Mayor Andy Burnham tells Summer School participants their generation will ‘put right the chaos in politics’

MAYOR of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham told participants at MP Debbie Abrahams’ Working for Your Community Summer School that they will ‘put right the chaos…

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Mayor Andy Burnham proposes freeze on council tax Mayoral precept

MAYOR of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has announced his proposal to freeze the Mayoral General Precept for the financial year 2021/22. If accepted, the proposal will mean, when residents…

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Burnham calls on MPs to demand fair financial support for tier 3 areas

TOWNS and city centres in Tier 3 areas will be severely damaged by the loss of Christmas trade and the Government’s failure to provide a…

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Council delays decision on Oldham’s contribution to controversial homes and jobs plan

OLDHAM Council tonight (Wednesday, November 25) postponed a decision on whether to approve the controversial Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. Salford and Stockport local authorities had…

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Mayor Andy Burnham joins Oldham Sixth Form College for exclusive virtual event

MAYOR of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham visited Oldham Sixth Form College – albeit virtually – to take part in an exclusive questions and answer event.…

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Campaigners urge Oldham Council to consider alternative development plans to save Chew Valley

LOCAL campaigners are urging Oldham Council to consider their alternative development plans and prevent Chew Valley being “destroyed” by the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. The…

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Mayor Burnham hits out at Government announcement to financially support those self-isolating

GOVERNMENT has announced its intention to financially support certain people asked by NHS Track and Trace to self-isolate, if they live in Blackburn with Darwen,…

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Dovestone billing ‘causing almighty problem’, says concerned councillor

BILLING Dovestone Reservoir as a tourist hotspot is part of the reason why crowds are packing into it – and the associated parking chaos. And…

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