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Liverpool edges towards spatial framework

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Neil Tague

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and West Lancashire Council have published a draft Strategic Housing and Employment Land Market Assessment, a key stage in putting together its Single Spatial Framework to guide development up to 2037.

Andy Burnham

‘Council of the North’ moves a step closer

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Mayors and leaders from Liverpool City Region, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have discussed further the formation of a body that will provide a strong, unified voice for the north.

Kirkby Town Centre 17th August 2016.

Cabinet approves Knowsley capital spend

Knowsley Council’s cabinet has approved a capital investment programme of £32m for improvements to the borough’s highways, land and property, with projects to be phased over the next three years.

St Mungos London Charity Resonance

Resonance rolls out social investment funds to regions

Investing in property to deliver social impacts such as housing refugees or helping homeless people find accommodation is maturing as an investment model, writes John Williams, head of property at Resonance, a Manchester-based fund manager.

Knauf St Helens Aerial View

Knauf agrees £10m deal with Veolia

Mineral wool insulation manufacturer, Knauf Insulation, has entered into a long-term contract with Veolia, to build and manage a 73,300 sq ft glass recycling facility alongside Knauf Insulation’s existing factory in St Helens.