Cheshire West & Chester Council is set to approve 193 homes and accommodation for 376 students, while a proposal for 143 holiday lodges and a sailing facility has been recommended for refusal at a planning meeting next week.
Cheshire West & Cheshire Council is close to selecting City West Housing Trust, part of ForViva Group, as its new housing management contractor for 5,500 properties across Ellesmere Port and Neston.
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling was among the senior figures calling for a radical policy shift in housing at the RESI conference, held this week at Celtic Manor.
New figures highlighted by the charity reveal that 536 families in the North West are homeless and living in temporary accommodation, a 22% rise on the same time last year. Shelter warned that the combination of welfare cuts and...