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David Olusoga OBE becomes Professor at The University of Manchester

Historian, broadcaster and film-maker David Olusoga has joined The University of Manchester as a Professor of Public History. David, who presented the BBC’s landmark series Civilisations in 2018 alongside Simon Schama and Mary Beard, is one of the UK’s foremost historians whose main subject areas are empire, race

Salford City Council agrees new pay for employees

Salford City Council is the first organisation in the north west to officially reach a collective agreement to fully implement the national pay agreement. It is all part of the national pay agreement, which introduces a new national pay spine in April 2019 . A

Prolific burglar banned from Manchester city centre

A prolific burglar is banned from entering Manchester City Centre after being given a Criminal Behaviour Order. Francis Connelly (10/06/63) was released from prison last week (Tuesday 11 December 2018), having been jailed in April for burglary. The incidents which saw him jailed, took place

Manchester police’s Christmas community lunch hailed a success

Last week, Thursday 13 December 2018, Greater Manchester Police held the annual community Christmas lunch at Force Headquarters. Officers from across the Force nominated people from their local area to celebrate together with a festive afternoon of food, conversation and laughter hosted by Chief Constable

£99,000 escape boost for Salford domestic abuse survivors

Salford City Council is celebrating after winning over £99,000 to provide safe space accommodation for women and men fleeing domestic abuse. The funding will help people who currently do not automatically qualify for emergency accommodation and who might feel they have no choice but to

Winners of the Manchester Youth Buzz Awards announced

Talented young Mancunians from across the city have been recognised at this year’s Youth Buzz Awards for their stand-out achievements and for making a positive contribution to their communities. The awards, for young people aged 11 – 19, are organised by Manchester Youth Council on behalf of the city council, and were