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Manchester City Council
There has been a boundary change in Manchester. Although there are no more or less seats, these ones have never been contested before.
To work out change, our experts have analysed previous results to say who the seats would have belonged to in other elections.
Election 2018 Results
|Party||Elected in 2018||Total councillors||Change|
|Elected in 2018 94||Total councillors 94||Change-1|
|Elected in 2018 2||Total councillors 2||Change+1|
|Councillors change compared with 2016|
Residents at a Manchester care home blighted by safety concerns are being moved to alternative accommodation.
Viewpark Care Home in Moston was rated as inadequate and placed under special measures by the Quality Care Commission.
Inspectors highlighted a "risk of scalding" from water taps and found some pain relief medication had run out.
Manchester City Council cancelled its contract and is moving 12 residents.
George Salt says he is "gobsmacked" to find out he had been grieving at the wrong grave for 30 years.
A £21m investment in a new medical campus has been approved by Manchester City Council.
The facility in the Corridor Manchester Enterprise Zone at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust will look at how to tailor treatment to individual patients.
The authority said the campus on Oxford Road will create 250 new jobs and estimates it will add £140m to Manchester's economy over the next 10 years.
Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, said the move will "confirm Manchester as a world leader in this vital emerging industry".
"It’s a win-win – not just creating a raft of new highly skilled health science jobs and an economic boost but crucially also opening up revolutionary new health benefits for people here."