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THING OF THE WEEK

Covid kittens, £5 lodges, Wirral wonders, live-in doctors and cardboard cutouts

Anna Main Landwood

Landwood names board director

The Manchester-based property group has promoted Anna Main to the board after less than a year with the business, as it looks to expand its commercial asset division. 

Tarporley Care Home

Tarporley care home plans rejected

Sarah Townsend

Cheshire West & Chester Council has refused plans for a 65-bedroom care home in the Tarporley conservation area, in line with officers’ recommendations.

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Ulverston business park and Aldi complete

Sarah Townsend

A chunk of the first phase of developer Rawdon Property Group’s £11m Beehive Business Park scheme in south Cumbria, including an 18,600 sq ft supermarket, has completed, with further retail units to come.

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Greater Manchester set to approve £14m of homes funding

Dan Whelan

The combined authority has been asked to approve £4m in loans for projects in Altrincham and Woodhouses, and invest £10m in social impact fund manager Resonance, which would go towards acquiring and refurbishing properties for people with learning difficulties.

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Manchester closes Thomas Street to traffic

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After its decision to part-pedestrianise Deansgate, the council has taken another step towards making the city more pedestrian friendly by closing off the Northern Quarter street to cars from this Saturday. 

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Arkwright House set for additional £1m refurb

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Dan Whelan

The 95,000 sq ft office building in Manchester’s Parsonage Gardens, which is one-third occupied following a £16m refurbishment in 2017, is to undergo a further package of works in the hope of attracting more tenants. 

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Phase two of Talbot Gateway to kick off in June

Sarah Townsend

Work on the second phase of Blackpool’s £100m town centre regeneration will commence in the first week of June, the council said, around a month after the initial planned start date due to the coronavirus lockdown.