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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.

Andy Burnham

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.


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.

GMSF Green Belt

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. 

GMSF Green Belt

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.

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

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.    


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.