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Funding agreed for Burnley’s £26m Pioneer Place

Lancashire County Council will provide £3.2m to support the delivery of Burnley’s £26m Pioneer Place retail and leisure development, set to include a cinema, restaurants, and a public plaza.

Chris Grayling. Credit Chris McAndrew

Grayling blames travel chaos on Tories playing ‘catch up’

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh at Conservative Party Conference

In his speech to the Conservative Party Conference today, transport minister Chris Grayling said he was sorry "so many rail passengers have had such a difficult time" as a result of Northern's timetable change, blaming problems on the railway on under-investment by Labour when they were last in power eight years ago.


Lamonte to depart TfGM

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Jon Lamonte, chief executive of Transport for Greater Manchester, is to leave to take charge of Sydney Metro, a body created this year to build and operate the Australian city’s new $20bn metro network.

Focus Transport Planning Team

Trio launch transport planning consultancy

Wilmslow-based Focus Transport Planning opened for business this month, under the leadership of directors Andrew Bell, Mike Hughes and Kayley Goulbourne.