Consultation shows support for Greater Manchester’s proposed bus franchising scheme

The vast majority of respondents to a consultation on how buses are run in Greater Manchester support proposals for GMCA’s proposed franchising scheme, reports...

£732m cost to Greater Manchester local government from coronavirus

ANALYSIS undertaken by the ten Greater Manchester councils and Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) shows that the impact of coronavirus and the actions taken...

Marcus Rashford, Black Lives Matter and a British premier who is out of his...

It’s only halfway through the year – and there has been precious little live sport to speak of in 2020 thanks to coronavirus –...

Plans for Rochdale Town Hall restoration move forward

The restoration of Rochdale's Grade I-listed town hall has taken a major step forward following the submission of a listed building and planning application...

Graphene smart textiles developed for heat adaptive clothing

New research on the two-dimensional (2D) material graphene has allowed researchers to create smart adaptive clothing which can lower the body temperature of the...

Police hero pulls woman from the River Irwell

A police officer jumped into the swollen River Irwell at Clifton Country Park to rescue a woman who had fallen in on Tuesday afternoon PC...

Plans approved for large solar farm in Little Hulton

A large scale solar farm of almost 6,000 panels is set to be built in Little Hulton. Salford City Council approved plans to its own...

United We Stream wraps up after raising £480,000 for good causes in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester’s acclaimed United We Stream broadcasting platform has finished production on regular fundraising shows, having raised a staggering £477,000 for local charities and good causes. United We...

Blues Kitchen to launch in Manchester City Centre next year

The Blues Kitchen will be launching in early 2021 and is set to take over the old Walkabout site just off Deansgate, bringing its...

The tale of the Statue that came home to Manchester

"The vast progress that you have made in the short space of twenty months fills us with hope that every stain on your freedom...