Council Leader left red-faced after admitting no Brexit impact assessment has taken place

The leader of Manchester City Council, Richard Leese, was left red-faced today (30/01/19) after admitting they haven't assessed the impact that Brexit will have on Manchester.

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Manchester Council passes support for PrEP - demands an end to "immoral" trial period

Manchester City Council today (30/01/19) pledged its full support for the availability of PrEP which could save the NHS more than £1 billion.

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Speech excerpts from People's Vote rally in Manchester

Representatives of all the major parties came together today to campaign for a People's Vote.

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Andy Burnham’s ‘Bed Every Night’ shelter closes fewer than three months after opening

Andy Burnham’s flagship ‘A Bed Every Night’ shelter has permanently closed fewer than three months after opening.

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Manchester Council wastes enough money to house every single rough sleeper on fountains

Manchester Council has spent enough money to house every single person sleeping rough in Manchester for an entire year... on fountains, the Liberal Democrats have uncovered.

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Lendlease wins £330m town hall contract despite ongoing cladding row in Manchester

Lendlease, which reported pre-tax profits of $1.2bn in 2017 and has a long history of legal, ethical and worker safety controversy, has won a mega £330m contract to refurbish the Town Hall despite also being embroiled in a Grenfell-style cladding row in Manchester.

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Lib Dems respond to hypocritical GMCA press conference

The Liberal Democrats have responded to the hypocritical Greater Manchester Combined Authority's press conference, which took place this morning.

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Julia Grant passes away

Manchester-based Julia Grant, who became a pioneer and a leader in the LGBTQ+ community after she was one of the first people to allow TV cameras to follow her gender transition in the late 70s, has passed away at the age of 64.

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Paddy Ashdown passes away

The first leader of the then-newly formed Liberal Democrats, Paddy Ashdown has passed away after a battle with bladder cancer.

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Greater Manchester and North West have one of the highest homelessness death rate in the country

"Irresponsible politicians" have been told to "step aside" after the Government's homelessness figures released today show that 50 people died in Greater Manchester alone last year, rising to 119 for the North West region and representing 20% of the country's total mortality rate.

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