The number of Manchester residents relying on food banks for their next meal is set to surge with the welfare cuts announced by George Osborne in the Tory’s 2015 Budget, according to new research.
Children hoping to find new families across Greater Manchester are facing a 20% longer wait to be adopted than three years ago, according to latest government figures.
Manchester children’s charity to receive MBE in recognition of ‘fantastic contribution’ to families in local area
A Manchester charity are to be given a Member of the British Empire (MBE) award in recognition of their continued help to under privileged families and children.
Three teens arrested over string of violent robberies targeting Manchester Asian families for jewellery
Gold jewellery was targeted in numerous break-ins of predominately Asian families across the north Manchester and Salford areas since April.
Breast in business: Wigan organisations scoop accolade over work-place support for breast-feeding mums
Breast-feeding mums across Wigan are saying ‘thank you’ to the borough’s businesses who made them feel at home when coming back from maternity leave.
Power: From Muscle to Machine is the newest exhibit at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry giving people the chance to learn about the city’s Industrial Revolution.
Piccadilly Pulse: Who bears prime responsibility for our ‘lonely’ elderly – the state or the family?
More than 800,000 people in England – most of them elderly – are chronically lonely
Oldham fasts for families in poverty as one in five UK parents cannot afford to feed children, study reveals
The donation scheme was set up by Oldham council
‘Punishing the poor’: Manchester anti-cuts protesters to march in honour of bedroom tax suicide victim
Stephanie Bottrill, 53, killed herself earlier this month
Professor claims adult could live on £12 a week
Dealing with drugs: Improvements in Oldham’s addiction treatment services leave other councils calling for help
Oldham rose 131 places in national standings