Business News

Four winners on £22m consultancy framework

Aecom, Jacobs, Mott MacDonald, and WSP have been chosen for a £22m consultancy framework spread across Warrington, Cheshire, and Halton. Warrington Council has led on the procurement for the framework, which covers both Cheshire West & Chester and Cheshire East; Halton Council; and the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership. The four consultants will provide… Read More


CWAC hires new chief executive

Cheshire West & Chester Council has appointed Andrew Lewis, currently managing director for the Tees Valley Combined Authority, as its new chief executive, replacing the retiring Gerald Meehan. Lewis has worked for the Tees Valley Combined Authority since 2016, where he led on devolution deals, and was also part of the Local Government Association panel… Read More


Prime Minister delivers major science policy speech at Jodrell Bank

Today, (Monday 21 May), Prime Minister Theresa May visited The University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank to deliver a major speech on science technology and to confirm funding for a spectacular new gallery at the world-famous site. The Prime Minister visited a workshop involving children from the local Goostrey Community Primary School and met University of… Read More


Consultation launched on transport plan to boost Cheshire and Warrington economy

BUSINESSES and residents across Cheshire and Warrington are being urged to have their say on a new transport strategy for the region designed to boost economic growth over the next 20 years. For the next 12 weeks Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is consulting on its draft Transport Strategy setting out how transport… Read More

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