Greater Manchester

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‘There was a lot of loss and fear’: how Oldham fought back against Covid
Voluntary sector that stepped up during the pandemic now struggling due to lack of funding

David Batty

20, Sep, 2021 @2:31 PM

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‘They won’t win’: Oldham council leader speaks out on arson attack
Arooj Shah, town’s first female Muslim leader, says she forced herself to go to council meeting the day after the attack

David Batty

20, Sep, 2021 @12:04 PM

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England care homes ‘may be forced to close’ as Covid jab deadline looms
Government has ruled care staff must be fully vaccinated with Thursday last day for first jab

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

16, Sep, 2021 @10:49 AM

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Tale of two Traffords: cricket arena runs aground as fans flock next door
Lancashire and Manchester United enjoy fond ties but this was a week of diverging fortunes for the sporting neighbours

Tanya Aldred

12, Sep, 2021 @12:28 PM

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Police investigate arson attack on Didsbury mosque as a hate crime
Greater Manchester fire service called to the blaze on Saturday night, which caused minor damage to the door

Clea Skopeliti

11, Sep, 2021 @3:41 PM

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Return to office brings contrasting fortunes in Manchester and London
In the north-west many businesses are yet to notice a jump in trade, but in the capital it feels much busier

Hibaq Farah and Joanna Partridge

06, Sep, 2021 @5:58 PM

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Off the menu? UK alfresco dining faces autumn dilemma
Councils are considering whether to continue the emergency Covid measures for hospitality firms

Sarah Butler

03, Sep, 2021 @11:58 AM

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Putting horses before houses in Hyde Park | Brief letters
Brief letters: Housing | Garden birds | “Real” music | Wimberries | Wolverhampton’s weather


01, Sep, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Pork scratchings firm recalls products linked to 176 salmonella cases
Warning to avoid some products from Tayto Group’s Mr Porky, Jay’s and the Real Pork Crackling Company brands

Caroline Davies

25, Aug, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Teenage girl raped while walking her dog in Manchester park
Seventeen-year-old assaulted by two men in north of city on Sunday night

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

23, Aug, 2021 @3:16 PM

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North of England leaders urge fair distribution of Afghan refugees
Poorest areas house high proportion of asylum seekers, analysis shows, but north pledges to be welcoming

Josh Halliday, Niamh McIntyre, Helen Pidd and Diane Taylor

19, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Manchester University puts Palestinian solidarity statement back in gallery
Statement on ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Palestinians reinstated after complaint led to it being removed

Damien Gayle

18, Aug, 2021 @4:02 PM

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