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PODCAST | Getting under the skin of town centre regeneration  

Dan Whelan

Local authorities are mobilising to redevelop distressed assets into schemes aimed at revitalising town and city centres, but the success of such projects is dependent on strong partnerships with the private sector, and a clear understanding of the needs of individual places, according to sector experts.

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GM bus franchising to go ahead

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Sarah Townsend

The city-region will be the first outside London to bring bus services under local control, as part of Mayor Andy Burnham’s quest to implement an integrated transport network across Greater Manchester.

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Mayoral debate | Rebuilding the regions for all 

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With mayoral elections looming in May, candidates of various political stripes hope to break Labour’s hold over the Manchester and Liverpool city regions, but whether less experienced contenders can break the current monopolies remains to be seen.