Keeping it in the family: Wigan independent snatches seat to join husband and father-in-law as councillor
Wigan council elections 2014 round-up: Labour maintain majority as UKIP make gains and Lib Dems lose only seat
Rochdale council elections 2014 round-up: Labour tighten grip and shrug off UKIP threat as European 'blip'
Bolton council elections 2014 round-up: UKIP storm two seats while snatching second in 12... but Labour cling on
‘Not good enough’: MPs slam GP waiting times as 60% of Manchester patients wait DAYS for appointments
Piccadilly Pulse: Do you find the Conservative Party 'bingo and beer' poster offensive and patronising?
Toff times: David Cameron will lose next election over 'tough decisions', claims Manchester University study
Ex-Bolton councillor slams M&S after retail giant refuses to sell £700 chairs mistakenly offered for 50p
Manchester's most vulnerable living without food and heating as city hardest hit in North West by bedroom tax