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United We Stream wraps up after raising £480,000 for good causes in Greater Manchester

United We Stream wraps up after raising £480,000 for good causes in Greater Manchester

GREATER Manchester’s acclaimed United We Stream broadcasting platform has finished production on regular fundraising shows, having raised a staggering £477,000 for local charities and good causes. United We Stream GM, which was launched on 3 April by Night-Time Economy Adviser Sacha Lord and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), has wrapped to focus on the recovery…

Andy Burnham pledges support to Shukri Abdi case

Andy Burnham pledges support to Shukri Abdi case

In his weekly Greater Manchester press conference, Mayor Andy Burnham pledged support to the re-opening of the Shukri Abdi case. He announced he has written to the Coroner giving support to the re-commencing of the case which is currenly on pause due to Coronavirus. Labour Mayor Burnham does not want a new separate inquiry but…

RECAP: Greater Manchester Andy Burnham holds his weekly press conference

RECAP: Greater Manchester Andy Burnham holds his weekly press conference

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham is hosting a press conference at 2 pm, following the Greater Manchester COVID-19 Emergency Committee meeting. The Mayor is going to be joined by Baroness Beverley Hughes, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, and Paul Dennett, City Mayor of Salford and Greater Manchester Lead for Housing, Homelessness and Infrastructure,…

INTERVIEW: “Cancer referrals are down by two thirds”, Andy Burnham encourages Mancunians to visit the GP 

INTERVIEW: “Cancer referrals are down by two thirds”, Andy Burnham encourages Mancunians to visit the GP 

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, has voiced fears of untreated illness after figures show cancer referrals are down by two thirds and A&E admissions are at an all-time low in Greater Manchester. The NHS is still open for anyone who needs it.   Government and health professionals are concerned that thousands of people with potentially life-threatening illnesses, such as cancer and breathing…