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REIT picks up Stobart Widnes site

LXi REIT has acquired the freehold interest in Stobart’s industrial and office headquarters complex in Widnes for £25.5m in a sale and leaseback deal, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.5%.

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Easter rail upgrades to add Liverpool-Chester services

A series of planned closures over the Easter period will pave the way for additional hourly services between Liverpool and Chester, faster travel between Manchester and Stalybridge, and the introduction of new trains between Manchester and Preston.