Shelter: Number of homeless families rising

New figures highlighted by the charity reveal that 536 families in the North West are homeless and living in temporary accommodation, a 22% rise on the same time last year. Shelter warned that the combination of welfare cuts and a...

Northgate Point student flats approved

A joint venture between Primus Property Group and Property Alliance Group has been granted planning permission for a 121-studio student accommodation scheme in Trafford Street, Chester.

Story Homes hires from Redrow

Housebuilder Story Homes has appointed a new head of land to drive its acquisition strategy in the North West.

Your Housing finishes Chester care homes

Your Housing Group is on course to finish two extra care retirement schemes in Chester next month for a mix of affordable rent, shared ownership and outright sale.

CWAC approves local plan

Cheshire West & Chester Council has officially adopted its local development plan, after what the council described as "five long years of hard work, consultation, argument, scrutiny and debate".

Residential expansion at Saighton Camp

The development of 120 homes at a former army camp in Huntington, Chester, has been recommended for approval if the developer pays £450,000 towards education facilities.

Muir names new chief executive

Catherine Dixson, executive director of GreenSquare Group in the South West, will join Chester-based Muir Group Housing Association in September as chief executive when outgoing boss John Bellis retires.

Auction House announces April sale

David McCourt

Auction House's latest auction, comprising 22 lots primarily located in Cheshire and North Wales, will take place on 18 April at the Chester Racecourse.