Dr Jackie Pearcey

Preserve community banking

Local residents in Gorton are reeling from the announcement that they are to lose their last remaining High Street bank as the Royal Bank of Scotland closes its branch in Gorton District Centre this November. Whilst basic banking services such as paying in cheques and other money or cash withdrawals will still be possible at WH Smiths' Post Office on Wellington Street, anything that requires being face to face with a banker will now require a trip into the city centre, which by bus equates to an £8 charge for every visit.

12 Aug 2018
Liberal Democrats at Manchester Pride

Pride in the Gay Village!

Shock news that 2018 may be the last year that Manchester's Gay Village will host the main stage of Manchester's world-famous Pride festival has been greeted with anger by the City's LGBT+ communities. Unfortunately, such a devastating move has been inevitable since Manchester Labour Councillors voted through the Portland Street Planning Framework and gave permission to build hotels and towers on the space used by Pride and other Village events.

13 Aug 2018
Iain backing Remain

EU support growing.

A robust poll conducted by the Guardian Newspaper shows that Manchester voters would reject Brexit in even greater numbers today than when the referendum took place in 2016. The poll shows that the remain vote:

14 Aug 2018

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