‘Begging is a horrific place to be, but Manchester is an incredibly generous community.’
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They are the first city region in the UK to sign up to the Cities4Forests initiative
The chosen projects are to create over 1100 jobs and are set to attract public and private sector co-funding of £2.4m.
The new funding is expected to help revamp local pubs with services ranging from village shops, libraries, and allotments, post offices to community cafes and cinemas.
They say the buildings on the list have all reached a ‘critical point of dereliction’ where only urgent action can save them from being lost forever.
‘This research uncovers the quiet crisis that even well-run local authorities are facing up and down the country in trying to fund services.’
‘Over the last nine years there has been a real change in how people think about and experience the natural world.’
‘There is growing concern about the commercialisation and privatisation of the capital’s civic spaces which are inaccessible whilst fee-paying events are underway.’
More than 133,000 televisions will be recycled every year as part of the scheme.
‘By putting fairness at the heart of the economy, we can make it perform better.’