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Image of Lewis Durham who sadly lost his life in a motorbike accident on Satuday

16th April 2024 | By Matthew Barber

Family pay tribute to 21-year-old man who was ‘loved by everyone’ following fatal motorbike accident

The family of 21-year-old, Lewis Durham have given a touching tribute following his death in a fatal motorbike accident this Saturday (April 13th.)

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

13th October 2023 | By Matthew Barber

First venue purchased by Music Venue Properties in Greater Manchester

The Snug, Atherton has been purchased by the Music Venue Trust, allowing the venue to remain open under increasing stresses.

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7th March 2023 | By Thomas Markham

Labour councillor wins successful bid to get people exercising in Oldham with park gym

Labour councillor successfully bids for a £25,500 outside gym for Royton

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7th March 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

Salford Mayor to launch ‘City Mayor’s Challenge’ in a bid to tackle education inequality among teenagers

Paul Dennett, Salford City’s Mayor, is set to launch a new initiative tomorrow (Wednesday 8 March) entitled the City Mayor’s Challenge. He hopes this challenge...

23rd February 2023 | By Joe Hylton

Andrew Simpson brings nostalgia to Chorlton with his large collection of historic photographs

Local historian Andrew Simpson has been collecting and publishing photographs of Chorlton in Manchester for many years. His books of images document the changing nature of this popular south Manchester suburb through the years.

14th February 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

Cash prizes to be won by GM artists via Manchester Independents open call for commissions

Manchester Independents (MI) 2023 are taking applications from new and established artists to provide work in any artform. Successful applicants will be eligible to receive...

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3rd June 2022 | By Liam Taylor

More than 100 people attend urban driving courses in Greater Manchester

More than 100 people attended a safe urban driving training course in order to keep pedestrians and cyclists safer within Manchester. The course is run...

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10th April 2022 | By Tyrese King

Sounds From The Other City announces full line-up for 2022 edition

Salford’s Sounds From The Other City (SFTOC) festival has announced its full line-up ahead of its eagerly awaited live return on 1 May. Sounds From The Other City is...

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14th March 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

Firefighters host charity car wash to raise money for victims and families of Ukraine war

31 stations across the region participated in the car wash fundraiser to raise money for an emergency Ukraine appeal

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8th March 2022 | By Megan Barlow

World famous Bury market crowned the UK’s favourite market – again

Bury market – famed for its black puddings – has been named the UK’s favourite market.  The Nabma award is given each year and is...

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7th March 2022 | By Ben Pledger

Air quality warning in Sharston after reports of hazardous air pollution

High air pollution levels have been detected in Sharston – with 10 public health warnings issued since the start of the year. The figures come from...

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4th March 2022 | By Ben Pledger

Wythenshawe residents’ frustration over Stagecoach’s ‘hit or miss’ service

Wythenshawe residents have expressed frustration and anger over what they say is Stagecoach’s ‘hit or miss’ bus service. Stagecoach is the leading bus service in Manchester but...

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21st February 2022 | By Olivia Weeks

Severe flood warnings removed for Greater Manchester as Storm Franklin passes

Severe flood and ‘danger to life’ warnings were issued for parts of south Manchester last night as Storm Franklin passed through, putting hundreds of homes...

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2nd February 2022 | By Olivia Weeks

Andy Burnham warns that north west risks ‘second-best train services for 200 years’

The North risks having train services that are “second-best for 200 years”, Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has claimed. Mr Burnham told MPs the Government’s Integrated Rail Plan (IRP) will fail to “unlock the full economic transformation” of the region. The IRP, published in November 2021, includes the scrapping of HS2’s eastern leg between the East Midlands and Leeds.

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12th November 2021 | By Ben Pledger

Construction underway for Stockport’s multi-million-pound transformation

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is working in partnership with Stockport Council and Greater Manchester Combined Authority to build a new bus interchange as part of a £1bn...

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10th November 2021 | By [email protected]

Greater Manchester secures funding to tackle gender-based violence

Greater Manchester has secured £0.5m from the Home Office to tackle gender-based violence towards women and girls on public transport. The money will be used...

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16th November 2020 | By Paolo Granelli

Stockport Council holds crucial meeting to decide future of greenbelt site

Stockport is to host an extraordinary council meeting tomorrow night (Tuesday) to make a crucial decision regarding the Greater Manchester spatial framework (GMSF).  Unlike other...

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28th October 2020 | By Harry Wragg

Greater Manchester businesses offer to support low income families with free school meals

The hospitality sector across Greater Manchester has offered up its support to Marcus Rashford’s free school meals campaign at a time where their own industry...

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25th October 2020 | By Harry Wragg

Greater Manchester councils take action to feed the city’s most vulnerable children over half-term

Greater Manchester councils have pledged to support their most vulnerable children through this week’s half-term holiday to ensure no child goes hungry.    Many councils...