Manchester on track for HS2: High Speed Rail Bill gets green light approval despite £50billion price tag
‘It serves no purpose, it’s a punishment’: Bedroom tax slammed by Wigan councillors as families struggle to cope
Pay day loan websites blocked by Tameside and Stockport councils in bid to end 'scourge that prey on society'
Manchester's poorest elderly live in unnecessary poverty after failing to claim Pension Credit, charity says
Grim up north: Unemployment in North West rises by 8.6% despite rest of UK enjoying surge of jobless back in work
Corrie's Kym Lomas opens up about life as ‘struggling mum‘ and urges people not to judge Mancunians on benefits
Broke: Delays in Salford Uni loans cause outrage as corrupted data file leaves students struggling to pay bills