Tag: Andy Burnham

Oct 15
Andy Burnham says Greater Manchester “unanimously rejects” Tier 3 lockdown

"This is an important moment, Greater Manchester will stand firm, we are fighting back…

Aug 15
Manchester pub owners urge drinkers to behave responsibly to stem virus spread

Local pub owners have come together to urge drinkers to behave responsibly in light of…

Jul 31
Greater Manchester lockdown: what the new rules mean and what you can and can’t do

Late last night, residents of Greater Manchester as well as East Lancashire and West…

Jun 12
Mayor sets up task force to help young people get on track and get jobs post pandemic

Former Olympic athlete Diane Modahl to lead young people's task force

Jun 04
This Manchester variety show has top guests and prizes – and is raising money for a great cause

With a huge auction and prize draw with money-can’t-buy prizes from Manchester legends…

May 04
Manchester-based live stream raises over £260k for night time economy – apply for funding now

United We Stream entertains pleasure seekers at home whilst raising funds for those…

Mar 31
Mayor’s Charity gives £100,000 and launches urgent appeal to support homelessness charities

Last week, Mayor Andy Burnham announced a £5 million emergency scheme to accommodate…

Mar 30
New Manchester entertainment channel to livestream free DJ sets, music and performances every night

A new entertainment channel is launching in Manchester later this week, hosting free…

Mar 26
Andy Burnham announces £5m to house rough sleepers in Greater Manchester hotels

Andy Burnham has announced he will be releasing £5 million in funds to house rough…

Mar 20
Bus, rail and tram services to be reduced in Greater Manchester over the coming days

Greater Manchester is to reduce its public transport services over the coming days as…

Mar 19
Travel passes for older and disabled people will now be valid all day

Travel for Greater Manchester has announced this afternoon that it is making travel…

Mar 16
Why hospitality businesses badly need support through coronavirus crisis

There’s been outrage from the UK’s hospitality industry following the…

Jan 28
Mancunians stand together in solidarity on Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day is a time for everyone to pause to remember the millions of…

Jan 21
Plans for high-speed rail links to Manchester could be scrapped, leaked HS2 report suggests

A leaked government review seen by the Financial Times has recommended pausing planned…

Jan 03
From riots to boomtime: Manchester’s last decade in review

For Manchester, it was a decade of Metrolink, the mayor, Manchester City and finally –…

Nov 18
Is the north-south divide widening – or are the answers here in the north?

There are some people who compare the lavish lifestyles of The Real Housewives of…

Nov 04
Help Manchester restaurants raise money for the homeless this Christmas with StreetSmart

Manchester’s restaurants are busy raising money for the homeless this Christmas,…

Nov 01
Stunning portraits of Manchester’s famous faces to be auctioned to help the homeless

Manchester’s famous faces have posed for a series of stunning photographic…

Sep 30
New rail masterplan aims to double the number of train commuters travelling into the city by 2040

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has launched an ambitious rail masterplan which…

Aug 28
Greater Manchester musicians raise over £100k for homeless charity A Bed Every Night

A special one-off concert for the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity has raised more…

Jul 08
Metrolink is launching contactless payment for tram tickets soon – here’s how it will work

Contactless payment for tram tickets will be launched across Greater Manchester’s…

Jul 05
World first for Salford University in race to reduce global CO2 emissions

Work is set to start on a world-leading home energy research centre at the University…

Jul 01
16-18 year olds to get free bus travel in Greater Manchester

Young people aged 16-18 across Greater Manchester have been invited to apply for free…

Jun 25
Greater Manchester Bee Network to reach 1,800 miles as cycling and walking schemes grow

One year on from its launch as the UK’s largest biggest cycling and walking network,…

Jun 24
Andy Burnham announces plan for an integrated, modern and accessible public transport system

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has launched Our Network, his ambitious ten-year…

Feb 18
Manchester homelessness initiative celebrates housing 250 rough sleepers in its first year

It is a year since the GM Homes Partnership was launched – a collaboration…