Local Events

Lets Do Business

As part of our networking group, we tell each other about events in the local area which may be of interest to our members.

We use this page to publish these events to our blog followers. If you have an event that you would like to publicise, please contact us to see if we can add it for you.

Tues 22 Oct, 12 – 2pm, Meet FSB – Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre at The Solaris Centre, Blackpool, FY4 1RW. Details on Eventbrite

Tue 22 Oct, 5.30 – 7.30pm, Dynamic Networking, at Last Drop Village, Hospital Rd, Bolton BL7 9PZ. Regular event, always on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Free to attend although attendees are asked to make a donation of their choice to the chosen charity. Register on Eventbrite.

Tue 22 Oct, 6.00pm – 8.00pm, Business Networking, at The Salvage House Collective, Whalley, BB7 9SP. Cost is £15.68. Register on Eventbrite.


Wed 30 Oct, 9.30 – 10.30am, Choose Chorley: HR & Payroll at Chorley Town Hall, PR7 1DP. Changes in legislation and how it impacts on businesses. Presented by Let’s Do Business member Studholme Bell and Forbes solicitors. Register on Eventbrite

Thu 31 Oct, 10am – 1pm, Environmental Policy Update at Mecure Dunkenhalgh Hotel, BB5 5JP. A lot has happened over the last year with environment and sustainability policy. Find out what it means for business with Martin Baxter, the Chief Policy Advisor at the Institute for Environmental Management & Assessment and the Chamber Low Carbon. Tickets from Eventbrite.

Wed 6 Nov, 9.30 – 11.30am Pink Link Ladies Business Networking at Astley Hall, PR7 1XA. Register on Eventbrite.

Thu 7 Nov, 7.30 – 9am, Inspire YZ: Business Breakfast , Chapel St, PR7 1BS. Third instalment of the Youth Zone Business Breakfast – on a Thursday this time, which doesn’t clash with LDB. Guest speaker, Nik Maguire. Free event includes hot breakfast, tea and coffee. Register with TryBooking

Wed 20 Nov, 9.30 – 10.30am Choose Chorley: R&D Tax Credits at Chorley Town Hall, PR7 1DP. Businesses of all sectors are saving £££ from HMRC by claiming for new product research and development. Presented by Let’s Do Business member Studholme Bell. Book on Eventbrite

Tue 26 Nov, 9am – 1pm Think Tank: Reflection, Assertiveness and Resilience at UCLan Media Factory, PR1 2XQ. Play Resilience Roulette with Andrew ‘Bernie’ Bernard. Book via Eventbrite

Wed 27 Nov, 8am – 5pm Lancashire Business Day at Crow Wood Hotel, BB12 0RT. Join Lancashire Business View to celebrate Lancashire Day. Click for more details.

>>> Fri 29 Nov, 7 – 9am LDB 10th Anniversary Meeting at Oak Royal. Contact us for an invite to celebrate a magnificient 10 years of generating new business, contacts and support for many local companies. Success starts at breakfast time!


Manchester Growth Hub have their usual workshops on their website: www.businessgrowthhub.com

Pink Link Ladies have a number of events on their website: www.pinklinkladies.co.uk

FSB Events visit www.fsb.org.uk/regions/north-west/events 

Local Networking Groups, see their websites for details

Shout Network

Business for Breakfast

Business Over Breakfast


Regular Events

Lets Do Business! – Every Friday morning 07:00 – 09:00 at Oak Royal Hotel, Golf and Country Club, Withnell, Chorley.
Link Up networking – on the third Thursday of the month 17:30 to 19:30 at Dantes Restaurant, Chorley. Contact Julia Monks of Handelsbanken for more information and follow on Twitter.
Chorley Tweetup – a networking meet-up for local tweeters, find details online
First Thursday Club, Bistrot Pierre, Preston – first Thursday of the month. Contact Jacqueline Balllard

UCLan – Northern Lights Monthly Meeting – Second Tuesday of the month 16.00 to 18.30 (Free – Buffet provided) Venue – 4th Floor, Media factory, near main roundabout at bottom of Corporation Street (Put note on dashboard that you are attending a Northern Lights event and park in the CTT Car park opposite). Contact Janet Worsley on 01772 895950 – e-mail: – jmworsley@uclan.ac.uk
Manchester Growth Hub – Last Friday of the Month, 12.00 to 14.30, Venues around Gtr Manchester, See www.businessgrowthhub.com to join the Hub. Details of next meetings on site and you can book on line

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