Albert Square Bomb Wednesday

Travel advice following Manchester Arena terror attack

Travellers across Greater Manchester are being advised to allow more time for their journeys on Wednesday as transport continues to be affected following the terrorist attack that took place at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

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Bernstein exhibition opens at Jewish museum

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Neil Tague

As trailed in Place North West’s exit interview with Sir Howard Bernstein, a museum exhibition entitled “Sir Howard: the story of Mr Manchester” has opened at the Manchester Jewish Museum on Cheetham Hill Road.

Burnham Press Conference

Burnham: Day one of changing politics

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

As his first act as Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham launched a homelessness fund this morning and called on the property community to donate buildings: “Whilst the city centre’s skyline is filled with cranes, our streets should not be crowded with people who have no roofs over their heads.”

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Voters go to polls

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All the action as historic elections take place for Metro Mayors as part of devolution agreements for Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester and politicians look for signals of how the general election will go in June.

Polling Stations Open May 2017

Sun shines as polling stations open for mayoral, local elections

Laura Storey

Polling day has arrived in large parts of the region - it's time to head to odd-smelling portacabins and echoey school halls to cast your vote. Mayoral elections are taking place in Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester, local elections in Cumbria, Lancashire, and North Wales.

Bernstein Charity Dinner

Tributes to Bernstein continue at packed charity dinner

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Politicians, footballers and chief executives mingled at a champagne reception, serenaded by a string quartet. The region’s businesses were out in force last night to celebrate and raise funds in the name of former Manchester City Council chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein. [GALLERY]