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Manchester and Liverpool Mayors fight for fair pay for self-isolators

The pair rejoin TUC to launch Time Out To Help Out, demanding full pay not...

2020 08 04 Cloudwater Beer

Will a change in beer duty affect Manchester's indie breweries?

Neil Sowerby talks to local brewers about an issue causing a froth in the brewing...

2020 03 07 Crowd Medical Mask Coronavirus

So about this new Greater Manchester-wide lockdown…

Jonathan Schofield reckons it’s all a bit rushed and it’s clear why

2020 12 03 Pavements Sunak

Chancellor announces new ‘eat out to help out’ scheme to support restaurants

Discounts and VAT reductions were revealed in his latest financial statement

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Lockdown easing – Can restaurants and pubs rely on people’s common sense?

How easy is it to judge social distancing after a few pints?

2020 06 17 Marcus Rashford

What a result for Marcus Rashford and over a million children

‘This is not about politics, it’s about humanity’, wrote the Wythenshaw-born footballer in a letter...

2020 06 03 Cycling Liverpool

200km pop-up cycle lanes planned for region - but any in Manchester?

Andrea Sandor looks at who might have put the brakes on the idea

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What would you ask Sir Richard Leese?

Jonathan Schofield is planning to interview the Council Leader about the vision for post-lockdown Manchester

2020 05 11 Growth Hub Scrubs

How prisoners and theatres are helping the NHS…by making scrubs

As COVID-19 transforms society, inmates are not the only surprising new manufacturers

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Manchester bars and restaurants unite to request a desperately needed rent pause

How you can help the hospitality industry by getting behind the #NationalTimeOut initiative

Manchester Town Hall

Should councils start investing in local business?

Occasional contributor John Blundell puts forward a suggestion as to how the economy might start...

2019 12 16 Labour Conference

Could the next Labour leader be a Mancunian?

Rochdale Labour Councillor John Blundell on the three leadership candidates on everybody’s lips

2019 11 19 Health Care

'It scares me to think who might get hold of it' - the potential pitfalls of sharing healthcare data

As Manchester hospitals are racing to create shared healthcare records we ask - who gets...

Graham Stringer

Graham Stringer MP suggests 'This has been the silliest of silly seasons’

Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Jo Swinson and Caroline Lucas all lose the plot, says the...

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"We didn't get what we wanted from Devolution" - an exclusive interview with Sir Howard Bernstein...

John Blundell talks to two of the main architects of English devolution: has it worked...

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Mayor Andy Burnham: 'Criminals are being emboldened and it's the government's fault'

John Blundell talks to the Greater Manchester Mayor about power, crime and his relationship with...

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How much? Green Quarter residents told to pay £3m to replace Grenfell-style cladding

As leaseholders are asked to stump up costs, is it time we turned the sprinklers...

Man Airport

Northern Rail chaos - why Northern MPs should vote against Heathrow expansion

The northern rail system should come first, say Mayor Andy Burnham and Sir Richard Leese

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