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Get the diggers in, Prime Minister urges

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Dan Whelan

Boris Johnson has pledged £5bn for UK infrastructure, including unlocking the central Manchester rail bottleneck, as well as schools, hospitals and other 'shovel-ready' projects, to help Britain bounce back from the “economic reverberations” of Covid-19. 

Timperley Pop Up Cycle

Row breaks out over Trafford cycle lane move

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Sarah Townsend

The council removed a pop-up bike lane from Ashfield Road in Sale this week only 48 hours after it had been installed, sparking outrage among local cyclists and others seeking to avoid public transport.

MCCC Blue

Nightingale hospital to stay open all year

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Dan Whelan

Discussions are ongoing on how best to use the emergency coronavirus hospital at Manchester Central Convention Centre, but it is expected to remain in place for the rest of the year, according to mayor Andy Burnham.  

Royton Town Hall

Search on for Royton Town Hall contractor

Chloé Vaughan

Oldham Council is to launch a £2.4m tender for a contractor to redevelop Royton Town Hall, after increasing the budget for the project by almost a third to £2.9m, and completing an extensive consultation.