Tenant Profile – Marsden & Co Accountants

Marsden and Co is a chartered accountants practice that has been established for over 50 years.  Two years ago the practice took over Devereux Accountants Limited which was also a chartered accountants practice.

The combined practice which trades as Marsden and Co has offices in Oswaldtwistle and Bury.  It specialises in providing accountancy, taxation, payroll, pension auto-enrolment and VAT services to limited companies, partnerships, sole traders and small owner managed businesses.

Our staff have a wealth of experience in providing advice on solutions to problems faced by our clients on a day to day basis.  Our staff are always approachable and contactable.  We can provide advice on retirement tax planning and general tax planning.  We also advise new businesses on the best trading option available to them and remove a lot of the problems attached to starting in business by dealing with all necessary registrations.

For more information please contact us on 01254 304060 or email ron@marsdenaccountants.co.uk

Oswaldtwistle Mills – Home of ‘The Ironman’

Congratulations to long term client Martin Garnett on completing ‘Ironman UK 2018’ on 15 July in Bolton.

Martin, of Team MGPT (Martin Garnett Personal Training), completed the 2.4 mile swim, 95 mile cycle and 26.2 mile run in the impressive time of 10 hours 37 minutes and 54 seconds. Finishing 240th from 1,808 competitors.

Well done Martin from everyone at the Business & Conference Centre.

15 Week Spanish Courses

Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conference Centre is hosting Spanish Fun 15 Week Spanish Courses:

Improvers Plus – Starts Wednesday 19th September
10am – 12pm

£120 – Cash, cheque or bank transfer please.
Sorry no concessions.

For more information contact Montse on:
01254 230825 / 07974381278
spanishfun@hotmail.co.uk – www.spanishfun.co.uk


Oswaldtwistle Mills Join the Friends of Accrington Stanley Community Trust Scheme

Oswaldtwistle Mills are the latest organisation to join the ‘Friends of Accrington Stanley’ scheme aimed at getting local businesses involved with supporting the charity.

The ‘Friends of Accrington Stanley Community Trust’ scheme provides an ideal way for local businesses to engage its corporate social responsibility by supporting an organisation that improves health, social inclusion levels, as well as delivering sport and education programmes to over 15,000 local people.

Philip Woodford, Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conference Centre Co-ordinator (pictured) said “Accrington Stanley Community Trust have been a tenant at our business centre for the last 6 years. We have seen at first hand all the work they are doing with local community engagement projects with all the contacts they bring through our centre.  We are delighted to become a friend of Accrington Stanley Community Trust and are very happy to help support the great work that the Trust are doing in Hyndburn. We are proud to do our bit to support such a worthwhile cause.’’

By donating or fundraising £1,000 to Accrington Stanley Community Trust, organisations or individuals will receive a variety of benefits such as use of the ‘Friends of ASCT’ logo and advertising benefits such as social media coverage, website links and match day programme exposure.

ASCT Chief Executive Officer, Martin Fearon said ‘We are delighted that Oswaldtwistle Mills are supporting us with this scheme. We want to appeal to the local business community to support us in delivering some great projects in Hyndburn that really do make a difference to lots of people. This scheme is a great chance for businesses to give something back to the local community. All funds raised will go directly into delivering a number of community projects’.

To find out more, or to become a friend of Accrington Stanley Community Trust, get in touch with Martin Fearon, on martin.fearon@stanleytrust.co.uk  or call 01254 304071. You can also find more information by clicking the following link; http://www.stanleytrust.co.uk/partnership-opportunities/

Hyndburn Business Awards 2018

Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conference Centre are once again involved with the Hyndburn Business Awards which will take place on Tuesday 19 June at Accrington Town Hall.

We are now into our third year of sponsoring the ‘Tourism Award’ and are pleased to be involved with such a worthy and rapidly growing event.

The aim of the awards is to recognise and celebrate the enterprising people and businesses that make Hyndburn such a wonderful place to live, work and visit.

Nominations can be made until midnight on Tuesday April 17th – visit www.hyndburnbusinessawards.co.uk for all information

Tenant Profile – Education Business Partnership (NW) Ltd


Education Business Partnership (NW), also known as EBPNW, was set up in 2015 to support young people to improve their employment prospects whilst developing essential life skills.  They provide work experience and mentoring type support services to local high schools and adult learning providers across Lancashire.


The team moved into Oswaldtwistle Mills Business and Conference Centre in January 2016.

“As a new start-up business, we were keen to move into offices that offered value for money and were centrally located with easy access to the motorway” said Tracy Gardiner, Director.

“The staff at the business centre are always really helpful and friendly and we quite often make use of the recently refurbished meeting facilities” explained Tracy.

EBPNW work with a wide variety of employers and businesses across Lancashire who help support young people through their work experience programmes.  Tracy added “We are always looking for new and exciting placement opportunities and would encourage any businesses who are interested to get in touch”.

Endorsed by Fair Train, EBPNW are the only organisation in Lancashire to hold the Government backed Work Experience Quality Award and are also members of Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary and the Federation of Small Businesses.

For more details and to find our more visit our website and twitter account:

Education Business Partnership (NW) Ltd
Tel: 01254 433390
Email: enquiries@ebpnw.co.uk

Hyndburn Business Awards 2017

We are pleased to once again be involved with the Hyndburn Business Awards which will take place on Tuesday 13 June at Accrington Town Hall.

Following the successful launch last year when over 250 people attended the Awards Ceremony, we again will be sponsoring the ‘Tourism Award’.

The aim of the awards is to recognise and celebrate the enterprising people and businesses that make Hyndburn such a wonderful place to live, work and visit.

Nominations can be made until the end of April – visit www.hyndburnbusinessawards.co.uk for all information

Love Local Expo

26 April 2017 sees us exhibiting at the Love Local Expo which is being held at Impact Conferencing, Burnley, from 9am-3pm.

As well as over 50 exhibitors, there will also be 4 seminars held by top local experts throughout the day covering topics including Cyber Security, Digital Marketing & Employer Guidance.

Entry is FREE for visitors with FREE parking & on-site coffee shop, with the following also taking place:

  • Funding & business growth advice
  • Radio Lancashire broadcasting live
  • Lancashire business exhibitors

Come and visit us on the day – further details will be published on our Social Media sites when we have the information.

For more information regarding this great event, and to see how to register to visit, please go to www.lovelocalexpo.co.uk

NDORS now at the Business & Conference Centre

The Business & Conference Centre have secured a 12-month contract as host of the NDORS driving courses for 2017, which started in January.

NDORS is a scheme unique to the UK and covers courses such as ‘Speed Awareness’, ‘Driver Alertness’, ‘What’s Driving Us’ & ‘Driving 4 Change’ – all being delivered from Oswaldtwistle Mills.

Courses are being held here at least twice a week and are using our Moscow Suite and Three Brooks Room on each occasion.

Due to the increased demand in conferencing facilities, we have extended our car park to accommodate an additional 16 vehicles.  We now have FREE parking facilities for approximately 100 vehicles directly outside Clifton Mill, as well as an overflow car park just next door on Moscow Mill Street.

If you are attending any of these courses, please come to Clifton Mill and not our Shopping Village.



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