Lord Heseltine: Give Metro Mayors greater powers to deliver housing, skills and jobs

Britain’s metro mayors should be given greater powers over housing, schools and jobs to truly transform our cities and drive the economy, a new...

Conservatives in Manchester are being forced to meet in secret says Didsbury chairman

“There’s a semi-secret political group in Manchester whose meetings can not be made public for fear of reprisal. You are unlikely to find a...

Salford heads urge parents to fight school cuts

Head teachers across Salford are urging parents to back a new campaign for fairer funding for schools. They have written to all parents condemning the...

Brexit: Northern votes not as decisive as assumed

Perceptions of a North-South divide around support for leaving the European Union may not be accurate, according to new research from Manchester Metropolitan University. Through...

Tatton MP McVey falls at the first hurdle to be next PM

Tatton MP Esther McVey is one of three  candidates to be knocked out of the race to be the next Tory leader and Prime...

Trafford Council to unveil Blue Plaque for Korean war hero soldier

Trafford Council is unveiling a Blue Plaque to war hero William Speakman VC at Altrincham Transport Interchange on Thursday, 20 June at 2pm. Private Speakman,...

Is Brexit having a negative impact on the manufacturing industry?

Recent figures published by HISMarkit/CIPS show UK manufacturing slowed down significantly. The PMI (Purchasing Manager’s Index) was at 49.4 in May, down from 53.1...

Pressure mounts on Boohoo to recognise Usdaw as a top MP chases the company...

Retail trade union Usdaw is stepping up their campaign for recognition at Manchester based online clothes retailer Boohoo, after the company has this week...

Salford MP Rebecca Long-Bailey deputises at PM’s Questions and clashes over climate change

Salford MP Rebecca Long Bailey with her leader Jeremy Corbyn at the D-Day commemorations stood in at Prime Minister's Question Time this lunchtime in...

Voters turn on the main parties in Euro vote

The Brexit Party have taken the lions share of the vote in the North West, gaining 3 MEPs in a result that was repeated...