South Heywood Russell Homes New Link Road

South Heywood masterplan moves forward

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The delivery of a link road, 1,000 homes and more than 1.5m sq ft of employment space at junction 19 of the M62 can go ahead following completion of negotiations between developer Russell Homes and Rochdale Council.

Leese Burnham

Leese: Local authorities must be ready for lift off post-outbreak

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Dan Whelan

In the latest Greater Manchester Combined Authority coronavirus update, leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese, called upon local authorities do what they can to ensure a fast recovery after the pandemic, while mayor Andy Burnham urged construction firms to close sites.

Islington Mill January 2020

Search begins for £5m Islington Mill contractor

Dan Whelan

Salford City Council is seeking contractors to carry out three packages of work at the grade two-listed Islington Mill, including a £4.6m build contract, in order to secure funding from Arts Council England.

Rishi Sunak At His Desk

Self-employed support ‘not perfect, but bold’

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Dan Whelan

The Government has announced a much-anticipated income support scheme for the self-employed to give similar protection to other workers during the coronavirus pandemic, a move which has led to calls for further closures of construction sites.

Oaklands Homes

Redrow secures consent for next phase at Ledsham

Chloé Vaughan

The housebuilder’s application for 272 homes in its next phase of work at Ledsham Garden Village in Little Sutton has been given the go-ahead by Cheshire West & Chester Council.