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Mapping Participatory Urban Governance

The Jam & Justice project are producing a map of Participatory Urban Governance. Drawing from across the Global South & North, we are looking to produce a collection of inspiring, workable, and actually existing examples of how citizens can be involved in decisions, processes and structures that affect them.

Can Greater Manchester take the right steps to becoming an exemplar healthy place?

Michael Chang, Projects and Policy Manager at the Town and Country Planning Association discusses the extent to which the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework has set out strategic public health and healthcare priorities and needs.

Clearance to Renaissance: New Islington

In an extract from his new book, Changing Places In England's North West, Walter Menzies explores the millennium community of New Islington.

Sweeping the ‘Chimney’: Cleaner Air for Greater Manchester

Tony Lloyd outlines the importance of developing a cleaner, more sustainable Greater Manchester and how the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework can help us achieve this.

Cottonopolis to cool: Manchester's Northern Quarter

Walter Menzies examines the vibrant history of the Northern Quarter, a hub of alternative and bohemian culture, in an extract from his book Changing Places in England's North West.

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.

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.

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.

Real Junk Food Project Manchester up for prestigious MFDF Award

The Real Junk Food Project Manchester is up for best food and drink pop-up of the year in the Manchester Food and Drink Festival awards!

Science as Revolution: GMCA at ESOF 2016

From 23-27th July 2016, the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) comes to Manchester, with climate sessions and interactive exhibitions from Greater Manchester’s Combined Authority (GMCA).

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