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Duchy picks offshore energy firm for Fleetwood tidal barrage

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Atlantis Resources, a marine renewable energy specialist active in Scotland and listed on the London Stock Exchange, has entered negotiations with the Duchy of Lancaster, one of the Queen’s property portfolios, as its preferred developer for the proposed Wyre Valley tidal barrage and flood protection project.

Woodhouse Colliery WCM

Coal mining proposal for Whitehaven

A planning application has been submitted for Woodhouse Colliery, a coal mine at the Marchon Works site close to Whitehaven, Cumbria.

Bennett Burnham

GM marks Clean Air Day with green fund launch

As a series of events take place across Greater Manchester to mark the UK’s first Clean Air Day, Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has announced that £21m of European funding will be used for projects that demonstrate their ability to reduce carbon emissions.

Omega Green Heart Plan

Omega park deal agreed with Land Trust

Fifty acres in the centre of the Omega development in Warrington have been handed over to the Land Trust, a national land management charity, to be remodelled as a park in the coming years.

Vigil Manchester Bomb

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK: Be defiantly kind

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"Be kind. Be kind to everyone around you. Be defiantly kind," began the first in a series of daily bulletins sent by Manchester Community Central to health organisations in the city this week. Here we reproduce extracts from these and other expert guides for anyone seeking support with distress caused by the atrocity and practical advice on how to speak to children about terrorist threats.

Fairhaven

Fylde in market for landscape specialist

Fylde Council is looking to appoint a landscape consultant to lead a funding bid and project delivery for the restoration and improvement of Fairhaven Lake & Garden in Lytham St Annes.

Bridge St Vision Developments

Vision set for green light with Bridge Street offices

Plans by Vision Developments to build 43,700 sq ft of offices with ground floor commercial space next to Manchester’s Freemasons Hall have been recommended for approval, despite strong opposition from John Rylands Library.