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Pressure on to accelerate Northern Gateway

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Dan Whelan

Manchester City Council and its development partner Far East Consortium are to seal a £51.6m funding agreement to progress the regeneration project “in the next few weeks”, but there will be no extension of the March 2024 deadline to spend the money despite Covid-19. 

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August start for Muse at Victoria

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Contractor Vinci will begin work on site next month on New Victoria, the £185m scheme being delivered by Muse Developments in partnership with Network Rail and Manchester City Council, following the agreement of funding and contractor deals.

TransPennine Express

Burnham says £589m rail boost ‘not enough’

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Dan Whelan

The Greater Manchester Mayor welcomed a Government pledge to fund the upgrade and electrification of the TransPennine main line between Manchester, Leeds and Huddersfield in Yorkshire, but said it would not solve all of the North’s transport woes. 

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Peel’s Pemberton homes to progress

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Outline plans for up to 268 houses at the former Pemberton Colliery site have been approved by Wigan Council, with agreement that 13% of the site will be allocated as affordable housing.

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Northern Powerhouse: Levelling Up | Video + summary

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At Place North West’s latest event, key figures from local and regional government, and other experts, discussed what the concept means in 2020 and whether the Prime Minister's 'levelling up' agenda can be achieved to drive the region's growth post-Covid-19. 

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Ex-Aviva manager Anderton launches investment firm  

Sarah Townsend

Christian Anderton, former asset manager at Aviva Investors who oversaw the £400m financing deal for Allied London’s Enterprise City scheme in Manchester, has set up an investment advisory practice called Haida.