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Tech study finds NW playing catch-up

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Unsurprisingly, Manchester is leading the North West in the tech industry, according to the Tech Nation 2017 report published this week, with £2.9bn of digital turnover annually. But why do Reading, Bristol and Bath have much larger digital turnovers than Manchester, asks Laura Storey.

Sajid Javid Sean Anstee Manifesto Mayoral

THING OF THE WEEK

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Answers on a ballot paper please for this lil beauty courtesy of Cllr Sean Anstee’s mayoral campaign photographer Benjamin Wareing captured during the manifesto-launching tour of the Bury Black Pudding Company with Communities Secretary Sajid Javid.

Lancaster University Health Innovation John McAslan

Tenders invited for Lancaster science park

Lancaster University has started the formal search for a contractor to build the 80,000 sq ft first building on its health innovation science park at the Bailrigg campus.

Chancellors Hotel

Chancellors Hotel reopens

The hotel and conferencing centre at the University of Manchester’s Fallowfield site has undergone a £4m refurbishment.

Amazon Omega

Amazon moves in at Omega

Investor LondonMetric has confirmed that the e-commerce giant has taken occupation of its 357,000 sq ft unit in zone 7 of Warrington's Omega South

Leigh Busway

Leigh busway reaches passenger landmark

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The Vantage guided busway service introduced to connect Leigh more effectively to Salford and Manchester has been used by two million passengers since launching in April 2016, operator First has announced.

Aquila 120 KBP

DB Symmetry launches Aquila at Huyton

The logistics developer and its funding partner Barwood Capital have announced the completion of refurbishment works at Aquila 120, a 120,000 sq ft warehouse/manufacturing at Huyton Business Park.