Beyond Radio presented a three-hour live broadcast from the North Lancs Expo event held at Lancaster and Morecambe College.
The North Lancs Expo is an annual showcase of some of the best local businesses in North Lancashire and was held on Friday inside a marquee in the grounds of the college.
Beyond Radio's Greg Lambert hosted the weekly 'Beyond the Headlines' show direct from the Expo between noon and 3pm, with support from Beyond Radio's Nathan Hill, Sam Cragg, Mateo Sanderson and Karen Davey.
Greg chatted live on-air to many representatives of local businesses and organisations who attended the Expo.
Adrian Tayler (pictured below) and Kerry Tenbey from the Lancaster Grand Theatre
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Olivia Simpson from Tutor Doctor (pictured below with Greg)
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Tom Fyson from Lancaster BID (Business Improvement District), pictured below with colleague Lyndsay Holt and Santa! They had a big announcement to make about the Lancaster Christmas Lights Switchon!
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Caroline Rayner from Baines Wilson law firm in Lancaster (pictured below with Greg)
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Nick Dagger from ICS Accounting (pictured here, second right, with the ICS team at their exhibition stand)
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Tarnia Elsworth from TP Financial Solutions in Heysham (pictured below)
Leighanne Higgins from Lancaster University: The Marketplace & I (pictured below with Dr Killian O'Leary from the university)
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Suzy Carrington from Carringtons Coffee Company in Carnforth (pictured with husband Alex Carrington)
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Alastair Richards from North West Cancer Research (pictured below with Greg)
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Rich Dyer (pictured with Nathan and Greg) and Jamie Scahill from Skiddle/Highest Point Festival
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John Taylor from Guy Penn Insurance in Lancaster (pictured below with Greg)
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Elanor Johnson from the Churches Conservation Trust (pictured below) talking about the project to regenerate St John the Evangelist Church in Lancaster.
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We were also delighted to welcome a special guest in Jamie Quarry, Commonwealth Games decathlon medallist, and now a teacher at Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy in Lancaster.
Jamie (pictured below with Greg) dropped in with some of the pupils from the school, one of several local schools to attend the Expo.
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After the live broadcast we also chatted to Peter Marroni from PemFit in Lancaster, pictured here with colleague Dawn Bramwell.
LISTEN to our interview with Peter Marroni here:
Earlier, there was an official opening of the Expo.
David Morris, MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale, and Councillor Caroline Jackson, leader of Lancaster City Council, were among those who attended the Expo.
The North Lancs Expo is run by Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Lancaster City Council and Lancaster and Morecambe College.