Over 700 council football pitches list with the NW the worst hit trgion

More than 700 council football pitches have been lost in Britain since 2010 research by GMB reveals. The figures emerge ahead of GMB’s Annual Congress,...

Suez appointed to run Greater Manchester’s waste services

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has signed new operating contracts with SUEZ for the management of Greater Manchester’s waste and resources. SUEZ will manage...

Major grant scheme launched to revive buildings in Rochdale’s historic heart

Almost £800,000 of grants to repair historic buildings in one of Rochdale's most well-known streets have been made available as the Heritage Action Zone...

Works starts to reveal Wigan’s archives

The multi-million pound transformation of Leigh Town Hall is underway. The Revealing Wigan Archives project will see the grade ‖ listed building refurbished and a...

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...

EE is launching its first 5G service in Manchester next week

EE has today announced the launch of 5G in Manchester, with new 5G plans, a range of six new 5G smartphones and devices....

Remembering

A low key service will remember the victims of the attack on Manchester Arena which took place two years ago today. St Ann’s Church will...

Oldham set for first female Mayor and Deputy

Oldham is set to appoint two women as its new Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the first time in the borough’s history. Councillor Ginny Alexander...

“Manchester is a city of trees” New legacy book launched by City of Trees

To celebrate the end of its Heritage Trees project,leading environmental charity City of Trees has released a book which commemorates the most loved trees and woods across...

Motorcyclist in hospital with serious injuries after Stretford collision

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a parked car in Stretford. The rider was travelling along Elm...