by marketing hard and smart, according to a Darwen business owner.

Colne woman's big business step

Lancashire Telegraph: Rebecca Little with a range of shoes for the women with petite feet

3:35pm Monday 30th December 2013

YOUNG business entrepreneur Rebecca Little decided to take a big step for small feet — and started her own on-line retail business.

Get together to help give East Lancashire locals a lifeline

4:07pm Thursday 19th December 2013

PEOPLE across East Lancashire have been urged to help save their pubs.

Blackburn's Mall gets 'green' awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Loraine Jones

1:07pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

BLACKBURN’s The Mall shopping centre’s environmental credentials have been recognised with three ‘green’ awards.

VIDEO: Chocolate Picture Maker magic for East Lancs firm

Lancashire Telegraph: Magic Choc’s Chocolate Picture Make a festive treat is magic for East Lancashire firm

2:30pm Monday 16th December 2013

A TASTY toy distributed by a firm in East Lancashire has topped online sales charts in the run-up to Christmas.

Hoghton wife killer's knife frenzy

Lancashire Telegraph: Hoghton wife killer's knife frenzy

8:00am Friday 13th December 2013

A HUSBAND left a cryptic note before brutally stabbing his wife to death and then killing himself.

LATEST: Hoghton man committed suicide after killing wife, inquest hears

1:28pm Thursday 12th December 2013

A HUSBAND committed suicide after killing his wife.

Chris Hopper blog

Catch 22 situation on East Lancashire supermarkets (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/opinion/chris_hopper 6:04pm Wed 16 Mar 11

Chris Hopper: Tesco alone has opened 13 new East Lancashire stores in 10 years, from small Express convenience shops…

Blackburn Rovers blog: Finding new chairman will be huge task (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/opinion/chris_hopper 4:50pm Fri 4 Feb 11

Chris Hopper blog: Blackburn Rovers fans will - rightly - be disappointed and concerned about the exit of John…

Singing from a different hymn sheet (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/opinion/chris_hopper 4:28pm Fri 21 Jan 11

Chris Hopper blog: As the elected face and voice of town halls, council leaders are not renowned for making…

Cameron must offer more to regions on jobs (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/opinion/chris_hopper 5:08pm Tue 18 Jan 11

Chris Hopper blog: Last week, our survey of 20 top East Lancashire companies revealed that many are planning to take…

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