Archive for May, 2011

May 26th, 2011

£600m for universities to speed the UK economy further into growth

HEFCE have announced funding of £600m for universities to help with the recovery and growth of the economy. More..

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May 25th, 2011

Roadworks lifted for late May Bank Holiday Weekend

Key information for motorists planning to take day trips over the coming bank holiday weekend.

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May 25th, 2011

HEFCE launches consultation on its equality scheme

A draft equality scheme for HEFCE has been announced. Views on whether their approach to equality and diversity is appropriate are being sought. More..

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May 25th, 2011

Innovative £200,000 new childrens play trail opens at Whinlatter Forest

An exciting and innovative childrens adventure trail that is estimated to boost the local economy by £500,000 will open on the 28th May in Whinlatter Forest.

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May 23rd, 2011

600 investment enquiries in first three months as region embraces The North West Fund

The North West Fund has received over 600 enquiries for over £160m of investment in its first three meonts of operation. More..

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May 23rd, 2011

Virgin Rail Group welcomes West Coast franchise extension discussions

Virgin Rail Group confirms that it is in discussions with the Department of Transport regarding an extension to the current West Coast rail franchise agreement. More..

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May 20th, 2011

Two Liverpool Streets up for major national awards: Vote now!

Two Liverpool streets are up for major national awards – cast your vote here. Google Maps and Street View have nominated Liverpool’s Seel Street and Bold Street for their 2011 Best Street Awards. Seel Street has been nominated for ‘Hippest Street’ in the UK and Bold Street has been nominated for ‘Best Shopping Street’. The […]

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May 19th, 2011

Spring Bank Holiday Weekend rail changes update

Check out alterations made necessary by Network Rail on ‘Virgin Trains’ services at the forthcoming Spring Bank Holiday weekend. More..

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May 18th, 2011

Merseyside school pupils feel the nuclear ‘buzz’

Merseyside school pupils felt the nuclear industry’s ‘buzz at the recent Make it with Sellafield Ltd, Capenhurst Enterprising Challenge. More..

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May 17th, 2011

Major ‘Business Expo’ is launched

Plans were unveiled today for a major event to showcase Cheshire’s world-class business credentials. ‘Celebrate CheshirPans for a major ‘Business Expo’ sees County unite behind new drive to ‘Celebrate Cheshire’. More..

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