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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 Alex Bradley

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...