Monday, July 25, 2016

Local News

Creative events specialist Smart Live, announces the launch of its northern division, opening an office in The Greenhouse, at the heart of MediaCityUK. Smart Live’s services span the full spectrum of events, from product launches, team-building and away days, to awards ceremonies, conferences and international events. The agency’s client portfolio...
Things in Didsbury have just got sweeter as Michelé Marie Cakes opened their first shop in the centre of the village today. The new bakery, which will serve a range of delicacies including vegan and gluten free options, was founded by Jen Savaris and Jan Cooper. Former Manchester MP and newly...
Two police officers from Greater Manchester Police were honoured with Chief Constable commendations for bravery after responding to two women fighting on the motorway. PC Adrian Spurrell and PC Seamus Toal responded to reports about two women seen arguing on the hard shoulder of the M60 Motorway. The women were observed...
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A video was posted onto Facebook yesterday showing a shocking attack on a defenceless Manchester bus driver. The incident happened yesterday on the 135 at around 1:30pm. People with information are advised to contact Greater Manchester police.           Greater Manchester Police say they have made no arrests in relation to this incident...
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Police investigating a hate incident have released images and video footage showing three men they would like to speak to in connection with the incident. Chief Inspector Gareth Parkin of GMP’s City of Manchester Team, said: “We are aware of a video of a hate incident that has surfaced online...

Events

Preparations are well underway for the nation’s biggest ever-indoor summer parade, taking over intu Trafford Centre and bringing Rio’s carnival atmosphere to the mall for its annual Everyone’s Invited event. Taking place on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 July, the stunning parade will see more than 60 talented performers create...
Foodies at MediaCityUk are in for a treat with the arrival of EAT NEW YORK, an indie street diner bringing the flavours of the Big Apple from their yellow taxi cab-style truck based outside The Greenhouse. Serving Monday to Friday, 11am to 7pm, EAT NEW YORK specialises in the city’s iconic foodie...

Business

Elite Media, a digital production company based in Salford, has today celebrated turning one. The company was setup in 2015 after MD Joshua Lloyd spotted a gap in the market for the growing digital content marketing sector. Lloyd was part off Manchester Futsal Club's media team in 2013, and responsible for...
Creative events specialist Smart Live, announces the launch of its northern division, opening an office in The Greenhouse, at the heart of MediaCityUK. Smart Live’s services span the full spectrum of events, from product launches, team-building and away days, to awards ceremonies, conferences and international events. The agency’s client portfolio...
Entrepreneurial jobseekers in the North West have launched nearly 13,000 new businesses through a government scheme to boost self-employment and drive innovation. From manufacturing and technology, to leisure and fashion, jobseekers with big ideas and the passion to turn them into reality, have set up their own businesses through the...

Penelope’s Deli at MediaCityUK fights local food poverty with Foodinate

Penelope’s Deli, MediaCityUK, is pleased to announce its partnership with Foodinate, a social enterprise that works with...

Phoenix rises at MediaCityUK

Marketing Agency Phoenix Digital will be joining MediaCityUk's hub of creative and media businesses with their launch...

Living Ventures make foray into Salford with ‘The Bund’

Living ventures will be bringing their unique bar and restaurant style to Salford for the first time. The...

Politics

Manchester Council fell victim to yet another round of intense questioning from the city's sole opposition yesterday.   Cracks began to show in the city's first council meeting held in May, when Cllr. Leech was publicly scolded by the leader of the council, who tried to suppress the opposition's questioning, describing...
An online petition calling for a second EU referendum has been signed by nearly 4 million people. In just the few days since the referendum produced a leave result, the petition has gathered more than 12,000 signatures from Leech's former seat of Manchester Withington alone, making it the most...
Local residents have voiced their concern after another historic Manchester building has been earmarked for demolition. Demolition of The Smith Arms pub was approved by Manchester City Council with no opposition scrutiny, the Council are also the landowners and development company. Manchester's sole opposition councillor, John Leech, said of the loss:...