The Working Class Movement Library in Salford holds a unique record of Greater Manchester’s radical past that resonates with current social issues and the continuing fight for justice.
The Elephants Trail is a project working in Greater Manchester to address the problems faced by people living with severe and multiple disadvantage.
Manchester based charity RECLAIM are on a mission to increase the diversity of working-class voices heard in professional life.
‘What the bloody hell are museums for?’ Manchester Museum launches ‘Local Matters’ in Ardwick to help reimagine their role
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.
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.
A stunning set of photographs from a shoot at one of Maxine’s favourite locations, the Working Class Movement Library in Salford.
Photography by Rose Baylis and James Taylor. Guest article from the Greater Mancunians blog.
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.
While anti-racism campaigners welcomed the move as “an important step”, they warn it “does not go anywhere near far enough” to remove police influence in Manchester’s schools.
The Manchester university highlights that the partnership is based on UK government guidance, but academics say it violates the institution’s publicly espoused values of anti-racism.
‘I can think of only two local newspapers that consistently hold power to account: the West Highland Free Press and the Salford Star’ said journalist and author George Monbiot. The Salford Star is to close after the elections in May. Judith Suckling talks to Stephen Kingston, the journalism powerhouse behind the Star, on its rise and fall.