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Chris Boardman Transport Commissioner And Mayor Of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham 1

Chris Boardman to head new national walking and cycling body

Greater Manchester's Transport Commissioner takes his vision nationwide - but who will replace him?

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Manchester 2021: a look back at events of the year

Burnham, bee buses, Boris Johnson and more

2019 09 04 Air Pollution Road Car Children

How will the Clean Air Zone affect Greater Manchester residents?

The Clean Air Zone Financial Support Scheme goes live at the end of November

A Metrolink Tram At Media City Salford In Manchester

The billion dollar Manc: Burnham gets his Bee Network bucks

Treasury confirms Greater Manchester will receive £1.07bn in capital funding

19 10 09 Andy Burnham Bus

Andy Burnham on Manchester's climate goals - 'I see this as an economic opportunity for us'

Ahead of COP26, the Mayor of Greater Manchester talks levelling up, retrofitting and climate commitments

Metrolink Media City Tram

Metrolink strikes set to cause weekend of chaos

Pay offer for drivers is "deplorable" - but talks are restarting this week

Andy Burnham Gets Covid Vaccine At Etihad Mass Vaccination Centre Manchester New Guidance

New COVID guidance for Greater Manchester as Delta variant is 'spreading'

Greater Manchester residents advised to minimise travel and work from home

2019 10 09 Empty Bus

Greater Manchester transport looks to the future as bus franchising plans accelerated

Should the city's public transport be free?

2020 12 24 Cagoule Burnham

Andy Burnham wins Greater Manchester mayoral election

John Blundell contemplates Andy Burnham's victory and how it will redefine the city region 

Melanie Horrocks Green Party Mayor Candidate Manchester

Interview: Melanie Horrocks - 'It’s finding what works for everyone and hugging bunnies'

The Mayoral candidate for the Green Party talks to us about UBI, bikes on trams...

Andy Burnham Mayor Candidate Manchester Manifesto Labour

Interview: Andy Burnham - 'Manchester deserves better than it's had out of Westminster'

The Labour Mayoral Candidate speaks to us about lockdown, leadership and calling out the government

Laura Evans

Interview: Laura Evans - 'Policing is the basic foundation of everything'

The Conservative Mayoral Candidate speaks to us about whistleblowers, job creation and putting Manchester on...

2020 09 18 Covid 19 Article

COVID-19 update: 'We are a long way off herd immunity'

Our weekly round-up of coronavirus news - 29 April

Kids Of Colour No Police In Schools Manchester

Opinion: 'Police presence makes school feel like a hostile environment'

Mea Aitken explains the work of Kids of Colour and why police have no place...

2020 09 18 Covid 19 Article

COVID-19 update: 'People are keeping themselves and other people safe'

Our weekly round-up of coronavirus news - 22 April

Manchester Sunset Skyline Panoramic Mayor Candidates Conservative Labour Andy Burnham

Candidates for the next Mayor of Greater Manchester have been announced

Who will get your vote on 6 May and what are the mayor's powers?

2020 09 18 Covid 19 Article

COVID-19 update: 'The progress we have made could easily be lost'

Our weekly round-up of coronavirus news - 8 April

02 07 19 Manchester Bus

Burnham takes back control of Manchester buses

But will franchising sort out local transport?