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.
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.