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Greater Manchester’s ‘Little Bill’ scheme scoops national energy efficiency award

Greater Manchester’s ‘Little Bill’ scheme scoops national energy efficiency award

Primary pupils connect with their history

Raichael Lock of MEEN on their HLF project with two local schools exploring industrial heritage and the local environment.

Making Places: Greater Manchester's Spatial Framework

The first draft of Greater Manchester’s spatial framework goes live in October and will guide how we develop our homes, workplaces and transport over the next 20 years.

Clean Cities Agenda and the GM business context

The pro-manchester Green Economy group and Transport and Infrastructure Group have organised an expert panel to discuss what a Green Cities agenda actually means for Manchester and the wider local economy.

Hulme Community Garden Centre: fundraising fun for World Naked Gardening Day

The team at Hulme Community Garden Centre have been celebrating World Naked Gardening Day again, this time to raise funds as part of the Community Energy GM appeal.

Bruntwood branches out with planting of hundreds of trees

Bruntwood supports planting of over 250 trees, alongside key business partners, as part of Earth Day 2016.

Manchester skyline by Graeme Cooper

Sustainability emerges as a core theme in the shared vision for Manchester's future

Sustainable design, active travel and a low carbon economy all make it in as priorities for 'Our Manchester', the new ten year strategy for the city.

Axiomatic of Brunswick Park by Planit-IE

University of Manchester begins the re-greening of its campus

With the help of landscape architects Planit-IE and as part of its City of Trees commitments, the University of Manchester is bringing new green spaces into its £1bn transformation.

Environment Agency outlines recovery plans following floods

Storm-affected areas in the North to recieve £40 million to repair damage.

Community woodland management: Urmston Meadows

The Urmston Meadows Action Group has been working to transform local woodland and encourage the nesting of endangered Willow Tits with the help of Red Rose Forest and the Lancashire Wildlife Trust.

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