MIPIM Energy Breakfast 2

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.

Sand Extraction Cheshire

Goostrey quarry returns to planners with 800 objections

Proposals by Sibelco to extract 3.3 million tons of industrial sand from a site near Goostrey have again been recommended for approval, more than six months after the plans were first withdrawn from committee.

Norton Priory

Masterplan outlined for Runcorn Town Park

A masterplan to improve Runcorn’s Town Park has been set out by Halton Council, including the development of three visitor hubs and “substantial investment” in the park’s existing ski slope and facilities.

Cheshire East launches consultants framework

The local authority has issued a contract notice, highlighting its intention to create a consultants framework worth up to £3.8m to support construction activity.  

Peel makes the case for hydrogen

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A report commissioned by Peel Environmental has claimed that developing a hydrogen economy in the North West could unlock £1.6bn GVA by 2050 and create 2,300 jobs while reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 10m tonnes per year.