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Greater Manchester's Garden City Suburbs

All great cities need to grow and Greater Manchester is a great city. Through a combination of urban infill and Garden City Extensions, the city has the opportunity to continue its recent growth spurt, thereby securing its position as a great European City.

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.

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.

EU Referendum: A spotlight on food and farming

'How could the referendum result affect the way our food is produced and traded?' was the focus of a recent meeting organised by the Kindling Trust and the Food Ethics Council in Manchester.

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.

Dementia Active Naturally programme launches in Salford

City of Trees is working with people living with dementia after nearly £20k was awarded for nature activity programme.

Beyond the Paris Climate Change Conference

How can energy efficiency co-operatives contribute to achieving 2050 targets?

December floods cause widespread damage

The RESIN project is bringing European cities and scientists together to investigate climate resilience and develop more effective strategies.

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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