The plan to close train station ticket offices was scrapped yesterday and unions, MPs and more are celebrating the decision.
With the election coming up, we break down the different candidates vying for the job. With the Manchester Mayoral elections
‘I come to you as a local councillor and grassroots politician’: Lib Dem Greater Manchester mayor candidate Jane Brophy
As campaigning for the Manchester Mayoral election enters its final stages, the Liberal Democrat candidate aims to capitalise on this summer’s expected revival of her party’s fortunes.
Although votes won’t be cast until May 2017, the race to become Greater Manchester’s first “Metro Mayor” has certainly begun.
Manchester mayor hopeful Andy Burnham has been blasted for comments he made about the city’s music scene, ahead of a debate about the past and future of culture here.
‘Power to the people’: Police boss Lloyd promises public involvement after winning role as interim mayor
The current Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner was chosen by a panel representing the 10 Greater Manchester councils and beat off competition from Wigan Council leader Lord Peter Smith.