Lancs property dealer jailed for three years

Shaun Kiely, a dealer in retail properties, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court on Monday to three years in jail and disqualified from being a director for seven years for defrauding seven investors in deals exceeding £1.3m.

Court throws out Blackburn’s Tithebarn objection

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Preston's ambitions to become the undisputed economic capital of Lancashire have taken a huge step forward with the Court of Administration throwing out Blackburn with Darwen Council's objection to the £700m Tithebarn retail scheme.

Guildhall House fully occupied

Michael Hunt

WR Estates has let 1,500 sq ft on the fourth floor of Guildhall House in Preston city centre to MBW Training Services.

Aviva buys Preston shopping centre

Michael Hunt

Aviva Investors Property Trust has bought St George's Shopping Centre in Fishergate for just under £90m reflecting a net initial yield of around 7.75%.

HSE reshuffles NW management

Steven Smith promoted from principal inspector in the Carlisle office of the Health & Safety Executive to North West head of operations in Preston.

Office letting secured at Chorley park

Michael Hunt

Landlords Westmarch Investments has let an office unit at its 29,000 sq ft Buckshaw Office Park in Buckshaw Village, Chorley.