Beyond Radio’s Greg Lambert has been nominated for a prestigious accolade at this evening's Bay Business Excellence Awards.
Greg has been shortlisted for a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual event, a celebration of the businesses, and the people who work within them, across the Lancaster and Morecambe Bay area, recognising his many years of championing the local community.
The awards are the fourth held by the Lancaster Guardian and Morecambe Visitor, and are sponsored by Lancaster City Council and Lancaster & Morecambe College, with judging undertaken by a panel of judges representing the business sector.
Shortlisted nominees are invited to a glittering gala presentation evening at The Mazuma Stadium this evening (Friday November 18) when the winners will be announced.
Greg is a well-known name within the local community, with his career in journalism and broadcasting spanning more than 20 years.
He worked for Lancaster and Morecambe Newspapers for 15 years, covering many thousands of local stories across the Morecambe Visitor, Lancaster Guardian and Lancashire Post newspapers, websites and social media.
Since 2016, Greg has established himself as an integral member of the Beyond Radio team, including presenting the hugely popular weekly ‘Resident’ show, as well as the station’s ‘Beyond the Headlines’ programme. Greg is also a key member of the station’s broadcast and online local journalism team, and further serves as a Non-Executive Director on the station’s board.
Greg has also fronted numerous community, sporting and entertainment events across the local area over the past 20 years, including at Morecambe Carnival, Christmas lights switch-ons, awards nights, charity fundraisers, boxing and pro wrestling shows; and he is also a published author of two books.
He is also match day host at Morecambe Football Club’s Mazuma Stadium.
A spokeperson for Lancaster City Council, award sponsors, said: ‘’Lancaster City Council is a proud sponsor of the Bay Business Excellence Awards, and firmly believes in celebrating our local businesses.
‘’We have a vibrant and diverse local economy and the recognition that comes from being nominated for a business award is a boost for our district as well as for the businesses themselves.
‘’Supporting the district’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic and investing in projects which build a sustainable and just local economy are at the heart of the council’s plans for the future.''