Tag: consumer
2 days ago
hartlepoolmail.co.uk

Long-serving independent Hartlepool cobbler Bill Reid set to retire after 35 years in Middleton G...

A long-serving independent Hartlepool cobbler is preparing to hang up his tools for the last time when he retires thi...

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15 days ago
lep.co.uk

Bungalows and care home development planned for Preston

Dozens of bungalows and a purpose-built care home could be on the way to a Preston village.

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18 days ago
hartlepoolmail.co.uk

Plans lodged for new bar with roof terrace next to longstanding Hartlepool rehab centre

A vacant shop unit in Hartlepool’s Church Street area could be transformed into a new bar with a roof terrace.

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about 1 month ago
lep.co.uk

'There'll be music coming out of that building 100 years from now': delight as grassroots music v...

The future of iconic Preston music venue The Ferret is no longer hanging in the balance after the building in which i...

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about 2 months ago
lincolnshireworld.com

Anglian Water unveils more detailed impression of how proposed new reservoir in Lincolnshire wil ...

Anglian Water has now unveiled a fresh artist’s impression of its proposed new reservoir near Sleaford, showing a vis...

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about 2 months ago
lep.co.uk

Question mark over plan to admit key workers to Preston student flats development

A bid to allow key workers to live in accommodation that was purpose built - and reserved exclusively - for students ...

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2 months ago
scotsman.com

Legislation to clear Post Office Horizon victims in Scotland due by summer

Angela Constance, the justice secretary, accused the UK Government of betraying victims north of the border

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2 months ago
derbyshiretimes.co.uk

In pictures: Derbyshire holiday homes hailed by guests in national awards

Pictured are three gorgeous Derbyshire holiday lets whose owners have been applauded in a national awards scheme afte...

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2 months ago
scotsman.com

Labour crack down on tax dodgers will mean ‘more money for Scotland’, Ian Murray says

Shadow Scotland secretary Ian Murray said the move would deliver better value for taxpayers

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2 months ago
lep.co.uk

‘Cynical’ countryside housing estate gets the green light in Preston after council decision overt...

A proposed housing development in the Preston countryside has been given the go-ahead - at the third time of asking.

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2 months ago
lep.co.uk

Preston’s Fishergate Shopping Centre ‘set for demolition’ as part of major city redevelopment

The Fishergate Shopping Centre could be completely demolished as part of plans that would see the area around the cit...

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3 months ago
lep.co.uk

Century-old Chorley furniture and carpet store to be turned into flats and new shops

The building that was home to one of longest-established retailers in Chorley is to be converted into apartments and ...

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3 months ago
lep.co.uk

Huge hexagonal apartment block to be built in Preston after affordable housing deal

A wrangle over the volume of affordable housing that should be generated by what will be one of the tallest apartment...

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3 months ago
northamptonchron.co.uk

National chain set to open branch at Northampton retail park within the next month

The new pet shop will include a community pet clinic where vaccinations, microchipping and more can be carried out

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3 months ago
lep.co.uk

More than 100 affordable homes planned for Preston suburb - but will there be enough school places?

An estate made up entirely of affordable homes looks set to be given the go-ahead in suburban Preston.

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4 months ago
lep.co.uk

Changes approved at Chorley wedding venue and boat cruise site

The site of a summer wedding venue in Chorley will be used for outdoor sport and recreation activities in the months ...

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4 months ago
lep.co.uk

Work on huge Preston apartment block finally set to start this year - but changes are planned

A long-planned skyscraper in Preston could finally be about to get off the ground – seven years after it was first co...

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4 months ago
tech.eu

Grwth Club launches consumer venture fund Grwth Ventures, with £5M cornerstone investment

Today, the team behind Grwth Club launched consumer venture fund Grwth Ventures, with a £5 million cornerstone invest...

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4 months ago
scotsman.com

Spring Budget: Jeremy Hunt urged to make history and become fourth Chancellor in a century to cut...

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will deliver the likely final Budget before the election on March 6

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4 months ago
scotsman.com

Post Office Horizon scandal: Former sub-postmaster condemns 'posturing between different parliame...

Solicitor advocate says Holyrood wants ‘hee-haw’ to do with the Post Office Horizon legislation

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4 months ago
scotsman.com

Scottish whisky: Poll shows more than half of voters want Scottish and UK governments to do more ...

Whisky distilleries in Scotland have complained about a hike on duty

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4 months ago
lep.co.uk

Probe into claim Preston's old BHS branch has been 'turned into a snail farm'

A council investigation has been launched into claims that the former British Home Stores (BHS) building in Preston c...

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4 months ago
lep.co.uk

Former home of three different Preston nightclubs to become games arcade

A former Preston city centre night spot will be turned into an adult gaming arcade after the conversion got the go-ah...

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4 months ago
scotsman.com

Scottish Budget: Local authorities call for ‘flexibility’ to hike council tax by up to 5 per cent...

The demand for an urgent meeting with Shona Robison comes after the Scottish Government threatened to withdraw money ...

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5 months ago
scotsman.com

Covid WhatsApps a ‘real slap’ for hospitality businesses, says industry leader, after Nicola Stur...

Stephen Montgomery said the revelations from the UK Covid Inquiry had reinforced some of the concerns businesses had ...

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5 months ago
lep.co.uk

Longer opening hours for Tesco's Preston store on Deepdale Retail Park after conversion from Morr...

A new Tesco store in Preston has been given the green light to extend its opening hours, just two months after it lau...

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5 months ago
lep.co.uk

Lancashire pay and display rethink after most districts say they do not want on-street machines

The prospect of on-street pay and display machines being introduced in parts of Lancashire where kerbside parking is ...

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5 months ago
scotsman.com

Council tax changes Scotland: Ministers urged to overhaul 'ludicrous' council tax system after la...

Issue seen as key to long-term reform of local government financing

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5 months ago
scotsman.com

UK Post Office Horizon scandal: How moves to clear victims unfolded at Westminster and why former...

Questions were raised over why the UK Government are only acting on the Post Office Horizon scandal now

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6 months ago
scotsman.com

Rishi Sunak pledges: How is the Prime Minister doing on his five promises? Inflation, growing eco...

The Prime Minister has made little impact on his five pledges, a problem that could haunt him in an election year.

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6 months ago
hartlepoolmail.co.uk

Guest travelling from Cambridge for Christmas makes complaint after Hartlepool hotel cancels booking

A hotel guest who had booked to stay at The Staincliffe over Christmas complained after his booking was suddenly canc...

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6 months ago
hartlepoolmail.co.uk

Operator of Seaton Carew hotel says it faces closure unless something 'drastic' happens

The operator of an iconic seafront hotel says it is facing “the last throw of the dice” after a lack of trade and ong...

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7 months ago
lep.co.uk

Former Preston nightclub set to become adult gaming arcade

A Preston nightclub that closed down at the height of the pandemic could be converted into an adult gaming centre.

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7 months ago
lep.co.uk

Preston apartments that were planned for rent will now be offered for sale

A proposed Preston apartment block that was to be made up entirely of rental properties has morphed into an open mark...

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7 months ago
lep.co.uk

Cottam Post Office's future secured after retired couple sacrifice relaxing lifestyle to keep it ...

A husband and wife have abandoned their retirement to take over a suburban Preston post office that was thrown a life...

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7 months ago
scotsman.com

Parts of short-term lets crackdown in Edinburgh ruled unlawful for second time

Lord Braid said Edinburgh City Council’s approach was ‘not only unfair, but illogical’

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7 months ago
scotsman.com

Autumn Statement: Whisky industry ‘raising a dram to the Chancellor’ after freeze in alcohol duty

The Scotch Whisky Association said the move provides ‘some much-needed stability’

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7 months ago
scotsman.com

Record £80,000 roadworks fine in Scotland for Virgin Media after maximum penalty doubled

Broadband firm sanctioned by Scottish Road Works Commissioner as such schemes reach new peak

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7 months ago
scotsman.com

Church closures Scotland: ‘Existential crisis’ as up to 700 churches predicted to close across Sc...

Church of Scotland is spearheading a painful, but ‘necessary’ rationalisation drive

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