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She is sustainable

An exciting event is coming up in July for women working in sustainability in North West England.

Clean Cities Agenda and the GM business context

The pro-manchester Green Economy group and Transport and Infrastructure Group have organised an expert panel to discuss what a Green Cities agenda actually means for Manchester and the wider local economy.

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.

A Young Citizens’ Assembly

Led by the Politics Project, young people are getting the chance to produce their own agenda for Greater Manchester

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.

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.

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