Archive for November, 2009

November 30th, 2009

Liverpool teenagers win the ‘LRX Factor’ with Jaguar Land Rover

makeit201Local teenagers have the ‘LRX Factor’ after winning a business talent competition at Jaguar Land Rover. A team from Upton Hall School, Upton, came first in the Jaguar Make It Enterprising Challenge – winning a thrilling Land Rover 4×4 off-road driving experience…

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November 30th, 2009

North West Children are bubbling with enthusiasm about science

NWBLT Science awardThe inaugural North West Schools Science Competition this week showcased the region’s brightest sparks who had written presentations outlining why they want to be scientists when they grow up…

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November 30th, 2009

Halton Business Awards Launched – Nominations Invited

business_awards_2010_launch_nov_09Who are Halton’s top business entrepreneurs? Halton Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise has just launched the second annual Halton Business Awards…

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November 29th, 2009

Affected By Flooding?

informationAFFECTED BY FLOODING?

If you are worried about flooding, phone the Floodline number 0845 988 1188 or see latest flood warnings. To find how flooding affects you as an individual or business visit Directgov, Business link or the Environment Agency Flood pages or see Defra’s “key sources of advice”…

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November 27th, 2009

The environment in your pocket 2009

istock_000003194010xsmallThe thirteenth edition of The environment in your pocket is published today by Defra. This is an annual publication containing material on various environmental themes including waste and recycling, sustainable consumption, climate change, air quality, land, coastal and marine waters, radioactivity, wildlife, and inland water…

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November 25th, 2009

Virgin Trains backs city bids to host FIFA World CupTM matches in 2018

trains-pendolino-tiltingVirgin Trains will tomorrow (Thursday 26 November) speed groups of VIPs from the North West to the capital to deliver their cities’ bids to be part of the 2018 FIFA World CupTM. After travelling on Virgin’s environmentally friendly 125mph tilting trains to Euston…

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November 25th, 2009

ACAS advice on managing the impact of swine flu in the workplace

doctorsSwine flu is a worldwide concern, which has already affected most workplaces. Whether you are an employer or employee, it’s important to know what your role is and how you can help manage your own concerns, as well as those of staff and colleagues, while keeping your business running…

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November 25th, 2009

5050vision has appointed a Head of 5050vision

50-50 Vision-logo5050vision has appointed a Head of 5050vision5050vision is pleased to announce that it has appointed Viv Gee to the position of Head of 5050vision. Viv will take up her post on 1 December 2009. 5050vision, the North West Forum on Ageing, is the region’s partnership response to the changing demographics in the North West and the potential opportunities this presents…

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November 24th, 2009

NWDA pledges £1 million support for small businesses affected by Cumbria floods

rain-waterSteven Broomhead, Chief Executive of the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) today confirmed that the agency has pledged up to £1 million for small businesses affected by the recent flooding. The Agency has been working closely with Cumbria County Council…

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November 22nd, 2009

TREVOR MILLEN TO BOLSTER MIDAS’ PROMOTION OF GREATER MANCHESTER WITH GLOBAL INVESTORS AS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

midas-logo-inward-investment-agency1Trevor Millen has been added to the MIDAS team as Strategic Account Director, in a non-executive role, to bolster MIDAS’ work with existing investors throughout the Manchester City Region…

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