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THING OF THE WEEK

Tatton's Cholmondeley loss, science museum's win, charitable diversions and reopening vigour

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PODCAST | Are we winning the race to net zero carbon? 

Dan Whelan

The Government has set a national target of being net zero carbon by 2050, a move that has prompted the property industry to dramatically overhaul its practices, but is the sector doing enough? 

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Enviroo succeeds with £20m Protos plastics plant

Sarah Townsend

Planning consent has been granted to build what its developer Enviroo calls the UK’s first plastics recycling facility, at Peel NRE’s 133-acre energy hub in Ellesmere Port.

Henbury Planning Applications August 2019

Bellway succeeds with main Henbury proposal

Neil Tague

The housebuilder has secured reserved matters approval for 134 homes off Chelford Road in the Macclesfield suburb, but was refused permission on an additional 23-home plot.

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Lottery funds unlock £10m Harris revamp 

A project that will see the grade one-listed museum, gallery and library in Preston’s Market Square refurbished and reimagined can begin this autumn after the city council’s £4.5m bid to the National Lottery Fund was approved. 

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Liverpool to seal two-pronged green strategy 

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Dan Whelan

The city council is to enter into a partnership with Fields in Trust to safeguard 2,500 acres of Liverpool's parks against future development, while the city region expects to approve a plan to kickstart its aspirations of becoming zero carbon by 2040.

Minister to review plans for Liverpool port road

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Sarah Townsend

Baroness Vere has agreed to examine a report produced last year by consultancy Arup on behalf of Sefton Council, which sets out alternatives to building a controversial link road between Switch Island and Princess Way.