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IGNITION Park Survey

Imagine a greener Greater Manchester. A place that works with nature and where the urban landscape is filled with rain gardens, street trees, green roofs, walls and spaces.  That’s the idea behind IGNITION, a partnership project that aims to create a greener, healthier and more climate resilient future for us all. 

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Greater Manchester Birding City Region Brings You ‘The Perfect Ten’

On Sunday 28th June, the Greater Manchester Birding City Region “Perfect Ten” is coming to a screen near you!

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Groundwork: Greening the Way to the Future

Michaela Howell, Head of Communities at Groundwork Greater Manchester, shares how Groundwork has been working with the IGNITION project to bring about a greener future.

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Grab your cup if you know what’s up

New campaign launches in Manchester to save 1.2 million paper cups by encouraging to switch to reusable cups

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Refill Ramsbottom

Bottle fountain brings fresh, free tap water to Rammy as part of refill campaign

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Paper bee straws

Bee-themed paper straws have been launched at bars and restaurants across Greater Manchester as part of a step-change approach to eradicating single-use plastics across Greater Manchester.

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Events

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COP26 North West Power to the People: Enabling a Smart Energy Transition

Escape to Freight Island Escape to Freight Island, Mayfield Depot, 11 Baring St,, Manchester

Tuesday 9 November 2021 Escape to Freight Island, Mayfield Depot, 11 Baring St, Manchester, M1 2PZ  Main programme 9.30-13.30 Smart talk sessions 13.30 -15.00 The North West has long been […]

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