Multi-purpose complex 2019 construction to bring island 130 new jobs.Read the full story ›
Manchester Airport is celebrating its 80th birthday in style.
The former Ringway Airport began life in 1938 as just a solitary hangar in a field in South Manchester.
Now it is the UK's third biggest airport and a brand known across the world.
Around 3,000 parents gathered in Manchester today for the Mum's Enterprise show.
The conference is the first of its kind in the North West and hopes to show mums ways they can return to work, whether it be working more flexibly or starting their own business.
For more information visit: Mum's Enterprise
Cumbria County Council says the Windermere Ferry will be out of action for weeks after it caught fire last Sunday.Read the full story ›
A keel- laying ceremony is taking place at Cammell Laird in Birkenhead later to signal the start of the building a new Isle of Wight freight ship.
The project for the Red Funnel ferry operator is worth 10- million pound to the Wirral shipyard.
The roll-on roll-off vessel will also carry 12 passengers
A businessman who was born in Manchester has been named as the UK's wealthiest man.
Jim Ratcliffe, who founded chemical giant Ineos, was born in the Failsworth area.
According to the Sunday Times Rich list he's now worth more than 21 billion pounds.
Commuters in the region face disruption as rail staff go on strike today.
Union members at Arriva Rail North are walking out for twenty four hours as part of the long running dispute over the role of guards on trains.
Staff will also strike at Greater Anglia and South Western Railway in the dispute which has been going on for two years.
More than 600 jobs are available at Manchester Airport.
Job-seekers from across the region are being invited to attend a special event later at Lancashire County Cricket Club's to learn more about the roles.
Those wishing to attend can register for an hour's time slot.
Click here for more information.
Online retailer Shop Direct is to close three sites in Greater Manchester, impacting nearly 2,000 jobs.Read the full story ›
What's thought to be Chester's oldest shop is closing this month after nearly 250 years.
Lowe and Sons on Bridge Street Row has been trading as an independent jewellers in the city since 1770.
The firm says its decided to "call it a day", once the lease comes to an end.