Mark Kitts, assistant director of regeneration at Liverpool City Council, has joined the roster of councils speaking about their large-scale development plans and private sector partnerships, at this half-day event in Manchester on Thursday 12 July.
Trafford Council has confirmed that its chief executive Theresa Grant and corporate director Joanne Hyde have both resigned their posts, effective as of yesterday. The departures leave four senior positions at the council vacant.
The controversial Manchester city centre development is to go ahead after Secretary of State James Brokenshire notified the St Michael’s Partnership that the application will not be called in for a public inquiry.
The Japanese industrial giant is still in the frame to build a £20bn nuclear power plant at Wylfa on Anglesey after an extraordinary board meeting yesterday resolved to seek an agreement with the UK Government on the project.
Transport for the North and the Department for Transport, acting through the Rail North Partnership, have agreed a plan with train operator Northern in response to this week’s severe travel disruption.
Salford City Council is to bring planning and building control services, property, and highways and infrastructure back in-house once the current contract with Urban Vision, its partnership with Capita and Galliford Try, ends in January 2020.