Commitment to homes plan remains says GM Mayor despite pandemic uncertainty over eventual outcome

MAYOR Andy Burnham insists Greater Manchester’s controversial Spatial Framework homes plan will go ahead even though its progress has further been delayed by the coronavirus…

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Former Mayor makes trees plea for GMSF site

FORMER Oldham Council leader Richard Knowles has called on the borough’s planners to act now to safeguard hundreds, possibly thousands, of Saddleworth trees. Greenfield-based Mr…

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Former council leader adds voice to objections against Spatial Framework development plans

A FORMER leader of Oldham Council is adding his voice to the objections against extensive development plans in Greenfield. Richard Knowles is backing campaigners who…

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Greenbelt campaigners keep up pressure over GM housing plan

CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans to build houses on green belt and green space are stepping up opposition against the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. Consultation on proposals…

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