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Plans for new 2,500-home Liverpool suburb move ahead

Plans for new 2,500-home Liverpool suburb move ahead

A masterplan intended to to guide the development of a new 2,500-home suburb in the south of Liverpool has been approved by the city's council.

Council blocks Preston North End's 450-home application

Council blocks Preston North End's 450-home application

A football club's plans for up to 450 homes on a former golf course on the northern edge of Preston in Lancashire have been refused, against a recommendation for approval from planners.

Application submitted for 180-home, 27-storey Salford scheme

Application submitted for 180-home, 27-storey Salford scheme

Plans have been submitted for a 27-storey scheme of more than 180 homes in Salford, Greater Manchester.

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Five things we learned from the IED North Conference

Five things we learned from the IED North Conference

The Institute of Economic Development's first northern conference took place in Manchester on Wednesday. Here are five things we learned about planning, economic development and devolution at the event.

Sponsored content: What do the key mayoral contenders have in store for planning?

Sponsored content: What do the key mayoral contenders have in store for planning?

In the second of a series of columns exploring the planning priorities of leading candidates in the upcoming city region mayoral elections, Zoe Ensor, a partner at public relations consultancy Newgate Communications, looks at Greater Manchester, Merseyside and the Tees Valley.

How mayoral campaigns are buffeting Manchester's city-region plan

How mayoral campaigns are buffeting Manchester's city-region plan

Greater Manchester's planning blueprint faces some significant hurdles, following concerns expressed by the front-runner for the conurbation's mayoralty and pressure from councillors to pull out of the process entirely.

Local Plan Watch: Greater Manchester authorities reach local plan milestones

Local Plan Watch: Greater Manchester authorities reach local plan milestones

Two Greater Manchester boroughs have reached key milestones in their local plan preparation, with Rochdale adopting its core strategy in October and Salford last month publishing a draft local plan for consultation.


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