Salford City Council needs funding to repeat a food help scheme which fed 3000 children over the summer. The council set up the voucher scheme after their application to the Department for Education’s holiday hunger fund was rejected – one of 88% that were, a Freedom of Information request from The Guardian and Channel 4 News revealed.
Edge Hill University has recorded significantly more incidents of student-on-student crime than any other university with a presence in Greater Manchester.
Where are they? GMP dealt with 60,000 cases of missing people in last two years… and 89 are still unsolved
The latest figures, for 2016/17, show an increase of around 26% from the year before.
Trains leaving and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly have amassed over 30 days of late minutes in the first quarter of 2016.
Is it £94k or £1m? Manchester council want limited access to ‘costly’ FOIs… but don’t know how much they spend a year
Despite their vigorous calls to limit public access to their records due to the cost, Manchester City Council can’t even get their facts straight on how much they spend on Freedom of Information requests each year.
‘Men are good bullsh***ers’: Female computer science undergrads outnumbered one to five at Manchester Uni
An FOI has revealed a huge gender divide within The University of Manchester’s School of Computer Science.
‘Hardcore porn warping kids’ views’: Sexual offences in secondary schools up 54% across Greater Manchester
The number of reported sexual offences in schools in Greater Manchester has risen by 54%, according to an FOI released by the GMP.
The Greater Manchester Police’s success rate in identifying and charging people for hate crimes has decreased, according to a FOI released by the GMP as Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and sexual orientation crimes are still rife within the county.
GMP officers are facing an increasing amount of assaults, with new data revealing that the situation has reached a five-year high.
The FSB issued results of an FOI request under embargoe last week claiming that out of the ten local authorities that make up Greater Manchester, Bolton scored the highest for complaints about potholes with 13,915 moans made in 2013/14.
The figures show there were more than 8000 cases of young people allegedly abusing children across the UK since 2012.