PLANNING I Citylabs expansion wins approval

Manchester City Council's planning committee has given approval for Manchester Science Partnerships' two-phase, £60m expansion of the Citylabs biomedical campus at Oxford Road.

Tony Lenehan Styles&Wood

Styles & Wood builds profit as service lines added

The interiors business this morning reported its full year results for 2016, a year in which profit before tax climbed 49.4% to £3.54m despite an overall fall in revenue of 8.9% to £104.7m.

Vicky Saunders

Saunders named MD at Bernard Taylor Partnership

Vicky Saunders, who had been the first female director in the Heaton Mersey-based architect's 70-year history, has become the first person to be named as its managing director in a newly created role.

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Cancel that gap year, book a Parklife ticket and grab an Uber to the Northern Quarter because Manchester is ranked 21st in the best cities in the world for millennials to live.

Bernstein Charity Dinner

Tributes to Bernstein continue at packed charity dinner

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Politicians, footballers and chief executives mingled at a champagne reception, serenaded by a string quartet. The region’s businesses were out in force last night to celebrate and raise funds in the name of former Manchester City Council chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein. [GALLERY]