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Most coronavirus restrictions could be scrapped from July 19

Boris Johnson is expected to announce the removal of most coronavirus restrictions on July 19 despite a recent increase in cases. The decision, named 'step...

Nominate your Greater Manchester health and care pandemic champions

Get ready to cast your votes- nominations for the Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards 2021 are now open. Entering their third year, after...

Thousands ‘go car free’ this Clean Air Day

Thousands of Greater Manchester residents are leaving their cars at home today to mark National Clean Air Day. Walking, scooting and cycling is widely encouraged...

VaccChat: Local businesses to talk with customers about COVID-19 vaccine

Staff from local businesses across Greater Manchester are being encouraged to chat to clients about the COVID-19 vaccine to help reduce misinformation as part...
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Who are you going to call? Scambusters – volunteers supporting GMP in the fight against fraud

Meet the Scambusters: a team of volunteers who give up their time to offer help and support to victims of fraud on behalf of...

Covid-19: What can I do from today?

The easing of lockdown restrictions come into play today, so we're breaking down the new rules for you here. Gathering limits  You can now gather outdoors...

Four Greater Manchester chippies that have the nation hooked

As the saying goes, today's news is tomorrow's fish and chip paper - but in this instance, it would be an honour to be...

Memories of spending Saturday’s ‘Donkey Stoning’ for 6d spends

Our Tameside reporter, Bob, revisits a time when he would get on his hands and knees to carry out “stoning the step” for his...

This is where each Greater Manchester region gets its name from

Every word has an origin, so where does each region of Greater Manchester get its name from? Bolton Derived from the Old English word bothl-tun, meaning...

Wigan residents share how COVID-19 has impacted their lives

Age UK Wigan Borough has explored how the Covid19 pandemic is impacting the lives of over 50s in Wigan during 2020 - and produced...
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