Critics are calling for increased public scrutiny into plans to dispose of an unprecedented number of Manchester Central Library books by next year.
Tributes pour in on election night for Failsworth East’s Labour Councillor, Barbara Dawson, who died earlier this month
Tributes pour in on election night for an Oldham councillor who died just over a week ago.
A Bury election official reassured spectators at the count that the result would be announced relatively early.
LOCAL ELECTIONS 2012: Early indications of low polling station turnout in Wigan but increase in postal votes
Cold weather and dark nights could be putting off voters heading to the polling stations but demands for postal votes appear to be surging.
It’s crunch time for the Liberal Democrats in the 2012 local elections today as they hope to avoid a repeat of last year’s disaster.