Tram workers set to strike over Parklife weekend

More than 200 workers on Greater Manchester’s Metrolink tram system will strike over four days in early June in a dispute over pay, Unite, ...

Labour to announce climate change to be core part of national curriculum

Labour will announcing today that climate change will be a core part of the curriculum from primary school onwards. The announcement comes on the same...

Personal wellbeing rather than economic growth should be the primary aim of government spending

A group of parliamentarians are calling for a major change of direction: policy should be targeted at the wellbeing of the people and not...

Bean Bagged from Bin – The Compost Café Providing Mancunians With Free Compost...

With the Bank Holiday weekend just around the corner, intu Trafford Centre has launched a sustainability initiative to reduce the waste of leftover coffee...

Cats Protection renews calls in the North West for compulsory microchipping of owned cats

An owner who was reunited with her cat six months after he went missing has welcomed CatsProtection’s campaign for compulsory microchipping of owned cats. Karen Lawrance’s...

Police find Cocaine and Heroin worth £500K in a Rochdale container

Greater Manchester Police alongside the National Crime Agency (NCA) searched the container on Chichester Street in Rochdale and discovered drugs, believed to be cocaine...

Catch it while you can-Rare LS Lowry painting of backstreet cricket match goes on...

A rare painting by LS Lowry has gone on display in Salford ahead of its auction next month at Sotheby’s. The privately owned work, which...

34 year old women arrested after man found stabbed to death in Dukenfield flat

A 34-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in the Dukinfield area of Tameside in the early hours...

Credit ‘curfews’ are needed to stop people spiraling into debt, according to a new...

Newcastle University researchers say a ban on access to online credit between 11pm and 7am could help protect consumers. Rates of people owing money...

Crowdfunder campaign to be launched for permanent Manchester music exhibition

The University of Manchester and Rockarchive.com will launch a joint crowdfunding campaign to keep an acclaimed exhibition celebrating Manchester’s rock music history on permanent...