As Stage 8 of the Tour of Britain wound its way around Greater Manchester yesterday, the riders were greeted at various locations along the route by placard waving, devil-mask wearing protestors.
In the 2015 general election, Bolton West was the Conservatives’ number one target seat and a formidable campaign led to a surprise victory over the incumbent Labour MP Julie Hilling.
Manchester icon and political activist Bez believes British people are being fooled into thinking they have a democratic voice by Thursday’s EU referendum.
‘I am a bit of a radical’: Salford mayoral candidate looking to ‘break up’ Labour stranglehold on local politics
A Pendlebury politician has vowed to slice the Salford mayoral wage in half as he steps up his campaign.
Salford photographer wants exhibition to counter media’s negative portrayal of Barton Moss anti-fracking protesters
A photographer, who documented the Salford protests against fracking that made headlines last year, has set up a crowdfunder in order to stage an exhibition called the Battle of Barton Moss at the People’s History Museum next year.
A new film based on Naomi Klein’s bestselling book on climate change will be premiered in Manchester on Saturday 26 September.
A Greenpeace activist who spent three months in Russian prisons after an ‘ill-fated’ protest has encouraged people to ‘do whatever is within their power’ to help create a greener, cleaner, safer world for future generations.
An ambitious community-led renewable energy project aiming to take the fight to the big energy firms is launching in Cadishead today with a ‘DIY solar panel making’ workshop.
Potential fracking sites in the Greater Manchester are likely to wipe tens of thousands of pounds off the value of nearby properties and make homes harder to sell, according to new findings.
A Manchester anti-fracking campaigner believes Lancashire council may have been ‘bullied’ into deferring the decision on whether or not to approve two new sites in the county, putting ‘basic democracy on hold’.
Anti-fracking protesters including iconic Mancunian DJ Dave Haslam are angry and dissatisfied by the government’s ‘destructive’ partial ban on fracking.