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Salford’s Santa Sam Nominated for Sprit of Salford Award

UNISON Environment Convenor Sam Barry has been nominated for “Public Servant of the Year” in the 2019 Sprit of Salford Awards. Sam’s principal role is as a HGV Driver in Salford City Council’s Refuse and Recycling service. This recent Christmas, Sam organised for him and

Three people charged following robberies in Stockport

Two teenagers and man have been charged following several robberies across Stockport this weekend. A 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and Joshua Marshall (13/01/99) of Buxton Road, Stockport have been charged with two counts of robbery. These charges are in connection with

Manchester NHS Trust get RCM Service of the Year nomination

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust’s Midwifery team who have been shortlisted for Midwifery Service of the Year in this year’s prestigious Royal College of Midwives Awards. The award seeks to recognise excellence, significant improvement and/or innovation in the provision of maternity care. It also recognises how

Oh yes it is! Albert Hall celebrates panto success

More than 20,000 people flocked to the theatre for the show, and ticket sales were up 20 per cent on the previous year’s Cinderella production. Sales increased by 3,548, rising from 17,170 in 2017 to 20,718 in 2018. Snow White’s headline stars were X Factor’s

Manchester to Chorlton Cycleway consultation extended

The public consultation period for the Manchester to Chorlton Cycleway scheme has been extended by a fortnight, due to the high volume of responses received. More than 1,000 responses have already been submitted and the consultation will now continue until Friday 25 January, giving even

Manchester woman who sexually abused a young child is jailed

An Ancoats  woman has been jailed for inciting a child to engage in sexual activity. Eileen McBrien (02/05/1956), of Troutbeck Avenue, has today (Thursday 3 January 2018) been sentenced at Manchester Crown Square to six years in prison. She was previously found guilty of one

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