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Octagon is visited by three ghosts

Octagon is visited by three ghosts

Octagon gets into the (spooky) Christmas spirit with a brand-new stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Season review for local clubs

Season review for local clubs

A review of the 2021/22 campaign for clubs based in Greater Manchester
Constructing Cottonopolis: Exploring Manchester’s Architectural Treasures

Constructing Cottonopolis: Exploring Manchester’s Architectural Treasures

A guide to exploring the industrial architecture on your doorstep
Postman Pat: from Greendale to Greater Manchester

Postman Pat: from Greendale to Greater Manchester

To mark 40 years of Postman Pat, some of the original sets and props are set to go on display for the first time in Greater Manchester
‘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
Behave yourself or face action, incoming students warned

Behave yourself or face action, incoming students warned

Greater Manchester is gearing up to welcome around 100,000 students
Greater Manchester comes together to help those affected by Flybe collapse

Greater Manchester comes together to help those affected by Flybe collapse

Stranded passengers and staff are to be offered discounted or free travel
11 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Greater Manchester

11 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Greater Manchester

The University of Manchester has issued fresh guidelines regarding the virus after 11 cases have been confirmed in Greater Manchester
One in three people do not have confidence in Greater Manchester Police, survey finds

One in three people do not have confidence in Greater Manchester Police, survey finds

A survey of over 3,000 Greater Manchester residents reveals a lack of confidence in the GMP’s ability to help them
Homeless crisis far from over in Manchester

Homeless crisis far from over in Manchester

Number of rough sleepers in Manchester continues to rise
Family in Bolton escape house fire

Family in Bolton escape house fire

The Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service have issued some safety advice following the incident
Stagecoach Manchester report healthy profit amid fare increases

Stagecoach Manchester report healthy profit amid fare increases

The figures, which account for all Stagecoach services in the south of Manchester, report a pre-tax profit of £15.2m
New digital solutions could end £9 million yearly energy wastage

New digital solutions could end £9 million yearly energy wastage

Commercial buildings are wasting energy equivalent to that needed to power 15,000 homes
Greater Manchester named a top global region in tackling climate change

Greater Manchester named a top global region in tackling climate change

The 2018 list, compiled by charity Carbon Disclosure Project, names Greater Manchester as one of just 43 cities that scored the highest for their responses to climate change
Andy Burnham admits he may miss rough sleeping target

Andy Burnham admits he may miss rough sleeping target

The Greater Manchester mayor has also urged political leaders to prioritise homelessness during the election
‘Bulldoze the estates’: how local and national responses to poverty miss the point

‘Bulldoze the estates’: how local and national responses to poverty miss the point

George Walker argues that Rochdale is emblematic of the systemic national failure to address the deprivation in British towns
A morning with FareShare Greater Manchester: a food re-distribution charity

A morning with FareShare Greater Manchester: a food re-distribution charity

Becky Mundill volunteered at FareShare and shares her experience volunteering for the food distribution charity
‘Clean Air for Schools’ programme launched to tackle air pollution in Greater Manchester

‘Clean Air for Schools’ programme launched to tackle air pollution in Greater Manchester

A partnership between The University of Manchester, The Phillips Foundation and Global Action Plan (GAP) has been launched to tackle the rising issues with air pollution around the city
New Greater Manchester Police unit created to tackle violent crime

New Greater Manchester Police unit created to tackle violent crime

The unit aims to work with partners across Manchester to reduce violent crime in the area
University report examines austerity in Greater Manchester town

University report examines austerity in Greater Manchester town

Report claims austerity in Northern city has lead to economic and social challenges due to lack of funding from government

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