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30th May 2016 | By nq_admin

EU referendum through French eyes

Selma Daddi: Five reasons the UK needs to stay within the EU…. Embed from Getty Images   As David Cameron promised while campaigning in the...

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16th May 2016 | By nq_admin

How I live blogged from the council elections

Live-blogging is as fast paced as it sounds. You literally cannot stop for a minute, or risk missing key events. I found this to be...

Map Manchester local elections 2016 ward by ward

8th May 2016 | By [email protected]

Manchester Local Election in Maps

After last year's elections, Manchester was solidly red – leading some to call it a "one party state." But after this year's election, there's a...

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5th May 2016 | By nq_admin

Election results ward by ward 2016

Click on the ward you want to see results for: Ancoats and Clayton Ardwick Baguley Bradford Brooklands Burnage Charlestown Cheetham Chorlton Chorlton Park City Centre Crumpsall...

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3rd May 2016 | By [email protected]

Manchester Local Elections 2016

Live Blog Manchester Local Elections Results  

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26th April 2016 | By dave porter

Rally by striking junior doctors through centre of Manchester

Striking junior doctors staged a rally through the centre of Manchester today in protest against attempts by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to impose a new...

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19th April 2016 | By dave porter

Somali woman from Manchester named woman of year for work with asylum seekers

A Somali woman who works with women refugees in Manchester has been named Woman of the Year in a prestigious awards ceremony. Mariam Yusuf, who...

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2nd March 2016 | By nq_admin

Nine year old’s bravery award for saving mother’s life

A nine-year-old girl has won a bravery award for phoning 999 after her mother suffered a seizure at the wheel on the motorway. Lily Barber...

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1st March 2016 | By nq_admin

VIDEO: Reclaim the Night student march against sexual violence

  "Whose streets? Our streets!” This was the rallying cry when more than 3,500 people crowded the streets of Manchester on Thursday night for the...

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16th February 2016 | By nq_admin

Rise in hate crimes against disabled

Greater Manchester Police have reported a rise in hate crimes with trans and disability hate crime seeing the highest rise compared to national average. A...

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15th February 2016 | By nq_admin

Transphobic hate crime on the rise

England and Wales are seeing an increase in transphobic hate crimes. Figures released by the Greater Manchester Police show trans hate crimes have increased by 9%...

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8th February 2016 | By nq_admin

Daughter killed and mum seriously injured after double stabbing in Bury

A mum and daughter were subjected to a brutal attack yesterday which left one dead and the other fighting for her life. Maylyn Couperthwaite, 52,...

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8th February 2016 | By nq_admin

FGM classed as child abuse not a race issue

    Female genital mutilation should be classed as child abuse, conference in Manchester on Saturday heard. GMP warned that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) should be...

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8th February 2016 | By nq_admin

Black Audi linked to mother and son shooting

A car being sought by police is believed to have been used as a getaway vehicle in the shooting of Christian and Jayne Hickey. The black...

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8th February 2016 | By nq_admin

Hate crime awareness

The fourth annual Hate Crime Awareness week starts today (Monday) in Manchester. Paralympian gold medallist Adrian Derbyshire OBE is hosting the first event. The hate...

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8th February 2016 | By nq_admin

Number of false fire alarms decreases dramatically in Tameside Hospital

by Kalli Gkari Fire safety officers in Tameside have helped to reduce the number of false alarms attended by firefighters, according to Greater Manchester Fire...

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8th February 2016 | By nq_admin

Manchester businesses encouraged to support homelessness help fund

by Laura Jones Businesses are being urged to join the public in giving to a new scheme that provides a direct way to donate to...

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1st February 2016 | By nq_admin

ELO are Glastonbury’s first confirmed act while Adele and Coldplay are strongly rumored.

Glastonbury Festival have revealed today that Jeff Lynne’s ELO will play the 4-day event, filling the Sunday teatime slot. The Mr Blue Sky singers will...

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1st February 2016 | By nq_admin

Family of Joetta Shumba killed in M62 crash pay tribute to her

 The family of a 25-year-old woman killed in a smash on the M62 crash have paid tribute to her. Joetta Shumba was last seen at Club Liv on...

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1st February 2016 | By nq_admin

Police arrest 404 across Greater Manchester for drink or drug driving over Christmas

More than 400 drink and drug drivers were arrested between 1 December 2015 and 1 January 2016, according to Greater Manchester Police.  Officers arrested 324 drink drivers and...