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Final phase of £1.3bn Manchester Airport Transformation Programme announced

25.01.23 MAG (Manchester Airports Group) today announced a £440m investment in Manchester Airport that will create thousands of jobs...

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Stick to promises on Shared Prosperity Fund, government urged

16.11.22 NPP and researchers at PACE, Teesside University’s policy unit, are urging the Government to stick to its manifesto...

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West Cumbria prioritised by Rolls Royce for new nuclear development

14.11.22 Rolls-Royce SMR, supported by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), has successfully completed a siting assessment review into the...

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Transport, health and skills are top priorities for levelling up, say Northern leaders

19.10.22 New research by Atkins and the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, in collaboration with Durham University, sees a “huge” role...

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North-South education divide widens at GCSE and A-Level

25.08.22 The attainment gap between north and south is growing both at GCSE and A-Level, with education and business...

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Plans for world’s largest carbon capture and storage project in Yorkshire

22.08.22 Plans to build the world’s largest carbon capture facility at Drax power station in North Yorkshire could soon...

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Persistent wage gap between North and South

09.08.22 New analysis of ONS data by NPP has found stubborn wage and productivity gaps between North and South....

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The Northern Powerhouse: 8 years on

27.06.22 Last Thursday marked eight years since George Osborne outlined his vision for a Northern Powerhouse in a speech...

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EY set to more than double its presence in Manchester

06.04.22 EY has announced plans today to more than double the size of its business in Manchester in the...

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Promising signs for northern economy in NatWest PMI data

18.03.22 Our Chief Economist Andrew McPhillips shares his analysis of the latest NatWest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) surveys for...

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