Greater Manchester vendors of Big Issue North talk about their hopes, health, family, friends and dogs.
If Piccadilly Gardens represents the ‘heart and soul’ of Manchester, campaigners say it needs to change the redesign emphasis on creating a ‘pretty space’ to one which is welcoming and inclusive to all. The People’s Takeover event has started the momentum for that change.
With Richard Leese retiring, Manchester City Council announced plans to provide affordable homes in the gentrifying neighbourhood of Ancoats, reported as the first council housing in the city since the 1980s. However closer inspection of those plans reveals a more complex picture.
The stories of homeless people in Manchester have been published in a medieval style illuminated manuscript, launched at Manchester Cathedral.
People’s Takeover of Piccadilly Gardens needs your input to revive the ‘heart and soul’ of the city centre
Community groups Get It Done and Manchester Central Foodbank strive for inclusiveness in the redesign of Piccadilly Gardens with a People’s Takeover
Jeremy Corbyn takes aim at the state of the current media landscape, and proposes solutions to improve it, with journalist and author Gary Younge.
In the leaked manifesto, Hulme councillor Ekua Bayunu pledges to tackle the climate emergency, rebalance the economy, prioritise healthcare alongside education, and reform the council if elected Manchester council leader.
In 2020 ‘over five million women, girls, boys and men in over 100 countries’ were provided humanitarian aid by Manchester based organisations.
BBC Rap Game UK contestant Meduulla premieres a song written specially for the event to reflect ‘Global Manchester’.
Manchester student returning to University this year after experiencing the last academic year under the Covid lockdowns, reflects on how the marketisation of education contributed to the dire experience of students through the pandemic.
Greater Manchester tenants are suffering court judgements leading to eviction, with no regard to Covid induced privations
Investigation reveals the increasing numbers of tenants having possession orders awarded against them, paving the way to eviction, since the eviction ban ended. On average it took court hearings just ten minutes to deprive someone of their home.