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Orbit brings Headlander festival 2015 to town centre in £10k deal

Stockport’s largest commercial landlord is bringing Headlander to the town centre in a sponsorship deal which will pre-promote the main event in venues around Stockport Market Square for the first time. Orbit Developments took the idea to the sponsorship agency Just R…

JLL boost building consultancy division with two surveyors

Two new appointments sees team grow to 20 The Manchester building consultancy division at JLL has been strengthened with two new appointments and two promotions. Gareth Davies joins as a senior surveyor following eight years’ experience in Deloitte Real Estate’s construction advisory…

Manchester business duo join forces for charity challenge

Four challenges, four charities, £400,000! That’s the idea behind Challenge Manchester, from director of SEO and WordPress agency, Firecask, and future pro-manchester committee member, Anna Moss and the director of MOA Events, Kelly Harris. Throughout June and July, four challenges will take place…

Trio of hires and director promotions at Hugh Jones as the firm looks to doubles its office space

Manchester law firm Hugh Jones Solicitors has taken on three recruits and made its first promotions to director level as it unveils plans to double its office space to accommodate its growing team. Fiona Ludkin has joined the Private Client and Court…

Mills & Reeve launch technology team in Manchester to support TechNorth

National law firm Mills & Reeve has launched a technology team in Manchester to help capitalise on the opportunities in the sector. The team, which will offer a range of innovative legal solutions to help the region’s growing technology companies, is headed…

Pannone Corporate advises Shipley-based Express Elevators on KONE acquisition

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has acquired Express Elevators Ltd (Express), a Shipley company that specialises in the maintenance, repair, modernisation and installation of elevators. Express, which is located close to KONE’s regional offices in Keighley, currently…

Wood Street Mission – Great Manchester Run

It’s not too late to sign up to join our team for the Great Manchester Run on Sunday 10 May, with Woody our mascot there to cheer you on! There’s no minimum sponsorship to meet, just as much as you can raise…

Lilach Bullock announced as keynote for The Big Social Media Conference

One of the top 20 female social media power influencers, Lilach Bullock, has been announced as a keynote speaker at The Big Social Media Conference, the one of a kind social media conference in July. Bullock is one of the most dynamic personalities…

DWF advises NewRiver on three strategic North West transactions

North West legal business DWF advised leading real estate investment trust (REIT) NewRiver Retail Limited on three key North West transactions that saw the business invest £16.7 million in two retail assets in Blackburn and Chester, and sell a prime convenience store…

Secure Trust Bank expands Real Estate business

Secure Trust Bank is expanding its Real Estate finance division, after advancing over £135m of funds to customers last year, and has appointed Kevin Venn as Managing Director to roll out its growth strategy across the UK. Following its successful start in…