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Community campaigners probe Labour position on Green Belt development

Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt Group and Steady State Manchester have written to the leader of the Opposition (Sir Keir Starmer) on behalf of a number of GM community groups to provide evidence about the lack of justification for the … Continue reading

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Places for Everyone: the carbon impact. Revised figures.

We have revised our previously published estimates of the carbon emissions that would occur as a consequence of implementing the Greater Manchester Combined Authority‘s (nine district) spatial plan, Places for Everyone. That plan is currently going through an extended series … Continue reading

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Places for Everyone, week 2 – Green Belt and Airport

The Planning Inspectorate continues its Examination in Public of Greater Manchester’s nine district Places for Everyone joint spatial plan (known as P4E). We previously reported on week 1. Last week they discussed matters concerning the brownfields first policy, the justification … Continue reading

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Places for Everyone hearings: the first week

post updated, 10 November The Greater Manchester Places for Everyone Plan is now being examined in a series of public hearings by the Planning Inspectorate. As one of the parties that made critical consultation comments on the plan, we have … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester’s Places for Everyone Plan: the Carbon Impact

Please note – we have now (January, 2023) updated the calculations – the new version and an introductory blog post is at this link. _____________________________________________________________ Download the report, latest version (pdf, 0.6 MB) Download the previous version (pdf, 0.6 MB) … Continue reading

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And then there were 9: Places for Everyone comments

And then there were 9: Places for Everyone – the new GM Spatial Framework. Post updated 20 and 25 Sept, 2021 (minor updates and correction to carbon figures). Table of Contents Background Loss of Green Space Comments on the Integrated … Continue reading

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Places for Everyone? The new GM Spatial Framework

The final consultation draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework is now out. It is now called “Places for Everyone” (P4E below). Consultation closes on 23 October. P4E is little changed from the previous versions that appeared in 2018 and … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester must heed Heathrow judgement on airport expansion

GM-CAN’s Response to the Decision on Heathrow’s Proposed Third Runway We, the members of Greater Manchester Climate Action Network (GM-CAN1) welcome the news that Heathrow’s plan to build a third runway has been ruled unlawful. This ruling is a reminder … Continue reading

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