Archive for February, 2015

Innovation Network Success at OpTIC Glyndwr University

Innovation Network Success at OpTIC Glyndwr University

We held our first MDA Innovation Network Business Breakfast of 2015 at OpTIC Glyndwr University, St Asaph on Wednesday 11th February 2015. Over 110 delegates attended the event which included over 20 business exhibitions. Following on from the breakfast, a…

    Tour of Britain Could Add £3.5m to Local Economy

    Tour of Britain Could Add £3.5m to Local Economy

    The Tour of Britain, which is returning to North Wales and Wrexham, could bring £3.5m to the local economy. Wrexham council’s executive board has approved backing the tour with a £40,000 cash injection saying it is an opportunity for the…

      Ewloe Housing Plans in Inspectors Hands

      Ewloe Housing Plans in Inspectors Hands

      A decision whether to make a u-turn on a controversial application to build houses on agricultural land is now in the hands of a planning inspector. A three-day public inquiry into plans by Anwyl Construction Ltd to build 41 homes in…

        £6m Road Safety Improvements Across Rural Wales

        £6m Road Safety Improvements Across Rural Wales

        Speed limits along dozens of stretches of roads in Wales are to be changed as the Welsh Government reviews road safety across the country. The Welsh Government is planning £6m in road safety improvements in the next five years on…

          Hopes for New Wirral Rail Station

          Hopes for New Wirral Rail Station

          Hopes for the creation of a train station between Moreton and Meols are back on track after a survey found hundreds of people are in support of the idea. Councillors claim the new station – which would be known as…

            Construction Started on Wirral Waters College Campus

            Construction Started on Wirral Waters College Campus

            Construction work has begun on a multi-million training college that will form part of the Wirral Waters development. The £8m Wirral Metropolitan College campus will specialise in enterprise and construction and transform 500 acres of Birkenhead Dockland. Work on the…

              Multi Million Pound Services Hub for Ellesmere Port

              Multi Million Pound Services Hub for Ellesmere Port

              Plans for a public services hub in Ellesmere Port town centre have been revealed as part of a multi-million regeneration scheme. Costing £20m it will, according to Cheshire West And Chester Council, bring together seven public sector organisations under one…

                Chester Coworking Hub Now Open

                Chester Coworking Hub Now Open

                Chester has become part of the growing trend of cities across the UK supporting entrepreneurs and other small businesses through the introduction of a coworking hub. Last August, a pair of local entrepreneurs launched a campaign via the crowdfunding site…

                  Tata Steel Deeside Site Plans Revealed

                  Tata Steel Deeside Site Plans Revealed

                  Tata Steel has revived plans for a small power plant at its Deeside site in a move that could help secure the long term future of the site. The steel giant employs around 850 people in Shotton at its Tata…

                    £2.8m Wirral Motorway Project Begins

                    £2.8m Wirral Motorway Project Begins

                    A major £2.8m project to repair junction 2 of the M53 began today. Long-awaited work on the lanes at Moreton is expected to take up to four months to complete. Highways Agency spokeswoman Louise Baxendale said: “We are delivering on a…

                      Extra Lane Closure to Cause Further Delays

                      Extra Lane Closure to Cause Further Delays

                      Motorists could face even more delays on the A483 tomorrow as emergency work will see an extra lane closed for most of the day. The northbound carriageway of the A483, on the approach to the Posthouse Roundabout, will be reduced…