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Philip Ghayour

Philip Ghayour
The Samuel James Group’s Publications Editor & PR and Marketing Manager. Philip has a degree in Journalism from the University of Salford and has completed an MSc Marketing from Lancaster University, Philip has also worked at BBC Radio Lancashire, Clitheroe Football Club and Accrington Stanley Football Club.

Cotton Court launches start-up competition

Preston business centre, Cotton Court, has launched a competition to help local start-ups achieve their goals.

Nixon Williams staff raise £20,000 for charity

Staff at Blackpool-based Nixon Williams have handed over £20,000 to two children’s charities after taking on a series of fundraising activities including long-distance bike treks, assault courses and fancy-dress competitions.

Rovers CEO cuts the ribbon at Walmsley Wilkinson Associates

Steve Waggott, CEO of Blackburn Rovers was the VIP Guest at the office opening ceremony of Ribble Valley-based executive recruitment firm, Walmsley Wilkinson Associates.

HBD and Barnfield acquire M6 corridor site

Henry Boot Developments (HBD) and Barnfield Construction have acquired an 18-acre strategic development site in Preston from Greater Manchester Property Venture Fund.

Region’s manufacturers still planning investment despite Brexit concerns

Half of North West SME manufacturers plan to increase their capital investment spend in the next 12-months despite the uncertainty of Brexit, according to an influential business survey.

School raises the roof after homebuilder donation

Woodplumpton St Anne’s Primary School has received a generous donation of £1,000 from national homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey North West.

KRPR appointed to work with historic Ludlow hotel

The media and communications for one of England’s most historic hotels will be handled by a Chorley PR agency who boast a wealth of experience in the hotel and hospitality industry.

WBD draws up plans for Chorley listed building

Blackpool-based Architectural design and consultancy business, WBD, has completed innovative plans for a Grade II listed building in Chorley.

Accountancy firm support career progression among young people through apprenticeship scheme

Accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley are supporting young talent by offering an apprenticeship scheme to school and college leavers.

The North Lancs Expo is back for its third year running

Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that the third North Lancs Expo will take place on Friday 20 September and Saturday 21 September at the Lancaster Brewery.

A sauce manufacturer and a veterans’ charity have joined forces

The Nowt Poncy Food Company was founded in Water, Rossendale, in 2016 and now has five successful sauces, which sell UK-wide.

Forbes Solicitors appoints Jane Burbidge

Jane Burbidge has re-joined leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors as a Partner and Head of the Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts Team.

STEP qualified solicitor joins Vincents in Lytham

Vincents Solicitors has welcomed Zoe Fleming, a highly experienced private client lawyer, to the firm. A member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and STEP qualified, Zoe has more than 12 years’ expertise in private client work, primarily in providing legal services for older people.

Rosemere’s ticket to ride from Redline

Preston bus company Redline has just the ticket for Rosemere Cancer Foundation – for the third year running, it is to provide a free shuttle service for those taking part in the charity’s annual, Eric Wright Group sponsored Walk in the Dark fundraiser.

ICG pledges its support to Lancashire Mind 

ICG has pledged its support to Lancashire Mind for its 25-hour charity fitness challenge as it celebrates 25 years of success.