The North West Development Agency has awarded £3.75m to help regenerate the Freckleton Street area of Blackburn town centre.
Lancashire investor Tim Knowles, best known for the Botany Bay retail mill, has been banned from becoming a director of any company for four years.
The second phase of Blackpool’s Central Corridor redevelopment has received £2.62m from the North West Development Agency.
Professor Sir Peter Hall is to step down as the chair of ReBlackpool, the urban regeneration company, to head a bid to extend the Blackpool tramway.
Westhoughton Town Council is to ask the Government to call in plans for a new 25,000 sq ft Sainsburys store planned for a site currently occupied by Westhoughton Cricket Club after Bolton Metropolitan Council approved proposals.
Blackpool is to receive nearly £300m to support future development initiatives for the town, Communities Secretary Hazel Blears has announced.
Ask Developments’ plans to create two blocks of new business suites along with a ‘knowledge mill’ at the £42m St Petersfield scheme in Ashton-under-Lyne have been approved by Tameside Council.
A £125m textile complex backed by the Chinese Government is to be created at a former power station site at Westwood Park near Wigan.
Construction firm CPUK has reported that its profits for the last financial year have almost doubled. The Skelmersdale company has seen its pre-tax profits for 2006-07 rise from £346,02 in 2005-06 to £684,778.
A consortium led by Hochtief PPP Solutions and Morgan Ashurst is to build a new library and swimming pool in Wigan under a private finance initiative.
Developer the Hurstwood Group is to turn a Rawtenstall Victorian shopping arcade which was destroyed by fire into a restaurant and bar area.
Manchester-based developer Property Alliance Group has acquired Enfield Industrial Estate in Wigan from the Medical Research Council for an undisclosed sum.
Communities Secretary Hazel Blears has given permission to Lancashire County Council to build the long-awaited £105m Heysham to M6 link road.
Fashion chain New Look is the latest tenant to take space at Modus Properties’ Houndshill shopping centre extension in Blackpool.
Wigan-based Allenbuild has signed up to the Buy Recycled Code set by sustainable building agency Envirolink Northwest.
An £85.3m upgrade of the Blackpool & Fleetwood tram system has been given the go-ahead after the Government said it would give £60.3m to the scheme.
Quorum Estates has purchased a 4.4-acre former logistics and distribution site in Heywood, Bury, from Hanson Transport.
The latest phase of Blackpool’s Central Corridor redevelopment is to be revealed at an event on Friday.
Rochdale council has given Woodford Land the go-ahead to create a mixed-use scheme on the site of a former chemical plant in Littleborough.
Tesco and Manchester-based developer, Property Alliance Group, have submitted a joint planning application for a food store in Accrington, Lancashire.
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