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Wigan Council unveils plan to build 40 affordable homes on Leigh town centre car park

A new apartment block could be built on a car park in the middle of Leigh – and all of the 40 proposed flats would be affordable.Wigan Council, which would own and run the four-storey Railway Arches Apartments, has promised “high-quality” homes that will meet local demand. The scheme has been designed with sustainability in […]

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Wild Flowers: The Wigan florist aiming to ‘leave people with memories’

Kerry Docherty’s son had recently been born and she wanted a real creative outlet in her life. She took up flower arranging at night school and the rest, as they say, is history.Now the proud owner of Wild Flowers, which opened in 2008, Kerry fell in love with floral arrangement, quickly giving up her job

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Wigan gets new cash fund to boost town pride

A new Wigan events purse has opened to community groups keen to celebrate their areas.The council’s Our Town campaign welcomes applications from all new and existing community and voluntary groups with plans for events that increase civic pride and promote social inclusion while supporting the high street. Council leader David Molyneux said: “The Our Town

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WORK TO BUILD A HILTON GARDEN INN HOTEL IN STOKE-ON-TRENT CITY CENTRE IS SET TO START

Work to build a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Stoke-on-Trent city centre is set to start before the end of the year – after plans for the major development were given the green light.Stoke-on-Trent City Council has today given planning consent for the 140-bedroom hotel, which will be built at Genr8 Developments’ £170m Smithfield, Stoke-on-Trent

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Stoke city centre to get revamp with £2.5million contract 

Work has just started on a £2.5million public realm scheme in Stoke-on-Trent to improve roads and pavements in the city’s retail and commercial centre.The improvements are taking place in two separate areas – the first being Stafford Street and Crown Bank, followed by the Victoria Hall apron, which is bounded by the eastern section of

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Revealed: Major £5.6m scheme to stop this Stoke-on-Trent town centre being flooded

The work will protect 300 homes and businesses,Flooding in Church Street, Stoke (Image: Malcolm Hart) Around £5.6 million will be spent protecting hundreds of town centre homes and businesses from flooding. The Environment Agency (EA) is due to carry out the works in Stoke town centre as part of wider management of the River Trent

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Plans to transform THIS Derelict Pub in Stoke Town Centre into Flats Thrown Out… and Here’s Why

Plans to transform a derelict pub into flats have been thrown out – despite the scheme winning the support of residents and traders.Pegasus Property had applied for permission to turn the rundown Stoke town centre building, which used to be Minsters and before that Harry’s Bar, into a house of multiple occupancy for 32 people.

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