Burnham sets up commission to build stronger, safer communities

An ex-member of the far-right group Combat 18 who has turned his back on hate, the chair of the review into the 2011 riots,...

Rayner pledges to change lives in the way that hers was changed

The next Labour Government will create a National Education Service, a cradle-to-grave system supporting everyone throughout their lives. That was the pledge made at the...

Gwynne calls for radical plan for a renaissance of local government

In his speech to Labour Party Conference in Brighton Andrew Gwynne, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and MP for...

Long standing Droylsden councillor steps down after 27 years

AFTER 27 years’ service to the people of Droylsden East, Jim Middleton has announced that he is to stand down as a Tameside councillor...

Rayner’s warning on Cost of holiday childcare in North West rose by a quarter...

Shadow Education Secretary and Greater Manchester MP has warned that childcare costs are rocketing just as the government’s new free entitlement fell dramatically short of...

Brexit risks damaging English language support and the UK’s global outreach says Manchester study

Research by The University of Manchester has found that leaving the European Union may reduce levels of support for the teaching of English as...

The Paradox Awards are Revamped for the Best and Worst of civic Manchester

It's that time of the year again, yes your chance to vote for the Manchester Paradox awards. The Paradox Awards are Revamped for the Best...

Public consultation launched for Oldham Town Centre master plan

Oldham Council is launching a public consultation on its proposals for a new look town centre. In June the local authority unveiled initial plans for...

HS2 was no more than a vanity project claims civil servant

A senior Treasury Civil Servant has said that the High Speed Rail Project was little more than a Northern political project and hinted that...

Women ‘less likely to find full time work’ since recession

WOMEN have become far more likely than men to work part time because they can’t find full-time work following the 2008 recession, a Manchester...