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Manchester vows to support businesses as Brexit looms

Sarah Townsend

The Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership and the city’s Growth Company have pledged to provide support and advice to local businesses as the UK announced its Brexit deal with the European Union today.

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Rochdale aims for £25m Towns Fund support

Neil Tague

The council has submitted a bid to the Government’s Towns Fund, with an advanced manufacturing institute within Kingsway Business Park at the heart of its proposal.

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Salford to build 400 homes

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Neil Tague

The city has approved its largest public housing project in 50 years, declaring that a further 3,000 homes could follow over the next decade.

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Manchester sets up race equality commission

Sarah Townsend

The combined authority has formed a 24-member panel of experts and leaders representing the city-region’s communities, designed to combat racism and race-related discrimination.

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Oldham aims for £41m Government backing

Neil Tague

Oldham’s Town Deal Board has submitted plans to secure support from the £3.6bn Towns Fund, with a focus on five capital projects.

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Blow for GMSF as Stockport quits

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Dan Whelan

The council finally voted against the Greater Manchester spatial framework following a rebellion by Conservative and Liberal Democrat councillors over Green Belt development in the borough.