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Cheadle bags £500,000 Towns Fund boost

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Neil Tague

The Cheadle Towns Fund Board has secured the funding from the accelerated projects scheme within Government's Town Fund, triggering a series of improvements to be completed by March 2021.

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Salford launches e-scooter trial  

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Dan Whelan

Micromobility firm Lime is to run a pilot with Transport for Greater Manchester and the University of Salford to provide electric scooters at the Peel Park and Frederick Road campuses.

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Deansgate overhaul top of MCC’s transport hit list

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Dan Whelan

Manchester City Council has published a draft 20-year transport strategy that includes the permanent pedestrianisation of Deansgate and a city centre “triangle” cycling route linking Deansgate, Whitworth Street West and the Northern Quarter. 

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A56 pop-up cycle lanes scrapped

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Dan Whelan

One Trafford, the partnership between Trafford Council and infrastructure services provider Amey, will remove pop-up cycle lanes from the A56 between Stretford and Manchester today following a rise in traffic congestion, despite their popularity.

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Balfour Beatty wins £108m Mottram bypass job

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Dan Whelan

The contractor, in partnership with consultant Atkins, has been appointed to deliver the long-awaited dual-carriageway aimed at reducing congestion in Tameside village and speeding up journey times between Manchester and Sheffield.

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Salford eyes more pop-up cycle lanes

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Dan Whelan

The council aims to implement transport infrastructure projects including a bus gate on Chapel Street East and Victoria Bridge Street, and several pop-up cycle lanes, after receiving £1.5m of active travel funding post pandemic. 

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Sisk lands Rochdale link road job

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Contractor John Sisk & Son has been appointed to build a 2.2km link road from junction 19 of the M62 to Pilsworth Road, a £14m scheme deemed crucial to unlock £150m of development sites in South Heywood.