Arighi Bianchi lined up for Lyme Green

CHESHIRE East Council has struck a deal with Macclesfield furniture retailer Arighi Bianchi to use the Lyme Green site as a distribution centre.

Lyme Green, near Macclesfield, was originally earmarked for a waste transfer facility but this plan was later scrapped.

An internal report found the council approved funding without proper authority, started construction without planning permission, and failed to follow EU procurement rules.

Yesterday the council published its own summary of a second report... For the full story register now for free or login below...