‘We are determined to do even more to make sure the whole of the North can reach its full potential.’
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‘We will show that these plans are not just the right thing for people and the environment but also right for our economy.’
‘Manchester now has a social A & E, but the thing we need to do more of is tackle the root causes.’
‘We are delighted to see the change which a more progressive approach has enabled.’
Food banks fill a societal need but also deepen societal segregation
The story of Manchester’s economic success jars with the city’s poverty levels. Can the city’s devolution deal – Devo Manc – plug the gap?
Welcome to New Start in Greater Manchester. This is the first in a series of editions of the magazine from the UK’s ten core cities. Over the course of the next year we will produce our monthly edition from Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Glasgow and Liverpool.
As Greater Manchester moves towards more devolved powers Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester Council, talks to New Start about poverty, progressive procurement, and building scale in the social sector.
Fixing our broken food system is vital for both sustainability and health outcomes. But challenging the industrial model is not easy.
Greater Manchester is a people-powered city, a fact reflected in the number of organisations creating social and economic change across the region. Here’s ten of the best.