New affordable homes to be offered in Hesketh Bank and Burscough

If you are looking for a new home in Hesketh Bank or Burscough, keep an eye out for new affordable homes that will soon be available to rent and buy. West Lancashire Borough Council has been working with the Regenda Group to develop 14 new properties for affordable rent and sale in Hesketh Bank on Chapel Road, adjacent … Read more

Green light given for 142 new houses in Newton-le-Willows

St Helens Council planning committee members have given the green light for the development of 142 houses in Newton-le-Willows. All 13 councillors voted unanimously at Tuesday evening’s meeting in favour of the development which will see the erection of 142 dwellings, including a mixture of detached and semi-detached properties, on a 4.87 hectare site to … Read more

Glaston prevents a sticky situation at Duerr’s Ltd

Duerr & Sons Ltd. is an independent British manufacturer of jam, marmalade, peanut butter and preserves based in Wythenshawe, Manchester. Since 1881, Duerr’s has been producing some of the nation’s favourite jams and spreads. The business, started by Mary Duerr making jam in her own kitchen as husband Frederick sold the jars to the local … Read more

Best and worst supermarkets revealed

Waitrose and Iceland have been rated as the best supermarkets for in-store and online experience respectively, while Marks and Spencer has topped the first ever Which? convenience store satisfaction survey with its Simply Food stores. In a Which? survey of more than 7,000 shoppers, Waitrose secured the in-store accolade just ahead of closest competitor Marks … Read more