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RMT union leader Mick Lynch addresses a crowd

19th March 2024 | By Oyindamola Daramola

Train staff to go on strike this weekend in dispute over pay and conditions

Trains workers at Northern Rail are to go on strike this Saturday (24 March) in a row over pay and conditions

19th March 2024 | By Emmanuella Coffie

Greater Manchester Hospitals warn patients to expect delays at A&E today

Patients across Greater Manchester warned for extended waiting times at A&E as three NHS trusts raise alerts online, with emergency departments described as ‘very or...

Murder victim, Chris Hanley, holding baby

19th March 2024 | By Rebecca Mills

Suspect charged with murder of ‘devoted family man’ after suspected car theft

A man has been charged with the murder of a “devoted family man” reportedly killed while trying to stop his car being stolen in Manchester.

Nick Entwistle infront of his art.

19th March 2024 | By Meg Jones

Nick Entwistle: The real wheel renovator

A 35-year-old man from Stockport who has taken recycling to another level uses wasted wheel trim to express his love for art. Nick Entwistle’s array...

19th March 2024 | By Raphael Boyd

Major Bolton based food factory fined £800k for worker injuries

A major British food factory based in Bolton has been ruled as responsible for injuries sustained by two workers. Stateside Food, who have a factory...

19th March 2024 | By George Mew

Half of Greater Manchester bus services now under local control

Improvements made include more frequent, earlier and later services which will be targeted at the worst performing routes. An all-night bus pilot is also set...

Generic image of period products at the supermarket

19th March 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Manchester City Council launches period poverty campaign in libraries

Package for Val campaign is introduced in 18 libraries to combat period poverty in Manchester

19th March 2024 | By Raphael Boyd

Manchester bike thefts to be tackled as new scheme announced

A new initiative looks to cut the rate of bicycle thefts in Manchester.

19th March 2024 | By Raphael Boyd

The small Levenshulme repair café making a big impact

A repair café in Levenshulme is doing its part to help the environment, whilst also bringing the community together. 

Credit: Bejamin Property Company

16th March 2024 | By Martha Norris

Manchester is set to build more affordable housing in an unusual area.  

A brand new 25-storey building block, One Park Place, is set to be built in Cheetham Hill Road to reestablish and rejuvenate the area.  ...

Poster for International Womens Day

12th March 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Hulme Celebrates International Women’s Day with a health and wellbeing day

Women partake in a day filled with activities to help their mental health and wellbeing for International Women’s Day in Hulme At the Moss Side...

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