Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Local News

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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...
A man has been charged after the body of a man was found in Ancoats. Shortly before 8pm on Saturday 25 June 2015 police were called by the ambulance service to an address in Victoria Square in Ancoats. The body of a man, who has since been formally identified as 57-year-old...
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Police have released CCTV footage showing the moment a man stole cash from a 91-year-old woman as she was making a withdrawal at a bank in Bury. At around 11:30am on Tuesday 21 June 2016, the woman was making a withdrawal from an ATM machine inside the Halifax bank on...
Police have released a CCTV image after a woman was attacked with a stiletto heel. At about 2.20am on Saturday 16 April 2016 a 21-year-old woman was with friends at Yates Wine Lodge on Portland Street in Manchester city centre when an altercation broke out on the dancefloor of the...

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

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, MediaCityUK, is pleased to announce its partnership with Foodinate, a social enterprise that works with charities to donate one meal to someone in need for every sponsored item sold. The independent coffee and snack bar, based in The Open Centre at the front of dock10 studios in MediaCityUK,...
Marketing Agency Phoenix Digital will be joining MediaCityUk's hub of creative and media businesses with their launch of a permanent base at The Greenhouse. Owners Davinia Hamilton-Maddox and Chris Gibson co-founded Phoenix Digital in February 2016, combining over 20 years’ industry experience to deliver a no-nonsense approach to digital marketing....

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...

BCEGI breaks ground on new logistics facility at Airport City Manchester

Beijing Construction Engineering Group International (BCEGI), the Chinese construction and engineering firm, has broken ground on ALPHA,...

euNetworks Expands Media Connect Solution into MediaCityUK

euNetworks, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure services in Europe, today announced it has expanded its Media Connect...
Today, leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron and former Manchester MP, Cllr. John Leech, visited the Euro Tunnel at the People's History Museum to talk about the importance of Manchester's voice in the EU referendum. The visit comes ahead of the most important decision the UK faces for decades....
The man running to be Labour's candidate for Greater Manchester Mayor says the Government's proposed counter-terrorism bill risks 'damaging' communities. Powers in the proposed bill include the banning of organisations considered to be extremist, banning orders to stop hate speech or promotion of terrorism, and powers to allow councils to...
Bolton West MP Chris Green has joined MPs from across the House of Commons to form a new Parliamentary group on the State Pension age. The new group will support the WASPI campaign – those women hit by the acceleration of the State Pension Age, first in 1995 and...