Festivals taking place in Edinburgh and the hard work of people behind the scenes were celebrated at the reception, hosted by Lord Duncan of Springbank. Combined, Edinburgh’s festivals are estimated to attract over 4.7 million people to Edinburgh, create over 6000 full time jobs and
The University of Manchester and Manchester Museum have been awarded university of sanctuary and museum of sanctuary status. The universities and museums of sanctuary initiatives celebrate the good practice of institutions that welcome asylum seekers and refugees into their communities and promote a culture of inclusion. To
Exactly 200 years later communities from across Manchester and beyond are invited to gather on the site of St Peter’s Field Manchester for a cultural event to commemorate those who were killed or injured at The Peterloo Massacre in 1819. The day-long Peterloo 2019 anniversary
Salford City Mayor Paul Dennett has joined forces with over a third of upper tier council leaders across England to back Cancer Research UK’s call for the new Government to increase public health funding. The number of people with cancer in the UK is set
Local Government Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP has this week (1 August 2019) confirmed he will lead ambitious plans to level up prosperity across the Midlands as the new Ministerial Champion for the Midlands Engine. A thriving Midlands is essential to a successful UK
Outspoken film producer Jonathan Sothcott, whose Hereford Films is behind popular gangster series such as the We Still Kill The Old Way and Bonded By Blood flicks, has won a second prestigious CEO award. He has been crowned ‘Best Commercial Film Production CEO’ in the
Chancellor doubles Brexit funding for this year, announcing £2.1 billion to prepare for no deal. New immediate cash boost of £1.1 billion to prepare critical areas for EU exit on 31 October. A further £1 billion available to enhance operational preparedness this year if needed.
Two directors from the North-west banned for 16 years after lack of oversight led to a £7.6 million shortfall in monies being held for insolvent estates. Darren Dean Varden (54), of Bury, Lancashire, and Philip Andrew Nuttall (58), of Congleton, Cheshire, were directors of Varden