Embattled contractor Forrest, propped up by a £2m loan from Greater Manchester Combined Authority in March, has been appointed to deliver a £10.8m extra care scheme for the ForViva Group in Merseyside.
Retailers, restaurant owners and hoteliers received a boost to trade from an unusual source over the weekend as thousands of Pokémon GO players visited for two days of events designed to use the game to educate young people about history.
Funding for the International Screen School Manchester and a Cyber Innovation Hub to be developed at Heron House are among the key items to go before the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s meeting on Friday.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has demanded answers from Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, following the minister’s comments last week that full electrification of the Manchester-Leeds railway may not take place.
Sefton Council’s planning committee has granted Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust permission to build a new mental health facility at the existing Boothroyd Mental Health Unit, off Scarisbrick New Road.
The world’s biggest bridge made entirely from Lego bricks will soon be on display at The Capital Building on Old Hall Street in Liverpool, measuring around one hundredth of the length of the new Mersey Gateway.