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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...

North West Lags behind UK in Alternative Finance

A professional body in Liverpool has urged businesses to consider alternative forms of finance in a tricky lending landscape. Despite the UK’s alternative finance sector...

Delayed at Manchester Airport? Here’s how you could claim Flight Delay Compensation

MANCHESTER Airport has been named* as one of the ten worst airports in the UK for flight delays, but do you know how to...

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...

Liverpool Scientists set to get Million Pound Cash Boost for Cancer Research

LIVERPOOL scientists and doctors are set to receive a major cash boost for research into cancer. Leading research charity Cancer Research UK and the National...

Trafford Council launches free conference and webinars to highlight available services to education suppliers

Trafford Council is launching a free conference and webinars to highlight the high quality services available for education suppliers in the borough. The services,...

Cut the cost of your energy by signing up to collective switch

Merseyside, along with North Wales, has the highest average cost for gas and electricity in the country – with the average default bill of...

Thompson Park secures National Lottery investment

Burnley Council has received confirmation that it has secured a grant of £861,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards the £1.19 million costs...

Councillor budget cash supports community projects

Money from a councillor’s locality budget scheme could be used to help fund the refurbishment of the foyer area at a popular Ulverston venue. South...

New recruit for West Lancs financial firm Acumen

West Lancashire firm Acumen Financial Partnership has added to its growing team with the appointment of a new Financial Planning Executive. Joanne Wilden, DipPFS, joins...

Council Tax reductions help support most vulnerable

A scheme that reduces the amount of Council Tax paid by the most vulnerable people in South Lakeland will continue in 2017/18.

Deadline to balance council books extended

THE deadline for residents in Liverpool to have a say on where they think £90 million of council savings should be made over the next three years has been extended.

Beware the Scams of Christmas

Stockport Council is warning Stockport residents to be on their guard against being scammed over the festive period.

Manchester set to get around £42 Million Boost for Cancer Research

MANCHESTER is set to receive a major cash injection from Cancer Research UK.

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.

Fraud – Spot it, Stop It.

Trafford Council is underling its zero tolerance attitude towards fraudulent activity, which has a huge impact on local authority resources, and costs local governments over £2bn each year.

Rise of the robots is the advent of accounting

In a speech to Liverpool University last night, Bank of England chief Mark Carney estimated that up to 15 million of the current jobs in Britain could be automated over time, with whole professions—including accounting—eliminated.

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)

Revised Budget Consultation Details – Have you say on taking the Trafford Pound Further

Trafford Council is encouraging local residents to have their say on the future of their Borough, by attending the upcoming budget consultation at Altrincham Town Hall.

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