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TfGM’s ex-chair wins special accolade for lifetime service

Andrew Fender, Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) ex-Chair, has been given the Judges’ Special Award at the Global Light Rail Awards. Only bestowed at the judges’ discretion, the award is given to individuals and organisations that have made a significant difference to a city, region

Man arrested following tampering of Metrolink ticket machine

A man has been arrested at the Abraham Moss Metrolink stop after a ticket machine was tampered with. Shortly after 8.30am on Wednesday police were called by KeolisAmey Metrolink’s Security Manager who had detained a man. Officers from the TravelSafe Partnership (TSP) attended and arrested

Ryanair launches record Manchester S19 Schedule

Ryanair has launched its biggest ever Manchester summer schedule (2019), with 6 new routes to Bordeaux, Gothenburg, Marrakech, Marseille, Nantes & Thessaloniki (63 in total), which will deliver more than 5.4m customers p.a. through Manchester Airport, as Ryanair grows its Manchester traffic by 6% Ryanair’s

Manchester showcases its ageing credentials

On 16 March, it was announced that Greater Manchester had gained World Health Organisation status to become the UK’s first age-friendly city region. This means we are a place committed to enabling older people to actively participate in their community, to stay connected, to stay

Man arrested after woman found dead in Oldham

A man has been arrested after a woman was found dead at a property in Oldham Shortly after 8.45pm on Wednesday 26 September 2018, police were called by the ambulance service to an address on Acorn Close in Chadderton to reports that a woman had

Two teenage boys charged with rape in Bolton

  Two teenage boys have been charged after a teenage girl was raped in Bolton. The boys – who are aged 16 and 17 and cannot be named for legal reasons – have been charged with rape and remanded to appear before Bolton Magistrates Court