Downtown News

Downtown acquires London events brand

Private sector lobby organisation and business networking club Downtown in Business has acquired a new event brand ‘The Last Thursday Construction Club’ (LTCC). The monthly event is hosted in London and Manchester, and since being established four years ago, over 1,500 property companies have registered as LTCC stakeholders. Originally the ...

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Business leaders crowned at LBA18

Downtown Lancashire in Business celebrated the very best of the Red Rose county at the 10th annual Lancashire Business Awards sponsored by Liverpool John Lennon Airport on Thursday 21 June 2018. The gala dinner which took place at the spectacular Stanley House Hotel & Spa, attracted over 200 business leaders ...

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Business leader backs calls to give TfN rail powers

The Chief Executive of private sector lobby group and business club Downtown in Business, Frank McKenna, is backing calls for Transport for the North to be given control over the management of rail services in the region. Following weeks of disruption and misery for Northern Rail passengers, McKenna, who organised ...

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Members News

Napthens welcomes new hire to Blackpool & Fylde

Regional law firm Napthens is continuing its growth with the appointment of a residential property specialist at its Blackpool & Fylde office. Solicitor Rebecca Hardee specialises in residential property conveyancing, handling a full range of property transactions. Before taking up her new role with Napthens, she trained as a solicitor ...

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£210k enhancement at the University Centre at Blackburn College

Students at the University Centre at Blackburn College are to benefit from a boost in renewed social spaces and technological offering due to a refurbishment project worth £210,000. Supported by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the University Centre at Blackburn College has developed the refurbishment project in ...

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Dining at The Villa Wrea Green

Sunday Dining Sunday is the day of rest so allow The Villa Wrea Green to do all the cooking and cleaning for you. When you dine at The Villa, you will be treated to a delicious three-course meal in their 2 AA Rosette Awarded Restaurant. Served from 12 noon - ...

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Fun experts see business booming

A Preston-based entertainment company has seen turnover rocket by a third in the last year. Sunshine Events, more commonly known as 'the 'Fun Experts,' provides fun equipment hire for events. The company has worked with clients including large corporate businesses such as Amazon and Google, television shows like Britain's Got ...

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Spring into the Summer with The Villa

Come by The Villa, Wrea Green and give their Afternoon Tea a try! They have four different menus to choose from, all of which are served daily from 12 pm - 5 pm, and presented on tiered stands along with a beverage. They can also serve gluten-free Afternoon Tea if desired. ...

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