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Lancaster Destination Brochure 2016 6th January 2016

The BID are seeking to re-create the popular 2015 Destination Brochure to showcase the unique diversity of Lancaster's city centre offer. If you would like to be involved please complete the form be...

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NNDR Flood Relief Policy 6th January 2016

Floor relief is to be awarded as discretionary rate relief under s47 of the LGFA (Local Government Finance Act) 1988 and funded via s31 grant under the LGA (Local Government Act) 2003. This sch...

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Leap Frog Treasure Trail 6th January 2016

Leap Year Leap Frog Trail   The Lancaster BID Treasure Trail returns this February with a special leap year twist. Clues and directions will take participants to new parts of Lancaster cit...

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Business Rate Relief 18th December 2015

Lancaster BID are working closely with Lancaster City Council to ensure that businesses qualifying for any National Non-Domestic Rates (NNDR, also known as Business Rate) Relief schemes are identifi...

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Flood Recovery Grants Available 18th December 2015

Central government has announced that local authorities will be provided with Community Grants as part of the Communities and Business Recovery Scheme. This will be equivalent to over £500 per...

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Legal Advice for Flood-affected Businesses 11th December 2015

There are a number of businesses affected by the flooding and storms last weekend, that find themselves needing to seek legal advice.  Both FSB and Chamber of Commerce offer legal protection ...

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Floor Support Update from LDCOC 10th December 2015

Earlier in the week the Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce team appealed  for help from local businesses in the wake of flooding in Lancaster, Morecambe and surrounding areas, the fol...

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Extended Free Parking to Help Businesses 10th December 2015

Free Car Parking   Car parking is free in Lancaster City Council Car Parks, Marketgate and St.Nics Car Parks (not on-street parking), Every Thursday evening after 6.00 pm from the 26th Novemb...

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Free Advertising For Flood-Affected Businesses 10th December 2015

The Bay in partnership with Lancaster Business Improvement District, Morecambe Business Improvement District and Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce, is to spread the message that the Lancaster &...

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Business Recovery Centre in City Lab 10th December 2015

A Business Recovery Centre has been set up to provide help and advice to flood hit businesses in Lancaster. Based in Lancaster City Council's CityLab building in Dalton Square, the aim of the cent...

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Market Square Trees Statement 2nd December 2015

Lancaster City Council have approached Lancaster Business Improvement District to consult with the businesses on their experiences of the trees situated in Market Square. Lancaster City Council are ...

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One Thousand Pound Diamond for Treasure Trail Winner 30th November 2015

Last week the Lancaster BID team were celebrating after a successful voted ballot. Their "win" means that for a further 5 years the BID team will be able to continue with their good work throughou...

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Free Parking and Late Night Shopping 30th November 2015

Free Car Parking Car parking is free in Lancaster City Council Car Parks, Marketgate and St.Nics Car Parks (not on-street parking), Every Thursday evening after 6.00 pm from the 26th November to 17...

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Winter In The City 30th November 2015

Lancaster BID have got Christmas in Lancaster all wrapped up! The BID team have produced a leaflet containing lots of seasonal events taking place at Lancaster's attractions for visitors to enjoy d...

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Networking Events- How to Find New Business Opportunities 30th November 2015

If your diary of networking events looks much the same year after year perhaps you should look to shake things up a bit and add some new locations, venues and sectors into the mix. Some events are...

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