Monday, 5 October 2015

Chamber of Commerce to launch inTheBay Business News Service

Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce has announced a brand new free local business news service to the area.

Backed by an award winning local sales team and news staff, inTheBay is to be a new online home connecting all things business across Morecambe Bay. The initiative aims to become the 'business hub' for business across North Lancashire and South Cumbria. It will be heavily promoted by The Bay Radio Station in Lancaster where the inTheBay team are based.

A major part of inTheBay will be the daily newsletter sent to subscribers every morning with all the latest news. Subscription is free.

inTheBay will also be home to a new local business networking directory, providing a listing for local businesses of all shapes and sizes and a basic entry is free.

Managing Director of inTheBay Bill Johnston is also encouraging local companies to get in touch with their business news “across Lancaster & Morecambe, Barrow, Ulverston, Millom, Windermere, Kendal, Carnforth, Heysham - and everything in-between.

"his is a great place to do business," he enthuses. "Whatever industry you’re in there are great human interest stories to tell, and great business success stories to share with the inTheBay team.”

As well as their constantly updated breaking news website, the inTheBay journalists will be focusing on the people, products and diverse communities which make The Bay area the ideal base to do business. 

This will all backed up by daily email alerts, text alerts, social media, weekly news letters, 'meet the experts', 'guest editors', 'workplace of the week', videos, podcasts and lots lots more.

Lead journalist at inTheBay, Joshua Hammond, joins the Lancaster based team from sister company, in-Cumbria, which has built up a regular audience of 30,000+ business people. You can contact Joshua directly on 01524 541764 or email

There are also many commercial opportunities for the local business community to exploit including:

For all advertising and promotional enquiries contact Tony Johnson, Sales Director, on 01524 848747 or email

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