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Railway Safety Book a Big Hit with the Kids

Virgin Trains has come up with a novel way to help promote safety on the railways with the launch of a new book entitled Ryan’s Railway Adventure. The guide to railway safety which is aimed at young children and their parents tells…

North West heads UK property investment with 84 per cent rise to £746m in first quarter of 2015

Domestic and international institutional investors attracted by heightened profile of region   Colliers International estimates total property investment transactions in the North West of England have risen in value by more than 84 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 - the…

Manchester Thunder to play semi-final match at the Manchester Arena

Reigning netball superleague champions Manchester Thunder have just confirmed that their semi-final match will be played at the 21,000 capacity Manchester Arena. The match will take place on Saturday 18th April, with the first centre pass at 6:10pm. The match opponent will…

EY joins Barbirolli Square exodus

EY has agreed to lease three floors of offices at Two St Peter’s Square in Manchester, with the firm set to move there in 2017. The first tenant to commit to the 11-storey city centre building, which is being developed by Fred and…

Minister announces new political delegations

Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK has announced new delegations for the Department of Economic Development following the retirement of Alan Crowe as a Member of the Legislative Council. The Minister said: ‘May I take this opportunity to thank Alan for…

KMP Digitata on a roll as they receive award nomination

The shortlist for the largest and most significant media and creative awards outside of London have been announced – and we’ve made the cut… We’ve been on a roll recently when it comes to award nominations and at the end of last…

Formisimo Angel Investor Event

Formisimo is a Manchester-based analytics startup that shows online companies what changes they should make to their website to increase sales. We're opening an investment round and are inviting angels to hear from our founders, CTO and non-exec director on the business…

Virgin Trains brews new coffee deal with the Nero Roasting Company

Virgin Trains is proud to announce the revamp of its on-board coffee offer by introducing a new coffee brand, Aroma by the Nero Roasting Company. From the Roaster behind Caffè Nero’s premium beans, the new bespoke coffee blend will be available across…

New recruits, familiar faces

Dealer profitability experts ASE plc are pleased to announce the return of previous employees Paul Smith as audit manager and Amanda Sayle as senior tax manager. Jason Leach, managing director of ASE’s Professional Services Division says of their return: “as the UK’s…

Salford City College appoints new chief executive officer and principal

Easter this year brings with it a change at the helm of Salford City College with the announcement from the Corporation that John Spindler is to join the College as its new chief executive officer and principal from the beginning of the…