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Students’ Union unveils living wage plaque

All Students’ Union employees earn at least the “real living wage” of £8.75

Photo: Rosa Simonet

Fallowfield safety petition to be presented to Deputy Mayor

The creator of the petition is to meet the Deputy Mayor on Tuesday to present it

Photo: Wikimedia Commons: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Child sexual exploitation assurance review underway

The report comes in response to public concern regarding issues raised in recent broadcasts

Photo: Photographic Leigh @ Wikimedia Commons

Mayor Andy Burnham awarded Doubleday Award

Mayor has been praised for demonstrating “great leadership for our community in the wake of the tragic events”

UK green sector jobs. Image: Joblift

Green jobs suffer slow growth in Manchester

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority is determined to correct slow but steady job growth in green sectors

Photo: Matt Harvison

A Student Life: Matt Harvison, creator of the Fallowfield safety petition

After a recent surge in violent crime with students in Manchester being the prime target, Kizzy Bray meets the UoM student petitioning for the police and mayor Andy Burnham to take action for safety in Fallowfield

Photo: The Mancunion

Review: Malika Booker at the Manchester Literature Festival

Poet Malika Booker talks politics at the Manchester Literature Festival

Photo: Mussi Katz@Flickr View from the street Burnham homelessness

Burnham announces £1.8 million homelessness plan

The City Council is investing £1.8 million in “real solutions” for the city’s homeless as fire stations and hostels open their doors to rough sleepers

Photo: David Dixon @Geograph

Manchester Black cab drivers protest ‘illegal out of town’ drivers

Deregulation of licensing regulation has damaged the incomes of Manchester taxi drivers

Northern Powerhouse Chatham House Phillip Hammond. Photo: Suzanne Plunkett @Flickr

Chancellor announces extra £400m investment in the ‘Northern Powerhouse’

Chancellor announces an extra £400m for the Northern Powerhouse aims to invigorate the Northern economy and improve infrastructure and transport links

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A chance to give homeless people administered healthcare

A new scheme is being set up in Greater Manchester to tackle homelessness

Photo: Mussi Katz @ Flickr

Burnham backs Stoptober smoking campaign

With 19.9 per cent of adults in Manchester reportedly smokers, including students, the Manchester Mayor has backed the ‘Stoptober’ campaign