Transport & Travel

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tyrZ for Tyres ‘Ace’ New Partnership

12th April 2019

Bollington-based tyrZ for Tyres is celebrating a new partnership as it sponsors South Park Community Tennis Club. The family-run business has pledged to support the local club throughout the season with a generous donation, backing keen tennis players in Macclesfield. Following the opening of new sports facilities at South Park based on Park Vale Road,… Read more »

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The travel visa company announces new Chinese visa accreditation

12th March 2019

To simplify the recently introduced complex and time-consuming China visa application process, The Travel Visa Company, with offices located at Crewe Hall, has become accredited to supply a new tourist visa for China, valid for people travelling together in parties of two or more. Currently visitors to China who require a visa must complete a… Read more »

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tyrZ for Tyres Marks Major Milestone

11th March 2019

Bollington-based tyrZ for Tyres, is marking a significant milestone as it celebrates 15 successful years in business. The family-run company formed in 2004, providing a tyre supply and fitting service to local residents. From a single mobile van located in Cheshire’s rural Peak District, tyrZ has since expanded its offering and now boasts a fleet… Read more »

Manchester Airport private terminal

Manchester Airport to launch private terminal, offering “Private Jet experience” on commercial airlines

4th February 2019

Manchester Airport today revealed plans to be the first major UK airport to open a private terminal, which offers passengers a “private jet experience” while flying on commercial airlines. The airport is today releasing preview designs of the new terminal, which will be called PremiAir. The PremiAir experience will be available to purchase for passengers… Read more »

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Revamped Silver Jubilee Bridge to play an important role in the vision for new Runcorn Station Quarter

18th October 2018

Halton Council has announced  it has submitted a planning application for improvements to the road network around Runcorn Station. If approved, this would enhance connectivity between the station and Runcorn town centre, as well as open up exciting new opportunities for developing the area in front of the station.   This has been made possible… Read more »

priory rentals

Priory rentals expands fleet with £1.2m in funding from Santander

6th August 2018

Auto Leasing UK Ltd, trading as Priory Rentals, is to expand its fleet of cars, vans and motorhomes by 25% over the next 12 months following £1.2 million in financing from Santander Business Banking. Priory Rentals is a leading vehicle rental firm serving the Lancashire and Cheshire markets, operating from two sites in Oswaldtwistle and… Read more »

The Queen

Mersey Gateway official opening by The Queen and Megan Markle

11th June 2018

As excitement builds in anticipation of the visit of Her Majesty the Queen and the Duchess of Sussex, Halton Borough Council is revealing more details about the event and how young people will be at the centre of the celebrations. On the morning of Thursday 14 June, Her Majesty and the Duchess of Sussex will… Read more »

fuel prices

Rising fuel prices adversely affecting UK businesses, industry warns

5th June 2018

The motoring industry has warned that rising fuel prices for both petrol and diesel are adversely affecting UK businesses. Data published by the RAC revealed that, during May, petrol prices rose by 6p per litre – representing the ‘worst monthly rise in at least 18 years’. Meanwhile, the average price of a litre of diesel… Read more »

highway improvements

Highway improvements work planned in Middlewich

29th May 2018

Cheshire East Council is to carry out highway improvements on a key route in Middlewich to improve the condition of the road and to boost pedestrian safety. Cheshire East’s highways teams will improve pedestrian and road safety by improvements to crossing facilities, footway improvements, resurfacing and new road markings. The works will be carried out… Read more »

Manchester airport jobs

More than 600 jobs on offer at Manchester Airport

23rd April 2018

More than 600 jobs are available at Manchester Airport, as it gears up for its busiest 12 months on record. Job-seekers from across the region are being invited to attend a special event on Thursday 26th April at Lancashire County Cricket Club’s The Point complex from 10am to 4pm, to learn more about the roles. Those… Read more »