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Anti campaigners claims that Hs2 won't 'rebalance the North' are dealt another body blow.

The anti Hs2 campaign’s claims that Hs2 will do nothing to help rebalance the economy & help the North were dealt another serious blow today when Manchester airport announced a £1bn expansion plan that is expected to more than double the number of passengers from 23m to 55m by 2050 and create an extra 20,000 jobs at the airport. 216 more words


Camino to Morocco, Chapter 1

Having only packed two pair of trousers for my two week trip to Morocco, I was less than thrilled, but the Irish stewardess clearly was, as she doubled over in laughter.   162 more words


Hanging about in Airports...

Manchester Airport, waiting to head out to Heerlen… I like how this image still hangs together despite the large plane in the foreground not being there by the time I finished drawing. 51 more words

Urban Sketching

Sasha’s Journey - care of Kyrenia Animal Rescue

Sasha’s Journey – care of

Kyrenia Animal Rescue

By Kim Betts…….

KAR recently arranged for Sasha to relocate to the UK with her owners. Sasha is a 6 year old brown and white pointer cross who is quite nervous – so her owners were quite concerned about how… 536 more words



Having started flights from Manchester to both New York and Miami during 2015, Thomas Cook has now announced a brace of new American landfalls for 2016. 150 more words

Stylish, Elegant Travel With Some Delightful Twists And Surprises...

Northern Futures: what's next?

When I presented at Marketing Manchester’s members’ meeting back in November some of you may remember that I  briefly mentioned ‘Northern Futures’ – a one-off initiative led by the Deputy Prime Minister which would see £10 million released to help the North (the North West, Yorkshire and Humberside and North East) showcase itself as a top international tourist destination. 619 more words

Nick Brooks-Sykes

Woman Removed From NH-Bound Plane For Poking Snoring Passenger With Pen

MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) – A woman was removed from a plane about to depart for Manchester after she poked another passenger with a pen because he was snoring. 127 more words