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Burnley FC unveil plans for redeveloping Turf Moor
(Mon 08 Feb 2010 12:34)
Burnley FC have unveiled plans for the redevelopment of Turf Moor.
Young hospital artists have work displayed at Blackpool hospital
(Thu 04 Feb 2010 15:51)
Young patients at Blackpool Victoria Hospital have been brushing up on their art skills with a competition run by building contractors.
Â£3m funding for wind energy firms
(Tue 02 Feb 2010 12:07)
More than Â£3m of funding is to be shared between companies working working in the field of creating wind generated electricity.
Army fund re-launched as "ABF The Soldiers' Charity"
(Mon 01 Feb 2010 20:01)
The Army Benevolent Fund has changed its name to "ABF The Soldiersâ€™ Charity".
Franklins Hospitality signs Â£2.5 million deal with Preston North End
(Wed 20 Jan 2010 11:48)
Franklins Hospitality will supply match day hospitality for the whole of the new Invincibles Pavilion at Deepdale.
Paper plant to give North West jobs boost
(Wed 13 Jan 2010 13:19)
The North West is to get a welcome jobs boost thanks to large investment in a paper re-cycling plant by a Spanish firm, with backing the Government and North West Development Agency.
Cancer patient thanks hospital staff for marathon support
(Mon 11 Jan 2010 16:14)
A Lancashire man who is recovering from cancer has paid tribute to hospital staff who supported his fundraising efforts in the New York City Marathon.
Top "people" award for NHS Trust in Lancashire
(Fri 08 Jan 2010 13:25)
A Lancashire NHS health trust has become one of the first of its kind to attain a top level "Investors in People" award.
Northwest poised for economic growth in 2010
(Fri 08 Jan 2010 11:53)
The Northwest is poised for a period of economic growth in 2010 after encouraging signs of recovery from the recession, according to experts.
Lancs top woman cop named in New Year's Honours List
(Thu 31 Dec 2009 14:30)
The most senior female police officer in Lancashire has been honoured in the New Yearâ€™s Honours List.
Frisky staff and boozing at Xmas parties costs businesses millions
(Thu 24 Dec 2009 09:00)
15% of colleagues end up in the sack at the office Christmas do, a survey has found.
Survey reveals tradesmen don't show in two out of three cases
(Mon 21 Dec 2009 10:21)
Two out of three people have wasted time at home waiting for a tradesman that never turned up - according to a new survey.
Prince Phillip makes "truffle trees" a Christmas hit says Manchester firm
(Fri 18 Dec 2009 17:49)
Prince Philip has sparked a new craze that has made "truffle trees" a hit Christmas present among the ranks of keen suburban gardeners.
MP welcomes drop in West Lancashire jobless figures
(Fri 18 Dec 2009 17:02)
Labour MP Rosie Cooper has welcomed the new figures from the Office of National Statistics showing that unemployment in West Lancashire has fallen.
North West railways in Â£200m investment boost
(Mon 14 Dec 2009 14:50)
Three sections of railyway lines in the North West are to be electrified in a major investment scheme aimed at improving reliability and cutting journey times.
MP Rosie Cooper welcomes "Xmas High Street" shops boost
(Fri 04 Dec 2009 11:01)
West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has welcomed Government investment boost that will see an extra Â£52,500 spent in her consituency which includes Ormskirk and Skelmersdale.
Blackburn chairman Williams positive in the face of losses
(Mon 30 Nov 2009 11:26)
Rovers supremo John Williams remains upbeat despite the club reporting a Â£6.5million operating loss for the year ending 2008/09.
Burnley ground redevelopment back on the agenda
(Wed 25 Nov 2009 16:23)
Clarets chairman Barry Kilby believes the redevelopment of Turf Moor will go ahead once the club clears its outstanding debt in January.
Llancashire snacks firm tastes success thanks to "Rosebud" finance
(Mon 23 Nov 2009 11:27)
A Chorley savoury snack food business has developed thanks to Lancashire County Council's Rosebud Finance.
Â£1m aid pledged to flood affected businesses in North West
(Mon 23 Nov 2009 09:57)
Steven Broomhead, Chief Executive of the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) has announced that the Agency has made Â£1million avaialbe for for small businesses affected by the recent flooding.