There is no inevitability about Greater Manchester going into Tier 4 says Andy Burnham

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has emphisised that there is no inevitability about the region being placed into Tier 4. At the weekly...

£33 million-That’s the annual value of Greater Manchester’s trees to the economy and 1...

City of Trees has completed the biggest i-Tree Eco survey outside the United States.  It would cost over £4.7 billion to replace all Greater Manchester’s...

Plans revealed for Oldham’s Alexandra Park Eco Centre

The new centre represents a major boost to Oldham's ambitions to become the greenest borough in the region. It will have low running costs, aims...

Research shows tyre particles contaminate our rivers and oceans

A major government funded study suggests particles released from vehicle tyres could be a significant and previously largely unrecorded source of microplastics in the...

Rising reports of wildlife crimes during the pandemic spark fresh fears for beloved species

A new report published today by nature experts has revealed a worrying increase in reporting of wildlife crimes against badgers, fish, birds of prey, and...

Oldham Eco Centre to open this weekend

Oldham Council is inviting residents to join in the opening celebrations of the Lees Park Environment, Community and Opportunities (ECO) Centre. The ECO Centre will...

Oldham Councillors agree plans for new and bigger street bins – and some...

Oldham Council is set to install new and bigger street bins across the borough. On Monday night Cabinet agreed plans which aim to help reduce...

Climate change may have driven the emergence of SARS-CoV-2

Global greenhouse gas emissions over the last century have made southern China a hotspot for bat-borne coronaviruses, by driving growth of forest habitat favoured...

Clearer labelling and higher charges for hard to recycle products needed to help boost...

Clearer labelling on all products, increased charges for hard to recycle products and measures to force producers to pay the full cost of disposing...

Future pandemics will emerge more often, spread more rapidly, do more damage to the...

Future pandemics will emerge more often, spread more rapidly, do more damage to the world economy and kill more people than COVID-19 unless there...