GMP officer Nicola Heap suggests cyclists and motorcyclists wear hi-vis to reduce the chance of being hit by drunk drivers, despite research showing around 80% of UK cycling accidents occuring in daylight.
The distinctive yellow bikes have collectively racked up a colossal distance travelled since the start of the trial period in Manchester, last November.
The 200 year-old much loved Manchester pub built close to the site of the infamous Peterloo Massacre faces a double-jeopardy threat to its future as Heineken brewery refuses to renew its owners license, and a controversial 26 storey skyscraper towering over the pub threatens to blot out the sky for pubgoers.
Protest march on 2 April starting in Piccadilly Gardens, forms part of a national day of action against the cost-of-living crisis. Organisers say, “We need urgent and significant intervention and it’s crucial we come together in unity to fight against all this.”
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.
Ukrainian MP Dmytro Gurin says the city of Mariupol is under a “medieval siege” that is “not war any more, it’s just killing innocent people… just try to imagine all of this in Manchester.”
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.”
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.
Trinity Islands £741m skyscraper development, with minuscule commitment to affordable housing, slammed by housing campaigners
A four-tower high rise development, valued at over £741 million is set to go before Manchester’s Planning Committee today, with housing campaigners calling for it to be rejected as it fails to address the ‘out of control’ housing crisis in the city.
Stitched Up’s successful mental health ‘Crafternoons’ are returning thanks to new funding from the Manchester Wellbeing Fund.