Dave Haslam, author, journalist and former resident DJ at the legendary Hacienda club, on the Angry Brigade’s campaign to bring about revolution and the role of underground press titles such as the Mole Express in Manchester in the 70’s.
Successive governments have failed to solve the crisis of social care, says Burnham, who thinks the government’s election promise breaking announcement today to raise taxes to pay for care are ‘a flawed, unfair policy’ that will not ‘stand the test of time’ and will prevent integration of health and social care under the NHS.
The disproportionate impact of the pandemic on disabled people in England is documented in a report by Manchester’s IPPR North think tank, who call on the government to ‘provide fair access to opportunity for everyone.’
Electrification of the Wigan to Bolton line, first announced in 2013 at a cost of £37m, is predicted to cost £78m in announcement today and will be completed by 2024/25.
‘Kill the bill’ protestors marched through Manchester today demanding the government retract the controversial Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill. Photography by Andy Barton.
Exhibition exploring human rights abuses will return with its ‘solidarity with Palestine’ statement intact, along with a prominently displayed space voicing ‘different perspectives’.
Whitworth Gallery exhibition has been accused of being “hate-filled” due to its depiction of human rights abuses in Gaza.
What I saw filled me with hope that the wealth of data provided by the silicon revolution can be used to steer humanity in the right direction.
Thomas Paine, the radical revolutionary of the American War of Independence, is the subject of the Working Class Movement Libraries first post-lockdown exhibition.
A care home in Wigan has recorded the most deaths due to Covid-19, over a year, of any care home in England, according to data released by the Care Quality Commission. Care homes recording the highest number of Covid deaths in each Greater Manchester borough are presented.
Investigation into social home care pay rates across the UK shows that jobs are being advertised below the real living wage (RLW) despite councils signing up to UNISON’S ethical charter committing them to paying at least that rate.
Trafford council and Manchester council respond to accusations that home care workers are being underpaid in their jurisdictions.