Director Danny Boyle to be part of Manchester’s ambitious new International Screen School
16 February 2017
Trainspotting and Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle will play a leading role in a new innovative media school in Manchester.
Landmark Ageing conference to be held in Greater Manchester
13 February 2017
Greater Manchester is to stage a landmark conference on ageing.
Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership seeks Board Members
7 February 2017
Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (GMLEP) is looking for senior business leaders to join its board.
Greater Manchester is UK’s First City Region with Zero Tolerance for FGM
6 February 2017
Local leaders have declared Greater Manchester the first city region in the UK to have zero tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Prime Minister told to reconsider Brexit ‘snub’
1 February 2017
The Prime Minister has been told to reconsider after she refused to visit the North of England for Brexit discussions.
New powers to help thousands back in to work
31 January 2017
Greater Manchester is to gain a raft of new devolved powers to help thousands more people get into work.
Appointment of Greater Manchester Combined Authority Chief Executive
20 January 2017
Eamonn Boylan will be recommended as Chief Executive of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).
Metrolink breaks ground as works start on new Trafford Park line
12 January 2017
Work has started on the much anticipated £350 million Metrolink Trafford Park line.
Three Million Pound boost for local arts and community groups across Greater Manchester
4 January 2017
Arts and community groups across Greater Manchester are set to receive a share of over £3 million of funding this year following a decision made by the city-region’s leaders.
GMCA Leaders invest in more homes for Greater Manchester
22 December 2016
Greater Manchester’s leaders have given the green light to more investment in new homes.
Government answers GM Leaders call for homelessness support
21 December 2016
Greater Manchester’s Leaders have successfully secured Government support in their efforts to tackle homelessness
Public consultation on the first draft of Greater Manchester Spatial Framework is being extended until January 16 2017
19 December 2016
The deadline for receipt of comments is 23.59 on January 16th 2017
Life-saving air quality and climate change plans published
15 December 2016
Greater Manchester’s leaders have set out the radical, life-saving actions they will take to improve air quality, tackle emissions and reduce the region’s carbon footprint.
We must act to end homelessness now
15 December 2016
Greater Manchester’s Leaders want Government support in their efforts to tackle homelessness.
Greater Manchester Leaders respond to the Autumn Statement
23 November 2016
GMCA Vice-Chairs Sir Richard Leese and Sean Anstee respond to the Government's Autumn Statement
HS2 stations confirmed for Greater Manchester
15 November 2016
The Secretary of State for Transport, Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, has announced two High Speed Rail stations for the region.
Help make Greater Manchester GREATER
14 November 2016
Greater Manchester is asking everybody who lives and works in our city-region to help shape our strategy for the next 20 years.
GM Mayor Tony Lloyd pays tribute to heroes past and present
11 November 2016
Greater Manchester Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd has paid moving tribute to servicemen and women past and present.
Greater Manchester and Cheshire East: A Science and Innovation Audit Report sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
3 November 2016
The Government is today publishing the Science and Innovation Audit report for Greater Manchester and Cheshire East.
Greater Manchester fights climate change
1 November 2016
Greater Manchester has come together with cities around the world to join the fight against climate change.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority Deputies take up Portfolios
1 November 2016
Twenty new deputies have been handed portfolio roles on the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA)
A bold, new plan for jobs, economic growth and new homes
31 October 2016
Greater Manchester Leaders agreed to approve the draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) plan for consultation at the meeting of the Joint GMCA/AGMA Executive Board on 28 October 2016.
GMCA Lead Member for Planning and Housing welcomes IPPR North Report
31 October 2016
GMCA Lead Member for Planning and Housing, Cllr Richard Farnell said; “I welcome IPPR North’s Closer to Home Report.
A bold, new plan for jobs, economic growth and new homes to be considered by Greater Manchester Leaders
21 October 2016
Greater Manchester Leaders are to decide whether to approve the draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) plan at a meeting on October 28.
Green light for new Trafford Park Metrolink line
13 October 2016
Greater Manchester’s Metrolink network is set to expand even further after plans for a new £350 million tram line through Trafford Park were given the green light today.
More new homes for Greater Manchester
3 October 2016
Greater Manchester leaders have given the go head for investment in more than 150 new homes across Tameside, Trafford and Manchester.
Greater Manchester’s ‘Little Bill’ scheme scoops national energy efficiency award
22 September 2016
Greater Manchester's highly successful Green Deal Communities Programme has been awarded the ‘Large Scale Project of the Year Award’ at this year’s National Energy Efficiency & Retrofit Awards.
Boxing Day Floods report released
12 September 2016
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has released a report into the Boxing Day floods that details rapid response of GM’s authorities to help those affected.
Greater Manchester urges World Expo 2025 bid
31 August 2016
Greater Manchester is adding its voice to calls for the UK to bid to host World Expo 2025.
GM Leaders pledge millions to support Rochdale and Salford companies
30 August 2016
A further two Greater Manchester firms have secured investment to support their plans for growth from the GMCA