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Housing and civils drive Eric Wright profit

Lancashire property business Eric Wright Group has announced increased profit in profits in its latest results, registering pre-tax profit of £10m for the 2018 calendar year, despite a fall in construction turnover.

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Eric Wright sets out £100m five-year plan

The Lancashire property and construction company is aiming to build up a £100m portfolio, the news coming on the back of three deals that leave it with a portfolio of £64m.

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Regional schemes boost St Modwen profits

North West projects contributed to a successful year for St Modwen, the developer said, as its annual results showed a £60.5m profit for the year 2018.

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Burnley set to sign off Pioneer Place funding

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Funding for the Pioneer Place leisure development is to be discussed at Burnley’s full council meeting this evening, with a planning application expected within weeks for what has been billed as a £26m project.

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Lancs bypass clears planning hurdle

The building of a dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde has edged closer, after the Planning Inspectorate agreed to examine Highways England’s plans.

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Call for sites reaches last week in Central Lancs

Interested parties have until this Friday, 9 November, to contribute to the first stage consultation on the Central Lancashire Local Plan covering Preston, South Ribble and Chorley.

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Blackpool to mull ways forward for airport

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Airport consultancy York Aviation has made a number of recommendations for investment in infrastructure, operations and management of Blackpool Airport, with the return of commercial services to holiday destinations virtually ruled out.