Tag: Andy Burnham

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“We’ve always done things differently” – Salford buses are coming back under local authority control

Buses are being brought back under local authority control in Greater Manchester for the first time since deregulation in the […]

“People need to be able to survive!” – Salford lecturer to launch local drive for Universal Basic Income

“People need to be able to survive!” – Salford lecturer to launch local drive for Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income is a political hot topic at the moment. The successful the New York City mayoral campaign by […]

Emma Evans and her artwork, Photo Permission: Emma Evans.

“There’s no way I could sell it for me… I want to help the people sleeping rough” – Salford Artist auctions artwork for homeless charity

Local Artist, Emma Evans, is auctioning a piece of art this afternoon to raise money for Manchester Mayor’s homeless charity, […]

Covid-19 brings a call for an independent North back into the spotlight

Covid-19 brings a call for an independent North back into the spotlight

Photo credit: Author- Proudfop12. Wikimedia Commons. A new party has been making a name for itself on social media in […]

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“My Christmas has been decimated” – Local restaurant owner slams tier system

The government’s decision to put Greater Manchester in Tier 3 has ‘decimated’ the Christmas of restaurant owner Robert Rossario. Rossario who owns […]

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Tier three has “reshaped” hospitality industry says Salford-based DJ Kolex

A Salford-based DJ has reacted to November’s lockdown and tier three restrictions, claiming it is “devastating” to see bars and […]

Walken South Labour Councilor, Laura Edwards.

‘We are the economy’ Salford councillor attacks new Tier 3 deal for Greater Manchester

Walken South Labour Councillor, Laura Edwards showed her disapproval at the new Tier 3 restrictions that the Prime Minister has […]

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Midday deadline passed for Tier-3 restrictions in Greater Manchester

The midday deadline has passed for Tier-3 restrictions negotiations, with there being no deal agreed between local leaders and the […]

The coronavirus testing centre was set up in 24 hours at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford.

“Community testing is the way forwards”: Salford new testing ground for quick saliva Covid tests

Salford has been chosen as a testing site for a new kind of covid testing site. The new community testing […]

Government U-turn with grades now based on teacher assessment

Government U-turn with grades now based on teacher assessment

The government has finally made a U-turn this week to correct the much reported problems it created with A-level and […]