Urban Futures Salford Manchester. Research in the City

Jam & Justice ARC Application Form

The Jam & Justice project are looking for 15 people to join their Action Research Cooperative. You can download the application form here.

Clean Cities Agenda and the GM business context

The pro-manchester Green Economy group and Transport and Infrastructure Group have organised an expert panel to discuss what a Green Cities agenda actually means for Manchester and the wider local economy.

Back to class with the Manchester-based Carbon Literacy Project

The Carbon Literacy Project has united a group of 30 organisations in a bid to ensure that "all citizens will be carbon literate” across Greater Manchester and beyond. Here, ICLEI's Michael Woodbridge explores what this really means.

'What comes next?': Manchester tackles global inequality

Deborah Linton explores global inequality and considers the influence of the new Global Development Institute.

Creative community at Salford's Islington Mill

The Alternative? Laura Ager takes a look inside Islington Mill, a unique creative space and arts centre in Ordsall, Salford.

'Manchester Town Hall' by Steve Parkinson

An open letter to Tony Lloyd, Interim Mayor of Greater Manchester

In this open letter, Steady State Manchester’s Mark Burton invites Tony Lloyd, the newly appointed interim Mayor of Greater Manchester, to take steps to redress the democratic deficit in the devolution deal. 

Manchester Town Hall

The making of the Greater Manchester mayor – what next?

Opposition to a mayoral model for Manchester overlooks a decade of innovation and collaboration that has delivered economic and social benefits for the region, says Francesca Gains, Professor of Public Policy at the University of Manchester.

Neil McInroy

Q&A: Neil McInroy, Centre for Local Economic Strategies

The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) is a national independent think tank and charity based in Manchester. Clare Wiley meets CEO Neil McInroy to discuss poverty, social justice and sustainability

Gothenburg by Flickr user Ulf Bodin under a Creative Commons licence

From Gothenburg to Cape Town with Mistra Urban Futures

Steve Connor reports from a project workshop with Gothenburg, Cape Town, Kisumu and Greater Manchester, sharing their insights on how sustainability is governed and delivered in their respective cities.

Andreas Demmelbauer, Solar Panel

The Sunshine of St John's community generation project

The Alternative? Mike Hodson profiles St John's Sunshine, an innovative project to bring together church, community and energy generation.

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