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Back for good: textile manufacturing in Greater Manchester

Lorna Fitzsimons explores Greater Manchester's rich textile history and explains how The Alliance Project (TAP) is working to raise the profile of the industry across the UK.

Opportunity for all? We have a plan for Greater Manchester

We forecast 200,000 new jobs for the people of Greater Manchester in the next two decades and we need a spatial plan that meets that level of ambition.

Greater Manchester's Spatial Framework: Strengthening our Natural Capital

Protecting and enhancing Greater Manchester's natural assets with the new Spatial Framework

Critical City Infrastructure: Greater Manchester

Roger Milburn examines our dependency on the critically important physical infrastructure supporting our cities, towns and villages.

Greater Manchester's Green Deal Communities Programme 2016 – On Film

Watch and share our exclusive film about how Greater Manchester residents have benefitted from the award-winning Green Deal Communities Programme.

Greater Manchester's City Forest Park

Investors needed to support the green heart of Manchester - City Forest Park – an inspiring green space and culture hub.

A plan for greener growth in Greater Manchester

Protecting our environmental assets and planning for good, green infrastructure across Greater Manchester with the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.

Natural Course: an integrated approach to water management in Greater Manchester and beyond

Natural Course is a ground-breaking collaborative water management project between the GMCA, the Environment Agency, Natural England, United Utilities and the Rivers Trust.

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

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

Disability groups celebrate open access on cycle route

People with disabilities, parents cycling with children, tandem riders, and standard bicycle riders have overwhelmingly welcomed a trial opening of barriers along Sustrans’ Fallowfield Loop cycle route, one of Greater Manchester’s most popular traffic-free paths.

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