By Frank McKenna 25 September 2009 at 11:28
A recently published report, commissioned by the Northwest Regional Development Agency to investigate Preston’s future economic potential, has highlighted that Preston has been treading water for years, and has failed to take advantage of the last decade of economic prosperity.
The 188 page d... [More]
By Frank McKenna 18 September 2009 at 11:27
It is always fascinating when you get the opportunity to interview a senior politician, particularly one that is preparing for power with an agenda for change. So, it was a pleasure to host the latest DLIB event yesterday, at the offices of DWF, where Shadow Home Secretary Chris Grayling responded t... [More]
By Frank McKenna 11 September 2009 at 11:28
The Governments announcement that it is to call in the planning application for the £700 million redevelopment of Preston city centre is disappointing, but should be of little surprise to anybody. Even before the very aggressive opposition emerged from neighbouring local authorities, it was al... [More]
By Frank McKenna 11 September 2009 at 11:26
The news that the national football museum, situated at Deepdale, is considering a move to pastures new is disappointing, but can be of little surprise to anyone. The facility has relied heavily on public subsidy since its launch in 2001, with the Northwest Development Agency, in particular, providi... [More]
By Frank McKenna 11 September 2009 at 11:25
WHY DOWNTOWN LIVERPOOL IN BUSINESS SAYS ‘YES’!</strong> The way in which Liverpool is governed has been an issue that Downtown Liverpool in Business (DLIB) has consistently raised since our launch in May 2004.
It has been our contention that the myriad of agencies responsible for ... [More]