Danielle Kenneally

Bury Arcade Club

29th June 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Retro fever keeps pinball wizards and video gamers returning to Bury’s Arcade Club

Europe’s largest free-play video and pinball arcade began life in Andy Palmer’s family-run Haslingden computer shop. The arcade, situated just outside of Bury, started off with just 30...

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27th April 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Manchester based artist Amy Mizrahi discusses the themes behind her work

Amy Mizrahi is a Manchester based artist with a background in both fine art and illustration, as well as social science. Within her work, she...

Sam Gosling

23rd April 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Final year Man Met student standing for election as Labour councillor in Stalybridge

Stalybridge North Labour candidate Sam Gosling Just three years ago Man Met student Sam Gosling would not leave the house because of panic attacks and anxiety. Next...

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12th April 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Coffee cup recycling myth busted as UK’s greenest university MMU tackles the issue

Manchester Met, the UK’s greenest university, has pledged to cut the use of single-use paper coffee cups which contaminate recycling bins. Coffee cups are fourth on...

Shisha

2nd March 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

One hour smoking shisha is equivalent to 100 cigarettes, warns government health officials

Studies show that one hour of smoking shisha – or hookah as it is more commonly known – can be as damaging to your health...

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23rd January 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Eat your words: series of literature talks by Manchester Writing School

A new series of talks at MMU may well have you eating your words. A Body of Words – staged by the Manchester Writing School...

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16th January 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Man assaulted by a gang of six men in the Northern Quarter jailed for a total of 18 years

Six men have been jailed for a total 18 years after violently assaulting a man in the Northern Quarter in February last year. Manchester Crown...

Ruqia Osman

28th November 2017 | By Danielle Kenneally

For Somalia, with love: Ruqia Osman talks fundraising for her Somalian roots

After more than 20 years of internal conflict and no central government, extreme poverty is a reality in Somalia. Figures show the infant mortality rate is...

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19th November 2017 | By Danielle Kenneally

Residents in battle to save Nutsford Vale green space from proposed development

Nutsford Vale country park is under threat of development as Manchester City Council is under growing pressure to build more houses and schools to accommodate...

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3rd November 2017 | By Danielle Kenneally

Oh brother! Seven Salford brothers talk about the highs and lows of running a family brewery

“Well, we’re constantly fighting,” jokes Keith McAvoy about what it’s like be part of a business with seven brothers. “There’s plenty of that, I guess...