Stanlow HyNet Aerial

Region’s low-carbon energy cluster scoops funding

Sarah Townsend

A project to map out the UK’s first net zero carbon industrial cluster by 2040, located in the North West and incorporating the HyNet hydrogen and carbon capture storage plant near Ellesmere Port, has received Government grants to spur its delivery.

Marketing Cheshire appoints chief executive  

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Dan Whelan

Joe Manning has been appointed as chief executive of the promotional agency and deputy chief executive of the Cheshire and Warrington LEP, taking the reins for both roles from interim chief executive Andy Farrell. 

Modular Hospital Building

Modular healthcare firm recruits on rising demand

Dan Whelan

Cheshire-based ModuleCo Healthcare, which provides prefabricated medical buildings for the NHS, has appointed Richard Henry as business development manager on the back of increased demand amid the Covid-19 outbreak. 

Wilmslow Care Homenew Care Ltd

New Care urges U-turn on twice refused care scheme

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Dan Whelan

The firm, a subsidiary of McGoff Group, has resubmitted an application for a 60-bedroom care scheme off Handforth Road in Wilmslow, and asked Cheshire East Council to reconsider its previous rejection of the proposal, citing a shortage of beds amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Alderley Park April 2020

Cheshire lab to host national Covid-19 testing

Sarah Townsend

Facilities at Bruntwood SciTech’s Alderley Park will open for testing next week as part of a Government drive to increase capacity by establishing dedicated laboratories across the country.

Anthony Howcroft Hallams

Glenbrook podcast: Anthony Howcroft, Hallams

Anthony Howcroft, partner at Macclesfield-based surveyor Hallams Property Consultants and ex-rugby player and now head coach at Sale FC, speaks to host Chris Lloyd, investment director at developer-investor Glenbrook, about sport and business.