Redrow Regency Manor

Redrow launches West Derby schemes

The housebuilder has launched sales at two developments built on former school sites in West Derby, each acquired from Liverpool City Council.

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Cheshire East ends long wait for Local Plan approval

A planning inspector has backed Cheshire East’s Local Plan for shaping development in the borough up to 2030, bringing examination of the plan to a close and ensuring formal adoption of the plan is only weeks away.

Jake Berry MP Conservatives

Northern Powerhouse minister replaced

North West MPs figure prominently in the latest wave of reshuffling by Conservatives and Labour. Lancashire MP Jake Berry is the new Northern Powerhouse minister, after the incumbent Andrew Percy turned it down, and Andrew Gwynne, a critic of GMSF and Green Belt release, becomes shadow communities secretary.

Jo Platt, MP for Leigh

General election produces hung parliament

The result did not yield the mandate the Conservatives and Theresa May were hoping for, with Labour making gains and increasing majorities in marginal seats in the North West.

GE 2017 Polling Station

GE 2017 | All to play for

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Voting opened at 7am for the snap general election. People have until 10pm this evening to get to a polling station and vote for their preferred candidate for 650 parliamentary seats, including some marginal seats in the North West.

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK: Be defiantly kind

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"Be kind. Be kind to everyone around you. Be defiantly kind," began the first in a series of daily bulletins sent by Manchester Community Central to health organisations in the city this week. Here we reproduce extracts from these and other expert guides for anyone seeking support with distress caused by the atrocity and practical advice on how to speak to children about terrorist threats.

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Travel advice following Manchester Arena terror attack

Travellers across Greater Manchester are being advised to allow more time for their journeys on Wednesday as transport continues to be affected following the terrorist attack that took place at Manchester Arena on Monday night.