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Manchester and Liverpool react to tier allocations

Dan Whelan

Greater Manchester will be placed in the highest tier of the Government’s Covid-19 restrictions after the national lockdown ends, while Liverpool has been rewarded for its falling infection rates with a tier two placing. 

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‘Feisty’ Manchester will emerge fighting from pandemic

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Sarah Townsend

Investment in science, research and technology will fuel Manchester’s post-Covid revival and cement its position as “the UK’s premier growth city”, said Louise Wyman, development director at the council, as it prepares to launch a detailed economic recovery plan.

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MCC names housing director

Dan Whelan

Kevin Lowry has been appointed as director of housing at Manchester City Council having held the role in an interim capacity for the last 12 months.  

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Burnham launches oneGM campaign

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Neil Tague

Property figures are at the forefront of a new campaign looking to support for people and businesses affected by tightened Covid regulations, and to develop a “roadmap out of restrictions”.

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Ryebank campaigners make their voices heard

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Dan Whelan

Opposition to the proposed redevelopment of Ryebank Fields in Chorlton was “by far the single biggest message” to come out of the latest consultation on Manchester’s local plan, the city council said. 

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PROFILE | Wyman leads radical next phase of Manchester growth

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Sarah Townsend

Louise Wyman, strategic director of growth and development at Manchester City Council, is embarking on the biggest placemaking rethink the city has seen in years, to include a heavier focus on design, public realm and “spaces between buildings”, and a shake-up of appointed consultants to improve competition.