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“If you say you’re going to do something, do it”: Bev Craig

“If you say you’re going to do something, do it”: Bev Craig

Councillor Bev Craig joins us for an interview after delivering a speech at Reclaim the Night, where she talks about the changes that the council is attempting to make.
DJ Burnham raises £20,000 to fight homelessness

DJ Burnham raises £20,000 to fight homelessness

A Mayor’s DJ battle between Greater Manchester and Liverpool raises £20,000 for Manchester’s charity ‘A Bed Every Night’
UoM research supports Burnham’s claim – “devolution in Manchester is working”

UoM research supports Burnham’s claim – “devolution in Manchester is working”

University of Manchester researchers have found a link between devolution in Greater Manchester and a rise in life expectancy
Mayor’s Question Time: Andy Burnham faces questions from Manchester students

Mayor’s Question Time: Andy Burnham faces questions from Manchester students

On September 29 Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, answered student’s questions at a Question Time event, with issues ranging from transport and housing to the monarchy and devolution
Exclusive: Andy Burnham confirms he’s seeking a third mayoral term

Exclusive: Andy Burnham confirms he’s seeking a third mayoral term

Exclusive: In the first instalment of MMG’s new series Under the Spotlight, Andy Burnham has confirmed he will be seeking a third term as Mayor of Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester Student Assembly petition for £1.50 cap on student bus fares

Greater Manchester Student Assembly petition for £1.50 cap on student bus fares

Five student unions in the Greater Manchester area, collectively called the Greater Manchester Student Assembly, have written to Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, to petition him for a £1.50 cap on public transport for students.
Andy Burnham announces new bus fares to combat cost of living crisis

Andy Burnham announces new bus fares to combat cost of living crisis

Bunrham announces that from September 2022 the bus fares will be capped at £2 for adults and £5 for day passes across all operators in Greater Manchester.
You may miss the magic of the £1.50 bus

You may miss the magic of the £1.50 bus

The £1.50 magic bus fare may have to be scrapped as Manchester receive half the funds expected
Burnham signs a four city wide green deal

Burnham signs a four city wide green deal

Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has praised the signing of a historic multi-city green deal
Greater Manchester to have bus fares capped

Greater Manchester to have bus fares capped

How much will fares be capped at and is the change actually a good move?
Clean Air Zone update: Burnham frustrated by the government

Clean Air Zone update: Burnham frustrated by the government

The GMCA and the Government are going back and forth on the clean air zone’s funding, that leaves Andy Burnham frustrated.
Manchester’s Clean Air Policy may be changed

Manchester’s Clean Air Policy may be changed

Given the changes in the vehicle market, the GMCA may have to reconsider their Clean Air policy or look for more funds.
Manchester’s very own Bee Bikes

Manchester’s very own Bee Bikes

Instead of waiting for half an hour for the 142 to arrive, the GMCA have introduced Bee Bikes into the city for a cheaper way to ride to university
‘Girls Night In’ and ‘End Spiking Now’ take the streets in powerful protest

‘Girls Night In’ and ‘End Spiking Now’ take the streets in powerful protest

On Wednesday 27th October Manchester’s students took to the streets in a protest against spiking
Andy Burnham discusses the Manchester Night In protest

Andy Burnham discusses the Manchester Night In protest

Here’s what the Greater Manchester Mayor had to say about the rise in spiking attacks
The comments provided by the Local Authorities on the Rise in Spiking

The comments provided by the Local Authorities on the Rise in Spiking

Manchester MPs’ comment on the rise in drink spiking and what they believe should be the next steps.
Conservatives in Manchester: What’s the story with the Tories?

Conservatives in Manchester: What’s the story with the Tories?

Yes, the Conservative Party Conference was a joke – but Tory rule is anything but funny.
Starmer feels the Burn(ham) in latest Popularity Polls

Starmer feels the Burn(ham) in latest Popularity Polls

Starmer has got to go – and Andy Burnham should be the one to replace him.
Annie Dabb: Don’t worry, Andy, Manchester is already the perfect place to grow old

Annie Dabb: Don’t worry, Andy, Manchester is already the perfect place to grow old

Annie Dabb explains how Andy Burnham has already fulfilled his promise to make Manchester the perfect place to grow old
‘Entirely contemptuous’: Students rage as second lockdown beckons

‘Entirely contemptuous’: Students rage as second lockdown beckons

Students in Greater Manchester react to the greater Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions brought in by the government

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