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Forrest turnround continues with ForViva win

Embattled contractor Forrest, propped up by a £2m loan from Greater Manchester Combined Authority in March, has been appointed to deliver a £10.8m extra care scheme for the ForViva Group in Merseyside.

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Chester transformed by Pokémon GO heritage festival

Retailers, restaurant owners and hoteliers received a boost to trade from an unusual source over the weekend as thousands of Pokémon GO players visited for two days of events designed to use the game to educate young people about history.

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GMCA to rubber-stamp film school

Funding for the International Screen School Manchester and a Cyber Innovation Hub to be developed at Heron House are among the key items to go before the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s meeting on Friday.

Burnham calls for electrification commitment

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Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has demanded answers from Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, following the minister’s comments last week that full electrification of the Manchester-Leeds railway may not take place.

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MCR sells Bangor office scheme

Legat Owen has sold the Ash Court office building on Parc Menai Business Park in North Wales on behalf of MCR Property Group.

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GALLERY I Aztec delivers for Avenue HQ

Fit-out business Aztec Interiors has delivered the £1m fit-out of co-working and meeting space Avenue HQ at Liverpool’s Mann Island.

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Consent for Southport mental health facility

Sefton Council’s planning committee has granted Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust permission to build a new mental health facility at the existing Boothroyd Mental Health Unit, off Scarisbrick New Road.

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The world’s biggest bridge made entirely from Lego bricks will soon be on display at The Capital Building on Old Hall Street in Liverpool, measuring around one hundredth of the length of the new Mersey Gateway.

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Overbury completes for Black & Veatch

The fit-out contractor has completed an eight-week project for global construction and engineering consultancy Black & Veatch at One City Place in Chester.