Wigan Energy Centre

Wigan energy centre approved

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Dan Whelan

The 46,200 sq ft facility off Green Lane will provide a standby supply of gas-powered electricity to the National Grid to prevent blackouts. 

Timperley Pop Up Cycle

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Clock ticks for £50m North Wales greenhouses

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Dan Whelan

Brighton-based Low Carbon Farming, which provides green solutions to the food industry, has lodged an application for a pair of greenhouses occupying a combined 37 acres west of Sesswick Way in Marchwiel, Wrexham.

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Place Party moves to February

The North West property community’s favourite night out will be held at Kimpton Clocktower, formally the Principal Hotel Manchester, on Thursday 11 February 2021.

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Prescot clinches £3.1m for town centre regen

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Sarah Townsend

Knowsley Council has secured funding to progress a masterplan for an area of Prescot encompassing the £27m Shakespeare North theatre, a grade two-listed former museum, and other historic buildings in and around Market Place.

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PROFILE | Findley looks back on 26 years at Salford

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Dan Whelan

When Chris Findley, who retired this week after almost three decades as council head of planning, arrived in post, Salford was “still recovering from the huge economic shocks of the '70s and '80s”. But developments such as Salford Quays and MediaCityUK ensure he leaves the city in a better state than he found it.