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Cuadrilla secures second BEIS fracking consent

Cuadrilla has received hydraulic fracturing permission from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy for its second horizontal shale exploration well at Preston New Road, Lancashire.

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Work starts on Liverpool dementia hubs

Earthmoving work has started at two sites that form part of Liverpool City Council’s £30m plan for dementia care hubs and living spaces.

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Skem the focus as West Lancs plots its course

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Neil Tague

West Lancashire Borough Council is pressing on with its intention to update its Local Plan, declaring that changes in national and local context mean that an updated plan is the best way to position the borough for growth in the years up to 2050.


Tatton adds three

Cheshire business The Tatton Group has made three appointments from Reaseheath College as it completes a move into new offices in Ashley.

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The Hut Group confirms Airport City mega-deal

Online beauty retailer The Hut Group has finalised its deal to develop 1m sq ft of office and studio space over two sites at Manchester's Airport City, in what it said will be a total investment of more than £750m in the area over the next three years.

Great Howard Street (A565) By Stanley Dock

Key Liverpool road to close for four weeks

Contractor Osborne is to begin work this week on installing underground utility trenches as part of the £22m Great Howard Street upgrade, meaning the lanes inbound to Liverpool city centre from its northern fringe will be closed for four weeks from Blackstone Street.



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Roll up, roll up to Cathedral Gardens Manchester, which from 9 November will host the UK’s first Ice Village, the most ambitious undertaking to date by Hamilton Ice Sculptors.

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Chancerygate and Hines combine in £100m JV

International real estate firm Hines has entered into a joint venture partnership with industrial developer Chancerygate, a prolific operator in the region, with an initial £100m earmarked for investment.