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
Eur a 'lying mother******’: Super-sized Salford political vandalism gives UKIP's Nigel Farage billboard bashing
Rise of the Right? More than 30% of British voters could choose UKIP in next election, claim Manchester experts