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PLANNING | The Christie set for £150m Paterson consent

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Chloé Vaughan

The Christie's development of the fire-damaged Paterson Building is set to be approved by Manchester City Council next week, along with a Malmaison hotel at Princess Street and a scaled-down student housing proposal at Cambridge Street.

Boris Johnson

Government announces hospital funding

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said an additional £1.8bn will be invested into NHS estates, including money for five hospital projects in the North West.

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Oldham planning head suspended over ‘gross misconduct’ allegations

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Charlie Schouten

Oldham’s head of planning Stephen Irvine has been suspended amid claims of “gross misconduct”, with the borough's Liberal Democrat leader calling for an investigation as to whether the allegations focus on two controversial planning applications, including one by Russell Homes at Knowls Lane.

Theresa May

May: Build bigger, build better, build more beautiful

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Chloé Vaughan

In what is set to be one of her last public appearances as Prime Minister, Theresa May spoke at the Chartered Institute of Housing conference in Manchester, outlining what she felt the Government had achieved for the sector in the three years under her control.

Boris Johnson

Damaging uncertainty around HS2, say council leaders

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

As Boris Johnson lines up plans for a review into HS2 should he become Prime Minister, Northern councils leaders have penned a joint letter to the Conservative leadership contenders, stating that failure to invest in railways would show "once again the North has been overlooked by Westminster".