Display of 'Manchester Hero' Alan Turing's homosexual court files welcomed by pardon architect.

Official documents detailing World War Two code-breaker Alan Turing's convictions of homosexual acts have gone on display for the first time. The architect of Alan Turing's pardon, John Leech, has welcomed the release. Leech led campaign to pardon Turing and 75,000+ other men criminally convicte...

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Shocking use of face-down restraints on mental health patients in Manchester doubles in last year

An audit conducted by the Liberal Democrats has seen a shocking rise in face-down restraints in Manchester. Figures show an average of four restraints every day last year - double that of three years ago. 194 instances of face-down restraint were recorded at the Manchester Trust last year, up fr...

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Battle for Greater Manchester mayor begins as Liberal Democrats select experienced councillor to contest election

Experienced Trafford councillor and NHS worker, Jane Brophy, selected by Greater Manchester Liberal Democrats for the mayoral election. Cllr. Jane Brophy: "Looking forward to being a fresh voice for Greater Manchester residents." Former Manchester MP, John Leech: "Thrilled we have such an energe...

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