Claudia Waring

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18th June 2021 | By Claudia Waring

Refugee Week in Manchester is marked by Journeys Festival International with new art project

Journey’s Festival International is back with more enlightening stories hidden around the city. Interactive and illustrated posters have been dotted around Manchester bringing stories from people...

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22nd March 2021 | By Claudia Waring

Worries about pets being abandoned continue as third lockdown comes to an end

Pet adoptions have gone up in Manchester and around the UK due to people working from home or being furloughed, with internet searches for “buy a...

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26th October 2020 | By Claudia Waring

‘We won’t let this beat us’: Manchester’s new city-wide art trail can continue despite Tier 3 restrictions

A new city-wide art trail called 50 Windows of Creativity has been unveiled to inspire people during the dark days of the latest lockdown. It features mosaics, installations,...

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17th October 2020 | By Claudia Waring

Manchester campaigners demand an end to police brutality and SARS in Nigeria protest

Campaigners took to the streets in Moston at the weekend to protest against police brutality in Nigeria. Wearing personal protective equipment and following regulations, protestors gathered...

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12th October 2020 | By Claudia Waring

Petition by Manchester family for better adult social care reaches 1,500 signatures

Covid-19 has created an ‘onslaught’ of enquiries from families needing social care for relatives living with dementia, says a Manchester charity. Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s...

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1st October 2020 | By Claudia Waring

Almost 20% of England’s population will need mental health support as a result of Covid-19, charity warns

Up to 10m people including a large chunk of children and young people will need additional mental health support as a “direct consequence” of the...

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28th September 2020 | By Claudia Waring

Covid-19 forces Journeys Festival International to go online to explore the refugee experience

Manchester’s Journeys Festival International has gone completely digital this year to make sure that its celebration of talented refugee artists is not scuppered by covid-19....