Economic Development

March 31st, 2014

Ocean Gateway Strategy delivers major North West boost

news logo 001redAn independent review of the first 5 years of Ocean Gateway reveals £2bn private investment an 11,000 jobs.

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March 28th, 2014

NWBLT launch Science & Innovation report

NWBLT Science Report Launch redNorth West is set for innovation boom as business calls for sustained R&D investment.

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March 27th, 2014

Fab Lab Manchester welcomes Royal visitor

Commonwealth leaders visit to Fab Lab Manchester 3 redFab Lab Manchester welcomes Royal visitor and Commonwealth leaders.

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March 27th, 2014

Merseyside tops list for entrepreneurs helped of benefits

news logo 001redAlmost 1,400 unemployed people on Merseyside start up their own business, the largest group in the UK.

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March 4th, 2014

Cumbria’s first Distillery to open in 2014

PaulCurrie-LakesDistillery redThe Lakes Distillery is scheduled to open in 2014 creating Cumbria’s first Distillery and 30 new jobs for the area.

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January 29th, 2014

£400m Boost for Business and Local Economies

DCLG LogoGovernment announce a £400m long-term economic plan targeting high streets and local industries

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January 27th, 2014

Manchester, Stockport & Warrington named hotspots

cabinetoffice-logo24,000 new businesses were started in Manchester, Stockport and Warrington last year.

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January 21st, 2014

Growth in gas and oil sector triggers new-build programme at The Heath

New build for Wood Group PSN at The HeathWood Group PSN are to move into a new multi million site at The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn.

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January 20th, 2014

Business Growth Hub awarded £9.2 million

Business Growth Hub logo redThe Greater Manchester Business Growth Hub has been awarded £9.2m to expand its work supporting 1,400 businesses.

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October 28th, 2013

North West becomes ‘Apprenticeship Capital’ of England

news logo 001redA Manchester-based childcare company is being praised for helping to make the North West the countries leading region for apprenticeships.

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