Families biting their tongues to avoid Brexit rows, research shows

Experts at the University of Sheffield have found that people are avoiding conversations about politics in order to prevent fall-outs over Brexit. The research, led...

“It had the grace of a giraffe among Hamsters” Councillors reject Northern Quarter Hotel...

In the words of City Centre Councillor Joan Davies, the soap opera has come to an end. After eighteen months, the final application to build...

Council up 4.99% and threats to nurseries as Salford has to save £11.2m in...

Salford City Council has shared proposals to save another £11.2 million this year which will  include looking at the viability of five local authority...

Lib Dems propose lifting Metrolink ban on dogs

The Liberal Democrats have today pledged their support to a local campaign seeking to lift the Metrolink ban on dogs. An online petition started by...

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children ‘more likely to be taken into care’ says Salford...

Child protection professionals are ill-equipped when working with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children, say Salford researchers who have revealed children from these groups are...

Thousands of claimants failed by DWP ‘culture of indifference’

A report out today from the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has found  has criticised the Department for Work and Pensions’ “culture of...

Reports “riddled with errors and omissions”-MP’s give damning judgement on benefit payment assessments

Every interview for disability benefit should be recorded say a committee of MP's in a damning report released today into PIP (Personal Independence Payment). The report...

Lord Peter Smith steps down as Wigan council leader after 27 years

Lord Peter Smith has announced he is stepping down after 27 successful years as leader of Wigan Council. Lord Smith has served as leader of...

New food bank to open in Eccles

Salford Foodbank is to open a new food distribution centre in Eccles to help more local people who are struggling to put food on...

White working class boys are being held back says Rayner

White working class boys have been held back by a focusing  on ethnic minorities and women’s agendas according to Greater Manchester MP Angela Rayner. The MP...