Labour held their heads high as they kept all 17 seats with ease after quite a predictable afternoon following a disappointing national result.
General Election 2015: Judgement day across Greater Manchester as region heads for the polling stations
Mancunian Matters will be bringing you live coverage of the General Election throughout the night.
Hospices like St Ann’s are in need of funding from the £6billion NHS budget devolved to the city, a Manchester MP has told Prime Minister David Cameron.
Manchester mayor needs an ALL-WOMEN shortlist to readdress gender gap, says Stockport Council leader
Stockport Council’s Leader has slammed Labour’s lack of action in promoting women to top jobs in Greater Manchester, calling for an all-women mayoral shortlist.
Keeping it in the family: Wigan independent snatches seat to join husband and father-in-law as councillor
Standish Independent candidate Debbie Fairhurst swept to victory and will work alongside her spouse Gareth Fairhurst.
Also holding a seat in the Standish and Langley ward is Gareth’s father George Fairhurst.
Wigan council elections 2014 round-up: Labour maintain majority as UKIP make gains and Lib Dems lose only seat
Labour control 23 of 25 seats
Bolton council elections 2014 round-up: UKIP storm two seats while snatching second in 12… but Labour cling on
UKIP gave Labour a scare across many of Bolton’s hotly-contested seats – placing a second 12 times.
However Labour retained control with 40 seats, Tories 15, Lib Dems three and finally UKIP’s two.
‘A downgraded Chancellor’: Greater Manchester MPs take to Twitter to react to George Osborne’s budget
Social media alive with tweets
Your weekly dose of Greater Manchester’s political feats and foibles
‘Historic moment’: Manchester LGBT groups delighted with Commons ‘yes’ vote on same-sex marriage bill
400 MPs voted in favour, a 225 majority
Ballboygate – The views of a former ballboy: Dirty ‘disgusting’ tactics no excuse to feel boot of Eden Hazard
Morgan’s tactics brought game into disrepute.