Salford University ‘welcome the measures’ that students are funded at university yesterday by Chancellor George Osborne at the unveiling of the first all-tory budget since 1996.
Manchester Central food bank are asking for donations to help build a new £13,000 warehouse to store food and other vital supplies.
A heavily pregnant woman had a gun pressed to her head after masked intruders broke into her home in Rochdale.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is calling for an end to the ‘injustice of delayed payments to disabled and terminally ill people’.
England’s women, unbeaten in three matches having scored six goals from a variety of players including two defenders in Monday’s comeback against unbeaten Norway, prepare to face hosts Canada in Saturday’s last-eight clash.
Manchester City’s Steph Houghton and Lucy Bronze helped England’s Lionesses overcome a 1-0 deficit against former champions Norway to set up a World Cup quarter-final with hosts Canada on Saturday.
Coronation street star Julie Hesmondhalgh took Shakespeare’s much loved classic Romeo & Juliet to the grassy stage of the Bolton Parish Church gardens last week.
The world’s first computer game based entirely in Manchester is set to be officially launched on Windows 10 in September.
Finishing second in the group and with two successive wins from three, England’s women are on their way to the last 16 where they will face Norway.
Figures released this week show that between 2010 and 2015 public sector employment in the North West fell by 9.4%, whilst over the same period of time in London it fell by a more modest 3%.
The government has made the controversial move to tighten up GCSEs from September in order to help students prepare for later life.