Event | Permanent relief from the floodplain headache

Hill Dickinson is hosting a special seminar next month to explore the challenges of building on a floodplain and to offer a genuine solution to the barriers facing development on high flood-risk land.

REVIEW | GM Building of the Year: Ashton Old Baths

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

A review of Ashton Old Baths feels like writing about two different buildings. Firstly, there is the Old Baths itself, a grand redbrick structure built in 1870 which stands proudly in Henry Square, and has been recently transformed from an empty shell into functional space once again.

Rochdale eyes HLF backing for Town Hall

Rochdale Council is preparing its second attempt to secure a £14m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for improvements to the grade one-listed Town Hall, after its last bid was rejected at the end of 2015.

Funding approved for Oldham heritage centre

Oldham Council’s plans to build a new Heritage & Arts Centre have been given the green light after the project successfully bid for funding from local philanthropist Sir Norman Stoller and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Map shows Manchester and Liverpool down in migration numbers

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An interactive map based on recent migration data from the Office for National Statistics, created by price comparison company GoCompare, has shown that both Manchester and Liverpool saw more people move out of their cities than move in during 2014, while Cheshire experienced a gain.