Greater Manchester’s leaders send strong message of unity
27 May 2017
We must continue to stand strong in the true spirit of Greater Manchester – that’s the message from civic, health and emergency services leaders across the city-region.
Help and support for anyone affected by the Manchester terror attack
26 May 2017
If you have been affected by the terror attack at Manchester Arena, free help and support is available. Contact Victim Support on 0808 168 9111.
Help and support for people affected by the terror attack in Manchester
24 May 2017
Contact Victim Support’s national support line on 0808 168 9111 or, if you live in Greater Manchester, call 0161 200 1950.
Manchester terror attack - how you can help
23 May 2017
The level of support and generosity being shown by people within Greater Manchester and across the world has been overwhelming. Here's some extra information for those wanting show their support.
Manchester terror attack - statement from Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham
23 May 2017
Speaking outside Manchester Town Hall this morning, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said:
Mayor outlines ambitions to make Greater Manchester the UK’s leading digital city
22 May 2017
We've laid out our ambitions to harness the power of technology and spark a new digital revolution - firmly establishing our region as the UK's number one digital city.
Mayor announces ‘New Deal for apprentices’
19 May 2017
Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham today announces a ‘new deal for apprentices’ at the Greater Manchester Apprenticeship Company’s staff conference.
Greater Manchester has come together to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
17 May 2017
Mayor Andy Burnham joined GMP Chief Constable Ian Hopkins to raise the rainbow flag at GMP headquarters to mark #IDAHOBIT.
Greater Manchester Mayor appoints Green City Region lead
16 May 2017
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.
After raising £10k, Greater Manchester's Mayor is running 10k
12 May 2017
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham is to run the Great Manchester Run 10k in aid of his homelessness fund, after it passed the £10,000 mark.
Mayor announces Housing lead and radical rewrite of Greater Manchester Spatial Framework plan
11 May 2017
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has announced an important new appointment to ensure local people can access truly affordable homes.
Ending rough sleeping by 2020 - new Mayor puts words into action
8 May 2017
Ending rough sleeping by 2020 is one of the Mayor of Greater Manchester’s top priorities and Andy Burnham is taking immediate action to tackle the issue today.
Mayor of Greater Manchester launches leadership team
6 May 2017
Newly elected Mayor Andy Burnham today announced his leadership team who will work alongside him to build a new future for Greater Manchester.
Unlocking Greater Manchester's Sound Heritage
12 April 2017
Major National Lottery funding boost enables Archives+ to partner with the British Library and a new national network on a major audio preservation project.
A new adventure begins for Greater Manchester
3 April 2017
Today the first chief executive of the new Greater Manchester Combined Authority begins his first day at the office.
Registration reminder as Mayoral Election countdown commences
24 March 2017
The official countdown to the election to choose the first ever Greater Manchester Mayor has begun.
Greater Manchester Housing Fund to pass £300M Milestone
24 March 2017
Greater Manchester’s Leaders are being asked to green light investment in more than 1,000 new homes across Bury, Manchester, Salford and Stockport.
Every submission to Greater Manchester homes and jobs plan to be considered
24 March 2017
Greater Manchester Leaders will consider every submission to the consultation on Greater Manchester’s plan for homes and jobs – the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.
GM Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner's statement on Westminster attack
22 March 2017
Following the terrible events in London, Tony has said the following:
Greater Manchester secures £1.5M for transformative Arts and Heritage projects
16 March 2017
Greater Manchester selected as national pilot area, exploring how arts and heritage activity can improve economic performance, education, community cohesion and health and wellbeing
Tony Lloyd responds to Budget 2017
8 March 2017
Responding to the Spring Budget, Greater Manchester Mayor Tony Lloyd said;
Tender process commences for commercial property and infrastructure funds
8 March 2017
The GMCA is seeking tenders from investment advisers to manage investments from the existing Evergreen Fund, alongside two new funds, Evergreen 2 and the Low Carbon Fund.
Creating a Resilient Future for Greater Manchester
6 March 2017
Greater Manchester starts working with the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities programme along with 99 other cities from around the world.
Greater Manchester Mayor welcomes HS2 approval
23 February 2017
Greater Manchester Mayor, Tony Lloyd, has welcomed the approval of HS2's first phase route.
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.