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March start for £300m Blackpool Central 

Dan Whelan

Contractor Ballast Nedam is preparing to begin construction of a 1,300-space multistorey car park, the first phase of Nikal and Media Invest Entertainment’s 17-acre town centre leisure scheme. 

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Issa brothers’ cemetery withdrawn in Lancashire

Julia Hatmaker

After being tipped for refusal by Hyndburn Council planning officers, the Issa Foundation’s application for an 84-acre burial site on Green Belt is set to be revised.

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Start on site nears for Burnley’s £23m Pioneer Place 

Dan Whelan

Eric Wright Construction plans to start work on Maple Grove Developments and Burnley Council’s town centre leisure scheme on Monday 24 January, 16 years after the site’s redevelopment was first mooted. 

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Demolition of former Lancaster asylum refused

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Julia Hatmaker

Citing security risks and liability concerns, landowners Seemore Properties had asked the council for permission to knock down the old Ridge Lea Hospital off Quernmore Road, only to be refused due to insufficient information regarding environmental impacts in the proposal.

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Fylde signs off £35m Lancashire golf resort  

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Dan Whelan

Pure Leisure Group has been given permission to build Larbreck Golf and Leisure Village, a scheme comprising 495 holiday lodges, a 102-bedroom hotel and a nine-hole golf course on 166 acres off Garstang Road east of Poulton-le-Fylde.