Complaints about potholes across Greater Manchester topped 16,000 in a year, according to figures exclusively released to the M.E.N.

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians across the region have reported thousands of surface marks on our roads, with councils saying they are committed to working on the problem.

The Federation of Small Businesses submitted Freedom of Information requests to our 10 councils to investigate the problem.

Reported by the Manchester Evening News. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.