Tag Archives: Planning

New edition of our Carbon and Planning Workbook

The Carbon and Planning Workbook is a guide for local campaigners who want to estimate the carbon (greenhouse gas) consequences of proposed planning developments on local land. It takes you through the various aspects to consider and data that you … Continue reading

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Save Greater Manchester’s Greenbelt (SGMGB) awarded the Viable Future Mark

Note. This is the first article from our Viable Future Mark holders. Evelyn Frearson from Save Greater Manchester’s Greenbelt (SGMGB), explains what the organisation is, its aims, and what they are working on. SGMGB was established in 2017 as an … Continue reading

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

Download the report, latest version (pdf, 0.6 MB) Download the previous version (pdf, 0.6 MB) We are pleased to publish this report. It makes a high level estimate of the carbon emissions that would result from implementing Places for Everyone, … Continue reading

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The Carbon and Planning Workbook

This is a guide for local campaigners who want to estimate the carbon (greenhouse gas) consequences of proposed planning developments on local land. It takes you through the various aspects to consider and data that you can use in your … Continue reading

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Consultation Response: Places for Everyone

Here is Steady State Manchester’s response to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s strategic spatial plan: Places for Everyone, formerly the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. We have assessed the plan on the basis of its soundness (for the criteria set out … Continue reading

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Andy Burnham urged to act against government’s proposed planning system changes

from the Meteor Open letter calls on Andy Burnham, and the leaders of the conurbation’s ten boroughs, to “intervene” in the government’s plans to change the UK planning system, which the campaigners call an “emergency for communities and local authorities … Continue reading

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Is this the best we can do to Plan for the Future?

Is this the best we can do to Plan for the Future? by Carolyn Kagan updated 28 October with a link to our consultation response The UK Government has issued a White Paper intended to reform the planning system in … Continue reading

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Our response to Manchester’s Local Plan consultation

Here is our detailed response to Manchester’s Local Plan consultation. Click here to read the detailed response from Steady State Manchester. Update: 1 May Click here for the supplementary addendum to our response – We’d previously commented on the Core … Continue reading

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