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New data published by local authorities shows that Greater Manchester's councils are not providing enough brownfield land for housing. Analysis by planning consultancy Barton Willmore of entries on the brownfield planning register show that brownfield sites fulfil less than half of the identified housing ...
There were at least 110 Greater Manchester firms working with Carillion at the time of its collapse - and the damage could last years, business leaders have warned. These companies, which employ more than 5,000 staff in total, were in contracts with the industry giant on 130 construction projects, either ...

Environmental consultancy LUC has been appointed by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to produce a landscape character and sensitivity assessment for its ten constituent areas. The firm's work will underpin the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) which details future development ...
Parts of Greater Manchester could be in for more wintry weather over the next couple of days. The Met Office has issued a 'yellow' weather alert warning of snow and ice for the northern area of the region. It is in place from 11am today (Thursday) to just before midnight on Friday in Oldham and Rochdale.
Lynne Potts MBE, GMP Assistant Chief Officer said "There is no on-going relationship with Carillion with regards to GMP Force Head Quarters at Central Park, however the company does provide third party facilities management services to some of our police stations across Greater Manchester. "As far as ...
Council taxpayers across Greater Manchester are set to be hit by a new 'mayoral charge' of around £10 to fund Andy Burnham's office and its functions, the M.E.N. understands. The annual precept will be separate to those for fire, police and council services and would be added on to council tax bills from ...

government health experts have confirmed more than 120 cases of measles in outbreaks affecting Greater Manchester and four other regions of the country. public health ... An update from PHE this week, relating to data up to January 9, said that Greater Manchester had seven confirmed cases of measles.
Council taxpayers across Greater Manchester are set to be hit by a new 'mayoral charge' of around £10 to fund Andy Burnham's office and its functions, the M.E.N. understands. The annual precept will be separate to those for fire, police and council services and would be added on to council tax bills from ...
There could be more thundersnow on the way for Greater Manchester - but what exactly is it? Essentially, it's a thunderstorm in winter. Share; 3Comments. By ... Forecasters say we could see more 'thundersnow' in Greater Manchester tonight. You all know what that is, of course. But just in case.
More snow, ice and blustery winds expected to hit Greater Manchester tonight. Storm Fionn could be named later on as it develops .... Snow showers and hail reached some parts of Greater Manchester this afternoon, with more expected this evening. Areas of Rochdale and Oldham were covered with a ...
31-hour snow warning issued for Greater Manchester - and we could get strong winds and downpours too. Forecasters .... Snow, ice and blustery winds could batter Greater Manchester this week, forecasters say. ... Met Office forecasters say weather in Greater Manchester will be very 'unsettled' this week.
In Greater Manchester, they include rail and highways projects, Airport City, apartment and office schemes and university halls. Carillion, which has been struggling under £900m of debt and a £590m pension deficit, has seen its shares price plunge more than 70 per cent in the past six months after making ...
"On a per-mile travelled basis, the fatality rate for bikers is around three times higher than that for other so-called vulnerable road users such as pedestrians and cyclists," he added. Pennine Acute hospitals NHS Trust saw the highest number of biker admissions in Greater Manchester in 2016/17 with 76, ...
A spokesman for Staffordshire police said: "Victims have received a phone call from a fraudster who tells them they are speaking to a police officer from Greater Manchester Police and that they need them to assist in an undercover investigation. "Victims are requested to withdraw cash from their bank ...
One thing is clear: "You must exercise proper control of your vehicle at all times." Share; Comments. By. Alexandra Rucki. 10:34, 5 JAN 2018; Updated 15:00, 5 JAN 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, crime statistics, Local News & Events and much more.
Lying callers tell their victims they are speaking to a police officer from Greater Manchester police who needs them to help in an undercover investigation. (Image: Lichfield mercury). A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "Victims have received a phone call from a fraudster who tells them they are ...
Aussie flu 'red zone' map shows deadly bug has spread in Greater Manchester. After the M.E.N. reported that Bolton and Bury were among the worst hit areas in the country, Rochdale has now also seen a spike in the strain. Share; Comments. By. Andrew Bardsley. 21:41, 5 JAN 2018; Updated 21:42, 5 JAN 2018. News.

Parts of Greater Manchester have been revealed as among the areas worst-hit by flu - as the deadly 'Aussie flu' strain spreads across the country. An online map - covers all types of influenza - shows how many cases there are in every area of the UK, using a colour gradient indicating everything from no ...
Two Northern Rail services in Greater Manchester are among the country's worst 10 when it comes to lateness. The 7.50am Hazel Grove to Manchester Piccadilly was late 235 times last year, while the 6.46am Manchester Piccadilly to Gorton service missed the mark 233 times. They were the sixth and 10th ...
A Greater Manchester police officer is to face a gross misconduct hearing after visiting the home of a man who later died. PC David Perry attended the home of Jim Wright and his wife, in Bolton, in response to reports of Domestic Violence on 18 October 2016. Mr Wright was admitted to hospital the following ...
A lightning-quick steam locomotive that thrills rail fans and has been seen on the big screen will soon carry passengers across Greater Manchester. The 60163 tornado, which took 18 years to build and reaches speeds of more than 100mph, will travel along the East Lancs Railway four times a day from ...
More than 40,000 schoolchildren in Greater Manchester don't own a single book. ... Of the 40,367 without a book - 6,187 in the city of Manchester and the rest in Greater Manchester - those receiving free school meals, boys of all ages and teenagers are the most likely to say they have no books of their own.
Whether you need to know the dates to book a break away, or you want to know when to avoid the chaos of half term soft play, here are the dates for this year's February half term across Greater Manchester. The dates shown here are from the local authorities and some voluntary-aided, foundation, ...
Forecasters say strong winds will sweep across Greater Manchester from midnight until 10pm. Wind speeds could reach 40 to 50mph. More exposed areas could be hit harder. Storm Eleanor, the fifth named storm to reach the UK this winter, is expected to reach coastal areas and Northern Ireland from 6pm ...
Get your raincoats and boots at the ready - we can expect up to 10cm of snow in parts of Greater Manchester during a week of tumultuous weather. Forecasters are predicting a little bit of everything; gusts of wind of up to 40mph, heavy downpours and snow, sleet and hail. But this will be interspersed with ...
Francis Martin, president of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: "Greater Manchester Chamber has shown impressive growth in recent years, and embodies the mission of Chambers of commerce everywhere, through their work in improving the business environment, supporting firms to trade ...
Passengers from Greater Manchester will have a smart card to use on trains with Northern, TransPennine and Merseyrail by the end of 2018.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has launched a new initiative that aims to regenerate town centres across the region and move ...
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Increase in all crime has risen by 61% over the last year, the highest rise in Greater Manchester which recorded an average increase of 43% ...
Two thirds of people in Greater Manchester say they don't feel safe cycling, according to a new report. Due to be launched on Tuesday morning ...
Now Mr Boardman, Greater Manchester's cycling commissioner, says there are plans on the table to replicate the scheme's success across the ...
companies registered overseas own more than a billion pounds' worth of real estate in Greater Manchester - including the CIS Tower that sold ...
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A dead body has been found in a burning car in Greater Manchester. Greater Manchester police (GMP) said officers were called to called to ...
The leaked report is an internal investigation by the Fire Brigades Union and Greater Manchester fire service for Lord Kerslake's inquiry ...
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Temperatures are set to plunge below zero tonight as a wintry blast hits Greater Manchester. Heavy rain will make way for clear skies later this ...
The Mayor of Greater Manchester added it was "one of the reasons" he set up an independent review into the blast on 22 May, but stressed it ...
An eating disorder service for children as young as eight has been launched in Greater Manchester following a sharp rise in cases. Youngsters ...
firefighters across Greater Manchester are facing their busiest night of the year - and the M.E.N will be riding out with a crew to see their hard ...
NIGHTLIFE crime in Bolton has fallen by more than 30 percent since the launch of a safety scheme. Best Bar None launched in Bolton in ...
We'll be making sure that you are the first to know what's happening across the Greater Manchester region. Throughout the day we will be ...
Insider is exploring how Greater Manchester companies view their ... It will also ask what initiatives Greater Manchester's mayor should ...
Greater Manchester police (GMP) is closing its specialist sex crime unit, the force has confirmed. GMP said officers from its Serious Sexual ...
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Two of Greater Manchester's most congested junctions are to be improved after government announced a wave of new transport investment.
Storm Brian is set to hit Greater Manchester today - bringing with it heavy rain and 55mph winds. The storm, the second named storm of the ...
Between October 2015 and February 2016, these men carried out a number of burglaries across Greater Manchester and further afield in ...


 

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