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Panache Cruises Invests £1 Million in Headquarters Upgrade Amid Rapid Growth

Panache Cruises, recently acknowledged as the North's fastest-growing company, has invested £1 million in enhancing its global headquarters at Strawberry Fields in Chorley. The renovation involves converting three distinct spaces into a spacious, open-plan office with a designated recreational area.

Rosebud Finance Fuels Funding Boost for Accrington-Based Sheet Metal Specialist

Metal fabrication powerhouse Pharma Sheet Metal (PSM) has secured a significant £200k loan from Rosebud Finance, Lancashire County Council’s business loans arm managed by GC Business Finance. This financial boost comes as a strategic move to fuel PSM's ongoing expansion.

Lancashire's premier Italian restaurant receives a significant financial boost with a second round of funding from Rosebud Finance.

La Locanda, the esteemed Italian restaurant based in Gisburn, known for its award-winning culinary offerings, has recently secured its second loan of £15,000 from Lancashire County Council's Rosebud Finance, managed by GC Business Finance.

Agricultural pioneer secures six-figure financial boost from Rosebud Finance

A Chorley-based pioneering business is set to extend its water-saving technology to a broader global audience, thanks to a substantial six-figure loan it has secured from Rosebud Finance.

Lancashire skincare brand Albus & Flora set to flourish following Rosebud investment

Pendle-based cosmeceutical skincare brand Albus & Flora is set for further growth after securing a £30,000 investment from Lancashire business loans provider, Rosebud Finance.

Glamping Site Set to Expand with Six-Figure Boost

A popular Lancashire glamping site, which has hosted TV shows including Celebs Go Dating and Married at First Sight, has secured a six-figure loan which will enable it to expand with five new pods.

Rosebud-backed CoolKit announces record profits and revenue

February 2020 saw CoolKit receive a £300,000 facility from Rosebud Finance. As an alternative lender, Rosebud delivers finance to businesses where access to mainstream funding may be more challenging. Rosebud is a specialist fund that is tailored to the needs of the Lancashire business community.

Rosebud Finance is spearheading the expansion of the electric car fleet industry, fueling economic growth.

A Thornton-Cleveleys-based electric vehicle charge point and fleet provider has its sights set on expansion over the coming months after receiving a £40,000 loan from Lancashire County Council’s Rosebud Finance.


Rosebud Finance provides loans between £10,000 and £300,000 and the £11.25m fund aims to create more than 100 jobs each year. Recently they reached a significant milestone of funding £1 million to 14 enterprises across the 12 districts of Lancashire.

Luxury cruise retailer based in Lancashire on track for significant growth in 2023 with support from Rosebud

Chorley-based digital business, Panache Cruises, started selling luxury cruises in the height of the pandemic, is set for a stellar new year. The success has been driven forward thanks to a second round of funding from Rosebud Finance