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DEVO DIARY: Turned out challenging again

Tired of making lists of DIY jobs to do this Easter weekend? Why not register to vote. Today is the last day you can do so in time for the Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester mayoral elections.

Boylan Roney

NEED-TO-KNOW: Greater Manchester’s leadership changes

As Sir Howard Bernstein has now left the building, his responsibilities have been taken over by two full-time chief executives; Joanne Roney, chief executive of Manchester City Council, and Eamonn Boylan, chief executive of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

Sean Anstee Welcome To Greater Manchester

DEVO DIARY: Marathon man

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Cllr Sean Anstee made merry with the Manchester Marathon over the weekend, taunting his rival Andy Burnham with jibes about his Labour opponent “forgetting to turn up” and "making time for Westminster" instead of Greater Manchester.

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Bernstein: I’ve had the time of my life

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Sir Howard Bernstein’s time as chief executive of Manchester City Council comes to an end today. Paul Unger visited Room 212 in the Town Hall earlier this week to talk handovers, missing the mayoral election, favourite architects and planners, not hitting the non-exec trail, a forthcoming museum exhibition in his honour, and much more.

Sean Anstee Manifesto Launch

Anstee unveils manifesto ‘From here. For here’

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Cllr Sean Anstee, leader of Trafford and Conservative candidate for the Greater Manchester mayoral election, has published his manifesto, pledging to get “our city working better for us” on transport, housing and health and social care.

Aneel Mussarat, Lawrence Kenwright among Labour donors

Developers Aneel Mussarat and Lawrence Kenwright have joined comedian Eddie Izzard and Littlewoods heir Lord John Granchester among donors to Labour MPs, according to the latest list of members’ financial interests.