Andy Burnham

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Bright lights, big cities: cash and HS2 are not the only keys to renewing the north, Andy Burnham | Simon Jenkins
Civic magnetism also depends on creativity, glamour and tourist appeal, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

27, Jan, 2023 @1:10 PM

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The Guardian view on Greater Manchester’s Atom Valley plan: growth outside the city | Editorial
Editorial: A project to revive the economic fortunes of former mill towns can be a model for the rest of the country

Editorial

10, Jan, 2023 @6:41 PM

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Atom Valley: Andy Burnham’s vision for regenerating Greater Manchester
The regional mayor has taken levelling up into his own hands with the ‘nuclear option’ of a hi-tech manufacturing hub named for the city’s role in splitting the atom

Larry Elliott

07, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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The Guardian view on buses: a subsidy for £2 fares is money well spent | Editorial
Editorial: Making mass transport more affordable will both help people now and reduce carbon emissions

Editorial

22, Dec, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Burnham urges ministers to step in after TransPennine issues ‘do not travel’ alert
A third of train services were cancelled on key northern routes, which the rail operator blamed on IT issues

Helen Pidd North of England editor

21, Dec, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Strip Avanti of rail contracts if services don’t improve, city mayors demand
Andy Burnham, Sadiq Khan and Andy Street say operator has weeks to sort out train ‘chaos’

Michael Savage Policy editor

11, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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North of England mayors urge ministers to tackle rail misery
Five metro mayors meet transport secretary saying action needed to avoid ‘Christmas chaos’

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @8:52 PM

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Revealed: north of England train line vastly under-reports cancellations
TransPennine Express uses ‘outrageous’ loophole in which services cancelled a day ahead do not appear in statistics

Helen Pidd North of England editor

27, Nov, 2022 @1:33 PM

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We’re not all heathens in Manchester, Andy Burnham tells ENO
Mayor of Greater Manchester steps into row over opera company’s mooted move to outside London

Helen Pidd North of England editor

23, Nov, 2022 @4:24 PM

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Byelection looms as MP set to become Greater Manchester deputy mayor
Appointment of Labour’s Kate Green would trigger byelection in Stretford and Urmston

Josh Halliday and Helen Pidd

09, Nov, 2022 @3:40 PM

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Burnham: poor leadership left Manchester emergency crews unready for attack
Greater Manchester mayor says report into 2017 atrocity raises serious questions for whole of UK

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

04, Nov, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Avanti West Coast must ‘drastically improve’ after securing six-month extension
Rail firm has been criticised after reducing train services and releasing tickets only a few days in advance

Mark Sweney

07, Oct, 2022 @8:52 AM

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