Manchester Shield accuse St Michael’s development of conflicting with council’s Core Strategy

Gary Neville’s controversial planning proposal for the St Michael’s development has been accused by a local campaign group, Manchester Shield, of serious conflicts with the city council’s Core Strategy. In an open letter to Manchester City Council (MCC) they state five grounds on which the planning application should be refused. Jackson’s Row Reform Synagogue, Bootle […]

Spending £110m on The Factory arts centre is wrong while cuts to public services continue

The Factory arts centre, predicted to cost £110 million, being given the go ahead by Manchester city councillors provides a high profile expansion of Manchester’s cultural opportunities that will no doubt produce, perform and exhibit excellent work. However at a time when the region is experiencing austerity driven shortages in social care, health and housing […]

The changing face of Manchester – for better or worse?

As the birthplace of the industrial revolution and a city famous for innovation, Manchester is no stranger to change. In this film The Meteor asks the people of Manchester about the changes they have seen in the city, and whether these changes have made a positive or negative impact in their homes. In previous episodes […]

Manchester United director Ed Glazer backed Donald Trump’s presidency with large cash donation

Ed Glazer director of Manchester United FC supported Donalds Trumps presidential bid with a sizable donation to his campaign warchest. Trumps victory in the election battle against Hilary Clinton is causing shock waves across America and the globe. Controversial and inflammatory statements made by Trump throughout the election campaigns have led to him being labelled […]