GMP officer Nicola Heap suggests cyclists and motorcyclists wear hi-vis to reduce the chance of being hit by drunk drivers, despite research showing around 80% of UK cycling accidents occuring in daylight.
Three legal observers at ‘Kill the Bill’ demonstration lodge assault complaints against Greater Manchester Police
Legal observers have lodged complaints against Greater Manchester Police for alleged assault by police officers at a ‘Kill the Bill’ demonstration in Manchester, the Network for Police Monitoring says.
Community union ACORN marches against ‘dangerous and undemocratic’ police powers bill
Community union ACORN call on Andy Burnham to speak out against the police powers bill. Rebecca Long-Bailey says the bill ‘represents a slide into authoritarianism.’
Piccadilly Gardens redevelopment must challenge inequalities
Manchester Central Foodbank’s Matthew Stallard looks at the city’s inequalities in plain view in Piccadilly Gardens and points the way to a redevelopment to address them.
99% rise in stop and searches by GM Police this August, compared to same month last year
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) carried out almost twice as many stop and searches this August as they did in August 2017. The police conducted 345 stop and searches in August 2018, compared to the 173 recorded in August 2017, according to their published open data on stop and search. There was also an increase in […]