Manchester Biodiversity

Greater Manchester to draw up ‘UK-first’ biodiversity guide

In what is claimed to be the first city-wide study of its type in the UK, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority has commissioned consultants WSP and Footprint Ecology to draw up a study into improving biodiversity through development.

Turn Moss

Trafford pulls Turn Moss plans

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Charlie Schouten

In his first day in office, leader of Trafford Council Cllr Andrew Western has withdrawn controversial plans to build a football training ground and new facilities on Turn Moss in Stretford, pledging to open a “community-led consultation” on the area instead.

North Leigh Park Wigan

Buyer sought for 1,800-home Leigh project

CBRE’s Manchester-based development team has been appointed by administrators to sell a 178-acre site in Leigh, which has outline planning consent for 1,800 homes.