Green light for Heysham to M6 link road

David McCourt

Construction of the Heysham to M6 link road is set to begin this summer after the secretary of state for transport granted approval.

Barnfield to submit further plans for Weavers

Gareth Smith, project director of Barnfield Construction, said the developer would deliver speculative offices and student accommodation at the same time as its university technical college in the major canal-side project.

Rates relief for port tenants

Dozens of businesses based in the region's ports have welcomed the confirmation they can waive and reclaim backdated rates after a lengthy political campaign ended in their favour this week.

Burnley prepares station for Todmorden Curve

Burnley and Lancashire councils have applied for planning permission to redevelop Manchester Road Railway Station in advance of the reopened rail link to Manchester.

Flood-hit Euxton Lane to close

Network Rail is scheduled to start work on installing a pump to prevent a flooding problem on Euxton Lane in Chorley on Monday 26 September.