Animal Rebellion staged a protest against dairy products at a supermarket in Manchester last weekend. Alex King spoke to them to find out more about their campaign.
Revealed: The company paid millions in public money for providing temporary accommodation in Manchester
A single company received £4.59m from Manchester city council for providing temporary accommodation for homeless households in the 2020-21 financial year, a freedom of information request submitted by the Meteor to the council shows.
The ‘anti refugee’ bill: Manchester takes a stand
Demo in St Peter’s Square sees those with first-hand experience of trying to stay in the UK after fleeing their homes speak out against the government’s Nationality and Borders Bill.
Skyscrapers are necessary for an ‘ambitious and outward’ looking Manchester, Bev Craig says
Council leader insists developers will add social value regardless of their high profits and promises to deliver affordable and social housing in the city, alongside allowing developers to ‘build the housing that the private sector market wants to build for people to live in’.
Housing campaigners say Trinity Islands development is “a clear signal it’s business as usual in Manchester.”
Bev Craig announces ambition for a ‘Real Living Wage’ Manchester
Laying out her vision for the city for the first time as leader of Manchester city council, Bev Craig said social value should be an ‘approach that we all take’, starting with a Real Living Wage.
Manchester council land ownership revealed in interactive online map
The authors of the map hope it will encourage public debate around how Manchester’s land can be better used to address social and environmental needs rather than turning a profit for developers and investors.
Airbnb listings in Manchester grew 226% in four years, report says
At least 55% of all Manchester Airbnb listings are owned by landlords with more than one property, according to the report.
Councillor resigns alleging ‘racism and bullying’ in Manchester Labour Group as the reason
Manchester council’s only African Caribbean councillor resigns after just six months in office with explosive resignation letter condemning Manchester Labour Group.
Oldham takes a community powered route to renewable energy
Through community wealth building models councils like Oldham are redefining the terms of net zero, providing local ownership of energy production while also decarbonising it.
Arriva bus drivers vote for strike action as talks collapse
Arriva bus drivers in Greater Manchester are set to go on an all out continuous strike from 30 October, following a vote by Arriva North West drivers with 87% in favour of strike action.