Manchester news bulletin: local headlines on 25 May 2022
Here is Nick Dee with your 60-second round-up from across the city-region.
New analysis has shown a scale of poverty across Greater Manchester which campaigners have called “alarming”. Greater Manchester Poverty Action research found one in four young people in the city-region were living in poverty - while one in six households were struggling to pay fuel bills.
Elsewhere, new figures show Black people are four times more likely to be searched than white people under police stop and search powers. Greater Manchester’s Chief Constable Stephen Watson said the force was committed to delivering the Police Race Action Plan to improve how they protect Black communities.
And finally, an iconic Salford venue is about to embark on the next chapter of its long story as a bar and kitchen.
The Adelphi Lads Club, which has stood at the heart of the area for more than a century, will reopen its doors to the public in mid-June.