Mark Hillsdon looks at the efforts being made to rejuvenate and restore the River Medlock under the European Water Framework Directive.
The Alternative? Mike Hodson profiles the Bury-based renewable energy co-operative seeking to bring community energy generation and community ownership together.
The Alternative? Mike Hodson profiles the 21st Century relevance of 19th Century urban infrastructure.
The Alternative? Mike Hodson profiles efforts to revitalize an old industrial infrastructure in Ancoats.
In this essay, Phil Griffin takes a journey from Hull to Salford and uncovers the aesthetic, symbolic and very real opportunities that a humble (and not-so-humble) bridge can create.
As the winning design for a new Salford footbridge is announced, Phil Griffin considers what bridging the Irwell could mean for the city.
Pete Stringer from the Red Rose Forest team outlines the multi-faceted value of street trees and why they are a significant, but worthwhile, investment.
Mark Hillsdon reports on the work of Manchester: A Certain Future's Green & Blue Infrastructure Group.
The Alternative? Elisa Burrai profiles the Incredible Edible Beer Garden at the Eagle and Child pub in Ramsbottom
'Would you favour schemes which maintain, improve, enhance and increase green space and waterways in and around Manchester?' Ask most people in Manchester this question and you’ll get an emphatic 'yes', of course.