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AstraZeneca Hosts N8 meeting

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On the 18th May 2006 over 40 senior delegates came together at AstraZeneca, Alderley Par, to discuss the opportunities opened up by the “N8” collaboration between the Universities of Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.

Chambers takes Chair at NWBLT

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Stuart Chambers, Chief Executive of Pilkington, is the new Chairman of the North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT). Chambers succeeded John Roberts, the former Chief Executive of United Utilities, who retired at the end of March.

Lever Prize goes to Liverpool Biennial

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John Roberts, Mandy Fairclough (designer of the Lever Prize trophy), Loyd Grossman (chair of National Museums Liverpool) and Lewis Biggs (Chief Executive of Liverpool Biennial) at the recent Lever Prize Winner's Dinner

The inaugural Lever Prize, presented by the North West Business Leadership Team, has been awarded to the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art. Runners up were Chester Zoo, Royal Northern College of Music and the Wordsworth Trust. The £10,000 cash award, for world-class arts organisations in the region, aims to bring business and the arts closer together, and to revive the philanthropic traditions practised by successful industrialists of the past.

NWBLT Launches New Action Plan

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The North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT) has launched its new 3-year Action Plan, setting out its priorities and proposed commitments on behalf of the region for the next three years. The Action Plan, entitled “Making the Difference”, covers the period from 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2008 and includes NWBLT’s principal commitments to support the region’s economic development during this period.

£10,000 Lever Prize short-list announced

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The Northwest Business Leadership Team (NWBLT) and Culture Northwest are proud to announce the four short listed cultural organisations from the North West for the Lever Prize 2006 as: Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, North of England Zoological Society – Chester Zoo, the Royal Northern College of Music and The Wordsworth Trust.

Top Quality Entry for Lever Prize

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Over thirty leading arts and cultural organisations from throughout the North West have submitted entries for the Lever Prize, the region’s new annual award programme for a creative approach to arts and business collaboration.

£10,000 Lever Prize launched by NWBLT and Culture Northwest

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The North West’s leading businesses have launched The Lever Prize, an annual award for world-class arts organisations in the region. The £10,000 cash award aims to bring business and the arts closer together, and to revive the philanthropic traditions practised by successful industrialists of the past.