Oman Air’s Manchester to Muscat service takes off

Oman Airways inew daily flight from Manchester to Muscat is now in service, signalling the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme...

Parliament’s Transport Committee says build HS2 North to South

Those of us in favour of High Speed Two coming to Manchester have probably been astounded by the weakness of some of the arguments...

Coop’s farms next to go as the Manchester group continue to divest

The dismembering of Manchester based Cooperative Group continues as this morning it is announced that The Wellcome Trust has agreed to buy the Co-op...

Chancellor to set out revolutionary plans for Transport in the North

Plans to slash journey times between major northern cities with investment in high speed rail, developing new east-west road connections including a road tunnel under...

Northern Powerhouse splutters on 

Despite dodging questions on the postponing of the Transpennine rail electrification during Prime Minister's questions, yesterday's budget saw at least some commitment to the...

MOSI shortlisted for Lever Prize

The Museum of Science and Industry has been shortlisted for the prestigious Lever Prize 2016. The museum has been shortlisted for the learning and...

People in North-West to spend nearly £3bn on Christmas presents

People in the North-West will spend £2.93 billion on Christmas presents, buying 87.2 million gifts for the big day. According to new research from marketing...

Plans unveiled to provide GMP officers with mobile devices

Greater Manchester’s Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd and Chief Constable Ian Hopkins have unveiled plans to provide officers with mobile devices,...

Manchester based charity mourns Doctor killed in Syrian air strikes

Human Appeal, the humanitarian aid charity based in Manchester, were sad to learn that Dr Emad Alnesr, a Syrian doctor it helped train in...

GMP starts body-worn camera roll out

Greater Manchester Police officers have started wearing video cameras on their uniforms as the roll out of body-worn video cameras begins. 191 officers in Trafford...