Locals force disclosure of Tatton Park plans

Residents in Knutsford are fighting a proposal by Cheshire East Council to provide £6.5m for a private developer to build a 125-acre children's play area in the 1,000-acre deer park.

Lion Salt Works renovation underway

A restoration team led by project managers Turner & Townsend and Wates Construction has started on site to bring the Victorian open pan salt works in Northwich back into use as a visitor attraction.

Falklands win for Tyler Grange

Macclesfield-based environmental consultancy Tyler Grange has been appointed by the Falkland Islands Government to undertake a landscape and visual impact assessment for a new harbour development near Port Stanley.

Pickles throws out Covanta appeal

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has ruled that Cheshire East Council was right to refuse planning permission for the proposed Covanta plant on land off Pochin Way, in Middlewich.

COMMENT: FiT for a change

Following cuts to the feed-in tariff, is investing in solar still a good idea? Rupert Higgin, managing director of Cheshire-based Green Electrician Group, explains recent policy changes and why smart money is still on solar.