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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.

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Powering the region with new Green Alliance report on renewables

A new survey from Green Alliance has revealed the levels of renewables being generated by the cities and counties of England's North West, with Greater Manchester showing a strong performance in solar.

Environment Agency outlines recovery plans following floods

Storm-affected areas in the North to recieve £40 million to repair damage.

Lighting up Greater Manchester with community-owned solar

Strengthening the region with the launch of Community Energy Greater Manchester.

North west businesses save ONE MILLION tonnes of carbon

Greater Manchester's Business Growth Hub is celebrating the landmark achievement of saving one million tonnes of CO2e through its award-winning support that helps businesses to reduce their use of energy, water and materials in day-to-day operations.

Phil Millar Creative Apparel

Six Stockport firms win funding to install green technologies

Stockport competition winners set to save nearly £100,000 over the next four years after receiving a share of £41,000 to install green technologies.

Aaron Rose, Faith in Nature

Green cosmetics firm in Bury saves £23,000

A family-owned cosmetics manufacturer is saving more than £23,000 a year after taking a range of measures to reduce its energy use and become more efficient.

Want a low carbon Northern Powerhouse? Have your say on GM's new climate plan

Greater Manchester sets out latest plans for reducing carbon emissions and opens a public consultation on climate change.

Harworth Estates are making trees their business

Harworth Estates is developing a country park in Bolton next to one of their biggest employment developments.

Creative community at Salford's Islington Mill

The Alternative? Laura Ager takes a look inside Islington Mill, a unique creative space and arts centre in Ordsall, Salford.

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