Trafford Green Hydrogen Project
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A new project in Trafford is planning to save 10,000 tonnes of CO2 per year by displacing methane and diesel with green hydrogen. Trafford Green Hydrogen will use renewable energy to produce green hydrogen fuel for use in transport and heating, with a new development bringing an ultimate capacity of 200MW, with phase one, 10MW, set to provide enough energy to decarbonise 6 million miles of road use.

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Northern Roots – Turning 160 acres of green space into an urban farm and eco-park
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Northern Roots is creating the UK’s largest urban farm and country park on 160 acres of stunning green space in the heart of Oldham. From market gardening to mountain biking, forest schools to woodland weddings, come on the journey with us and help bring the vision to life.

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Introducing the first CYCLOPS junction in the UK
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The UK‘s first CYCLOPS (Cycle Optimised Protected Signals) junction was launched in Hulme, South Manchester. The unique design separates pedestrians and cyclists from traffic, reducing the possibility of collisions or conflict.

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Grow Green – Manchester’s first park that drinks water
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See how West Gorton community park in Greater Manchester is installing nature based solutions to reduce the likelihood of flooding.

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Building a City of Trees – Making Greater Manchester Green
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Greater Manchester is home to 11.3 million trees and we have ambitious plans to improve our woodlands. See what amazing things our trees can do for us and how you can help to build a greener Greater Manchester.

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All Our Trees: The amazing things our trees can do for us
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All Our Trees is Greater Manchester’s tree and woodland strategy and quantifies the incredible value of the city region’s 11.3 million trees, demonstrating why we should protect them, and outlines where to plant more trees. Watch this short film to see all of the amazing things our trees do for us.

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Report of the Greater Manchester Local Nature Recovery Strategy Pilot
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The Greater Manchester Local Nature Recovery Strategy (LNRS) pilot sets out local priorities for restoring and linking up habitats to tackle the biodiversity emergency and agree the best places to do that and, at the same time, deliver wider benefits for people and the environment. 

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Sow the City Growing Manchester
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The Growing Manchester programme helps communities to access the support they need to develop successful food growing projects.

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Bangladeshi Women’s Organisation Case Studies
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The Bangladeshi Women’s Organisation offer holistic services for women in Longsight and have been running for 27 years. They joined Growing Manchester in Nov 2017 and Sow the City helped the group to secure support from the Wellbeing Fund in early 2018.

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Smart Energy Plan
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As part of the Smart Systems and Heat phase 2 programme, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has developed a Smart Energy Plan with support from Energy Systems Catapult, the Energy Technologies Institute and other stakeholders.

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ENWL/Cadent Pathways work
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Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has set itself an ambitious target of becoming fully decarbonised by 2038, 12 years ahead of the national target of 2050. By creating a sustainable, resilient and equitable urban region for its residents and businesses it will position itself as the innovation lighthouse and economic powerhouse of the North-West.

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My Wild City Report
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My Wild City is a four-year collaboration between The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside and Manchester City Council which was launched at the beginning of 2019. This report details the responses to a 6 months consultation in 2019.

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