‘Community wealth building’ is key to creating stronger local economies post-pandemic, says Manchester based think tank

If we want to own the post-pandemic future we need to concentrate on community wealth building, and embrace the “new Leviathan” state released by the coronavirus crisis, say timely reports released by Manchester based think-do tank the Centre for Local Economic Strategies. The key to creating stronger post-pandemic local economies is ‘community wealth building’ say […]

Film released today documents Mancunians building stronger communities

Local wellbeing organisation Healthy Me Healthy Communities are showcasing their latest project in an online film launch today, and are asking communities across Manchester to share their ideas on what community action could be taken next. Access to the full film available via this article. Healthy Me Healthy Communities, a Manchester based social enterprise, are […]

Street Meet soup kitchen reports increased demand for food during lockdown, and not just from Manchester’s homeless

Volunteers running an outdoor soup kitchen in city centre Manchester are reporting increased demand for food during the pandemic lockdown. People using the kitchen include many of the temporarily housed homeless, those still sleeping on the streets, the working poor and those struggling to survive on welfare payments. A band of volunteers responsible for outdoor […]

Manchester’s Timetastic secures the Fair Tax Mark

Timetastic become the latest in a cluster of companies based in Manchester to achieve the Fair Tax Mark. Awarded to companies who are open and honest about the tax they pay. Timetastic a firm proud to declare that they are “made in Manchester”, secured Fair Tax Mark certification today. Joining the growing number of businesses […]

EARTS Fete 2020: celebrating European art and artists in Manchester

The UK may have left Europe but Manchester is standing by its Europeans with this eclectic city centre arts fete, hosted by EARTS, exhibiting the best of European artists living in Greater Manchester. Europia Art Collective are to celebrate their first birthday in Manchester this weekend with a pop up event at Whitworth Locke on […]

Levenshulme Market wins Great British Market Award

Manchester’s Levenshulme Market, rooted in the community, starts 2020 on a high with a national award for Best Small Outdoor Market. Levenshulme Market are on the crest of a wave of success after being bestowed with the award for Best Small Outdoor Market at the Great British Market Awards 2020. This follows on from them […]