The majority of people living near and using Hough End Fields, who took part in a survey, oppose the planned development of the park.
Students create ‘Poetic Declaration of Human Rights’ for Greater Manchester
School children across Greater Manchester inspired by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights have created a collection of poetry based on each of the Articles within it.
Who Cares? If you knew more about the lives of young carers – you would
The award-winning play documenting the lives of young carers in Salford returned to The Lowry.
The Meteor spoke to the playwright of Who Cares and Salford Carers’ Service about their campaign to improve the lives of the multitude of hidden young carers across the UK providing round the clock care to family members.
Didsbury residents produce 30 times more aviation carbon emissions than those in Ardwick, carbon calculator estimates
Data provided by the Place Based Carbon Calculator estimates that people living in Didsbury produce more carbon emissions due to aviation than any other ward in Manchester.
Use the carbon calculator, with your postcode, to see carbon emissions estimates for your neighbourhood.
Can Cop26 lead to a viable future? We ask Manchester’s post growth expert
Mark Burton is a member of the Steady State Manchester collective, which promotes the ideas of post growth as a way to achieve a viable economy, society and environment. We talk about the collective’s new book, A Viable Future, and the upcoming Cop26 summit.
Corbyn calls for a more democratic media, at event opposing Tory conference in Manchester
Jeremy Corbyn takes aim at the state of the current media landscape, and proposes solutions to improve it, with journalist and author Gary Younge.
Gordon Brown says economics must embrace ‘environmental sustainability’ to combat climate change
Former prime minister Gordon Brown, speaking at the Ripples of Hope Festival in Manchester, says ‘environmental sustainability’ has to be a primary goal for the global economy, and that a Green New deal for the UK is essential in the run up to COP26.
‘All You Need Is Dynamite’ – Dave Haslam on revolution and the underground press in Manchester
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.
Burnham slams ‘political cowardice’ behind social care plan
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.
Covid hit disabled people hardest in the North
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.’