Growth Lancashire become Northern Powerhouse partner
Growth Lancashire has signed up to become a Northern Powerhouse partner. The Northern Powerhouse is the Government’s ambition to bring together towns, cities and rural communities across the North to drive economic growth.
Lancashire Coal Mining Heritage Saved
Fairies and the coal industry seem an unlikely combination, but they have come together in a heritage rescue at Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire. The Industrial Revolution in the North West is mostly remembered for cotton and textile production. But Lancashire also played a significant role in coal production.
Emerson and Renwick set to grow
Accrington based precision engineering company Emerson and Renwick have announced ambitious growth plans after landing new orders worth over £40m. The company was founded in 1918 supplying finishing equipment to the textiles industry and later diversified into wallpaper printing machinery.
500 Boost for Growth Lancashire
Growth Lancashire has conducted its 500th Business Support Review as part of its contract to deliver the Lancashire Business Growth Hub, Boost. The advice sessions have so far resulted in more than 1,000 referrals to other services, including start-up support, mentoring, finance, skills and new product development.