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Salford’s Bramall Court to be revamped 

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Dan Whelan

The 334-bedroom student accommodation block on Cannon Street in Lower Broughton is to undergo a £2m refurbishment, converting it into a mix of 115 affordable apartments and temporary accommodation.

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Bolton goes on planning approval spree

Julia Hatmaker

Capital&Centric’s Farnworth transformation scheme, a Pozzoni Architecture-designed day centre, and a large mosque were all approved at the 2 September planning committee meeting.


A postcard from Stockport: MDC clout drives transformation

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Dan Whelan

Empty retail units, ageing transport hubs and the need for homes are problems facing local authorities across the country. In Stockport, the battle to address those issues is very much on. Place North West met up with Cllr David Meller for a stroll around the town to get an idea of the scale of the council's redevelopment plans.


Warrington raises eyebrows with £200m loan 

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Dan Whelan

The council’s cabinet approved the loan facility to an entity indirectly controlled by The Hut Group founder Matthew Moulding last year and the e-commerce firm has drawn down £152m so far, according to a report to the authority’s audit and corporate governance committee.