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
"Everyone who lives and works in GM must be able to benefit from our growing economy and transformed local services"
3 August 2016
Councillor Jean Stretton's responds to today’s report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and The University of Manchester’s Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit
Home ownership report 'should be a wake up call for the Government'
2 August 2016
Responding to the Resolution Foundation's report in to home ownership rates GM Mayor Tony Lloyd said;
Devolution making a difference – GMCA Annual Report highlights progress
1 August 2016
The difference to people’s lives made by Greater Manchester’s public services working together has been revealed in its annual results.
Finance boost for Finance Firm
1 August 2016
Greater Manchester based car finance firm Zuto has secured a £1 million cash injection from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA). The funding will support the company’s expansion plans.
Northern leaders demand place at Brexit negotiating table
19 July 2016
Leaders from the North of England have written to the Prime Minister to demand a place at the Brexit negotiating table.
Greater Manchester stands with Nice
15 July 2016
GM Mayor Tony Lloyd expresses Greater Manchester's sympathies and solidarity following the attacks on Nice