The best way to enjoy Salford is to leave the city, apparently. But you don’t have to go far to find green spaces and wildlife.
This month we are in Bury, where photographer Gary Roberts found a place brimming with history and social change – for better or worse.
Each month, photographer Gary Roberts is capturing life in one of the ten boroughs in Greater Manchester. This is Tameside.
Photographer Gary Roberts was back on the road again last month, gathering images of life in Trafford as part of our whistle-stop tour around Greater Manchester’s ten boroughs.
This month, we sent photographer Gary Roberts to Bolton, to see if there was anything good happening there. It was a mixed picture.
The Meteor is documenting life in each of Greater Manchester’s ten boroughs, aiming to capture the bits other reports don’t reach. This month we went to Stockport, to see what quirks and delights the town has to offer.
The ‘Solidarity with the Strikes’ march, rally and fundraiser took place on Saturday 7 January in Manchester, the latest in a long history of political protest that won us rights and helped to shape our modern democracy.
The Meteor visited striking rail workers at Manchester’s Piccadilly Station on Friday 16 December to find out why the employees are so determined to win their struggle.
Wednesday 30 November saw local leaders gather at Friends Meeting House for the sixth annual meeting of The People’s Powerhouse. Those in attendance included Andy Burnham, Nazir Afzal, Bev Craig, Steve Rotherham, Tracy Brabin and Oliver Coppard. The Meteor went along to hear what they had to say.
The University and College Union (UCU), the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU), UNISON and the National Union of Students (NUS) joined forces for a march on Friday 25 November, travelling along Oxford Road to hear impassioned speeches in Manchester’s St Peter’s Square. The Meteor joined the rally to talk to those involved.