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12th February 2024 | By Leslie Kerwin

Sunak promises shorter NHS waiting times moments after Brianna Ghey trans jibe – but in Manchester it’s trans people who have to wait longest

Sunak’s promises came moments after making a transphobic comment while Brianna Ghey’s mother attended the Commons during PMQs. Rishi Sunak attracted widespread condemnation for his...

31st January 2024 | By Leslie Kerwin

Police report rape next to Mancunian Way as Man Met issues warning to staff and students over safety

Reports of a rape next to the Mancunian Way underpass in the early hours of this morning have intensified concerns over safety in the city centre.

25th January 2024 | By Amber Brooks

Manchester Metropolitan University staff member receives MBE for services to education and skills

Liz Gorb has changed the game in a groundbreaking approach to higher education. 

24th January 2024 | By Ukamaka Iyede

Manchester City gives green light to a three-year initiative designed to combat homelessness

Homelessness and Rough Sleeping strategy covering 2024 to 2027 approved by the Council •         This initiative reflects a commitment to finding lasting solutions for the...

24th January 2024 | By Ukamaka Iyede

Manchester Council Finds Development Partner For New City Center Initiative

A section of the former retail park is undergoing a transformation into a new low-carbon office hub, upscale green area, and commercial office space. This...

24th January 2024 | By Ukamaka Iyede

The impact of changes in UK immigration policies on employment within the health sector.

Immigrants aspiring to pursue ambitious plans in the UK face a setback as the government emphasizes a tougher stand on recruiting from overseas. The increased...

24th January 2024 | By Ukamaka Iyede

Landmark shift: visiting rights elevated to fundamental standard of care by health department

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced changes that will be made to law protecting visiting rights around care homes, hospitals and hospices....

23rd January 2024 | By Ukamaka Iyede

Exploring Manchester: a journey through the thrills and spills of public transport

Publicly controlled transportation systems in Manchester can be compared to a lifeline. It connects the city’s dynamic neighborhoods in the middle of its ever-bubbling metropolis...

23rd January 2024 | By Amber Brooks

Storm Isha and Storm Jocelyn continue to cause disruption to Greater Manchester

Storm Isha's devastation continues as second storm hits the UK

22nd January 2024 | By Emmanuella Coffie

Learning disability group appeals for equality and diversity

Manchester People First has called on Manchester city council to help push for equal rights by creating more opportunities and equality for people with learning...

22nd January 2024 | By Emmanuella Coffie

Wythenshawe town hall to be opened to the public soon  

Susan Cooley, Councillor of Brookland has assured the public that renovations and plans to reopen the townhall located in South Manchester are in operation.  Susan said:...

21st January 2024 | By Emmanuella Coffie

Young People in Manchester advised to curb financial recklessness in 2024 

A financial investment expert advice young people to consider creating pots in investment companies to help curb financial crises and unforeseen events in 2024.  Aamna...

21st January 2024 | By Emmanuella Coffie

Councillor of Blackley assures safety amidst current robbery cases 

Olusegan Ogunbambo, councillor of higher Blackley, has urged residents of Blackley to keep calm and support the police with any information that will help in the...

21st January 2024 | By Emmanuella Coffie

Metrolink services to halt operation in Victoria and its environs.

Transport for Greater Manchester has announced that trams will not operate on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st January 2023 at Victoria and Exchange tram stops...

18th January 2024 | By Meg Jones

From iconic to arson; The Midland Hotel in flames

On Tuesday this week, The Midland Hotel caught fire. Today, a man has been charged with arson being reckless to endanger life and remains in...

16th January 2024 | By Oyindamola Daramola

Manchester becomes the Capital of Cycling in Europe.

Manchester announced to become the capital of cycling. The leader of Manchester City Council Bev Craig has announced as a catalyst to escalate the city’s...

Reclaim the night protesters raise awareness to women's safety.

16th January 2024 | By Rebecca Mills

Shocking new figures show how many sexual crimes have occurred in Piccadilly Gardens.

New figures show alarming rates of sexual crimes in Piccadilly Gardens since 2021, raising significant concerns about women’s safety in Manchester city centre. The figures,...

16th January 2024 | By Thomas Why

Plans unveiled to build Manchester’s tallest ever Skyscraper

Plans have been revealed to build a new 76 storey skyscraper featuring 780 apartments next to the Deansgate Square apartment buildings. 

16th January 2024 | By Oyindamola Daramola

Campaign to reduce ‘One Punch’ GMP and VRU support

A national campaign has been launched to educate and empower men to ‘walk away’ from escalating situations which could lead to violence or death in...

15th January 2024 | By Oyindamola Daramola

Pharmacies are leading the way in putting support in cost of living in Manchester

Pharmacy network are going to start attaching details of the city’s free cost of living advice line to each prescription for patients before they leave...