Friday, February 24, 2017
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Greater Manchester News Section of the Manchester Gazette. Here you'll find everything happening in the County of Greater Manchester, from Crime to Entertainment.

Candidate arrested by Greater Manchester Police after turning up to interview...

An employment hopeful attended an interview for a support staff role within Greater Manchester Police well over the legal drink drive limit, only to...

Bowel cancer screening saved my life says Stockport hospital volunteer

Alec Broughton, a volunteer at Stepping Hill Hospital, is supporting the national Be Clear on Cancer campaign and is urging those eligible for NHS...

Manchester students to hear powerful stories of young campaigners living with...

There is nothing more powerful than hearing the life experiences of people affected by HIV & AIDS to motivate you to take action. That’s...

If you’re quick to overlook people based on their age you’re...

We’re living, on average, almost a decade longer than our grandparents. Quite rightly this is something to celebrate, but at the same time it...

Yasmin Qureshi backs bill to end child poverty in UK

Yasmin Qureshi MP has backed a Private Member’s Bill which would reinstate a target to reduce child poverty in the UK. The target to reduce...

Green Party Co-Leader to speak at World Basic Income Conference in...

Green Party Co-Leader Jonathan Bartley will be in Salford this February, speaking at the world's first ever conference to explore the idea of worldwide...

Police appeal after woman shot in Stockport

A woman is in a serious condition after being shot in Stockport. Shortly before 2.20am on Tuesday 31 January 2017, police were called to a...

‘Alan Turing Law’ welcomed by pardon architect and campaign leader

More than 75,000 people criminally convicted of homosexuality have today been pardoned under the "Sexual Offences (Pardons Etc.) Bill 2016-17", known informally as the...

Salford Veteran says merci for France’s highest honour

Veteran sailor Joseph Thomas has said ‘merci beaucoup’ after receiving France’s highest honour. Mr Thomas – formerly Stoker First Class Thomas – of Pendlebury, was...

Manchester Council accused of social cleansing

In another of Manchester's heated council meetings, the sole opposition member, Liberal Democrat John Leech, unravelled the council's plans to build 2,500 homes in...

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