Greater Manchester is hosting a range of events to offer support to unpaid carers this week.
Twelve men have been arrested on suspicion of trafficking after a multi-agency operation led by Greater Manchester Police and Home Office Criminal Investigations.
A Salford student nurse who spent his childhood in care has raised almost £2,000 for the NSPCC – after taking on a series of the most gruelling obstacle courses in the country.
Piccadilly Pulse: Who bears prime responsibility for our ‘lonely’ elderly – the state or the family?
More than 800,000 people in England – most of them elderly – are chronically lonely
Revealed: Worried parents make 51 requests to Manchester police for information on sexual offenders in 2012
‘Sarah’s Law’ gives parents right to know.
Campaigners dedicated to helping Manchester carers cope with ‘incredibly tight’ council budget and cuts
Carers Rights Day aims to raise awareness.
Sir Cyril Smith was ‘dogged’ by accusations.
Your failures ‘shattered lives’: MP blasts ex-council chief’s committee evidence on Rochdale child sex ring
Roger Ellis refused to accept responsibility for scandal.
Class prejudice in social services left rape victims ignored during Rochdale sex ring scandal, says MP
Social services failed to protect sex abuse victims.
MP calls for social worker chief to face action after damning report into Rochdale child sex ring scandal
Steve Garner retired from his post following council’s failings.
‘Violent and sadistic’ abuse is rife in child care homes across UK, expert claims after Rochdale sex ring scandal
England’s Deputy Children’s Commissioner Sue Berelowitz was left shocked by the study