Rockport Group relocates to Cheshire town

Footwear manufacturer The Rockport Group has relocated its flagship office for the UK, Ireland and Europe to Cheshire.The firm has taken 2,249 sq ft of space at Orbit Developments’ property 11 Station Road in Wilmslow town centre.Rockport worked with Orbit to design a bespoke workspace at the development which offers a studio feel, ... Read More...

Search underway for Wirral Growth Company investment partner

Wirral Council's extensive regeneration plans for the borough could soon move forward as the search for an investment partner is underway.The local authority is seeking financial backing for its Wirral Growth Company, which will deliver a potential £1 billion development programme.Areas earmarked for regeneration under the plans include the waterfront side of ... Read More...

University of Liverpool ‘contributes £650m to region’

The University of Liverpool generated a £652 million gross value added (GVA) contribution to the Liverpool City Region in 2015-16, new figures suggest.The institute's latest social impact report shows a 31% acceleration in economic growth at the university since 2011-12, compared to a 4% increase across the region.Furthermore, the data suggests that ... Read More...

General election ends in hung parliament

The 2017 general election has ended in a hung parliament with the Conservatives emerging as the largest party.The Tories are on course to secure 318 seats while Labour are expected to claim 262, several of which were won from the Conservatives in the North West region.Prime minister Theresa May has promised a ... Read More...