Archive for May, 2010

May 26th, 2010

Experience the romance of the railways past and present

fellsman-pendolino-duo-bTrain passengers are able enjoy the contrasts of modern 125-mph tilting trains and vintage steam locomotives on the busy West Coast Main Line again this summer.

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May 24th, 2010

Management changes reflect SOG Ltd’s expansion plans

the-heathSOG Ltd, the owner and manager of The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn, has announced changes to its senior management team designed to support the company’s continued growth…

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May 21st, 2010

Funding boost for new Jodrell Bank ‘live science’ centre

jodrell14bt7031The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and the Northwest European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) today confirmed funding of £3.1 million to kick-start the development of a new Science Discovery Centre…

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May 21st, 2010

Northwest Manufacturing Forum meet Secretary of State, Vince Cable at inaugural meeting

nwda_colourThe new Secretary of State for Business Innovation & Skills, Vince Cable visited the Northwest today stopping at Warrington to meet the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and the new Northwest Manufacturing Forum….

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May 21st, 2010

Record numbers flock to trains as air disruption strikes

virgin-trainsRecord numbers of airline customers have turned to Virgin Trains, with a 250% increase in passengers travelling between Glasgow and London in recent weeks, and a seven-fold increase in passenger numbers on its London to Holyhead route, which links with ferry services to Ireland…

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May 19th, 2010

Greater Manchester looks to increase links with China

midas-logo-inward-investment-agency1A new report into how Manchester City Region can increase its trade links with China – the world’s fastest growing major economy – will be unveiled next week at an event supported by MIDAS, Manchester’s Investment and Development Agency, and the Commission for the New Economy….

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May 19th, 2010

World Expo photo competition

Liverpool Vision logoONE hundred photographs of Liverpool taken by ordinary Scousers will create a unique record of Liverpool life in the city’s Pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai….

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May 19th, 2010

Bank of England Agents’ Summary of Business Conditions for May 2010

news-imageThis publication is a summary of monthly reports compiled by the Bank of England’s Agents, following discussions with contacts in the period between late March 2010 and late April 2010. It provides information on the state of business conditions, from companies across all sectors of the economy….

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May 18th, 2010

Liverpool’s Shanghai Expo pavilion bringing in three times as many visitors as its rivals

12children-enjoy-the-liverpool-pavilionLiverpool’s pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai is beating its competitor cities with three times the number of visitors in the opening days….

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May 18th, 2010

NWDA awards four ‘Proof of Market’ Grants

nwda_colourThe Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) has awarded four ‘Proof of Market Grants’ to the value of £79,146 to companies throughout the region….

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