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A Woman With A Sheep Waits For A Bus In Bolton As Part Of A Protest Against The Clean Air Zone Charges In Manchester Which Have Now Been Put On Pause

Andy Burnham puts Clean Air Zone 'on pause' after backlash

Second phase of plan to be reassessed for van drivers - and a sheep on...

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Manchester 2021: a look back at events of the year

Burnham, bee buses, Boris Johnson and more

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Manchester restaurants and bars that closed their doors in 2021

We say goodbye to hospitality businesses and find out what comes next

Abbey Road Bar Liverpool Tables Pub Night Time

Where is Rishi? Restaurants plea for help as bookings cancelled

Hospitality faces drop in trade with no government support

2020 08 04 Cloudwater Beer

Budget 2021 - North West hospitality reacts: 'It’s a mess'

Keg sizes, rates and the bits that Boris and Rishi missed

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Sir Richard Leese appointed to new healthcare job

Leader of Council will oversee health partnerships for Greater Manchester

Items Left At Marcus Rashord Wall In Withington

The Marcus Rashford mural is now on Google Streetview

But what happened to the messages left at the portrait of the Manchester United footballer?

The Large Fence Surrounding The Midland Hotel And Manchester Central In Manchester Where The Conservative Party Conference Was Being Held

Ten reasons the Conservative Party Conference was great for Manchester

Boris, buses and a billion for Burnham

Bev Craig Manchester City Council

'I can't wait to get stuck in' - Bev Craig elected Leader of Manchester City Council

Councillor for Burnage will succeed Sir Richard Leese in December

2019 12 16 Conservative Rosette

Conservative Party Conference: protests, travel disruption and a Metrolink stop closed

As the Tory delegates descend on Manchester we have a look at what's going on...

Manchester Town Hall

A new Leese of life? The race to replace Sir Richard as Leader

We take a look at the candidates who might be running Manchester City Council by...

2020 08 26 Qr Leese

Sir Richard Leese stands down: 25 years at the top comes to a sudden end

Surprise news from the Town Hall: what next for the leadership of the city?

Councillor Rob Nunney Who Has Been Elected To Represtn The Green Party For Woodhouse Park Manchester

Interview: Rob Nunney - 'Politics can be cruel'

Manchester's only Green councillor on Richard Leese, the climate emergency and policital point-scoring

Sir Richard Leese Smiling With Tie

The Big Interview: Sir Richard Leese, 25 years at the top

Jonathan Schofield with a long read conversation with Manchester's political boss

A Snapshot Of The Twenty Thousand Political Books Lining The Big Ben Lying Down Installation As Part Of Manchester International Festival In Piccadilly Gardens

MIF21: 20,000 free political books up for grabs in Piccadilly Gardens

Here’s how to get your hands on one of them

Sir Richard Leese Has Been Manchester City Council Leader For 25 Years

Sir Richard Leese, 25 years at MCC: Send us your questions

Jonathan Schofield wonders what you would ask the council leader, in office since 1996

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...