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Chester Zoo’s Grasslands extension approved

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Chester Zoo’s proposal for its latest attraction, an extensive African savannah next to a range of lodges and safari tents, has been approved by Cheshire West & Chester Council's planning committee.

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Peel looks to build further hydrogen facilities in £130m deal

Peel Environmental has signed a £130m agreement with Waste2Tricity and PowerHouse Energy to deliver 11 waste plastic to hydrogen facilities, as the developer prepares to submit a planning application for the first scheme at Protos, Cheshire.

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Jodrell Bank wins Unesco status

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The observatory in Cheshire has been added to Unesco's World Heritage List, joining Liverpool's waterfront, the Lake District National Park, and the King Edward castles in Gwynedd as protected sites in the region.

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Consent for Cheshire salt producer

British Salt, advised by Fletcher Rae, has secured planning permission for a £7.2m boiler plant at its Middlewich site.

Peel lines up plastics recycler for Protos

Recycling company Advanced Sustainable Developments is in talks with Peel Environmental as it seeks to open its first UK site at the Protos energy park in Ellesmere Port.

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MIPIM | Cheshire reaffirms aim to lead zero carbon agenda

Christine Gaskell, chair of the Cheshire & Warrington LEP, told an event at MIPIM that the region has the potential to create the world’s first zero carbon industry cluster, based around its Energy Innovation District proposition.