Becca Monaghan

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27th April 2018 | By Becca Monaghan

Over 160,000 nurses have left profession due to long hours and poor pay

A recent study has revealed that more than160,000 stressed-out nurses have left their profession over a five-year period due to long hours and poor pay....

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26th April 2018 | By Becca Monaghan

New study shows that teaching philosophy in prisons could improve behaviour

A new study has revealed that teaching philosophy in prisons could improve inmates’ behaviour and self-esteem. Manchester Metropolitan University researcher Dr. Kirstine Szifirs taught a 12-week course...

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26th April 2018 | By Becca Monaghan

Manchester charity delivers over £36m to local activities since launching

A Manchester charity has been raising money to fund local activities across Greater Manchester. Set up in 1989, Forever Manchester supports a wide range of projects...

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16th April 2018 | By Becca Monaghan

Pebble Art taking over Trafford in memory of victims of Manchester Arena attack

Decorated pebbles are being hidden around Trafford as part of a new concept called pebble art. The idea is for people to find a decorated pebble,...

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26th January 2018 | By Becca Monaghan

MMU fashion art students feature in i-D magazine as part of focus on young talent in the north

The work of fashion art students at MMU are being featured in renowned fashion magazine i-D magazine.   The magazine set a live brief to create...

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16th January 2018 | By Becca Monaghan

Burnage man jailed for five years for attempted robbery of two Didsbury bars

A 30-year-old man from Burnage has been jailed five years for attempted robbery of two Didsbury bars. Taurean Edwards burst into The Botanist bar on...

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12th January 2018 | By Becca Monaghan

Shocking figures reveal gender gap in surgery with women making up just 11% of surgeons

It has been revealed that just 11% of surgeons are female despite surgery being one of the most important medical procedures offered worldwide. Iin the UK alone, surgeons carry...

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17th November 2017 | By Becca Monaghan

Manchester charity helps disadvantaged people get Back on Track

Members of Manchester charity Back on Track have dedicated their lives to helping adults from disadvantaged backgrounds for the past 40 years. The organisation initially opened in...

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20th October 2017 | By Becca Monaghan

Kourtney Kardashian announces collaboration with Manchester brand PrettyLittleThing

Social media went into meltdown this morning after a PrettyLittleThing and Kourtney Kardashian collaboration was announced. The Manchester-based brand revealed its 2.1m Instagram followers: “Annoucement: PrettyLittleThing...

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13th October 2017 | By Becca Monaghan

Mancunian youth identity captured through fashion

Young people from across Manchester who took part in a fashion shoot with a difference are being featured in a major new exhibition. The 13-16 year...