An epidemiologist’s report reveals some startling figures linking the high levels of Covid-19 mortality in Greater Manchester to areas experiencing the most inequality and deprivation within the city region. Guest article from The Conversation.
A care home in Wigan has recorded the most deaths due to Covid-19, over a year, of any care home in England, according to data released by the Care Quality Commission. Care homes recording the highest number of Covid deaths in each Greater Manchester borough are presented.
With Covid and the climate crisis exacerbating mental health issues across society, City of Trees is tackling the problem by aiming to plant three million trees – just over one for every person in Greater Manchester.
Two girls from Timperley in Trafford are taking on the world in the ultimate game of strategy. Guest article from The Mill.
After a six goal thriller full of twists, turns and a tense penalty shootout, Village Manchester Football Club win a historic third Gay Football Supporters Network Cup.
Investigation into social home care pay rates across the UK shows that jobs are being advertised below the real living wage (RLW) despite councils signing up to UNISON’S ethical charter committing them to paying at least that rate.
Trafford council and Manchester council respond to accusations that home care workers are being underpaid in their jurisdictions.
Greater Manchester Labour for a Green New Deal believes that the fight against climate breakdown is one in which mutual support is imperative — the GND Councillor Support Network is their contribution to that fight.
Planning decisions in Manchester are feeding the fires of inequality and ignoring the housing crisis
The passing of two controversial building proposals in Manchester raises the question – who does the city’s development model serve? A land commission for Greater Manchester could provide answers to that question and point the way to a more equitable use of land in the future.
“It is time for the White occupancy of the Centre For Chinese Contemporary Art to end, and for agency to be placed back in the hands of East and Southeast Asian artists, curators and trustees,” the artists said in a damning report.
Russell Howard trials material at HOME’s new outdoor venue Homeground ahead of Frog and Bucket’s Barrel of Laughs comedy night on Sunday.