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Free Festival for the North Announces Programme Celebrating the Joy of Free Time

We Invented the Weekend is a bold and imaginative free festival for the North, this brand new festival, taking place on 10th and 11th September across Salford Quays and MediaCity, will celebrate the invention of the weekend, a world changing moment that took place in Greater Manchester in 1843.

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Metrolink track renewal works

There will be no trams running on the Eccles via MediaCityUK line from 26 June. Trams will resume running between Deansgate-Castlefield and MediaCityUK from early August. Services on the rest of the line will resume from late August.

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Ericsson strengthens TV and media operations in the UK

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announced it will strengthen its TV and media operations in the UK by establishing a new broadcast and media services facility in MediaCityUK, Salford, Greater Manchester. MediaCityUK is currently home to leading media organisations including the BBC and ITV. The new site will go live from Q1 2017 and will deliver playout and media management services for clients like the BBC 24 hours a day.

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