Manchester Museum is reimagining their role in society with the launch of a research project investigating inequality in Ardwick, undertaken by Museum staff, and the co-curation of a South Asia gallery reflecting the experiences of the diaspora in Greater Manchester.
ALL FM: radio ‘for the community, by the community’
ALL FM are an award-winning community radio station that normally broadcasts live from their Levenshulme studio.
But when the pandemic hit they had two options: transition their 100+ volunteers to working from home, or close down. Conrad Bower finds out how ALL FM has kept the show going.
GM Savers network: steering communities safely through the Covid-19 storm
Community-led groups making up the GM Savers Network describe how they and their members are working together to get through the Covid-19 crisis.
Mutual aid groups have been a lifeline to many – should they continue post-pandemic?
The pandemic lockdown saw communities banding together to provide support for the vulnerable, filling the gaps to support left by a slow to act state. Mutual aiders describe the challenges they face providing help during the Covid-19 crisis.