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Liverpool to invest in race equality projects

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Sarah Townsend

The combined authority has awarded £214,000 to three initiatives to tackle racial divides in the city-region, including a pilot to expand the work of the International Slavery Museum within the grade one-listed former Dock Traffic Office.

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Chancerygate looks to expand £20m Mersey Reach

Sarah Townsend

The industrial developer expects to receive permission next week to add 7,000 sq ft to its existing 95,000 sq ft consent for 12 units at the former Peerless Edible Oils factory near Liverpool, in response to high market demand.

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Liverpool grant spurs Harworth at Moss Nook

Sarah Townsend

The developer has received £2.05m from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to help fund infrastructure works to progress its 240-unit residential development in St Helens.

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Contractor appointed for Birkenhead demolition

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Dan Whelan

Wirral Growth Company has hired demolition specialist PP O’Connor to knock down part of the retail complex in Birkenhead and aims to start building 150,000 sq ft of offices at the site by the middle of next year. 

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SOG bullish following Heath selection

Neil Tague

The owner of the Runcorn business park has spoken of its confidence in securing investment for its sweeping 57-acre redevelopment after a “mind-blowing” design won a RIBA competition.

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Peel L&P dealt Haydock Point blow

Dan Whelan

The developer’s plans to create a 1.8m sq ft industrial complex on Green Belt land close to Haydock Racecourse have suffered a setback after St Helens Council opposed the £165m scheme ahead of an inquiry. 

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Sefton rejects Crosby resi 

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Dan Whelan

Plans from developers Urban Generation Crosby and Penny Lane Builders to redevelop the site of the former Central Buildings into apartments have been knocked back by the council over a lack of public amenity space.