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Woodbank Community Food Hub

Food Hub with focus on Community, Good Health & Sustainable Food receives 5 years funding grant

On a beautiful, sunny, Autumnal Saturday morning, over 200 local residents, local councillors, senior council officers and funders came together to celebrate the launch of Stockport's Community Food Hub.

Castlefield basin

Greater Manchester to produce first city wide biodiversity net gain guidance

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority and natural England has commissioned professional services and environmental consultants WSP to produce Guidance on Biodiversity Net Gain – the first city-wide study to take place in the UK. 

Natural Capital Group Conference

Developing Greater Manchester’s First Natural Capital Investment Plan

On 16 January, 2018, the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub’s Natural Capital Group (NCG) hosted their annual conference at the Manchester Museum.

City of Trees Street Project

Greater Manchester pledges to protect and preserve its urban forests as part of new global initiative

Mayor Andy Burnham has committed the city region to join Cities4Forests alongside 44 other cities across six continents.

Springboard - Andy Burnham & Cllr Alex Ganotis

Greater Manchester’s Springboard to a Green City Region

Ambitious plans to make Greater Manchester one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe were approved on 27 July 2018.

Greater Manchester Green Summit: Day Summary

Greater Manchester’s ground-breaking Green Summit brought industry and community leaders together to debate and discuss sustainability issues affecting the region, generating bold and ambitious pledges and a powerful sense of optimism regarding the future of our environment.

GM Walking Festival 2018

Whether its bees, birdsong, bats or berries – there’s something for everyone at the fourth annual Greater Manchester Walking Festival.

Ecosystem Services Launch workshop

Accounting for the Irwell’s Natural value to society

Natural Course, the EU Life IP funded project, launched the outputs from its Natural Capital Account and Ecosystem Services and Opportunity Mapping Study for the Irwell Management Catchment at a dissemination and training workshop held on 23rd April in Manchester.

BBC's 'Talking to Children about Climate Change' Session

A busy lunchtime panel session on climate change held as part of the BBC’s Sustainability Season to inform and empower the next generation.

New website for Greater Manchester residents to better connect with nature

As part of the Green Summit  in Manchester today, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, officially announced the launch of a brand new website ‘Nature Greater Manchester’  designed to connect residents of Greater Manchester with their natural environment.

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