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Northern Metro Mayors – Funding, Frustrations and the Future

Greater Manchester, Liverpool, Tees Valley, and Sheffield; these city regions have their own sets of unique hurdles to overcome on […]

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Northern Metro Mayors – Rise and Fall of Sheffield City Region

The Sheffield City Region devolution deal hangs in the balance following local disputes, a high court case, and the withdrawal […]

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Northern Metro Mayors – Linking the Liverpool City Region

Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral; bringing these areas together physically and socially will be the challenge of […]

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Northern Metro Mayors – The Face of Greater Manchester

The ‘Metro Mayors’ have arrived in the North, but where did they come from and why are they here? I […]

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150 Years of Bolton and District Trades Council: Where to Now?

TRADE unionists from across Greater Manchester gathered in Bolton on 5 November to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Bolton […]

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Manchester University makes Whipworm breakthrough

RESEARCHERS at Manchester University have made a breakthrough in the fight against human whipworm. [pullquote] Whipworm eggs are passed from […]

LGBT exhibition launched at People’s History Museum in Manchester

LGBT Exhibition Launched at People’s History Museum in Manchester

THE People’s History Museum has launched its latest exhibition, Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights. http://www.phm.org.uk/whatson/never-going-underground-the-fight-for-lgbt-rights/ It marks […]