Animal Rebellion staged a protest against dairy products at a supermarket in Manchester last weekend. Alex King spoke to them to find out more about their campaign.
Manchester attempts to regain its Pride with a return to its roots
Manchester Pride is often criticised for being commercialised and being more of a party than a protest. But it can be both, as Gary Roberts discovered at the 2022 Pride weekend.
Manchester says: Enough is Enough
Enough Is Enough campaign launches in Manchester with thousands joining together to hear rousing speeches from union leaders, MPs and community groups.
Peterloo march highlights continued social struggle amid current ideological divisions
This year’s Peterloo rally made connections between the political struggles of the past and the present, yet many Mancunians remain unaware of the significance of this democratic protest.
March and protest in remembrance of Peterloo to oppose tower set to threaten massacre landmark
The events of the 1819 Peterloo massacre still echo in politics today, with our right to protest, strike and protect our city’s heritage under threat from elites. This year’s commemorations feature speakers, music, a talk on media democracy – and a protest to save the historic Britons Protection pub from developers.
Revealed: The company paid millions in public money for providing temporary accommodation in Manchester
A single company received £4.59m from Manchester city council for providing temporary accommodation for homeless households in the 2020-21 financial year, a freedom of information request submitted by the Meteor to the council shows.
‘Don’t shame her, don’t blame her, listen to her and believe her’: Migrant women’s community event hears stories of hope, healing and the hostile environment
Last year 25,282 people were detained for being immigrants, almost twice as many as the year before. Last week, human rights campaigners and organisations in Manchester came together for a day of action against government plans to deport migrants to Rwanda, and shared an alternative vision of hope and solidarity.
Dream Weavers Gathering: ‘striving for a liberated world healed by justice and equity’
Four-day festival in Manchester, 19-22 June, aims to reconnect and invigorate activists and campaigners across the Greater Manchester region.
‘Justice not jail’ called for in conspiracy case of ten young black men from Manchester
Demonstration in Manchester called for justice on the steps of Manchester Crown Court, for the ten young men convicted of conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to GBH.
Greater Manchester Police deletes road safety Tweet placing burden on cyclists to avoid getting hit by drunk drivers
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.