The seaside town of Southport says it's enjoying a bumper time for tourism. Nearly nine million people visited the resort last year, a four per cent increase on the previous 12 months. Altogether it meant a boost of more than £500 million.
Demands for the government to deliver a fair deal on transport for the north of England will be made by political and business leaders.Read the full story ›
The former chancellor said a line connecting the east and west coasts must be planned for as the Government presses ahead with HS2.Read the full story ›
A planning application for a Premier Inn hotel has been submitted to the Isle of Man Government for approval.Read the full story ›
Douglas promenade scheme to enhance the 'gateway to the Isle of Man' needs approval of Tynwald parliament.Read the full story ›
A transportation system which aims to whisk passengers at speeds of up to 750mph has shortlisted a proposed route in the North West.Read the full story ›
Values are up 8.8% compared with a year earlier, according to new figuresRead the full story ›
The latest census results reveal that the number of babies born in the Isle of Man has fallen to its lowest level in 30 years.
Figures also show, the amount of deaths continues to out number births.
Analysts say it's already having a noticeable impact on the Manx economy. Paul Craine is author of the book - "IOM Population Atlas".
Schools in the North of England need "urgent attention", according to a report by Northern Powerhouse think tankRead the full story ›
Hundreds of people were queuing to get into high street stores in Manchester and at the Trafford Centre this morning.
Some had even camped overnight in order to be one of the first people in the stores.
See below just some of those eager shoppers: