A chance for the citizens of Greater Manchester (GM) to have their say on the housing crisis, and what can be done to tackle it, is being provided at a public meeting in Manchester. Two organisations campaigning for social justice have joined forces to offer this timely opportunity. The People’s Plan GM (PPGM) and GM […]
Acoustic Amnesty are offering an evening of acoustic entertainment from earth bound angels in a venue purpose built for this particular activity: Salford’s Sacred Trinity Church. The gig, next Thursday 24 November, kicks off at 7.30pm and is completely acoustic. Steven Lindsay has been organising these events since June 2013. He plans to use the […]
As Mancunians describe their concerns about the city, one is subjected to a shocking xenophobic attack caught on video.
Greater Manchester Housing Action (GMHA) are campaigning to improve the housing situation within Greater Manchester. GMHA are appalled at the jailing of homeless activist Chris Blaine, who recently carried out a rooftop protest in an attempt to stop the eviction of homeless people squatting in the Ducie Bridge pub. They have written an open letter […]
Walking around the city streets of the UK, it is impossible to miss the growing levels of homelessness. Ever more homeless people appear, asking for change or sheltering in doorways. Are they asleep, unconscious, or worse? It’s hard for passers-by to tell, and few are willing to check. It is often the most vulnerable people […]
An exhibition of work from Manchester’s homeless artists was displayed at Nexus Art Cafe in the city’s Northern Quarter. The artwork was available to buy and the money raised will be used to buy vital winter provisions for the homeless. The exhibition featured work produced in homeless centres, including The Booth Centre and The Mustard Tree, […]