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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.

East Lancashire firms join apprenticeship showcase

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:24pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TWO major East Lancashire firms took part in an international apprenticeship showcase of the latest hi-tech manufacturing technologies.

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.

Vacancies on rise

Lancashire Telegraph: Vacancies on rise

4:37pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

A growing sense of confidence among recruiters has been lent an extra boost by new research showing a 6 per cent quarterly growth in the number of advertised North West job vacancies.

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.

Chorley man used Government scheme to launch chocolate business

Lancashire Telegraph: Paul Williams has taken on eight staff

11:51am Thursday 10th April 2014

A CHORLEY man has used a Government scheme to turn dreams into reality after starting his own business as a chocolatier.

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.

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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.

Partnership pays off for East Lancs businesses

Lancashire Telegraph: Taking action to bring jobs to Halton

4:40pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

Working in partnership with Jobcentre Plus means that a business can agree to offer unemployed people who want to work the opportunity to get a job and progress their career, subject to their performance.

'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.

Blackburn finance firm takes on recruits

Lancashire Telegraph: Chris Ridehalgh of Aims Finance

10:00pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

BLACKBURN firm Aims Finance is seeking to recruit three new apprentices in business development and sales management.

Lancashire firms to benefit from business support programme GSS

4:03pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

TWO hundred Lancashire firms will benefit from a new business support programme tailored to the county’s ‘priority’ sectors.

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.

New jobs boost for Chorley

Lancashire Telegraph: The 13 new members of staff at Parcelforce

1:55pm Thursday 16th January 2014

A PROJECT between Runshaw Business Centre and the Jobcentre Plus has seen 13 new members of staff appointed at Parcelforce.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

East Lancashire apprenticeships take employees to the top

4:37pm Thursday 9th January 2014

APPRENTICE roles are taking East Lancashire employees all the way to the top.

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.


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