Tourism and Take That lifts city’s economy

THE Manchester economy has been boosted by tourism, travel and inward investment, according to a study.

Despite a tough national backdrop, falling house prices and increasing long-term unemployment in Greater Manchester, there are several reason to be cheerful according to the Manchester Monitor.

The Monitor, which provides an analytical snapshot of the economic health of the area and is produced by the economic development body New Economy,  shows that long-term unemployment in Greater Manchester has continued to gro... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...