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£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

Invest in Manchester for returns heading North

Manchester, once famous for flat caps and post-industrial decline, has in recent decades reinvented itself. Home to two of the greatest football teams on earth and a significant media and technology sector – Manchester has become Northern England’s answer to London, and property values in

New report recognises pressure on police forces

A national report released today has found that police forces across the country are increasingly used as the default service to respond to people with mental health problems. The report, commissioned by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS), concluded that mental health

Manchester Airport soars to 28 million passengers

Manchester Airport is celebrating 28 million passengers passing through its three terminals for the first time in its history. In its 80th year, the UK’s third largest airport saw more than 2.5 million passengers use the airport in October, an increase of 6% on the