The leader of Oldham Council is among a number of Labour Party figures to put themselves forward to be candidate in the up-coming Oldham West and Royton by-election.
During a spat on Twitter Cllr John Blundell, who represents Smallbridge and Firgrove, accused members of the public who have suggested Danczuk should be less vocal in his criticism, of failing to understand democracy.
MPs and councillors across Greater Manchester have taken to social media to pay tribute to former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy, who has died at the age of 55.
MM talk to Tom Hayes who is councillor for Oxford City – but originally hails from Salford.
Tom is also national secretary for LGBT Labour, a socialist society affiliated with the Labour party who campaign for further steps for LGBT equality.
Shameside, an online campaign group, are accusing Tameside Labour of lying about reductions in the cost of councillors’ allowances.
To celebrate LGBT History Month, MM talk to LGBT figures from across Greater Manchester about their experiences of coming out and what progress they think the city still has to make towards equality.
A campaign is underway to see a statue of Winston Churchill erected in Oldham by Councillor Howard Sykes who hopes the statue will celebrate his ‘very real connection’ with the town.
Karen Danczuk is to step down as councillor at the next election. The mum of two and husband to Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk has been councillor of the Kingsway ward since winning a majority of 1,458 in 2011.
A Manchester councillor says local activism will be Labour’s ‘secret weapon’ in the run-up to the general election as the party prepare to hold ‘four million conversations’.
A Manchester councillor revealed her pride at being a working class, single mum representing her community, as she stood on stage alongside the potential Prime Minister Ed Miliband at his defiant speech in Salford yesterday
A former Wigan Councillor has been imprisoned for eight months for making fraudulent childcare claims.