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Preston’s £40m Animate takes a step forward

Dan Whelan

Maple Grove Developments is forging ahead with its plans to redevelop the city's former indoor market site into a leisure scheme featuring an eight-screen cinema and a 16-lane bowling alley.

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Stenprop primes Bamber Bridge overhaul

Neil Tague

Around 38,000 sq ft of old units are to be demolished, replaced by 55,700 sq ft across seven new buildings at the Old Mill industrial estate.

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Blackpool makes its Towns Fund case

Neil Tague

Each of the seven projects put forward for funding has been cleared at local level and submitted to government, with decisions on the first three expected in December.

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Blackpool assesses options after Levelling Up Fund blow 

Dan Whelan

The council has missed out on government funding and may have to find an alternative way to plug a £7m viability gap on its plans to redevelop the grade two-listed former Abingdon Street post office into a 148-bedroom hotel. 

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Huncoat Garden Village progresses  

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Dan Whelan

Hyndburn Council is in talks with landowners and developers about individual schemes within the 1,500-home masterplan, and expects the first planning application to come forward within the next 12 months. 

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Stanley pushes on with next upgrade

Neil Tague

Football League club Accrington Stanley FC is looking to improve its facilities with a new changing room and facilities building.