Archive | June, 2012

NEWS | Transport bosses celebrate Metrolink record

June 26, 2012

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  Staff at Transport for General Manchester (TfGM) broke out the champagne today after the Oldham Metrolink line smashed a 16 year record for trouble free transportation on the tram network. The Oldham line, which was suspended this morning, had been running without any problems for a full 12 days since opening on 13th June. […]

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NEWS | Hodgson: I’m not behind Manchester Airport fuel shortage

June 6, 2012

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An official spokesman for Roy Hodgson has released a strongly worded statement denying rumours that the England manager is behind the Manchester Airport fuel shortage. Hodgson was seen meeting representatives of the Ellesmere Port fuel refinery that supplies Manchester Airport yesterday. Although there has been no official word on the subject matter of that meeting […]

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NEWS | Northern Quarter venue plans alternative street party

June 1, 2012

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  Northern Quarter bar Compass have confirmed that they will throw an alternative Jubilee street party this Monday. The quirky Manchester venue, which attracts hipsters like a craft beer festival at a former flannel shirt warehouse, is chosing to commemorate the 21 year and 5 month reign of Norway’s King Harald V. “You’ve probably never […]

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