Archive for August, 2009

August 28th, 2009

£850,000 M6 Bridges Improvements

The Highways Agency is spending nearly £850,000 to improve five bridges linking farms and communities across the M6 in Lancashire…

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August 28th, 2009

Improved breakfast menu for North Wales and Cheshire passengers

Breakfast on a Virgin TrainVirgin Trains is improving the breakfast selection offered to First Class passengers on its North Wales and Chester…

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August 25th, 2009

Future development of the quality assurance system in England

hefcelogo2HEFCE is working together with other stakeholders to discuss the future development of the quality assurance system…

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August 21st, 2009

£600,000 for local community flood protection projects in Liverpool, Manchester, Preston and Rochdale

rain-waterLocal communities across the North West region will benefit from £600,000…

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August 21st, 2009

Acas publishes Discussion Paper on Agency Workers

 Diagram Free Stock Photo Acas has published its latest policy discussion paper exploring the issues facing agency workers in the workplace…

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August 19th, 2009

Businesses receive £650,000 in latest round of Transitional Loans

business support£650,000 has been awarded in the latest round of the Northwest Transitional Loan Fund (TLF)…

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August 18th, 2009

Green light for Cheshire waste fuelled power station

clouds2A new 95 Mega Watt power plant capable of turning 600,000 tonnes of waste each year into electricity and heat, to be built at Ince in Cheshire, was approved by the Government…

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August 18th, 2009

Cheaper Virgin Trains-only fares available on even more services in the North West

stations-stoke-on-trentCheaper train fares are now available between Stockport and Macclesfield/Stoke-on-Trent/Crewe and between Macclesfield and Stoke-on-Trent…

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August 18th, 2009

£2.6m for Key M62 Bridge

istock_information2The Highways Agency is to spend £2.6m on repairs and improvements to Rakewood Viaduct along the M62 in Greater Manchester…

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August 18th, 2009

NWDA and ERDF to invest £8.8 million in St Paul’s Square

The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and Northwest European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) are to invest £8.8 million…

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