Archive for June, 2010

June 29th, 2010

The Point at Old Trafford Cricket Ground is open for business

news-imageThe new £12 million conference and events venue, The Point, was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the famous Old Trafford pitch. Holding a pair of scissors, in place of his customary cricket bat, was Lancashire County Cricket Club’s very own Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff who was joined by Robert Hough…

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June 27th, 2010

West Coast rail operator looks to bring industry-leading performance to East Coast

virgin-trainsAs it prepares its bid to run services on the East Coast rail route, independent research has once again shown Virgin Trains rated as best long-distance franchise operator for overall customer satisfaction and value for money…

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June 27th, 2010

Julia Bradbury opens new inspirational Cumbria Information Centre

rhegedticMaking bread with the Watermill at Little Salkeld, tasting Hawkshead Beer and cheese from Wardhall Dairy, finding out how to catch and smoke your fish at Bessy Beck as well as a wealth of outdoor activities from mountain boarding to rock climbing were just some of the activities which Julia Bradbury had a go at…

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June 25th, 2010

New Chamber Manager for Halton Chamber

erichudsonandpaulacainHalton Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise has a new manager at the helm – Paula Cain, a former Chief Executive of Knowsley Chamber. Paula brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her new position….

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June 23rd, 2010

Green skills needed for 748,000 employees across England’s Northwest

The report was commissioned by the NWDAUp to a quarter of the workforce in England’s Northwest will need to green their skills by 2020 as the region responds to climate change by building a low carbon economy….

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June 23rd, 2010

Vancouver Airport Services Announces Agreement to Invest in Liverpool John Lennon Airport

terminal-building-at-nightVancouver Airport Services has announced that it has reached agreement with The Peel Group to acquire a 65 per cent share in Peel Airports Limited which includes key airport assets of Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield and Durham Tees Valley Airport….

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June 21st, 2010

Birthday Greeting for Sir Paul McCartney from Shanghai

sir-paul-birthdayStaff and visitors at the Liverpool Pavilion at the World Expo have sent birthday wishes over 6000 miles to the city’s most famous son, Sir Paul McCartney. The Beatles star….

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June 19th, 2010

100,000th visitor to pavilion given Liverpool surprise

Image source:Liverpool Vision. shanghai-waterfront The news comes after the 100,000th visitor was presented with a Liverpool Football Club ball signed by all the players including World Cup stars Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres after he was clocked as the lucky guest…

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June 16th, 2010

Region’s Businesses Pledge to Take Off From Their Local Airport

0608-flylocalBusiness leaders from across the region have gathered together to sign a pledge to support Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA) following the launch of the Airport’s ‘Fly Local’ campaign…

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June 16th, 2010

More Escape Gates for Cumbria and Lancashire

MotorwayThe Highways Agency has unveiled a £148,000 project to extend a scheme designed to help drivers escape long queues after serious incidents on the North West motorway network….

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