Pioneer Place Burnley

Burnley set to sign off Pioneer Place funding

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Funding for the Pioneer Place leisure development is to be discussed at Burnley’s full council meeting this evening, with a planning application expected within weeks for what has been billed as a £26m project.

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Lancs bypass clears planning hurdle

The building of a dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde has edged closer, after the Planning Inspectorate agreed to examine Highways England’s plans.

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Call for sites reaches last week in Central Lancs

Interested parties have until this Friday, 9 November, to contribute to the first stage consultation on the Central Lancashire Local Plan covering Preston, South Ribble and Chorley.

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Blackpool to mull ways forward for airport

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Airport consultancy York Aviation has made a number of recommendations for investment in infrastructure, operations and management of Blackpool Airport, with the return of commercial services to holiday destinations virtually ruled out.

Lancashire landowners look to sell at Whyndyke

Northern Trust and Closelink have appointed Savills to market the Whyndyke garden village site outside Blackpool, having this summer secured consent for 1,400 homes at the project.

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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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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.