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A Mancunian version of the Oyster Card is now available

Soon, city-dwellers will be able to use it across all public transport in Greater Manchester

Photo: Manchester RAG

55 miles for 55 years: Bogle 2016

Bogle celebrates their 55th triumphant year as the North’s longest-running fundraising event

The halls of residence where Human Biology and Infectious Diseases student Samantha MacDonald took her life: Eddie Coleman Court and John Lester Court, Salford, Greater Manchester. Photo: salford_ian @Flickr

Inquest records suicide at University of Salford over grades

A student at the University of Salford hid her depression and jumped to her death in her halls of residence after obtaining a 2:2 in her second year

Photo: The Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Spending Review: What does it mean for Greater Manchester?

The combined spending review and autumn statement devolves further powers and responsibilities to Greater Manchester

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Devo Manc: One year on

A year on from the beginnings of Devo Manc, Greater Manchester is undergoing a comprehensive boom

China Town is a key part of Manchester and emblematic of our community's tolerant outlook on life. Photo: Gordon Marino @Flickr

Manchester will always be home for anyone

Manchester’s tolerant, accepting, and celebratory attitude is a wonderful thing, and a community in which we all should take part

Thousands have turned up in solidarity with the refugees at marches across the country. Photo: zongo @Flickr

Refugee crisis in Manchester

Reports show Manchester is doing the most to resettle refugees. However many students and public officials are demanding more is done to help those in need

Photo: The University of Manchester

Rare 17th century map found in John Rylands Library

The document, which shows 17th century Manchester, had been resting virtually untouched in the library’s archives for decades

Photo: Ian Carroll @Flickr

Mayor for Manchester

Greater Manchester is to have the UK’s first directly elected metro-wide Mayor outside of London

Friends of the Earth in 2012 lobbying a Labour party conference after the issue of fracking was considered. Photo: Manchester Friends of the Earth @Flickr

Manchester fracking plans delayed, environmental assesment deemed inadequate

Lobby group Friends of the Earth have successfully delayed Trafford Council’s plans to permit fracking as the group raised concerns that the council’s assessment had not considered environmental and health consequences

Tony Lloyd won greater Manchester's first ever PCC elections.

PCC: Clegg and Cameron ‘dunces of the year’

Tony Lloyd, Greater Manchester’s new Police and Crime Commissioner blames the government for November’s embarrassing elections

Greater Manchester Police, on Oxford Road. 
Image: Matty Major

A new dawn for policing?

Tom Danaher discuss the recent Police and Crime Commissioner elections, following a shocking low turnout