Park’s Friends celebrate lottery success

Supporters of a Burnley park are celebrating its success in attracting a lottery cash boost. Burnley Council has secured a grant of £861,000 from the...

Stockport Council Launches New Finance Partnership

Stockport Council has launched a new partnership to help businesses start up, grow and thrive. Stockport Business Finance Scheme is a new partnership between Stockport...

BFS and The Saul Hay Gallery bring contemporary art to Castlefield

The Saul Hay Gallery is bringing a new contemporary art destination to central Manchester, thanks to a Start Up Loan from alternative loan provider...

PM+M Helps East Lancs Box Co. Limited Secure Six Figure Lancashire Growth Fund Grant

PM+M, the Blackburn based chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group, has helped East Lancashire Box Co. secure a £120,000 grant from the...

New rounds of EU funding available for Cumbria

Three new economic development and business support programmes have been launched in Cumbria as part of the allocation of remaining EU funding streams available...

Trafford Council Supports Funding for Rural Businesses

Trafford Council is delighted to support local businesses in the Dunham Massey and Warburton area with a tailored drop-in event at Dunham Massey Village...

£500,000 Fund Invites Applications

Stockport Council is encouraging organisations working to keep young people away from the criminal justice system to see if they could benefit from a new £500,000 fund.

Trafford Council assists in ‘Dunham Massey Ice Cream’ expansion

With help from Trafford Council, local ice cream producer Dunham Massey Ice Cream, have been given the go ahead to develop their Station Road site following from a successful grant application to the rural LEADER fund.

Deal for National Cycling Centre naming rights proposed

A proposed deal to sell naming rights for the National Cycling Centre and generate extra funds to invest in sport and leisure is to be considered by Manchester City Council’s Executive on Wednesday 14 December.

Major investment planned for Manchester’s Cell-Matrix Research Centre

The Wellcome Centre for Cell-Matrix Research at The University of Manchester will receive a major funding boost as part of an £118m injection announced today by charitable foundation, Wellcome Trust.

BFS supports new fine dining experience in Stockport

New fine dining experience “Where the Light Gets In” has launched in Stockport thanks to a £25k Start Up Loan from alternative loan provider Business Finance Solutions (BFS)

Funding supports historic site improvements

One of South Lakeland’s most historic sites is being made more accessible to visitors thanks to new grant funding.

Smart cane could transform lives of the blind and visually impaired

An enterprising researcher from The University of Manchester has developed a prototype tool that could help transform the lives of the blind and visually...

Granny Cool set for global growth with Business Finance Solutions

Granny Cool, a preserves and condiments manufacturer started life in 2013, receiving a Start Up Loan a year later from Business Finance Solutions (BFS)

Radical city centre revamp completed

A radical £6m revamp to the retail heart of Liverpool city centre has been completed.

Take a step towards healthier lifestyle with free organised walks

Whether you’re a true urban rambler or perhaps someone who is interested in getting into the routine of regular walks, everyone is invited to join free health walks in the Burnley area.

Knitting shop proving to be a big hit in the town

An entrepreneur has turned his love of knitting into a successful business venture, thanks to help from Blackpool Council.  

Spruce up for Coronation Street shops

Two run down empty shops have been given a spruce up, thanks to Blackpool Council.

Former Merseyside chief inspector heads up operations at Liverpool BID Company

A former Merseyside Police chief has taken a new role at Liverpool BID Company as part of a £3m drive to boost safety and the environment within the BID areas. 

Allerton Manor Golf Club opens new clubhouse and restaurant

Investment in Liverpool’s only municipal golf course as it looks to attain PGA Championship Status

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