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Mayor urges action over Skyline cladding snub

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Dan Whelan

Mayor of Salford Paul Dennett has asked the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to write to the secretary of state to question the Government’s decision not to fund the removal of unsafe cladding from a local building. 

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THING OF THE WEEK

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

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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. 

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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.