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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. 

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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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GMSF: Manchester supports as wrangling continues 

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Dan Whelan

The city council yesterday voted to approve the draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework ahead of a period of public consultation, while spats over Green Belt continue to divide other boroughs, casting doubt over the plan as a whole.

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GMSF: Burnham begs Stockport Tories to accept plans

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Sarah Townsend

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and Stockport Council leader Elise Wilson have written an open letter to residents imploring them to support the city region development strategy, in the latest instalment of the saga surrounding the controversial document.    

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High Lane site tipped for GMSF removal

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Sarah Townsend

A Green Belt site in Stockport earmarked to deliver 500 homes is expected to be deleted from Greater Manchester’s spatial framework, as the council continues talks after delaying its approval of the GMSF.

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Dennett fumes over Stockport GMSF delay 

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Dan Whelan

Salford City Mayor Paul Dennett accused Stockport’s Liberal Democrat councillors of “shameful politicking” after they forced the council to delay its approval of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. 

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Stockport defers on GMSF

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Sarah Townsend

Councillors last night voted to postpone a decision on whether to approve the Greater Manchester spatial strategy, asking for a further “two to three weeks” to build consensus among opposition groups.

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Trafford backs Salboy with £19m facility 

Dan Whelan

The first phase of the developer’s £120m Castle Irwell scheme in Salford is to be funded through the neighbouring council's asset investment programme. 

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Leaders unanimously approve GMSF 

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Dan Whelan

The leaders of all 10 Greater Manchester councils have supported the latest draft of the delayed spatial framework, intended to map areas for future development and support post-Covid economic recovery.

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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”.