Civic, community and business groups ‘will pull together to strengthen Manchester’ following attack

Manchester will “emerge, once again, stronger as a city” as civic, community and business groups pull together following last night’s (22 May) attack.Chris Oglesby, chief executive of property firm Bruntwood, has paid tribute to those affected by the explosion at Manchester Arena, which Greater Manchester Police is treating as a ... Read More...

Ropewalks Square to be first focus of Liverpool’s ‘Better Places Together’ events

A discussion on how Liverpool city centre’s Ropewalks Square could be improved will kickstart 10 events in the city organised by social enterprise PLACED.Architects, urban designers, engineers, planners, interior designers and university students are among the ambassadors of the award-winning group, which is looking to engage with the public through ... Read More...

Edge Hill University delivering £400,000 research project

Edge Hill University is working on a high-profile new project involving Europe’s biggest research and innovation programme.The institution's Department of Computer Science is delivering a £400,000 work package for the European Union’s Horizon 2020 initiative which explores the quality of open-source computer software.The ‘Crossminer’ project will assess freely available open-source software, ... Read More...

Commercial agent staff help transform children’s centre

Commercial agent GVA’s building consultancy team has helped transform an activity centre for terminally ill, disabled and disadvantaged children.The firm donated a day's labour to improve facilities at the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust in Dunham Massey, carrying out tasks including painting, clearing woodland and fencing.Alistair Laing, charity relationship manager at the ... Read More...