MIPIM UK – three months to go

Delegations from across the region are preparing to head to London Olympia for the fourth annual MIPIM UK property conference and exhibition, which begins three months from today on Wednesday 18 October.

Rebecca Eatwell

Eatwell takes top spot at Newgate

Rebecca Eatwell has been promoted to a national role as managing partner of Newgate Communications, based in the Manchester office, and is also taking over as head of the Newgate Engage practice.

Platform Airport City

Airport City launches event space with Burgess

Airport City has launched an event space within Manchester Airport’s transport interchange, engaging ex-Spinningfields head of events Fran Burgess to develop the destination.


Reid Architects' striking gold building for The Alchemist at MediaCity has got people talking. And it's been a headscratcher for the design team. Where to put the bins?

Three more in at Tomorrow

MediaCityUK’s tech workspace Tomorrow has secured another three occupiers, taking occupancy to 65%.

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]

Liverpool Council Image... Commonwealth Team Pic.. Images By Gareth Jones

Team named to front Liverpool’s Games bid

Sports executive Brian Barwick is to chair Liverpool’s bid to host the Commonwealth Games, with Dr Denise Barrett-Baxendale, a director of Everton FC and executive chair of Everton in the Community, as deputy chair.

Rachel McQueen

Cheshire hires ex-Marketing Manchester director

Destination management organisation, Marketing Cheshire, which markets to investors, visitors, students and residents, has appointed Rachel McQueen as its new director of tourism.

Sajid Javid Sean Anstee Manifesto Mayoral


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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.