EDF, which is 85% owned by the French government, announced the extensions as it reported a 68% fall in profits last yearRead the full story ›
First vehicle to roll off production line in Cheshire was an Elite 1.6CDTi, in Flip Chip SilverRead the full story ›
Ed Woodward will receive a grilling from Manchester United's investors about the club's performance on and off the pitchRead the full story ›
Unite react to the loss of 270 jobs at Fiddler’s Ferry power station near WarringtonRead the full story ›
SSE plc announces consultation at Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station, Cheshire, on a proposal to end commercial operationsRead the full story ›
A train company is offering discounted fares to parts of northern England hit by flooding, in a bid to boost tourism.Read the full story ›
North West car manufacturers are benefiting from record export salesRead the full story ›
Its being reported a senior engineer has won the right to appeal against the construction of a controversial rail link in Salford. The Ordsall Chord, as it's called, will mean a new connection between Piccadilly and Victoria stations in Manchester. The new track length will be 1km and will involve the construction of a new viaduct and open up connections east and west across cities in the north - the so called 'Northern Powerhouse'.
Critics of the scheme say the planned route will cut through an area that's important to Greater Manchester's rail heritage and lead to the loss of a number of listed buildings. Now after a legal challenge, Mark Elliot, the former president of the Institute of Civil Engineers has been given leave to appeal.
Customs officers say one area of the North West is a 'Counterfeit hotbed' after massive finds of fake goods.Read the full story ›
Heart doctor says blame lies with manufactures who exploit the poorRead the full story ›