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...

Local Elections:Tories lose control of Trafford

In a busy night of local election results across the region,the biggest news comes from Trafford where Sean Anstee’s Conservatives have lost control of...

Real electoral peril if we go back on Brexit Vote says Manchester Labour MP

Manchester MP Graham Stringer called Sir Keir Starmer an “embarrassment” after the shadow Brexit Secretary delivered a speech where he confirmed that Labour would back...

May asks for three month extension and will quit if it takes longer

The Prime Minister has requested a three month delay for the Brexit process. In a letter to Donald Tusk, Theresa May says it ‘remains my...

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...

No deal’ would require a £60bn policy response

New Resolution Foundation research, published today argues for a more active policy to reduce short-term damage to households and firms. It warns however, that...

Northern business and elected leaders have joined forces to publish the first ever Manifesto...

Northern business and elected leaders have published their Manifesto for the North which sets out a bold new vision for the North of England...

Labour leadership contender Nandy gets boost as wins backing of miners union

Wigan MP and Labour leadership hopeful Lisa Nandy has been given a boost to her campaign winning the backing of the National Union of...

Eccleston-No more using the NHS as a political football

Salford born actor Christopher Eccleston says that he hopes the NHS will not be used as a political football after the Covid-19 crisis. Eccleston was...