Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub. Delivering Greater Manchester's transition to a low-carbon economy

Keith Ashcroft – Environment Agency Area Manager Herve Martin – Head of EU Nature and Environment Life Unit Mark Atherton, GM Director of Environment Tony Lloyd, GM Mayor Rory Stewart – Defra Minister Cllr Derek Antrobus – Chair of Regional Flood and Coastal Committee

Greater Manchester Hosts International Water Quality Conference

Greater Manchester Mayor, Tony Lloyd, welcomed Floods Minister Rory Stewart to the region for the opening of an international conference on water quality (24 May 2016). 

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.

Bedford Fields, Worsley

Sustainable guided busway continues to bring lasting benefits

Passengers on the North West’s first guided busway will be making their journey through a transformed landscape – and 25,000 newly planted trees.

Storm Eva Infographic

Environment Agency marks 100 days of flood recovery in Lancashire & Greater Manchester

Monday 4th April marked 100 days since the Boxing Day Floods which affected a number of communities across Lancashire and Greater Manchester. Storms and heavy rain throughout December led to it becoming the wettest month on record, with 14 rivers across the north recording their highest ever flows. 

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.

Environment Agency outlines recovery plans following floods

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

Crowd-funding success for Stevenson Square and Red Rose Forest

Following a successful crowd-funding campaign by Red Rose Forest, the first of its kind in Manchester City Centre, Stevenson Square has become a landmark for a pioneering greening project.

Greater Manchester's environmental successes laid out in new report

Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Hub has published its 2015 Annual Report – a four page summary of Greater Manchester’s low carbon and environmental headlines and highlights.

Greening Bolton

Three new and ambitious initiatives are, in their different ways, helping to bring a new green tinge to Bolton.

Inspiring kids and communities with nature in urban Manchester

A Forest Schools project centred on the Moston Fairway nature reserve inspires Moston and Newton Heath communities to come together and engage with nature.

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