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Recordbreaking Seashell Trust sportive raises £17,000

A record entry of over 320 riders signed up for this year’s Seashell charity cycling sportive and in the process raised over £17,000 for the charity’s work. Starting from the Seashell Trust campus in Cheadle Hulme, the cyclists from across the North…

New Partner joins Ward Hadaway’s Matrimonial team

The Matrimonial team at Ward Hadaway has been further strengthened with the recruitment of new Partner Charlotte Beck. Charlotte joins Ward Hadaway after developing her legal career in Bolton. She has the wide range of experience expected from practising family law in…

A 195-year-old disabled children’s charity in Stockport is celebrating a decade of being the Seashell Trust.

The former Royal Schools for the Deaf had expanded its original remit to such an extent it need a new name to reflect its 21st century role working with children affected by some of the most complex disabilities in the country. On…

Fieldfisher Manchester complete sale of UK in-building wireless provider to US private equity fund Digital Colony

Fieldfisher Manchester has advised the selling shareholders of established in-building wireless provider Opencell, with Corporate partner Tom Ward heading up the team. Opencell provides multi-operator indoor coverage for a variety of customers, building types and sizes. It currently has over 2,000 live…

Mazars approaches 50 North West hires

International accountancy and advisory firm Mazars has made 49 appointments across its offices in Manchester and Liverpool in less than a year. The rapid growth has been attributed to a significant investment in young talent and a major public services win. The…

Joint agents Colliers International and Knight Frank sell George Hotel in Penrith, Cumbria for an undisclosed sum off a guide price of £2.75m

Joint commercial property agents Colliers International and Knight Frank have completed the sale of the George Hotel in Penrith on behalf of their clients, Lake District Hotels Limited. The 35-bedroom hotel occupies a prominent position in the centre of the Cumbrian market…

Manchester Tech Trust launches new angel group with maiden investment of £350,000 in Biorelate

Manchester charity wants to see a thriving and accessible angel investment ecosystem for Greater Manchester tech The Tech Nation Report 2018, published earlier this year, says that the number one challenge faced by start-ups in Manchester’s tech cluster is access to funding.…

BRABNERS CONTINUES GROWTH WITH SUCCESSION OF APPOINTMENTS

North West independent legal practice Brabners has strengthened its offering in the region following a series of appointments in its Preston office. The firm, which also has offices in Liverpool and Manchester, has appointed Sarah Murphy as a partner within its private…

TLT advises EHRC on inquiry into housing for disabled people

TLT has provided planning and social housing advice to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), based in Arndale House, Manchester, in relation to an inquiry into housing for disabled people in Great Britain. The inquiry, which began in 2016, looked at…

AMAZON’S ARRIVAL IN MANCHESTER SHOWS RISING INTEREST IN CITY FROM NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSES

The decision by online retail powerhouse Amazon to open an office in central Manchester reflects increasing interest in the city by national and international businesses as a strengthening development pipeline eases the shortage of available Grade A office space, according to the…