And they've made Salford look so appealing that now Channel 4 could be set to follow suit.The news that the commercial broadcaster might shift from London to Salford comes as a government consultation opens today in Salford.
Moves for the channel to Birmingham have been reported for ages, but business leaders from Greater Manchester have reportedly been lobbying for them to move to Media City UK.
If you are single and living in Manchester and would like Pre-Dating to run a local speed dating event, please sign up below!
The Manchester Ship Canal opened in 1894, creating the Port of Manchester and linking the city to the sea, 36 miles (58 km) to the west.
Its fortunes declined after the Second World War, owing to deindustrialisation, but the IRA bombing in 1996 led to extensive investment and regeneration.
Fastlove is the North's largest speed dating and singles events company, holding highly successful and well recommended speed dating events in stylish surroundings in classy venues throughout the North West and Yorkshire.
Meet up to 25 fun dates in one night, each lasting at least three minutes.
Whether you're looking for romance, friendship or a great night out, Fastlove is the place to be!
Set on the river bank just off Coney street, Revolution is one of the hottest bars in York and provides a fabulous location for our events.
Joining our meetup means you are ready to make the most out of being single!
We will be posting karaoke nights, happy hours, sporting events, movie nights and whatever else you might ask for. We would select 6 sing1es who are in the same age bracket and share common interests out for dinner.
Once we have attracted enough attendees for this event, we will contact you: In order to ensure equal numbers of men and women at our events, everyone must register in advance.