City council leader Sir Richard Leese announced at last night’s launch of Manchester’s MIPIM 2019 partnership that the city will return to its beachside pavilion, after storms forced a late change of plan this year.
The broadcaster has invited seven candidates to participate in the second stage of the pitch process for its new national hub, with the two North West bidders joined by Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds and the West Midlands.
It's fair to say Stalybridge isn’t famed for its royal connections, but hopes were raised that the town could have its own Richard III-style discovery when human bones were excavated outside a new Aldi this week.
Events and business tourism in general continue to be central to the success of the city region visitor economy, Marketing Manchester chief executive Sheona Southern told the Greater Manchester Tourism Conference.
Transport for Greater Manchester’s progress towards a fully integrated ticketing system across public transport has taken a step forward with the launch of its "get me there" smartcard system across buses and Metrolink trams.