British Salt Fletcher Rae

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.

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from a site near Goostrey have again been recommended for approval, more than six months after the plans were first withdrawn from committee.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.