Salford’s first solar farm switched on

A two-megawatt solar farm has been connected to the national grid and is set to provide electricity to around 800 homes. The 3.8-hectare site, located...

Bury Art Museum wins £500k to keep collection safe

Bury Art Museum and Sculpture Centre has won £589,545 to carry out essential building works which will help to protect its many artworks. The money,...

Devo Manc led to significant improvements across health system, study finds

The devolution deals which granted Greater Manchester increased control over a range of public services enabled them to make significant improvements in many parts...

Raising the roof at Bramall Hall: Funding award to preserve ‘one of the most...

Bramhall Hall and its historical treasures will be preserved for decades to come, thanks to today's funding announcement of £1.6m to restore its roof...

More powers for Metro Mayors such as Andy Burnham survey finds

Metro mayors such as Andy Burnham were more recognisable than local authority leaders and MPs in almost every place that has one,and they want...

Rochdale Council flicks the switch on major new solar farm in Heywood

The largest publicly-owned solar farm in Greater Manchester has powered up in Heywood. The council’s 10-hectare site at Chamber House in Heywood, which secured just...

Pedestrianisation plans for Withington are scaled back after local concerns

Proposals to pedestrianise parts of Withington have been scaled back after the public raised concerns over the initial plans The initial designs for the area...

Greater Manchester launches new digital support resource for residents with disabilities

new resource has been launched to help disabled people in Greater Manchester get online and access opportunities in the digital world. “Get Online Greater Manchester:...

Hat Works Museum gets a new look in £300k refurbishment scheme

Stockport’s famous Hat Works Museum has unveiled its new look following a £300,000 refurbishment scheme. MC Construction was the principal contractor for the project at...

After a decade in the making Greater Manchester’s Places for Everyone gets the Green...

It’s taken ten years and many alterations and was rejected by one of the region’s ten boroughs but this week Greater Manchester’s Places for...