Next steps in Greater Manchester Spatial Framework announced
16 August 2017
A timeframe for the development and publication of the second draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial framework has been discussed.
Millions invested to help create jobs in Greater Manchester
15 August 2017
MORE than three million pounds has been invested in Greater Manchester businesses thanks to funding from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).
Flawed report ignores creative, digital revolution sparked by BBC relocation
10 August 2017
Greater Manchester has rejected a flawed report from the London-based Centre for Cities which claims the BBC’s move to Salford has had a “negligible” impact on the city region’s economy.
Mayor's promise to deliver homelessness funding to where it is needed
31 July 2017
THE Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has today announced new grants from his homelessness fund, after spending the morning talking to rough sleepers about their needs.
Lord Kerslake to chair Mayor’s independent review into Manchester arena attack response
29 July 2017
An independent review into Greater Manchester’s preparedness and response to the Manchester Arena attack will be chaired by Lord Kerslake.
Olympic cycling champion to get Greater Manchester moving as first ever Cycling and Walking Commissioner
28 July 2017
Olympic cycling champion, Chris Boardman, to get Greater Manchester moving as first ever Cycling and Walking Commissioner.
Northern leaders statement on transport infrastructure investment
25 July 2017
Northern leaders respond to recent Government statements about transport infrastructure investment.
Mayor challenges Transport Secretary over broken promises around Manchester-Leeds line
22 July 2017
Mayor writes to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling expressing disappointment at potential downgrade of plans to improve Manchester - Leeds train route.
Statistics issued by the Home Office reveal that recorded crime is on the rise in Greater Manchester, with an overall increase of 18 per cent in the last year.
21 July 2017
Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester Beverley Hughes said: “We know that Greater Manchester is a challenging area to police and since being appointed to oversee police and crime I have been working closely with Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham to plan for the future to make improvements across our 10 boroughs.
Chief resilience officer appointed by Mayor Andy Burnham to help Greater Manchester meet its toughest challenges
20 July 2017
GREATER Manchester is to benefit from its first ever Chief Resilience Officer, who has been announced as Dr Kathy Oldham, OBE.
GM MAYOR MAKES COMMITMENT TO TACKLE INEQUALITIES FACED BY TRANS PEOPLE
8 July 2017
Services for trans people need to improve, says GM Mayor
“Help me make Greater Manchester the best digital city in the UK” says Andy Burnham
6 July 2017
Hundreds from tech industry come together for first digital summit.
Statement from Andy Burnham following 'The Betrayed Girls' documentary
5 July 2017
Statement from the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, in response to 'The Betrayed Girls' documentary about child sexual exploitation.
Funding boost marks new era for arts and culture, says Mayor
3 July 2017
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has welcomed new funding from Arts Council England as a new era for culture and arts across the city-region.
Chair of GMCA Fire Committee announced
3 July 2017
THE Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has announced the chair of the new Fire Committee.
£232,000 boost for Forces Personnel, Families and Veterans in Greater Manchester
30 June 2017
The Mayor and Greater Manchester Leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant as £232,000 of funding was announced to improve access to services and online learning resources
Contact details for people living in or concerned about fire safety in high rise buildings
30 June 2017
Following the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower in London and in direct response to the concerns of residents in similar buildings in Greater Manchester, the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has set up a housing taskforce, which is being led by Salford City Mayor Councillor Paul Dennett and supported by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS).
Equality action as Mayor delivers on gender pledge
30 June 2017
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has delivered on his manifesto promise to ensure a gender-balanced Combined Authority.
Mayor appoints finance and investment lead
29 June 2017
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has appointed Kieran Quinn to drive forward plans to support businesses and create jobs for local people.
Greater Manchester Mayor announces lead for health and social care
28 June 2017
Lord Peter Smith will lead Greater Manchester’s vision for health and social care, the Mayor has announced today (Wednesday 28 June).
Mayor and Chief Constable in joint visit to Westminster
28 June 2017
The Mayor of Greater Manchester and Greater Manchester Police’s Chief Constable will make their first joint visit to Westminster today to brief MPs on security and policing issues
First Greater Manchester charities receive Mayor’s Homelessness Fund cash boost
23 June 2017
Charities working across Greater Manchester have been given a cash boost as the Mayor’s Homelessness Fund awards the first round of grants.
Community cohesion to be strengthened across Greater Manchester
22 June 2017
ONE month on from the tragic arena attack Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has announced a review into the way extremism is tackled in the region.
Greater Manchester Mayor's response to Queen's Speech
21 June 2017
Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said:
Action agreed at Mayor's high rise fire safety summit
20 June 2017
Following a summit on fire safety in high rise buildings, the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said:
Greater Manchester libraries launch new initiative to help local people start their own businesses.
20 June 2017
Greater Manchester libraries are introducing a new initiative that aims to help people across the city region launch their own start-up businesses.
Multi-million pound fund to make Greater Manchester a greener city-region
14 June 2017
Mayor Andy Burnham has unveiled a £21m European Regional Development fund as part of plans to make Greater Manchester a world-leading green city-region.
Mayor opens homelessness funds to applications
13 June 2017
The Mayor of Greater Manchester’s Homelessness Fund today (Tuesday 13 June) added its weight to the region’s recovery push by announcing it is open for business and encouraging applications for funds.
Mayor of Greater Manchester appoints Sean Anstee as Skills and Apprenticeships Lead
13 June 2017
Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has appointed Sean Anstee as Greater Manchester’s Lead for Skills, Employment, and Apprenticeships at Manchester United’s Old Trafford Stadium.
Beverley Hughes confirmed as Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime
5 June 2017
Former Home Office Minister, Beverley Hughes has been confirmed as Greater Manchester’s first Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime.