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Mayor urges action over Skyline cladding snub

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Dan Whelan

Mayor of Salford Paul Dennett has asked the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to write to the secretary of state to question the Government’s decision not to fund the removal of unsafe cladding from a local building. 


Nightingale hospital to stay open all year

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Dan Whelan

Discussions are ongoing on how best to use the emergency coronavirus hospital at Manchester Central Convention Centre, but it is expected to remain in place for the rest of the year, according to mayor Andy Burnham.  

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Govt intervenes to stop ‘aggressive’ rent recovery

Sarah Townsend

The Government has introduced temporary measures to protect UK high streets from the economic effects of the pandemic, including preventing landlords from taking legal action to collect rent.

Ex-chief planner Quartermain joins Cratus

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Sarah Townsend

The Government’s former chief planner Steve Quartermain has been appointed as a senior associate at PR firm Cratus Communications, after standing down as a civil servant in March.