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19 10 09 Andy Burnham Bus

Andy Burnham on Manchester's climate goals - 'I see this as an economic opportunity for us'

Ahead of COP26, the Mayor of Greater Manchester talks levelling up, retrofitting and climate commitments

A Man Holds A Child Aloft In Front Of Gaia Huge Earth Exhibit Coming To Rochdale Manchester

Gigantic planet earth installation Gaia comes to Rochdale

Series of environmental events in Rochdale also includes a food science show

Trees Aytoun Street Manchester

Mayfield trees arrive but are Aytoun's at risk?

Jonathan Schofield welcomes 141 city centre trees but worries about 31 others

Councillor Rob Nunney Who Has Been Elected To Represtn The Green Party For Woodhouse Park Manchester

Interview: Rob Nunney - 'Politics can be cruel'

Manchester's only Green councillor on Richard Leese, the climate emergency and policital point-scoring

2021 01 20 Hulme Street Tower Student Castle 1 1200X900

The planning machine wins: 'Tombstone' tower approved

55 story building gains planning permission despite a well-reasoned heartfelt 'no' campaign

Melanie Horrocks Green Party Mayor Candidate Manchester

Interview: Melanie Horrocks - 'It’s finding what works for everyone and hugging bunnies'

The Mayoral candidate for the Green Party talks to us about UBI, bikes on trams...

Rainbow Manchester Climate Emergency

Opinion: 'The ballot box is not the only democratic lever we have'

Chloe Jeffries on how citizen pressure changed the way Manchester City Council scrutinises climate change

Laura Evans

Interview: Laura Evans - 'Policing is the basic foundation of everything'

The Conservative Mayoral Candidate speaks to us about whistleblowers, job creation and putting Manchester on...

2021 01 20 Hulme Street Tower

"This will not be a low-carbon building" - the 55-storey Hulme Tower saga continues

With help from residents, Andrea Sandor looks at the environmental credentials of the controversial 'Tombstone'...

2020 10 23 Prop Rochdale Town Hall

Property: More Deansgate closure plans and holding one's Nerf

Rochdale Town Hall progresses, racecourse building first past the post and architects arrive

2020 12 30 Irwell Rump 2

Local lockdown walks - The river that isn't a river

Jonathan Schofield goes to Irlam for a lost river and a story of reinvention for...

2021 01 04 Vegan Wholesome Burgers

15 of the best vegan menus delivered in Greater Manchester

Yes you veCAN - it's never been easier being green

2020 10 21 A56 Cycle Lanes

Did anyone really use the 'pop-up' cycle lanes on the A56 over lockdown?

Jonathan Schofield looks at the figures to see if the experiment was a success

2020 10 16 Ncp Car Parks

City Council to take back control of 13 central car parks from NCP

The move is cited as environmental, but the income certainly won't hurt....

2020 08 21 Fnd News Macmillan Coffee Morning

Latest: Greater Manchester food and drink news (17-23 August)

Our weekly round up of stories you might have missed from around town

2020 08 17 Resea Ocean Plastic

A Salford wine merchant is helping rid the oceans of plastic

Kingsland Drinks, The Hidden Sea and ReSea Project could remove one billion plastic bottles by 2030

2019 11 5 Credit Sammy P Riverirwell

Why has a bizarre white foam appeared on the River Irwell?

Salford waterway has suffered incidents of pollution in the past

2018 1 16 Forest

Northern cities back plans to plant up to 50 million trees

We look at the benefits - and complications - of the Northern Forest