LBA News


Shortlist Announced for Local Media Works Awards

The shortlist for the Local Media Works Awards which celebrates local media’s ability to connect national brands with local communities has been announced today.  The shortlisted agencies, which were picked by a judging pane...


LBA Mentoring With Deborah Meaden Begins for Beech Holdings

Local Business Accelerators winners Beech Holdings began their mentoring programme with Dragon’s Den star Deborah Meaden earlier this week. Deborah, who will be appearing in the new series of Dragons' Den this Sunday, met with Manches...


Beech Holdings Accelerates to Win Local Press Industry’s LBA Award

Manchester-based property developer Beech Holdings has today been crowned the overall winner of the 2016 Local Business Accelerators scheme, battling against local businesses nationwide to win the grand prize of free local newspaper advertising...


Local Business Accelerators Finalists Announced

Eleven promising young businesses from across the UK have been shortlisted for the finals of Local Business Accelerators - the regional press campaign to boost local business. Judges from the top of the business community reviewed the LBA nomina...


CBI and ICAEW Boost LBA Grand Prize

The Local Business Accelerators grand prize has been expanded to include contributions from the CBI and ICAEW as judging for the competition comes to a close this week. The winning business will now receive £1,000 worth of b...