Tag: Greater Manchester Combined Authority
about 4 hours ago
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Violence reduction unit don't know how many people are being stabbed due to GMP's broken computer...

The unit was set up in 2019 in response to an increase to the region's violence, particularly knife crime among young...

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6 days ago
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Walking and cycling projects in Greater Manchester get £13m boost - exactly how the cash will be ...

The city region will also get a share of £1.5m to explore creating 'mini-Holland' cycling schemes

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8 days ago
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Defiant message from Andy Burnham as Rotala launches new fight against bus reform

The mayor insists he will still bring buses back under public control

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20 days ago
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Teen soldier left homeless on return reveals fight to survive

Liam has turned his life around in the last year with the help of a new homelessness prevention programme in Greater ...

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20 days ago
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"I know where you live": Yob's chilling threat to tip worker he followed home just for doing his job

Staff say a recent crackdown on rubbish removal gangs has helped

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20 days ago
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Prime Minister ignores calls to scrap Clean Air Zone charges

Boris Johnson has responded to a letter from mayor Andy Burnham

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about 1 month ago
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The transport funding Greater Manchester asked for and what it actually got

Mayor Andy Burnham welcomed the government's announcement this week, but said Greater Manchester got half of what it ...

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about 2 months ago
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More than £130m of taxpayer-funded loans for city centre skyscrapers housing luxury flats - none ...

None of the apartments in the new buildings will be affordable

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about 2 months ago
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Recycling plastic pots, tubs and trays could soon be possible in Greater Manchester

Plans are being prepared but new facilities may need to be built first

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about 2 months ago
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Greater Manchester unites against 'severely suboptimal' HS2 Bill in Parliament

Leaders support HS2, but described the current proposal as 'deficient'

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about 2 months ago
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Operator appeals court ruling allowing buses to be brought under public control

The bus company recently lost a judicial review - but it has appealed

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2 months ago
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Cost of covering up 1,194 out-of-date Clean Air Zone signs revealed

The Clean Air Zone will not come into force in May as planned

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2 months ago
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Mayor Andy Burnham 'careful' about commitments as post-pandemic vision set out

The mayor made a series of announcements today

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2 months ago
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Britain's most successful paralympian Dame Sarah Storey appointed as new Active Travel Commission...

Dame Sarah Storey will be replacing former Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman in the role

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3 months ago
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Greater Manchester leaders now want Clean Air Zone charges scrapped on ALL vehicles after huge ba...

Andy Burnham has written to the Prime Minister with a proposal

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3 months ago
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More than 1,000 Clean Air Zone signs will have a new message on them after scheme put on pause

Councillors also agreed how the 422 cameras installed for the Clean Air Zone will be used while the controversial sch...

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3 months ago
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Transport chiefs will now pay MORE for stickers on out-of-date Clean Air Zone signs... after alre...

The scheme which was set to start in May has been delayed

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3 months ago
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CAZ, Russia and Covid rules: Everything Andy Burnham said on latest phone-in

The Greater Manchester mayor answered questions on the radio

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3 months ago
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‘Communities could be cut off’: Third of bus services affected by £70m blackhole

Cuts could create a 'wide-scale reduction in frequencies with around 30 routes withdrawn completely'

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3 months ago
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Major masterplan for 165,000 homes over next 15 years put forward to government

The much-delayed document has been repeatedly revised

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3 months ago
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Tameside leader 'dismayed' by HS2 plan which would 'sever' Ashton tram line

The council leader had 'no idea' of the impact the plans would have

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3 months ago
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Part of council tax bill for all Greater Manchester residents to go up by 7.1%

The money will fund the fire service, buses and homeless shelters

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3 months ago
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Andy Burnham says new Clean Air Zone scheme will be 'substantially different' - but can't rule ou...

The controversial scheme will not come into force in May as planned

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4 months ago
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Clean Air Zone charges could be scrapped if deadline delayed to 2027, mayor says

Mayor Andy Burnham has called on the government to delay the deadline for all 10 councils in Greater Manchester to be...

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4 months ago
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Protesters kick off as Burnham defends unpopular council tax hike for police

The full increase of £10 was unanimously approved

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4 months ago
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Council tax hike of £22 to pay for police, buses and fire service

Labour mayor Andy Burnham has proposed a 7.1 pc increase on his part of the council tax bill for all Greater Manchest...

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4 months ago
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Stockport buses could go completely green in two years' time

Nearly £40m is needed to replace the borough's buses

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4 months ago
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Clean Air Zone funding paused as Greater Manchester asks for 'fundamental review'

The price of light goods vehicles has risen by up to 60 pc

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4 months ago
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Andy Burnham proposes £10 tax hike for troubled police force

A public consultation has been launched about the proposal

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4 months ago
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Taxpayers' money returned to developer to meet rising costs of Manctopia mill renovation

It comes after the contractor converting the mill went bust last year

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4 months ago
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Andy Burnham slammed over Clean Air Zone in BBC Radio Manchester phone-in - but says 'we can't st...

The Greater Manchester mayor said the scheme will be reviewed

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5 months ago
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Andy Burnham calls for 'clarity before Christmas' on Covid measures

The Labour mayor urged the government to close a 'gaping hole' in its £1bn support packages for hard-hit hospitality ...

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5 months ago
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Andy Burnham asks men and boys to 'reflect' on behaviour towards women

The metro mayor said Greater Manchester Police must change

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5 months ago
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Bus, tram and train services could be reduced across region due to new restrictions

Transport operators are facing staff shortages

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5 months ago
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Andy Burnham appoints new deputy in shake-up of political positions

The changes comes one week after Sir Richard Leese resigned as leader of Manchester council – a post he held for 25 y...

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6 months ago
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Leaders to sign off 'important' £500k Bee Network scheme making it easier to walk or cycle to Ste...

The project would see the creation of around 0.5km of north-south cycle routes including connections to Hazel Grove t...

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6 months ago
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Calls for police on Metrolink after 'significant' spike in knife crime and attacks

Councillors are calling for more police presence on trams

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7 months ago
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Andy Burnham under pressure over 'untold scandal' of scrutiny failings 

Blistering attacks on the mayor and the combined authority (GMCA) were made by Lib Dem and Tory chiefs at the latest ...

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8 months ago
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Home Office refugee programme 'riding roughshod' over councils, says Andy Burnham

Greater Manchester leaders are happy to help with the resettlement of asylum seekers, but say they are taking on a 'd...

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8 months ago
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Greater Manchester backs 10-year-plan to tackle 'endemic' gender-based violence

The strategy looks to improve the safety of women and girls, while also challenging the attitudes that allow abuse to...

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