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Manchester's civic heat network project passes significant milestone

Manchester's civic heat network project passes significant milestone

The final sections of the UK city’s 40 metre high Tower of Light have been installed, which will act as a chimney for a low carbon energy centre.

Manchester to launch cybersecurity innovation hub

Manchester to launch cybersecurity innovation hub

An operator is currently being sought for the Manchester Digital Security Innovation Hub, which will be based in Heron House, alongside GCHQ.

Manchester City Council moves to cloud to keep critical services running

Manchester City Council moves to cloud to keep critical services running

8x8, an integrated cloud communications platform provider, was selected due to its platform’s enhanced flexibility and ability to connect contact centre agents across voice, video and chat.

UK campaign records ‘major’ rise in journeys by bike during Covid-19

UK campaign records ‘major’ rise in journeys by bike during Covid-19

Research from the national cycling campaign #BikeIsBest, in partnership with Strava Metro, reveals significant year-on-year increases in cycling across several major UK cities.

Manchester's 'Cyclops' junction reaches major milestone

Manchester's 'Cyclops' junction reaches major milestone

The junction, equipped with cycle optimised protected signals, allows bicycles to approach from four arms which converge onto a cycle track and help segregate cyclists from general traffic.

Manchester unveils five-year climate action plan

Manchester unveils five-year climate action plan

The plan will sit alongside a citywide Climate Change Framework which sets out how the city as a whole can reach the agreed target of becoming zero carbon by 2038.