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THING OF THE WEEK

It's 100 years since women got to vote for the first time in a UK General Election, and Greater Manchester is celebrating with the unveiling of not one, but two, statues of suffragettes who led the Votes for Women movement.

Trafford Planning Committee December 2018

Altrincham apartments refused again as Brown Street approved

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Charlie Schouten

Maya Properties’ proposals for an apartment block on Bridgewater Road were refused against officer recommendation for a second time at last night’s Trafford planning committee, while a tight vote saw Novo secure consent for its controversial Brown Street development in Hale by seven votes to six.

Lower Broughton Ascension Church

Work begins on Ascension restoration

Seddon has started work on the £5m restoration of a grade two-listed church in Lower Broughton which was destroyed by an arson attack in February 2017.

Hyphen Reception

WeWork takes another Manchester office

WeWork is understood to be close to taking the entire 51,000 sq ft at Hyphen on Mosley Street as the co-working operator continues to drive forward its expansion in Manchester.

Mel Jones White Bg

NW in 2019 | Action!

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While London facilities are closing, demand for television and film production in the UK is reaching some of the highest levels ever. There's an opportunity for Northern locations to fill that gap, writes Melanie Jones of Allied London.

Elliot Group Seel Street Hotel

Elliot opens first Liverpool hotel

Liverpool developer Elliot Group has opened the first of two hotels it has planned for the city, with the £20m Seel Street Hotel, managed by Epic Hospitality Group, welcoming its first guests this week.

Radius3

Pochin’s hands over Radius HQ

Radius Payment Solutions has opened its £14m headquarters at Crewe Business Park, a project delivered by Pochin’s and designed by AEW.