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13th October 2020 | By Harry Wragg

Greater Manchester commits to ambitious plan of becoming carbon neutral by 2038

The proposals for a local energy market will see Greater Manchester’s 10 boroughs commit to increasing energy efficiency across the city-region and achieving carbon neutrality by 2038. Improvements...


2nd December 2018 | By Mia Abeyawardene

Burnham’s plan to end rough sleeping shows early signs of success but charities are lacking resources

Earlier this year Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, announced a radical plan aiming to end rough sleeping by 2020. While this may have seemed...

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27th November 2018 | By Daniel Davies

Bad planning, ignorant motorists or just plain unsafe: what is stopping more people from getting on their bike?

Cyclists in Greater Manchester are voicing their anger over the dangers they face when using Manchester’s bicycle lanes. Images shared by cyclists show that poor planning...


23rd November 2018 | By Andrew Wong

Bee-themed paper straws one step closer to a carbon neutral Manchester

Bars and restaurants across Greater Manchester have taken part in a campaign to stop the use of single-use plastics. Bee-themed paper straws will be distributed...


18th November 2018 | By nq_admin

‘Bees, Please’ campaign launched to raise awareness of reduction in Britain’s bee population

Bees are the world’s most common and important pollinator of crops and it has been estimated that a third of the food a person eats...


8th November 2018 | By Isaac Jordan

Warning issued for care provider in Greater Manchester

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has issued stark warnings over the financial viability of Allied Healthcare, a private company that provides care at home services...


12th January 2018 | By nq_admin

75 million passengers travelled through Greater Manchester last year, figures reveal

More than 75m people travelled through Manchester’s railways in the last year according to research done by Office of Rail and Road (ORR). The estimates...


13th October 2017 | By nq_admin

Teenage lifeguard aims to save lives with the police

Life is hectic enough for 19-year-old lifeguard Emily Balshaw but soon it could become a lot more hectic and even end up with her saving lives....

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16th June 2017 | By nq_admin

Manchester Voices research project sets out to find out how do define a “Mancunian accent”

Manchester Metropolitan University has launched a new series of research projects investigating and celebrating the accents and dialects of Greater Manchester. The research is looking to help understand...


29th September 2016 | By nq_admin

Tameside and Glossop Health and Social Care to Receive £23million Investment

Tameside and Glossop will become the third area in Greater Manchester to benefit from part of a £450 million ‘Transformation Fund’ via NHS England. The fund...