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Salford’s Dérive makes appointments as new entity

Sarah Townsend

The city council’s social housing division has become the Dérive Group, part of its journey towards becoming a registered provider, and named Robin Lawler and Greg Gottig as board members.

Becca Heron, Manchester City Council, P Manchester City Council

Manchester picks Heron to replace Wyman

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Dan Whelan

Becca Heron has been appointed as strategic director of growth and development at the city council. She will take up her post in October, leaving Wigan Council after three years. 

Event City Venue Labs Takeover PVenueLabs

Peel sorts pre-closure use for EventCity

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Sarah Townsend

Venue Lab, part of national company Broadwick Group, is to stage events at the Trafford complex until it shuts early next year to make way for the £250m Therme Manchester resort.

Stenprop makes £20m Wigan buy

Sarah Townsend

The London-listed industrial landlord has acquired Bradley Hall Trading Estate from developer Himor, to expand its regional presence and grow income through asset management.

Altrincham Retail Strength Collective & Homebird George Street PJill Brain

Altrincham adds 8,000 sq ft of retail

Sarah Townsend

Two tenants have signed up to occupy the ground floor units of the Everyman cinema complex on George Street on 10- and 15-year leases.

Charlotte Grover, One Manchester

One Manchester appoints transformation officer 

Dan Whelan

Charlotte Grover has joined the housing provider’s executive leadership team to refine and reshape its key business functions and delivery services post pandemic.