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

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.

A Tale of Two Cities celebrates at Everton Park

The Liverpool ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ team hosted a celebration event on July 18th that filled Everton Park with music, poetry, wildflowers ... and giant dancing bees!

Hulme Community Garden Centre is growing with Kickstarter

Hulme Community Garden Centre wants to sow the seeds of development and build a new extension so they can continue to engage and inspire communities in Greater Manchester – and you can help!

Your invitation to Manchester: A Certain Future's 2015 AGM

Manchester: A Certain Future's AGM is on 7 July at Manchester Town Hall with Sir Richard Leese opening and a keynote from Craig Bennett, the new Executive Director of Friends of the Earth.

'Winter Hill, Lancashire' by Flickr user Robert Wade

Natural Capital

Anne Selby talks to Mark Hillsdon about improving the city region's natural environment through partnership working.

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