Hidden heritage of Manchester woodlands to be revealed

Leading environmental charity City of Trees has received a confirmed National Lottery grant for their ‘Woodland Futures’ project. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery...

Over half of our recycled waste could be going into landfill says report

More than half of our recycled waste is sent abroad with little idea of whether it is actually being recycled or simply put into...

First major Carbon Landscape restoration project is officially opened

The first major restoration project of the Carbon Landscape - a £3.2 million programme to restore former industrial landscapes in the North West -...

A Lidl less conservation – up to a third of supermarket packaging not widely...

Which? is calling on the Government to make clear and simple recycling labelling compulsory after it found up to 29 per cent of plastic...

Students’ clean air commercials aired with pedal-powered performance

Dozens of Greater Manchester schoolchildren have literally pedal-powered their way to success in a ‘Clean Air Day’ awards event by generating green electricity with...

Brexit’s green plans need strengthening

The proposals to defend the environment after Britain’s exit from the European Union are “far too weak”. That is the view of the Wildlife Trusts...

United Utilities warns of water restrictions if drought continues

If demand does not reduce further and there is no significant change in the weather we are more likely to need enforced restrictions says...

A plant has been found on Astley Moss, 150 years since it was last...

The white beak sedge has surprised officers from the Wildlife Trust. And by coincidence, it was found as the Great Manchester Wetlands Partnership have been...

Aeroplane lab samples pollution from moorland fires

Scientists at the University of York have flown over the plumes of smoke rising from Saddleworth Moor in an adapted research aircraft to sample...

Greater Manchester’s Spatial planning results are delayed again

The publication of the plans for Greater Manchester’s Spatial Planning (GMSF) will now not be published until October as it is revealed that projected...