Archive for July, 2010

July 26th, 2010

Northwest marks 2 year countdown to London 2012

news-imageThe Northwest’s success in capitalising on the benefits of the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games was highlighted at the 4th annual Northwest 2012 conference, held on the 23rd July 2010 to coincide with Open Weekend and the 2 year countdown to the world’s biggest sporting event…

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July 26th, 2010

Greater Manchester Community Grants Celebration Event – July 2010

nwnetworkBeneficiary groups and projects from Greater Manchester were invited to the celebration where they showcased the innovative and valuable work they have undertaken…

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July 23rd, 2010

Quarterly manufacturing survey reveals unusual manufacturers’ concern

manufacturing-institute-turbine2Entering new markets appears to be a positive concern as manufacturers diversify. As it continues to monitor manufacturing concerns in the NW region, the results of the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) North West’s first quarter research into the problems faced by manufacturers…

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July 23rd, 2010

Virgin Stations Crewe and Preston top poll for ticket buying facilities

virgin-trainsCrewe and Preston have come top of an independent national poll of ticket buying facilities at rail stations. They were the only two stations managed by Virgin Trains surveyed in the research conducted by Passenger Focus…

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July 23rd, 2010

MIDAS Appoints New Board Members

logo-midasThree leading Greater Manchester councillors have joined the board of MIDAS, Manchester’s Investment and Development Agency….

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July 22nd, 2010

Travel Update – Wigan M6 Improvement Work Resumes

MotorwayA £2.25m scheme to complete an upgrade of the M6 at Wigan in Greater Manchester will get underway on Monday (July 26). Work to install new verge safety barriers and move lighting columns from the central reservation to verges…

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July 20th, 2010

Thousands more seats for Cumbria and Scotland

pendolino_at_mcr_piccadilly_3_i1Longer trains with more carriages will run between Birmingham and Edinburgh through Carlisle between Saturday 17 July and Saturday 4 September….

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July 20th, 2010

Northwest continues to lead the way for Foreign Direct Investment success

news-imageInvestment by overseas companies created or safeguarded 13,486 jobs in the Northwest over the last year, UK Trade & Investment and the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) announced today….

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July 20th, 2010

NWDA response to recession rated as ‘strong’ in National Audit Office review

NWDAThe response of the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) to the economic downturn has been rated as Strong following an Independent Supplementary Review (ISR), carried out by the National Audit Office (NAO) on behalf of the government…

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July 20th, 2010

Employment Relations Forum in the North West

acasDo you manage people? If so the Employment Relations Forum is a great way to keep up to date and meet other people managers. Our partners include key economic and social partners…

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