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Tour of Tameside Run 2017

Sports Tours International, the owners and deliverers of the iconic Tour of Tameside running challenge are delighted to announce a partnership with the regions...

Independent commission to shape new industrial strategy for the UK

Academics at The University of Manchester and The University of Sheffield have announced a major new independent policy commission to shape the Government’s industrial strategy. The Industrial Strategy...

Further £90 million of budget options identified

LIVERPOOL City Council has revealed budget cuts of £90 million over the next three years. It takes to £420 million the amount of central Government...

UK’s first LGBT older person’s community planned for Manchester

The ambition to create a community aimed at older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has been announced today by Manchester City Council. The...

Fresh drive to up recycling rate

A SERIES of measures to further drive up recycling rates in Liverpool are set to be introduced over the next six months. The city is...

Clean up for Claremont community

Local residents and councillors in a north shore community have been cleaning up their local area. The Claremont community and environment group, which is comprised...

Deeside and Lancashire technology firm backed by Endless Enact fund sold for £32.9m

Enact is delighted to announce that its investment, Excelsior Technologies has been sold to Mondi Group for a total consideration of £32.9 million, on...

Deadline nears for £5k flood grant scheme

More than 900 applications have been made in South Lakeland under a £5,000 grant scheme to install measures to protect homes and businesses from...

Removals of segregation and suspicion are key to Roma integration, say researchers

The results of the largest-ever research project into Europe's Roma minority have been unveiled at a three-day conference at Manchester Museum. The MigRom project -...

Council tax discount for renovated houses

Burnley Council is considering changing its policy on Council Tax discounts by introducing a specific discount for certain sorts of renovated properties. A proposal to...

Conservation management plan to get the green light

A draft management plan aimed at helping protect the heritage of Padiham conservation area is set to be agreed by councillors. The plan sets out...

Council sets out financial challenges ahead

Councillors in Burnley are considering ways to meet the severe financial challenges that lie ahead as they prepare to agree this year’s budget.   Burnley Council...

Deadline set for flood resilience grant applications

Residents and business owners in Burnley borough planning to apply for financial support to make their property more resilient to flooding have until the...

Council officers hit the road to promote new services

‘Go paperless and sign up for e-billing’ was the message Burnley Council officers talked about to local residents at an out and about session. The...

On Time to Talk Day Stockport Council say it’s Time to Talk about Mental...

On Time to Talk Day Thursday 2nd February Stockport Council is encouraging Stockport residents to talk about mental health One in four of us will...

Greater Manchester’s ethnic inequality gap must be tackled, say experts

Greater Manchester is lagging behind the national average on Black and minority ethnic (BME) citizens in work, according to experts from The University of...

Stockport’s Underbanks Wins a £1.8M National Lottery Boost

Stockport Council and Stockport Heritage Trust are celebrating after being awarded £1.8 million of National Lottery funding for their ‘Rediscover the Underbanks’ project from...

Free access to Find My Past now available in all Trafford libraries

From this week (23rd January 2017) the popular genealogical website Find My Past will be available for the public to use for free in...

How can life go on? Manchester marks Holocaust Memorial Day

On Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), Manchester youngsters learnt about the horrific atrocities suffered by Jewish people across Europe during World War II, along with...

Market Place improvement work to start

Work is due to start in just over a month’s time on the first elements of a scheme to improve Kendal’s historic Market Place. South...

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