Aiysha Younas


13th May 2020 | By Aiysha Younas

Ramadan: many Muslims are isolated in isolation

Ramadan is a time for the community to band together and share the experience of the holy month through the act of communal prayer, family...

domestic violence

20th April 2020 | By Aiysha Younas

Wythenshawe-based domestic abuse charity providing help to victims during coronavirus crisis

Concerns have been raised about the potential rise of domestic violence cases during the coronavirus lockdown. Wythenshawe-based domestic abuse charity, Safe Spots, is assuring victims...

Thank you NHS

1st April 2020 | By Aiysha Younas

Clap for Carers: Britain celebrates NHS workers with a round of applause during coronavirus crisis

Millions of Britons stood to applaud NHS workers for their service during the COVID-19 outbreak. People stood and clapped out on their doorsteps, balconies and...


18th December 2019 | By Aiysha Younas

New publication by University of Manchester addresses gender inequality

The University of Manchester has released a new publication with input from academics in the hope of tackling gender inequality in the city. The publication called On Gender aims...


18th December 2019 | By Aiysha Younas

Funds raised for Withington Walls street art project to go ahead

A community art project has successfully raised funds to create murals and street art on shop shutters in Withington rejuvenate the neighbourhood. Residents raised £5,000...


17th December 2019 | By Aiysha Younas

Carol service at Manchester cathedral raises money for new LGBT centre

A carol service was held by a charity to raise money for a new LGBT centre aiming to promote acceptance and inclusion. The Proud Trust...

Candlelit vigil

21st October 2019 | By Aiysha Younas

Mother of Yousef Makki speaks out about devastating effects of knife crime in emotional address

Debbie Makki, mother of student Yousef Makki who was stabbed to death earlier this year, gave an emotional address at a summit organised to raise...


9th October 2019 | By Aiysha Younas

More than 600 knives handed into police in city centre during amnesty

More than 600 knives have been left anonymously in amnesty bins placed by police across Manchester city centre. Officers are keen to keep the 10...