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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.

Welcome to Jam and Justice

Beth Perry introduces....the Jam and Justice Collection.

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.

Green light for Property Alliance Group's cool new neighbourhood at Piccadilly

North West based developer and Investor, Property Alliance Group (Alliance) has been give the go ahead for plans to develop a new neighbourhood close to Piccadilly that will redefine city living in Manchester.

Research meets Cycling - In the City and for the City

Gabi Schliwa (University of Manchester) and Graeme Sherriff (University of Salford, see contributor profile) share insights from the 12th Cycling and Society Research Symposium held in Greater Manchester and reflect on what cycling research means, and could mean, for the region.

Mancunians asked to show their love for community energy

The people of Greater Manchester are being asked to show their love for locally-owned clean energy by signing a new community energy pledge.

Near death to super seaway : Manchester Ship Canal

Walter Menzies looks back at the enthralling history of the Manchester Ship Canal and explores what the future may hold for this jewel of the North.

COP21: What next for Greater Manchester?

Mark Atherton explores the significance of COP21 and what the outcomes of the Paris conference mean for Greater Manchester.

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.

‘On the Home Front’: The challenges of domestic energy use reduction

November 5th was about home fires not bonfires this year, as the University of Manchester hosted an event focused on the challenges of reducing household energy use.

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