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Greater Manchester picked as pilot area for new community budgets

The Communities Secretary Eric Pickles confirmed today that Greater Manchester is to be one of 16 pilot areas for the new community budgets that co...

Mike Blackburn to head Greater Manchester’s LEP

BT’s regional director for the north west, Mike Blackburn, is to lead the new Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for Greater Manchester. The LEP ...

Trafford sets its budget for next financial year

Trafford Council passed its budget for the next financial year last night, Wednesday 23 February, which included a pledge not to increase council t...

Shake-up on the cards for Manchester’s economy agencies

A report to be submitted to the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) recommends the axing of around £4m funding for some of the ci...

Call for Manchester’s business leaders to join the LEP

Business leaders in Greater Manchester are being invited to join the new Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The government appr...

“Bank of Manchester” could boost conditions for entrepreneurs to thrive in the city

A new report out today lays the terms and conditions required for Manchester’s entrepreneurs to succeed in the current economic climate and i...

Comment: Localism – power in the hands of the people or a sham?

This week has seen the second reading of the much vaunted government’s Localism Bill. Communities secretary Eric Pickles claims the bill will...

Local Enterprise Partnership takes shape – and it’s all power to the private sector

The new Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is set to become operational on April 1 and alongside the Greater Manchester Combined...

Manchester gets £1.2m grant for housing disabled youngsters

Manchester has been granted £1.183 million to create a supported housing scheme for young adults on the autistic spectrum. The funding will enable...

Taxi firm asks – why not water?

As the deadline for the public consultation on Manchester’s future transport proposals approaches, a Manchester taxi company is reminding peo...

AGMA to discuss cheap alcohol ban

Greater Manchester’s ten local authorities are considering bringing in a bylaw which will set minimum prices for the sale of alcohol in the r...

Manchester to be governed by nation’s first ‘Super Council’

The ten local authorities making up Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) have been given new law-making powers forming Britain’s ...

Manchester’s Combined Authority gets the thumbs up from Whitehall

Manchester’s march to creating a city region got a boost today after it was announced that Whitehall has agreed to the creation of a new Grea...

Manchester gets the go ahead for LEP

Greater Manchester has become one of the first wave of regions to be given the go ahead to form an Local Enterprise partnership (LEP). Making the a...

AGMA have mixed feelings on Greater Manchester’s transport boost

Yesterday’s announcement made today by the Secretary of State for Transport about Greater Manchester capital schemes has received a mixed rea...

Public debate looms on minimum alcohol price proposal

Two opponents in the row over proposals to introduce a minimum drinks price in Manchester are to go head to head in a public debate on the issue. T...

Greater Manchester poised to submit LEP plans

Greater Manchester has moved to take the lead in the next stage of regional development authorities after it was announced that proposals for a pri...

Manchester city centre to consider minimum alcohol pricing

Manchester city centre could be the first in the country to set a minimum price for the sale of alcohol. The Association of Greater Manchester Auth...

AGMA’s vision for a low carbon economy in Manchester

By 2015 Greater Manchester will have established itself as a world leader in the transformation to a low carbon economy. That’s the plan of A...

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