Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner was re-elected in Ashton-under-Lyne, but saw her majority decrease by 12.3% to 48.1%.
Located in Tameside, to the east of Manchester, the Ashton-under-Lyne constituency is considered a safe seat for Labour and has been held by the party since 1935.
Commonwealth Games: Ashton weightlifter Collier on his journey from security guard shifts at paper mill to the Gold Coast
His appearance at the Commonwealth Games may have been unexpected but having booked his spot on the Gold Coast, Alex Collier is determined to make his mark.
Pupils from Samuel Laycock School had a day to remember last week as they travelled to London to take part in the Lord’s Taverners National Table Cricket Finals.
Angela Rayner, Labour’s shadow education secretary, has defended her crown in Ashton-under-Lyne and says she will continue to fight with every breath in her lungs against cuts to local services.
Ask the average Joe on the street to name their favourite combat sport and most will reply with boxing, some may even say UFC or even taekwondo.
Those living in the Metrolink network’s City Zone pay an average of £223 more per month more than those on other lines, according to a new rental price map.
Officers from Greater Manchester Police executed ten warrants in the Oldham and Ashton-under-Lyne areas following an investigation by the Economic Crime Unit into a sophisticated series of frauds, whereby high value cars were stolen from car finance companies.
Chancellor George Osborne has been told he either needs to ‘put up or shut up’ by an Ashton Labour MP after plans to electrify the railway line between Manchester and Leeds seem to have been out on hold.
MCC Young Cricketers mentor and former England international Mark Alleyne says Ashton spinner Mohammad Abid is in the right place to develop as he looks to hone his skills and make his way to the professional game.
The MCC Young Cricketers rounded off a tour of Abu Dhabi with a 50-over outing against Sussex at the 20,000-capacity Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Mo Abid taking the crucial wicket of Michael Yardy in a memorable two-run win.