Live -Greater Manchester weekly COVID 19 Press Conference

Join us from 3.00pm as Mayor of Manchester Andy Burnham is joined by Sir Richard Leese, Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Greater Manchester...

Wigan Athletic fall into administration and face relegation

Wigan Athletic have been placed into administration, with administrators saying buyers are being "urgently" sought to save the club. Paul Stanley, Gerald Krasner and Dean...

A&E doctors urge public to stay safe ahead of ‘Super Saturday’

Ahead of what is being dubbed ‘Super Saturday’ – when bars, pubs and restaurants reopen – The Royal College of Emergency Medicine is urging...

39% rise in deep poverty since 2000 – and says figure may increase further...

A new report published today by the Social Metrics Commission (SMC) highlights that although the poverty rate in the UK has remained largely unchanged...

Starmer: Coronavirus and Government inaction have created a perfect storm for local councils

Labour leader Keir Starmer will today warn that the Coronavirus crisis and the Government’s inaction have created the “perfect storm” for local councils across...

New GMP data shows a reduction in recorded crime figures

The first set of crime figures released since the introduction of iOPS shows that recorded crime in Greater Manchester has fallen by 8% between...

UK set for 40C days by the end of the century says Met Office...

Towards the end of the century parts of the UK could see 40°C days every 3-4 years on average under a high emissions scenario. A...

Duo create free track and trace system for independent pubs, cafes, restaurants and salons

The entrepreneurs behind a new virtual business card have adapted their technology to create a free track and trace system for hair salons and...

Charity brings real Greater Manchester inspirational speakers to schools

A Manchester venture will enable local school students to access inspirational careers talks from home. State Talking is a new Stretford-based charity, with a mission...

Rental e-scooter trials to be allowed from this weekend

New regulations allowing trials of rental e-scooters will come into force on Saturday Transport Minister Rachel Maclean has announced. The first trials are expected...