Phil Green Lancashire County Council

Green departs Bolton for Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has followed up last year’s appointment of Bolton Council’s director of place Stephen Young by hiring Phil Green as director of growth, environment, and planning.

Rachel Bailey

Cheshire East leader steps down

Following local elections where the leading Conservative group lost control of the council for the first time in its history, Cllr Rachel Bailey has announced she will step down as leader in the coming weeks.

Question Time Leaders Pic Long

BECG backs Question Time

Built Environment Communications Group has joined Savills as a sponsor of Place North West Question Time: Manchester's New Agenda, set to be a highlight of the event calendar taking place in October.

Ballott Box General Election Polling Station

Local Elections: Winners and losers

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

While Labour's overall hold across the region didn't change dramatically, there were some shifts in its control, with key battlegrounds in Trafford, Bolton, Stockport, and Wirral. Liverpool remained Labour-led, however Mayor Joe Anderson came under fire. 

CWAC HQ

CWAC bids farewell to Chester office

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Charlie Schouten

The council is finalising its move out of its headquarters overlooking Chester Racecourse with co-working brand Spaces set to take the remaining 37,000 sq ft in the building.