Hundreds of thousands of people are having to wait for £300 million of vital...

Hundreds of thousands of people are having to wait for £300 million of vital support because of delays to PIP applications, according to new...

Hospital workers praised for helping a woman in distress

Greater Manchester Police has presented two Royal Manchester Children's Hospital workers with an award, after they helped a woman in distress while off duty. In...

Manchester Project shows Poverty and social media can increase loneliness in youngsters

A pioneering youth-led research project, developed by Manchester Metropolitan University with charity 42nd Street, has provided new insights into understanding the experiences of loneliness...

If intoxicated, courts treat women twice as harshly as men facing same assault charges...

Women are twice as likely as men to receive harsher sentences for assault offences when alcohol is a contributory factor, according to new research...

Ban for bookie troublemakers under new town centre Betwatch scheme

A new Manchester scheme means that troublemakers at betting shops could soon face bans from city centre bookies as a new...

Big increases in in-work relative poverty rate are about much more than just low...

Between 1994 and 2017 there was an increase from 13% to 18% in the proportion of people in working households living in relative poverty...

North West’s disastrous 8,000 people social care blackhole revealed

Social care in the North West has a 'disastrous' staffing ‘black hole’ with more than 8,000 vacant posts, new figures released by GMB, the...

Gender Pay Gap at its Widest for Those in Their 50s

At a time when Samira Ahmed, aged 51, is set to sue the BBC for unequal pay, new research from Rest Less, a jobs, volunteering...

“Neglected” opportunities of ageing could add 2% to UK GDP

While often painted as a risk to our economy, new research published by International Longevity Centre shows that the UK’s ageing population brings economic...

Damning report says that for the first time for 100+yrs life expectancy stops improving...

“The last decade has been marked by deteriorating health and widening health inequalities. People living in more deprived areas outside London have seen their...