A “tsunami of unmet need” warning for social care

The Care Quality Commission is warning of a “tsunami of unmet need” in social care unless staff shortages are tackled in the coming months The...

New ‘memory map’ provides unique history of Jewish community in Manchester

A new digital ‘memory map’ that tells the stories of the Jewish community in Manchester between the wars has been produced by a University...

First Bee Network Cycle Hire stations installed ahead of launch

The first docking stations set to be delivered as part of the Bee Network Cycle Hire scheme have been installed at the University of...

New primary school for Manchester City Centre a step closer

A brand new primary school in the city centre is a step closer to opening after the Council's Executive this week approved additional budget...

“Gold dust” improvement scheme helps young Stockport care leaver transform his new home for...

A Stockport student who grew up in foster care has described a free home improvement scheme for young care leavers as “gold dust”. Luke, 22,...

Unplanned pregnancies nearly doubled during lockdown

There were nearly twice as many unplanned pregnancies during the first lockdown compared to before, finds a major study The study, published today in BMJ...

Leah runs Berlin marathon in memory of her mum

The daughter of a much loved social worker and yoga instructor who died from cancer has completed the world famous Berlin marathon in memory...

This is what Cheadle Village’s new railway station could look like

Residents in Cheadle are being asked to have their say on plans for a new railway station plus walking and cycling improvements in the...

Covid concerns sees Manchester cancel fireworks display

Manchester City Council has reluctantly announced that the city’s eight council-organised bonfire and fireworks events will not take place this year. The decision is based...

Woman pedestrian killed in Droylsden after driver in his 70’s loses control of his...

A woman pedestrian has died in Droylsden after a tragic accident saw a man in his 70's lose control of his car. Three pedestrians were...