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Government promises ‘independent and rigorous’ HS2 review

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Charlie Schouten

The fate of the multi-billion-pound high-speed rail project, and associated large-scale developments around Manchester and Crewe, will be decided by the autumn after the Government confirmed it has commissioned a review into “whether and how HS2 should proceed”.


Investor lined up for Eastlands arena

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Global venue developer and investor Oak View Group has been named as the backer potentially set to deliver a 20,000-capacity arena in Manchester's Eastlands.