Archive for December, 2010

December 15th, 2010

Christmas and New Year services on Virgin Trains

virgin-trains1Virgin Trains is reminding passengers to check times and book seats in plenty of time as services around the holiday period on all their routes are likely to be very busy….

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December 15th, 2010

Nominations open for the third annual Halton Business and Tourism Awards

haltonchamberlogo1A joint venture between Halton Chamber of Commerce and Runcorn & Widnes Tourism and Business Network, the third annual Halton Business and Tourism Awards will take place on 25th February 2011 at the Holiday Inn, Runcorn…

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December 14th, 2010

England’s North West Universities’ Biomedical Knowledge and Expertise

nwualogo2North West Universities Association attended the annual Genesis Conference to provide information on the Biomedical expertise available within the region’s universities…

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December 13th, 2010

Virgin Trains announces record ticket sales and pinpoints 18th December as the busiest day for train travel during the festive season

virgin-trains1With Christmas almost upon us, Virgin Trains is urging all passengers to check train times and book seats home in plenty of time as services around the holiday period are already very busy…

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December 13th, 2010

Improvement works to Carlisle’s city centre set to start early next year

news-imageThe groundbreaking Roman Gateway project aims to establish Carlisle as a world class gateway to the western and central sections of Hadrian’s Wall and will include improvement works in the city’s Historic Quarter and Bitts Park…

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December 10th, 2010

Travel plan creates route to closer working and award for South Liverpool Business Park

news-imageThe Estuary Commerce Park travel plan, led by Liverpool Vision, the city’s economic development company, won the Travel Wise Award for best sustainable transport initiative at the Merseyside Transport Awards…

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December 10th, 2010

Virgin Rail Group responds to today’s West Coast franchise announcement

virgin-trains1Virgin Rail Group intends to bid for the West Coast franchise following a written statement to Parliament by Philip Hammond, Transport Secretary. Mr Hammond told MPs that the next WC franchise would run for 14 years, from 2012 until the planned opening of High Speed 2 (HS2)…

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December 9th, 2010

‘It is time to talk about transferring accountability to LEPs’, North West business leaders told in debate

nwbltThe North West is in a unique position for a successful transfer of economic development under new Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) model, senior business leaders have heard…

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December 9th, 2010

North West Higher Level Skills Partnership recognised with prestigious National Award

nwualogo2North West Universities Association (NWUA) are delighted to announce the North West Higher Level Skills Partnership (HLSP) has been awarded the Outstanding Employer Engagement Initiative at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2010…

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December 7th, 2010

Cumbrians have their say on nuclear waste disposal

mrws_wigton_0351Cumbrian residents have been giving their views on a possible geological disposal facility for higher activity radioactive waste in Copeland or Allerdale.

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