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]
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.
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.
The Northern Gateway Development Zone, a shared investment campaign for South Cheshire and North Staffordshire, has been renamed the Constellation Partnership, with the new brand unveiled in Cannes today.