Archive for March, 2011

March 31st, 2011

Arts Council funding plans from April 2012 announced

arts-council-logoThe Arts Council have announced the new National portfolio of organisations that it will fund from April 2012. To find out how this affects the North West read here.

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March 29th, 2011

Government launch ‘Start up Britain’ campaign

news-image2Leading brands have pledged millions of pounds in support to new entrepreneurs under a new campaign launched by the Prime Minister. More..

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March 28th, 2011

Lancashire Visitor Centre floated for the first time

nwda_colour4History will be made this week at Brockholes nature reserve, Lancashire as the newly constructed Visitor Village will be floated for the first time. More..

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March 28th, 2011

City Region welcomes Enterprise Zone

news-image1Liverpool Waters is amongst the first to be nominated as an Enterprise Zone in last weeks Government announcement.It will regenerate a 60 hectare dockland site. More..

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March 28th, 2011

North West Roadworks Update

istock_000007426335xsmall-300x198-180x1204Check out the latest North West roadworks information for this coming week as supplied by the Highways Agency

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March 25th, 2011

Government doubles funding for pothole repairs

dept-of-transport-logo-redCouncils have ben told how they will benefit from the doubling of funding available for repairing potholes as announced in the budget. more…

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March 25th, 2011

UK Trade & Investment announce new programme to help R&D firms

nwda_colour2Help is at hand for small hi-tech firms in the North West to improve their international capabilities through a new programme TR&DE. more…

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March 24th, 2011

Government announces location of Enterprise Zones

communities-and-local-government-logoToday it has been announceed that Liverpool Waters and Manchester Airport are amongst the new areas designated by the Government as Enterprise Zones

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March 24th, 2011

Virgin Rail Group shortlisted for West Coast franchise

virgin-trains3Virgin Rail Group (VRG) announces that it has successfully pre-qualified to bid for the new West Coast franchise which is expected to start in April 2012.

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March 24th, 2011

Twenty one charities in the North West share £1.6m in government funding

dept-of-health-web-logo1Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude and Minister for Civil Society, Nick Hurd today announced that charities in the North West would receive nearly £1.6m in immediate funding.

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