Place on Tour: Burnley

Join Capita, Carillion, RED Partnerships, Indigo Planning, Knight Frank, Hourigan Connolly and others on a field trip to east Lancashire to see new development and occupational opportunities.

Whittle Jones site goes mobile

Simon Donohue

Demand from property professionals and potential occupiers accessing the internet on the move has led Whittle Jones Chartered Surveyors to launch a mobile version of its website.

Canal champions win arts funding

Arts Council England has awarded a consortium that includes Canal & River Trust and Barnfield Construction £2m to create cultural events along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in and around Burnley and Blackburn.

Leyland sheds available in summer

Council-owned Lancashire County Developments has appointed agents to market industrial units being built to replace a 450,000 sq ft shed destroyed by fire in December 2011.

Bolton’s city bid submitted

Bolton Council has submitted its bid to become a city to the government. The next round of city status awards form part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 marking 60 years since she came to the throne.

Downtown Preston spawns Professional Lancashire

Business networking and lobbying group Downtown Preston in Business is to spread its reach across the county with the establishment of a new brand, Professional Lancashire.