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Downtown in Business presents a blockbuster Autumn events programme

Featuring, Andy Burnham, Esther McVey, Chris Grayling, Steve Rotheram, Sajid Javid, Judith Blake, Sir Richard Leese, Michael Finnigan, Nisha Katona, Andy Bounds, Susan Hinchcliffe, David Taylor, Eamon Boylan, Ruth Connor, Gary Neville, Tom Riordan, Sir Howard Bernstein, & Jo Leah Top DIB Events for Autumn 2017 LIVERPOOL: A Tale of ...

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Time for the North to speak with one voice

Words by: Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester The recent transport summit in Leeds, organised by Downtown in Business, was unprecedented. In fact, I think the last time the North met under one roof like that we created Rugby League. I believe that last Wednesday’s meeting has also led to ...

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Transport Summit: Downtown boss warns against ‘talk shop’

Downtown boss warns against 'talk shop' and calls for campaign for the North as Minister Grayling agrees to meet business leaders Transport Minister Chris Grayling has agreed to meet with business leaders from the North of England to discuss their concerns about the government’s infrastructure spending commitments on key Northern ...

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Business & Political leaders join forces to back Cross Rail North

Business and political leaders from across the Northern Powerhouse will meet next week to debate Cross Rail North – and discuss how they can work together to convince the government to get serious about infrastructure investment in the region. The special Transport Summit, hosted by Downtown in Business, will take ...

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Business backing transport summit

Over 100 business leaders from across the Northern Powerhouse have registered to attend a special transport summit that is being organised by Downtown in Business. The event takes place in Leeds on the morning of Wednesday 23rd August, and discussion will focus on the issue of the Cross Rail North ...

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Taste Lancashire 2017 is resounding success

Taste Lancashire 2017, the county’s first food and drink conference organised by Marketing Lancashire brought together food entrepreneurs, retail bosses, agricultural leaders, international trade experts and influencers from

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Top Apprentices and Employers honoured at Themis Inspire & Achieve Awards

Top Apprentices and Employers gathered for a red carpet event, hosted by Themis at Burnley College, to recognise their exceptional achievements and celebrate the very best in the region’s business community. More than 180 guests attended the biennial Inspire & Achieve Awards, held last night (Thursday 7 September) against the ...

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Fat Media reach finals of the Northern Ecommerce Awards 2017

Lancaster based digital marketing agency, Fat Media is just a click away from scooping a prestigious award having reached the finals of the Northern Ecommerce Awards 2017. The awards, which celebrate the best in ecommerce and online retailing, have announced Fat Media as a finalist in the Best Ecommerce Search ...

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