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COMMENT | How GMSF will test Greater Manchester authorities

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As the race to become the first elected Mayor of Greater Manchester continues, another quieter battle is taking place behind the scenes of councils across the region. This battle could be the biggest challenge yet to the Northern Powerhouse project, writes Tom Mellor of PPS Group.


Macbryde wins consent for Ellesmere Port homes

Cheshire West & Chester Council has approved plans from Macbryde Homes for the development of 171 houses in Ellesmere Port, which the developer said would be one of the first private residential schemes in the area for five years.

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Peel bids for more from GM housing fund

Peel is set to receive an £8.3m loan from the GM housing investment fund to finance the construction of The Lightbox, a development of 238 apartments in the next phase of MediaCityUK.