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‘Green-up’ your credentials for free with new qualifications from ACL Essex

Adult learning provider, ACL Essex, is offering Essex residents and businesses the chance to ‘green-up’ their credentials through new Retrofit and climate change courses. As businesses move towards being more...

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Abbey Corner is a boutique development of 25 homes in Colchester

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Abbey Corner is a boutique development of 25 two- and three-bedroom homes in Colchester, where home ownership has decreased over the last two years. The development is available through Shared...

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National Highways awards Balfour Beatty Lower Thames Crossing Roads North of the Thames contract

National Highways has today (23 January 2023) announced that Balfour Beatty has been awarded the Roads North of the Thames contract on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing project. The start...

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Countryside Partnerships (Countryside) with Vistry Group (Vistry) have now successfully completed their merger. The full announcement can be found on the London Stock Exchange. The combination of Countryside with Vistry...

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Lower Thames Crossing plans accepted for examination

Yesterday (28 November 2022), the Government’s independent planning authority, the Planning Inspectorate, confirmed it has accepted National Highway’s application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for detailed examination of the...

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The Essex Housing Awards 2022, in association with Birketts, have announced the winners of this year’s awards, celebrating their outstanding innovation, steadfastness and exceptional sense of community. The award ceremony...

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Lower Thames Crossing Carbon Academy at heart of plans to futureproof skills

National Highways has today (13 October 2022) announced a digital Carbon Academy as part of a new strategy to give local people and businesses work and training on the Lower...

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“UK ‘Property Brothers’ look to aid previous generation in revitalising housebuilding sector”

The Home Builders Federation (HBF) estimates that 80% of SME housebuilders have disappeared in the last 30 years and that up to a third of the current SME housebuilding workforce...

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Essex Developers Group launch their Climate Action Charter making a commitment to become zero carbon by 2030.

With a four-fold aim to: securing global net-zero by mid-century and keep 1.5 degree C within reach, adapting to protect communities and natural habitat, mobilising finance and working together; this...

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Essex Housing Awards, in association with Birketts, is returning for 2022 – once again highlighting the best housing companies, projects and partnerships across the county. This year there are 12...

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