THING Greater Manchester Dialects Map


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Are you 'areet' with projects underway in the region? Do the designs leave you 'skriking', or is 'cruckling' a risk as you walk down the street gazing up at some of the latest buildings? These confusing words, and more....

Network Rail adds to list of temporary closures

Network Rail has released further details of the programme that will see the 17 miles of rail between Blackpool and Preston closed for up to 18 weeks later this year, and announced that Ashton-under-Lyne’s railway station is to be closed for three weeks in July.

Stonebridge St Modwen June 2017

Spec phase completes at Stonebridge

Contractor Caddick has completed work on the latest phase of St Modwen’s Stonebridge Business Park in Liverpool, a speculatively developed phase that has added 63,657 sq ft of industrial space to the scheme.

Motel One Cross St Ext

Motel One opens second Manchester hotel

The German operator has opened on Cross Street with a hotel named Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange, the group’s second in the city following Piccadilly, which opened in 2015.

Jesse Norman Studio Portraits

Minister to address Northern Transport Summit on Monday

Transport minister Jesse Norman is due to address the Northern Transport Summit, organised by Place North West and Transport for the North, where he is expected to reaffirm the government's support for infrastructure investment across the North.

Ce Local Plan

Cheshire East ends long wait for Local Plan approval

A planning inspector has backed Cheshire East’s Local Plan for shaping development in the borough up to 2030, bringing examination of the plan to a close and ensuring formal adoption of the plan is only weeks away.