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PLANNING | Decisions delayed on Manchester pub projects

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Manchester City Council's planning committee has deferred a decision on a residential scheme at Hardy's Well in Rusholme until a site visit, and is minded to refuse a 12-storey student scheme on Cambridge Street described as "a giraffe among hamsters".

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Government withdraws £68m housing deal

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Government has told Greater Manchester the City Region will no longer be receiving a £68m brownfield housing fund, following the reduction of housing targets included in the rewritten Spatial Framework.

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MIPIM | ‘Country may look lost, Manchester’s not’

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh in Cannes

During a MIPIM week set against a backdrop of continued political uncertainty, Place North West met with Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and council leader Richard Leese, to discuss Greater Manchester Spatial Framework challenges, delivering housing numbers, local politics, and Brexit.

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Salboy tries again at Shudehill

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The Fred Done-backed developer has submitted a planning application for its reworked residential scheme on Back Turner Street in Manchester's Northern Quarter.

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Morgan Sindall posts 23% profit hike

The multi-disciplinary contractor has reported group revenue up by 6% to almost £3bn, with pre-tax profit reaching £81.6m in its full year results.