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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
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: Mumma’s Fried Chicken review

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: Mumma’s Fried Chicken review

New to open food market Mackie Mayor’s, Mumma’s Fried Chicken omits the punny-nicknames and fuss and gives you straight-forwardly indulgent chicken burgers. Deputy Editor Dom Fung headed down to see if their chicken provisions cut the mustard…
New mayoral budget to fund more police officers and fire service workers in Greater Manchester

New mayoral budget to fund more police officers and fire service workers in Greater Manchester

The mayoral general budget for 2020/21 will support the recruitment of more police officers and fire fighters in Greater Manchester
Scheme launched to provide a bed for every rough sleeper in Greater Manchester

Scheme launched to provide a bed for every rough sleeper in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester launch scheme ‘A Bed Every Night’ campaign, which aims to provide shelter for an estimated 500 rough sleepers
Who’s Helping the Homeless?

Who’s Helping the Homeless?

Manchester is known internationally as one of the UK’s best places to live, a reputation that locals and students alike will never tire of flaunting. Buzzing nightlife, expansive shopping centres and an ever-rising skyline all show off the best Manchester has to offer, but in stark contrast to this the issues of rough sleeping and […]

Andy Burnham to crack down on private landlords

Caps on rent and strict regulations are in order because student housing is “way below standard,” Andy Burnham tells The Mancunion

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Hustings

Emma Shanks reports on the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care hustings in the lead-up to the Mayoral Election

Manchester Metropolitan University Union hosts second GM Mayor election hustings

Barney Weston reports on the second hustings in the build-up to the Greater Manchester Mayoral Election

Andy Burnham and the Mayoral election’s historical significance

As Andy Burnham prepares for the Mayoral Election, we take a look at its potentially huge importance

Devo Manc: One year on

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

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