The cost of living crisis is deepening inequalities across the country with cities outside the South suffering higher rates of inflation

Cost of living crisis deepening inequalities across Britain and increasing North South divide

The cost of living crisis is deepening inequalities across the country with cities outside the South suffering higher rates of inflation and tighter squeezes...

Beverley Hughes appointed deputy Mayor for policing and crime

Former Home Office Minister, Beverley Hughes has been confirmed as Greater Manchester’s first Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime. The Deputy Mayor for Policing and...

Manchester aims to get more people playing tennis

Manchester City Councillor Luthfur Rahman, Executive Member for Schools, Culture and Leisure, joined local families for a game of tennis at Alexandra Park  to...

More than 25,000 people trapped in social care debt in the NW says GMB...

Almost 90 taken to court by local authorities for social care debt during past two years according to GMB investigation An investigation by GMB, the...

More homeless people died in Greater Manchester than in any other city region outside...

More homeless people died in Greater Manchester than in any other city region outside of London last year, according to figures released today by...

Scarred for a decade

The ‘crisis cohort’ who entered the world of work in the midst of the financial crisis continued to face higher unemployment, lower pay and...

A nation still of news junkies?

A report out today suggests that while Tv remains the most-used platform for news nowadays by UK adults, usage has decreased since last year...

“Several generations” before regional inequality is undone as North is hit hard in new...

The Liberal Democrats have challenged the government over its dire record on regional inequality, as a University College London (UCL) report exposes the drastic...

People living own their own up by a fifth in last twenty years

The number of people living alone has increased by a fifth over the last 20 years. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics this...

Flaws in Universal Credit are causing debt and destitute says charity

New research report from StepChange Debt Charity shows why it is vital that the Government should take urgent steps to reform the design flaws...