Manchester City Council has concluded a consultation to update plans for its Medieval Quarter, introducing a “Glade of Light” sculpture to serve as a permanent memorial to the 22 victims of the May 2017 terrorist attack.
Friday will see the deadline for cities across the UK to submit their bids to the £250m Emergency Active Travel Fund, supporting ‘bold’ and ‘speedy’ action to create pop-up infrastructure for cycling and walking, writes Steve Connor, chief executive of Creative Concern.
Metro mayors Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham called for widespread retrofitting of properties across the North West, as the region looks to capture positive lessons from the pandemic and create a springboard for change.
The Government’s fiscal reaction to the coronavirus pandemic proves "the magic money tree has always been there", said Gavin Elliot, head of BDP’s Manchester studio, and raises questions as to why the funds have not been used to tackle climate change.
If Manchester is to achieve its aim of becoming net zero carbon by 2038 it must find a way of cutting emissions by 50% over the next five years, according to Gavin Elliott, head of BDP's Manchester studio.