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French award for nanotechnology project involving Lancaster University

8/1/19: An international nanotechnology project involving Lancaster University has won an award at a ceremony in Paris.

Borough Brewery's Rory Walker earns CAMRA Award

4/12/17: The Lunesdale Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale has presented Rory Walker of Borough Brewery with a special award for “Outstanding Services to Real Ale”.

Crook O' Lune bridge restoration wins heritage award

15/12/14: Image: Lancashire County CouncilLancashire County Council has won a prestigious national award for giving a new lease of life to a historic the Crook O' Lune East Viaduct bridge near Lancaster. The council received the Restoration Award at the National Railway Heritage Awards for its work on Viaduct, which forms part of the footpath using the now closed line from Lancaster to Wennington.

Local visitor information centres nominated for national tourism award

12/11/14: Morecambe and Lancaster Visitor Information Centres (VICs) have been nominated for a prestigious national tourism award in the Visit England Awards for Excellence 2015.

Eric Morecambe Statue honoured by TripAdvisor

9/6/14: One of the UK’s most photographed statues has been honoured with a prestigious award from the world’s largest travel website. The Eric Morecambe Statue in Morecambe has been awarded a 2014 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor signifying that it has consistently earned outstanding feedback from TripAdvisor travellers.

Dukes New Patron Sarah Lancashire scoops a BAFTA

21/5/14: Dukes patron Sarah LancashireJust weeks after The Dukes revealed that popular actress Sarah Lancashire had been appointed its first Honorary Patron she has added a touch of lustre to her new role by scooping a BAFTA.

Borough a winner in LESS Energy Awards

21/11/13: The Borough Pub An old post office, a pub, a converted Mill, a park home, an apartment block and a Victorian family home all featured in the first LESS Energy Awards announced this week.

The Search is on to Find Lancashire’s Young Citizen of the Year 2012

15/11/12: Nominations are being sought for a county-wide award that recognizes the special achievements of young people.

Local charity wins National Diversity Award

28/9/12: Congratulations are the order of the day to Morecambe-based Disability Online, who have won a National Diversity Award for their work helping local people with issues ranging from benefits advice, appeals, hate crime and access issues.

Lancashire Police scoop prestigious diversity award

26/9/12: Lancashire Police has scooped a prestigious award which celebrates diversity in the workplace and the community. The Constabulary was presented with first prize in the Lesbian and Gay Foundation (LGF) ‘Public Sector Partner of the Year’ award during a special ceremony on Thursday 20 September.

Lancaster Game Designers win top award

8/6/12: Lancaster-based game designers Peter Cakebread and Ken Walton have won the award for Best Role-Playing Game at this year’s UK Games Expo in Birmingham, for their table-top steampunk role-playing game, Abney Park’s Airship Pirates.

Last chance for 2012 Queen’s Volunteer Award nominations from Lancashire

21/9/11: A Lancashire youth project honoured by The Queen is calling for people to nominate the county’s best volunteer groups for a national award. Previous winners of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, Fishwick Rangers Youth Development Scheme based in Preston, are encouraging entries for the next round of Awards before Friday 30th September.

By George! Quayside pub wins Real Ale award

5/9/11: Kye Lloyd and partner Ian with their CAMRA award. Photo courtesy CAMRAStaff at the George and Dragon on Lancaster's Quay are celebrating after winning a coveted award from the Campaign for Real Ale from the Lunesdale Branch of CAMRA. The award is given to pubs that have demonstrated dramatic improvement in areas such as facilities, drinking environment, atmosphere and ale quality.

Ambleside Allotments 'Incredible Edibles' Awards date set

1/7/11: The presntation of the 'Incredible Edibles' awards will take place on Sunday 10th July, 2.00 until 5.00pm at Ambleside Road allotments. As well as awards in a number of pre-judged categories there will also be prizes on offer for the best 'miniature garden' and 'wobbly vegetables and funny fruit' brought along on the day.

Nominations sought for prestigious volunteering award

27/6/11: Lancaster City Council is encouraging the community to nominate the district’s unsung heroes for a special award. Nominations are being sought for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, a prestigious National Honour equivalent to the MBE. “Voluntary groups across the Lancaster district are vital to all aspects of community life," notes Coun Jon Barry, cabinet member for the voluntary sector.

Morecambe Visitor Information Centre shortlisted for prestigious national tourism award

22/2/11: Staff at Morecambe Visitor Information Centre are celebrating the news that the centre has been shortlisted to receive a prestigious award at the national Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2011. Last September, Morecambe VIC (run in partnership with Lancashire County Council) picked up gold in the regional awards after beating off stiff competition to win North West TIC of the Year.

Young Dukes team in line for national award

28/9/10: The Dukes Creative Learning Department has reached the finals of a prestigious national competition.

Lancaster Shop Tops Fine Food North West awards

4/6/10: China Street-based J. Atkinson & Co attended the presentation of the Fine Food North West awards last night at Ewood Park, home of Blackburn Rovers - and won the Best Coffee for their Colombian Santuario. This latest success in the Awards marks a Hat-trick for Atkinson's, who have won a best drink category at these awards for the last three years running.

Local Volunteers Awards Launched

19/4/10: Lancaster District Community and Voluntary Solutions have launched the nominations stage for the Lancaster District Volunteer Achievement Awards 2010. Local people are invited to nominate individual volunteers under two categories; Volunteer of the Year and Young Volunteer of the Year, as well as nominating groups of volunteers.

Unmasking the region’s Green Heroes

18/11/08: The search is on for environmentally conscious companies from across Lancashire as the Northwest Business Environment Awards (NWBEA) 2009 sets out to unmask our green heroes from industry that are putting the environment at the heart of their company’s success.