‘Why is it not up to us what we do with our own bodies?’: Transgender people are still facing delays in receiving support

‘Why is it not up to us what we do with our own bodies?’: Transgender people are still facing delays in receiving support

There are still consistent setbacks that trans people face in healthcare, yet change is happening in Manchester due to the number of supportive people getting involved.
Local social enterprise Cracking Good Food shares low-fuel cooking guide

Local social enterprise Cracking Good Food shares low-fuel cooking guide

Cracking Good Food’s guide contains budget recipes, meal plans and shopping lists to help people struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.
Chris Kaba: a nationwide call for action after fatal police shooting

Chris Kaba: a nationwide call for action after fatal police shooting

The killing of unarmed Chris Kaba by a police marksman shocked people all over the UK. Manchester, like many British towns and cities, held a rally to demand justice for his death.

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The Meteor is changing – and you can be a part of it

The Meteor is changing – and you can be a part of it

Three years ago, The Meteor launched as a member-owned media co-operative. Since then we’ve achieved a lot, covering under-reported issues and scrutinising the actions of those who hold power in our city. But there is so much more to do! That’s…

‘Why is it not up to us what we do with our own bodies?’: Transgender people are still facing delays in receiving support

‘Why is it not up to us what we do with our own bodies?’: Transgender people are still facing delays in receiving support

There are still consistent setbacks that trans people face in healthcare, yet change is happening in Manchester due to the number of supportive people getting involved.
Why the protests against the Glazers’ ownership of Manchester United speak to a larger problem of economic and social impotence 

Why the protests against the Glazers’ ownership of Manchester United speak to a larger problem of economic and social impotence 

Monday night saw thousands of Manchester United fans gather again to protest at the Glazers’ ownership of the Old Trafford-based football club.
Manchester Art Gallery celebrates the artwork produced by neurodivergent young people

Manchester Art Gallery celebrates the artwork produced by neurodivergent young people

A collaboration with local artists and Starling charity showcases inspirational artwork produced by neurodivergent young people at Manchester Art Gallery whilst talking about upcoming projects and how to get involved.

“Let’s change the world together!”

The Meteor spoke with ward councillor for Hulme, Annette Wright, about declaring a climate emergency in 2019, and the council processes that were needed to make it happen.

Why I joined the Green Party

The Manchester Green Party stands for climate and social justice — unlike Manchester Labour.

We must declare a biodiversity emergency here in Greater Manchester

As the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, and with the ambition to be a world-leading Green City Region, Greater Manchester must declare a Biodiversity Emergency just like it did for the Climate Emergency, says James Walsh.

Workers Can Win! A Guide to Organising At Work – Book Launch

Workers Can Win! A Guide to Organising At Work – Book Launch

Workers Can Win! A Guide to Organising at Work by Ian Allinson, with illustrations by Colin RevoltingPublished by Pluto Press £14.99 Workers Can Win! is a book containing a wealth…

Pride: Diversified?

Pride: Diversified?

The amphitheatre at the Great Northern Warehouse  was the venue for ‘Family Pride’, a new addition for this year to Manchester Pride, which has been running since 1985. Events were…

The Friends of The Meteor category contains articles that have been published elsewhere and  selected by The Meteor team as worthy of sharing to our audience. They will generally have a Manchester or Greater Manchester focus and are from publications we trust and respect.

Co-ops and climate justice: Preview of October’s Ways Forward 2022

Co-ops and climate justice: Preview of October’s Ways Forward 2022

More than 150 co-operators are due to gather in Manchester to discuss community-led responses to the global heating crisis
The cost of living crisis has been many years in the making – but politicians on both sides ignore this

The cost of living crisis has been many years in the making – but politicians on both sides ignore this

Even with the UK government’s Energy Price Guarantee, households are struggling financially, and the economy is in trouble. Things need to change, but no mainstream politicians are addressing the real issues.
Ukraine war prompts Baltic states to remove Soviet memorials

Ukraine war prompts Baltic states to remove Soviet memorials

This week’s Friends of the Meteor is from Dmitrijs Andrejevs, an academic at the University of Manchester, on the subject of former Soviet states removing monuments from the days when they were part of the USSR.