Paul Dennet And Tracy Kelly From Derive

Salford looks to increase developer contributions

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Chloé Vaughan

Salford City Council is set to ask for an increase in developers' Section 106 contributions to open space and education, as well as upping the percentage of affordable housing required as part of residential projects, at its cabinet meeting later this week.

Paterson CGI

PLANNING | The Christie set for £150m Paterson consent

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Chloé Vaughan

The Christie's development of the fire-damaged Paterson Building is set to be approved by Manchester City Council next week, along with a Malmaison hotel at Princess Street and a scaled-down student housing proposal at Cambridge Street.

Stephen Irvine Oldham COuncil

Oldham planning head suspended over ‘gross misconduct’ allegations

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Charlie Schouten

Oldham’s head of planning Stephen Irvine has been suspended amid claims of “gross misconduct”, with the borough's Liberal Democrat leader calling for an investigation as to whether the allegations focus on two controversial planning applications, including one by Russell Homes at Knowls Lane.

Burton Place

Government accused of a job half-done on safety

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Neil Tague

Greater Manchester leaders and residents of at-risk buildings have said that the Government’s pledge of £200m to replace ACM cladding on private buildings stops short of addressing the problems they face.

Phil Green Lancashire County Council

Green departs Bolton for Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has followed up last year’s appointment of Bolton Council’s director of place Stephen Young by hiring Phil Green as director of growth, environment, and planning.