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West Lancs IFA Acumen expands with Wyre acquisition

West Lancashire-based IFA firm Acumen Financial Partnership is expanding further north into the county with the acquisition of a company based in Pilling, Wyre.

Acumen, founded in 2006 with its head office in Burscough, has completed the takeover of Wyre Investment and Financial Management, taking on two staff, 400 active clients and funds under management of around £40m.

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New £500k Dinosaur golf adventure for Sandown

Plans for a new £500,000 dinosaur-themed adventure golf course on the Isle of Wight have this week been passed by the council and revealed by Heritage Great Britain. 

“Dino Islands… A Golf Adventure” is to be the latest large-scale development for Sandham Gardens, following on from the announcement of the Sky Trail high-level rope course and the addition of Sandham Karts this summer. 

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Successful finale to star-studded season brings thousands more to Snowdon Mountain Railway

A visit from a Swiss engine, along with a memorable appearance by a Welsh singing superstar, brought thousands more visitors to Snowdon Mountain Railway this season.

The train, from the Brienz Rothorn Bahn (BRB) railway in Switzerland, travelled 900 miles to North Wales last month, to meet up with its sister locomotives on Snowdon. The successful visit resulted in a substantial increase in visitors compared to last autumn.

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New appointment for growing West Lancs financial firm

West Lancashire firm Acumen Financial Partnership has brought in a new trainee financial adviser. 

Daniel Frampton, 19, made it to the final selection process to become a Royal Marines Officer and is now looking to bring the dedication and efficiency learnt during his military training into a career within the financial sector. 

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