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Ten things we’re looking forward to

The launch of the LEP’s Social Value Charter to ensure even more Social Value is generated through our projects, programmes and investments

The completion of the £20m AMRC North West advanced manufacturing facility at Samlesbury Enterprise Zone

Working closely with the LEP’s new Sector Groups to help our key industries recover from the pandemic quickly, creating more jobs and driving growth

Progress on the proposals for the transformational Eden North project at Morecambe Bay in partnership with Lancaster City Council, Lancashire County Council, and Lancaster University

Phase one of the £41m Health Innovation Campus at Lancaster University becoming fully operational, and its next phases of development

The outcome of Lancashire’s bold, unconventional bid to be the UK’s 2025 City of Culture

Seeing major infrastructure projects complete on site including the £189m Preston Western Distributor and the £18m Blackburn and Darwen Pennine Gateways scheme

The implementation of the LEP’s new Strategic Economic Framework, Internationalisation Strategy, and Culture Strategy

Playing a central, proactive role to help the government deliver its Net Zero ambitions, its Green Growth economic plan, and its Levelling Up agenda

The evolution of the visionary Greater Lancashire Plan being led by Lancashire’s Local Government Leaders

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