Archive for August, 2015

Airbus Files Patent for Supersonic Jet

Airbus Files Patent for Supersonic Jet

Airbus have filed a patent for supersonic planes that could travel between London and New York in just one hour. The ultra rapid air vehicle has been dubbed the “son of Concorde” and would travel at four-and-a-half times the speed…

    New £30m Chester Cultural Centre Progressing Well

    New £30m Chester Cultural Centre Progressing Well

    Chester’s new £30 million Cultural Centre is taking shape, as construction work shifts up a gear. New images released by builders Kier Group show swift progress is being made on the theatre complex at the former Odeon cinema on Northgate…

      Grants Available for Wirral Companies Who Encourage Cycling

      Grants Available for Wirral Companies Who Encourage Cycling

      Wirral businesses are being invited to bid for grants of up to £2,500 to encourage workers to get on their bikes. The cash has been made available through the Liverpool City Region’s Sustainable Transport Enhancement Package – “STEP” – to…

        Ministers Acknowledge the Potential of the Mersey Dee Region

        Ministers Acknowledge the Potential of the Mersey Dee Region

        On Tuesday 18 August, the Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse, James Wharton MP and the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns MP visited Coleg Cambria in Deeside to take part in a roundtable discussion…

          Wrexham Super Prison Name Requires Queen Approval

          Wrexham Super Prison Name Requires Queen Approval

          A new £212m super prison is to be named by the people of North Wales – but will require a royal seal of approval. Schools, faith groups, historical societies and local authorities will be among those asked for suggestions that…

            Airbus in Deal with India’s Largest Domestic Airline

            Airbus in Deal with India’s Largest Domestic Airline

            IndiGo, India’s largest domestic airline by market share, has firmed up its order to buy 250 Airbus A320neo aircraft. The airline signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus in October 2014 to purchase the aircraft, and has now firmed up…

              Unilever Advanced Manufacturing Centre Set for Go-Ahead

              Unilever Advanced Manufacturing Centre Set for Go-Ahead

              Plans to build an Advanced Manufacturing Centre that would allow  scientists and engineers to test new ideas for personal care and  homecare products at Unilever’s Port Sunlight complex look set to be given the go-ahead. The £24m scheme, which has…

                LEP welcomes the Northern Powerhouse Minister to Cheshire & Warrington

                LEP welcomes the Northern Powerhouse Minister to Cheshire & Warrington

                The Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse, James Wharton, highlighted the importance of Cheshire and Warrington in Government’s  plans for the Northern Powerhouse during a visit to the North West this week. LEP Board Member and well-known music…