A Salford based Community Land Trust is turning their community-oriented approach towards solving the complex housing needs of residents, by adopting a community-led housing approach, which opposes the forces leading to gentrification.
Nexus Art Cafe, after shutting its doors in March for the Covid-19 lockdown, announced on Monday it would not reopen. Patrons and supporters of the not-for-profit arts and events space reacted with dismay but also love, recounting their memories in the venue and offering their thanks to the Nexus team. Nexus announced the closure via […]
The Meteor media co-operative was launched on Thursday 4 July, a date we have adopted as Manchester’s media Independence Day. Manchester’s citizens and community organisations gathered at the Methodist Central Hall for an evening of performance, celebration and active discussion on the current state of our local media and how together, through a co-operative model of […]
Manchester’s local radio station ALL FM 96.9 are celebrating the launch of their new broadcast and training studio by throwing a party to which you are all invited. Live acts at the show include: Aziz Ibrahim, Marian Waldorn, George Borowski, Soul Sounds Choir and more, at just £5 a ticket. The event, which will also […]
Traditional media is in crisis. A shrinking number of corporations control more and more of our media, as they try to survive the Digital Revolution destroying the advertising-based business model they relied on. Journalists are laid off and titles closed, as the media corporations protect their bottom line and shareholder pay-outs. This relentless attrition of […]
On Sunday, people from across Manchester saw the city celebrated through a day of art, music, food and fun. Manchester Day 2018 was the perfect picture of the city’s great talent, overwhelming creativity and diverse cultures. Once again Manchester stood together, crowding the city centre streets to get a glance of the loud and colourful parade. […]
Residents of Newton Heath were left in shock at their local council’s decision to block the proposed renovation of a dilapidated property in Brookdale park for community use, which would have come at no cost to the council budget. Community members have since launched a campaign urging local councillors to reconsider the proposal from Newton […]