Greater Manchester’s Mayor slams local government austerity cuts

Greater Manchester’s Mayor Tony Lloyd has slammed the government’s austerity agenda for penalising the poor. An Institute of Fiscal Studies report, published today, shows that...

Budget Hotel comes to Cross Street Commercial Buildings

Cross Street is to be home to an new budget hotel according to reports in the local media. On Monday The Business Desk reported that...

Coalition prospects set to have ‘profound impact’ on General Election

New research from the British Election Study coming out of The University of Manchester suggests experience of coalition could have a ‘profound  impact’ on the electoral success...

Danczuk vowes to stand even if not selected by his party

One Greater Manchester member of Parliament has been left in a dilemma after today's announcement by Theresa May. Simon Danczuk, Labour MP for Rochdale, was...

Manchester research means heart attacks can be diagnosed faster

A Manchester study has found that suspected heart attack patients could be diagnosed more quickly and effectively. The Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) funded research has...

Guy Garvey Trashes Hotel Room After Signing First Record Deal

That's at least according to an interview that he has given to this week's Q Magazine. The Elbow Frontman told the magazine that after landing...

St Ann’s launches churches attack on payday loans

Does Christmas have to start with a payday loan? No, according to the Church of England after the Bishop of Manchester launched a...

Mayors need radical housing powers to prevent London-style housing crisis

Greater Manchester's newly devolved Mayor should will need far-reaching new powers, including control over the green belt, to prevent a London-style housing crisis occurring. That's...

Definitely Maybe

Believe it or not, it is twenty years since the debut album of Burnage's own Gallagher brothers first hit the shops. No downloads, steaming...

They think it’s all over…. It isn’t now 

A chalk mark has been spotted on the 1966 World Cup Final ball proving the ball never crossed the line, the National Football Museum...