Meteor reporter Dale volunteers at a Covid-19 vaccination centre in Manchester to find out what it is all about, and gets an unexpected gift at the end of her second day.
Victims of domestic abuse in Salford are being reminded that support is available during the lockdown, with more counselling and staff provided to cope with demand.
42nd St have been promoting good mental health in children for forty years. The Covid crisis and its toll on mental health means they have increasing commitments at a time when their funding is uncertain.
Levenshulme Station will get some long needed improvements but access to the Victorian era station by disabled people will still be denied due to stairs only access. Long-suffering rail commuters from Levenshulme are set to get some relief from the flooding, poor lighting and general disrepair that afflicts the station. Northern Rail and Network Rail […]
Manjeet Kaur’s life is a story of extraordinary adversity and battles. She fought tirelessly and her work led to changes in policy and practice in several key areas. Manjeet Kaur died on Saturday 25 April 2020 in Manchester, aged 41 years. Human rights campaigner and activist Manjeet Kaur was born in Afghanistan in January 1979. […]
Public services have been slashed by the false economy of austerity. Back On Track is a charity in Manchester that provides a wide range of services for those most in need of help, that have been abandoned by the state. Austerity has hit public services hard in Manchester and left vulnerable people unsupported. Many community […]
More people could survive lung cancer in Manchester if they were diagnosed earlier. Cuts to health services, which have hit deprived areas hardest, and high levels of air pollution are exacerbating the situation. People in Manchester are dying of lung cancer after late diagnosis of the disease during visits to A&E, despite many of them […]
One in 23 deaths in Greater Manchester is linked to long-term exposure to air pollution, new research shows. Research from Centre for Cities has revealed that one in 23 (4.3%) deaths in Greater Manchester is linked to long-term exposure to air pollution. The only area in the North West with a higher proportion of air […]
Political economist Richard Murphy reveals some disturbing facts about the state of our NHS. Some facts on the NHS seem to be important to inform debate. Try these: New Accident and Emergency waiting times figures are the worst since targets were introduced in 2004, with one in six patients waiting longer than four hours for […]
The council’s planning committee have voted to accept the proposal for a 440 space car park on the outskirts of the city centre. A decision, campaigners say, breaks the spirit of the councils climate emergency declaration and will increase carbon emissions and other pollutants dangerous to the health of children in a nearby school Manchester […]