Archive for December, 2009

December 16th, 2009

£100 Million Boost for Urban Regeneration in England’s Northwest

nwda_colourThe Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have, on the 11th December 2009, agreed to launch a new £100m fund to finance urban development projects across the Northwest of England. The NWDA expects these projects to create/safeguard several thousand jobs…

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December 14th, 2009

BizHalton Invitation to Tender

haltonchamberlogo1Halton Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of Halton Borough Council, Enterprising Halton and the Enterprise Board is seeking expressions of interest in building a new website. The new website, operating under the name ‘BizHalton’, has been commisioned as a new opportunity for local businesses to trade, and will support the Halton Enterprise Board’s ‘Buy Local’ strategy…

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December 10th, 2009

Frank Robotham and Peter Nears to drive TMP’s development of the Liverpool SuperPort

Image: port-of-liverpool, courtesy of England's Northwest Imagebank. © Ian Lawson Photography Two leading figures in the development and operations of the ports have been appointed as Chair and Deputy Chair of The Mersey Partnership’s Liverpool SuperPort Committee…

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December 10th, 2009

Top Performing Services at Copeland Borough Council

whitehaven-n6577-11Two of Copeland’s services are amongst the best in the country, according to the Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE)…

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December 10th, 2009

Pre-Budget Report 2009 for the North West

reportThe Chancellor has announced a package of measures aimed at supporting families, businesses and the environment, with the Pre-Budget Report 2009 for the North West…

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December 7th, 2009

Civil Service Live Event at the Manchester Central Conference and Exhibition Centre

manchester-cityscapeCabinet Secretary Sir Gus O’Donnell was in the North West today meeting civil servants who have been helping the region through the economic downturn. He was visiting Civil Service Live, a one-day event at the Manchester Central conference and exhibition centre…

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December 6th, 2009

Virgin Trains’ seeks passengers views

stations-stoke-on-trentVirgin Trains is looking to recruit three new members to its Passengers Panel. This unique opportunity allows passengers to tell Virgin Trains what they think about our train services, stations and trains…

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December 6th, 2009

More car parking spaces at Crewe station from 14 December 2009

virgin-trainsIncreased parking facilities will be available for users of Crewe railway station from Monday 14th December 2009. Due to customer concerns that the existing railway car park at Pedley Street is at capacity early in the morning, Virgin Trains has taken out a lease on part of a Lorry Park located in Cowley Way, off Weston Road, a short distance from the station…

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December 6th, 2009

Resident at The Heath Business Park scoops national innovation award

the-heathAM Technology, a resident at The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn, has secured a prestigious national Business Innovation Award for its pioneering work in flow chemistry…

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December 6th, 2009

Investment in Chester’s public areas

ChesterThe NWDA is pleased to announce an investment of £606,000 for improving two public areas in Chester city centre. Public areas at a key gateway into Chester, surrounding the significant new £80million HQ development, will be transformed into high quality public space. The former police headquarters will feature an 80-bed Abode hotel, a restaurant, 34 apartments and office space which was recently acquired by Cheshire West and Chester Council…

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