ManchesterWorld Daily News Bulletin 25 February 2022

Here are your news headlines from around Greater Manchester today.

Train passengers going to and from Manchester will face some disruption this weekend as intercity routes are once again expected to be hit by strike action.

TransPennine Express is in a pay dispute with the RMT trade union and its conductors are walking out on four consecutive Sundays.

Golf plan rejected

Bolton Council has rejected plans to build a luxury golf course to host the Ryder Cup and more than 1,000 houses on the Hulton park estate.

The planned golf course was one of just two venues short-listed to host one of golf’s biggest events in 2031.

Air zone signs

The cost of putting stickers on hundreds of out-of-date Clean Air Zone signs will not be covered by the £3million contract paid for by Greater Manchester.

Transport bosses have confirmed that the contract awarded to McCann in September will not cover the cost of the 1,194 stickers needed.