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The places in Greater Manchester getting Levelling Up cash in latest government announcement

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Four Greater Manchester regeneration projects will benefit from a £86m boost in the latest round of Levelling Up funding from the government.

Bolton, Manchester, Tameside and Wigan are among the 55 successful schemes to be selected for a share of nearly £1bn. Manchester's bid for £20m to kickstart the redevelopment of Wythenshawe town centre was rejected earlier this year, just hours after plans for the Civic were approved.

But the plans to transform the 1970s shopping centre have now been backed by the government. Regeneration schemes in Bolton, Denton and Leigh town centres have also been selected in the latest round.

All of these bids 'narrowly missed' out on funding earlier this year, but were assessed as 'high-quality and able to deliver quickly', the government says. READ MORE: The big planning decisions made in Manchester this week READ MORE: Today's top Manchester Evening News stories Since 2021, £3.8bn has been awarded to 216 projects in the first two rounds of the Levelling Up Fund.

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