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

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Why we’re creating a new Northern Forest

Today the Government has announced £5.7 million to kick start the planting of 50 million trees across the North. Here’s what’s led to this ambitious new plan by the Woodland Trust and Community Forests...

A Greater, Greener Manchester: Have Your Say

Greater Manchester's Green Summit will set a new environmental vision for the city region, and accelerate our ambition to become ‘carbon neutral’ before 2050.

 

Q&A: Councillor Alex Ganotis, Chair of the GM Low Carbon Hub

As part of an ongoing series of interviews with members of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub Board, we recently sat down with Cllr Alex Ganotis, Leader of Stockport Council, Greater Manchester Green City Region lead and chair of the Low Carbon Hub, to find out more about his priorities for the hub, and his ambitions for a more sustainable Greater Manchester.

Investing in our natural capital: Assessing the ecosystem services of the River Irwell catchment

GMCA is pioneering an integrated approach to water management in a heavily-urbanised environment.

Portland Basin, Tameside

Cycle plan is a tour de force

Motorway madness will soon be a thing of the past for cyclists travelling around Hyde and Longdendale.

Riding Mobike Shenzhen China

Wheels in motion for European-first cycle hire scheme

A European-first cycle hire scheme, which will help make cycling a more convenient and attractive way to travel in city centres, is coming to Manchester and Salford.

Greater Manchester Mayor appoints Cllr Alex Ganotis as green city-region lead

Mayor Andy Burnham has made a new appointment to drive Greater Manchester’s ambition to be a world-leading green city-region where everyone can enjoy green spaces and breathe clean air.

Oldham Team Awards

Oldham Council has been named the North West’s energy efficiency Council of the Year

A number of accolades came to Oldham for the innovative work being carried out across the borough.

Women on Wheels suffragette ride

Women urged to channel their pedal power

Women across Greater Manchester are being encouraged to get on their bikes this spring with series of female-friendly cycling events across the region.

Spring walking weekend

Put a step in your spring

Flourishing flowers, warmer weather, lighter days and local landmarks are just some of the great reasons to lace up your walking boots for a new event this spring, say transport leaders.

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