Waxi In Action

Waxi firm launches MediaCity service

Manchester Water Taxis will on Monday launch its new route, between MediaCityUK and Spinningfields, simultaneously announcing a tie-in with locally-based yachting-led fashion brand Henri Lloyd.

Andy Burnham

‘Council of the North’ moves a step closer

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Mayors and leaders from Liverpool City Region, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have discussed further the formation of a body that will provide a strong, unified voice for the north.

Penwortham Bypass

Penwortham bypass secures approval

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Lancashire County Council's development control committee has granted consent for the £17.5m scheme, which will link the A59 Liverpool Road to the A582 at Brown Hare Roundabout, reducing congestion in the centre of Penwortham.

Mersey Gateway Bridge From The Air August 2017

Mersey Gateway registrations hit 50,000 mark

Registrations for Merseyflow, the quickest way to use the Mersey Gateway bridge, have reached more than 50,000 a month ahead of the bridge’s expected opening in mid-October.

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Emergency services out in force for Mersey Gateway drill

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Three cars, one tanker, and bloodied victims screaming for their lives. But what looked like a horrific collision with multiple casualties and even a death, was in fact an emergency services drill, co-ordinated by Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service to test responses on the new Mersey Gateway bridge ahead of its opening. [GALLERY]

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ICE sets out Northern Powerhouse plan

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The Institution of Civil Engineers will today hand over its report Delivering a Northern Infrastructure Strategy to the metro mayors of Liverpool, Manchester and Tees Valley, with the empowerment of Transport for the North among its recommendations.