Manchester Town Hall Modernisation Purcell

Manchester reviews progress on climate change

Sarah Townsend

The city council said its quest to halve its direct carbon emissions by 2025 is on track almost a year after it adopted an “ambitious” action plan, but the strategy faced challenges due to Covid-19.

Manchester Velodrome

Wheels in motion for velodrome future-proofing

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Dan Whelan

The city council has approved the upgrade of the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre on Stuart Street, prolonging the lifespan of the 25-year-old arena and ensuring that international events continue to be staged in Manchester.

Deansgate Car Park NCP

Manchester eyes redevelopment of NCP car parks 

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Dan Whelan

The city council is planning to scrap almost half of Manchester's 30,000 city centre parking spaces over the next 20 years and could redevelop some off-street car parks, after taking over control of 13 former NCP sites.