A Wythenshawe-based “cowboy” airport parking firm has been told to pay more than £3,500 following a trading standards sting. Mr Nabeel Khoury, age 45, of Greenwood Road, Manchester was personally fined £425 as sole director […]
Transport for Greater Manchester has submitted a funding bid to the Department for Transport to extend the Metrolink’s Airport line. The Airport line currently terminates at Manchester Airport’s railway station, but the funding bid outlines […]
A Wythenshawe conman who tried to persuade holidaymakers to part with their cash, claiming he needed it to visit a sick relative, has been jailed. Gary Lyon, aged 50 of Shayfield Drive, defrauded people at […]
Bosses in charge of the the £800 million Airport City project in Wythenshawe have said the scheme will not be affected by the collapse of one of its partners – construction giant Carillion.
Carillion, which employs 20,000 people and is understood to have public private partnership contracts worth £1.7 billion across the country, went into liquidation with debts of more than £900 million.
The troubled firm is one of five partners in a joint venture to deliver the enterprise zone aimed at stimulating the Greater Manchester economy by creating on-site logistics, manufacturing, office and leisure facilities. The other partners are Manchester Airport Group, Beijing Construction Engineering Group, the Greater Manchester Pension Fund.
A Wythenshawe councillor, stranded at a Brussels airport in the wake of the horrific terrorist attacks on has paid tribute to the victims. Cllr Chris Webb, who represents Northenden, was leading a delegation to the European Parliament to […]