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Bury Council to appoint Geoff Little OBE as new chief executive

The new chief executive of Bury Council is set to be Geoff Little OBE, currently deputy chief executive of Manchester City Council. Mr Little’s appointment...

BRITISH BUSINESSES COMPLACENT TO BREXIT EXPORTING CHALLENGES, WARNS CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF MARKETING

PwC report shows seven in ten exporting businesses anticipate an increase in exports, but only a third have developed a strategy Approach to exporting is...

Community projects urged to bid for cash boost

An opportunity is being offered to projects within Trafford to ensure it remains a great place to live for everyone. Trafford Council is making a...

Supporting better mental health in Bury

A week of free events has been arranged to shine the spotlight on mental health, raise awareness of local services and get people talking...

Manchester local election candidates published

The full list of candidates in Manchester’s local elections on Thursday 3 May 2018 has now been published.Voters will be going to the polls...

Lake District China Forum nominated for national innovation award

A group of Lake District businesses has been nominated for a national award for its innovative approaches in attracting more Chinese visitors to Cumbria. The...

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...

The Supreme Court’s decision: Article 50 and the UK Parliament

The Supreme Court has ruled by a majority of eight to three that an Act of Parliament is necessary to trigger Article 50 and...

New legistlation could open up Northern cities for investment

The Northern BIDs Group, the industry body for Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in the North of England has welcomed the inclusion of Property Owner...

Planned road works in the North West: summary for Monday 9 to Sunday 15...

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 6 January and could be...

Lilian’s festive snap fit for the Queen

A festive tram will take centre spot on the town’s civic Christmas card this year.

Education Secretary visits Blackpool on opportunity areas tour

Education Secretary Justine Greening visited Blackpool on Thursday 1 December, one of the first 6 opportunity areas aimed at boosting education, skills and opportunity...

Sir Howard Bernstein to retire as chief executive of Manchester City Council

Manchester City Council has announced that chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein will retire from his role with the organisation in Spring 2017. Sir Howard, who...

Stockport Council is Recognised for its Innovation

Stockport Council has won the iNetwork Innovation Award just weeks after being nominated for two prestigious Local Government Chronicle awards.

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)

Boost for Liverpool city region science and industry

LIVERPOOL City Region has successfully bid to be in the next wave of Science and Innovation Audits aimed at boosting economic growth in the knowledge sector.

Have your say on Council Budget

Stockport Council is encouraging residents to have their say on a number of proposed changes in areas such as waste, low emission permits and Council Tax Discount.

Councillors welcome move to transform former mill site

Burnley Council’s executive is set to approve a contribution of £250,000 to support the re-development of the Perseverance Mill site in Padiham.

HS2 shows its true colours with Sheffield route change

LONDON, JULY 7th, 2016: HS2’s failure to achieve its fundamental objective, of ‘hugely enhanced capacity and connectivity between the UK’s major conurbations’, is nowhere better demonstrated than in its substandard proposals for the city of Sheffield.

Ambitious funding bid for Cumbria submitted to government.

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, the county’s strategic economic body, has submitted its bid proposals for Growth Deal 3 funding from central government.

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