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.
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.
Tritax Symmetry, the development arm of Tritax Big Box Reit, has submitted a planning application on behalf of Love Hearts manufacturer Swizzels Matlow for a 158,000 sq ft facility at Ma6nitude in Middlewich, Cheshire.
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.
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.
The University of Chester has been given one year to close down six buildings at Thornton Science Park in Ince, after a failed appeal against a decision by Cheshire West & Chester Council and the Health & Safety Executive.