Downtown News

Metro Mayors spell out vision for future to Downtown members

The city region mayors for Greater Manchester and Liverpool shared a platform at a special event hosted by Downtown in Business at the offices of Deloitte in Manchester earlier this week. Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram addressed a group of 100- strong business leaders on a range of issues, including ...

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Elected Mayors call first Convention of the North

Historic gathering in Newcastle will provide focal point for Northern Powerhouse Rail Campaign which launches this week Elected Mayors Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram have proposed that the first-ever Convention of the North be held in late June this year in Newcastle. Major decisions are looming this year on rail investment and Brexit ...

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Love Brands guru to address Downtown event

VSI and strategic partner Downtown in Business is delighted to welcome Kevin Roberts, the former Chief Executive of global media and marketing giant Saatchi and Saatchi, to the University of Salford for a master class in cutting-edge leadership in the world of sport and business. The former Lancaster Grammar School ...

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Manchester leader confident of city's future

The leader of Manchester City Council Sir Richard Leese was in optimistic mood as he addressed a breakfast forum of Downtown members at the Restaurant Bar & Grill earlier this week. Discussing the forthcoming property festival MIPIM, housing, skills, the EU, the digital sector, culture and the Northern Powerhouse, Sir ...

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Northern Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Season Finale

Come and celebrate the end of the Northern Chamber Orchestra's 50th anniversary season with a concert featuring some of the most powerful and popular classical music ever written. Elgar’s great cello concerto, made famous by the iconic Jacqueline Du Pre is performed by perhaps the greatest living British cellist and NCO ...

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Midshire hosts its Bredbury neighbours

On Wednesday 7th March, local managed print service provider Midshire® hosted its Industrial Park neighbours for Stockport Council’s quarterly Bredbury Area Business Group meeting. There were 17 representatives from 14 local businesses that attended the gathering in a bid to bring the community togeth

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FT UK Business Conference

Opportunities for future growth in the North 24th May 2018 The Principal Hotel, Manchester The success of UK companies must come from their ability to innovate, export, expand, garner government support and to build recognisable brands that will one day become world renowned. This success does not come without its ...

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