Green Belt

Help Us Fight For A Sustainable Future

Matley La hyde

Save Our Green Belt: Help Us Fight for a Sustainable Future! Greater Manchester’s Green Belt, a vital shield for our environment and communities, is under threat.  The “Places for Everyone” plan proposes releasing over 2,000 hectares of environmentally-precious, ecologically-rich green spaces for development, jeopardising nature’s recovery, climate mitigation and our health and well-being. Save Greater

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Press Release Oct 23

Press Release

Interview was on the 17th October 2023 at 17.32pm Whose Plan is it anyway? Places for Everyone – the apocalyptic 17-year plan that will have an extremely damaging impact on communities across Greater Manchester (both human & wildlife) is still being challenged! Please click here to download a hard copy of this press release. As

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Unnecessary Release of Green Belt in the Places for Everyone Spatial Plan

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Unnecessary Release of Green Belt in the Places for Everyone Spatial Plan Open Letter to Councillors in Districts supporting the Unnecessary Release of Green Belt in the Places for Everyone Spatial Plan Dear Councillor The Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt Group is an umbrella body for over 40 community organisations across Greater Manchester.  You will

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Confusing Greenbelt Messages from our Politicians

Greenbelt in Heald Green, Stockport, under threat

Confusing Green Belt messages from our politicians! Communities are delighted that the Conservative Party continues to pledge to retain the Green Belt, despite Sir Keir Starmer’s recent vow to concrete it over! But ……. That pledge does not secure actual protection for our Green Belt.  Despite the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) paragraphs 140 and

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Call for Evidence on Insect Decline on Food Security and Response to HMG Air Quality Consultation Assessment

SGMGB’s responses to Call for Evidence: Insect Decline on Food Security and Air Quality Consultation Assessment 14th April 2023 SGMGB has provided wiritten responses to The Call for Evidence on Insect Decline and its effects on Food Security. You can read our response here and Response to Government Air Quality Consultation Assessment  You can read

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Written responses to Lords and CfE re Protected Sites

SGMGB’s responses to Call for Evidence: Protected Sites for Nature in England and Northern Ireland and Lords Built Environment Committee 14th April 2023 SGMGB has provided wiritten responses to The Lords Built Environment Committee regarding The Impact of Environmental Regulations on Development. You can read our response here and Call for Evidence: Protected Sites for

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Objection to Tameside Planning Reference 23/00157/OUT

Matley La hyde

Letter to Tameside Planning Inspectors re Matley Lane Hyde 14th April 2023 Dear Tameside Planning Department Objection to Planning Reference 23/00157/OUT The Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt Group (SGMGB) objects to this application for the following reasons (which are outlined in more detail in the paragraphs below): the application conflicts with National Policy: the site

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