David Smith

An Interview with Julie Reid

15th March 2022 | By David Smith

NQ interviews Councillor Julie Reid: chair of Manchester’s children and young person scrutiny committee

Northern Quota caught up with Councillor Julie Reid lto speak to her about her political career, and find out more about the chair of the...

University of Manchester on a spring morning

13th March 2022 | By David Smith

Manchester International Law Centre meet while Russia continues with invasion of Ukraine

Manchester International Law Centre has condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine saying that it is hardly justifiable under international law. Dr Gail Lythgoe, co-director of the the...

Credit: Manchester Libraries, Information and Archives

3rd March 2022 | By David Smith

Didsbury Civic Society to renovate Spanns ‘ghost wall’ at Costa Coffee in the village

Plans are under way to renovate a historic ‘ghost’ advertisement on a prominent wall in Didsbury. Didsbury Civic Society plans to renovate Spanns’ ghost wall...

Didsbury War memorial

23rd February 2022 | By David Smith

Didsbury Civic Society raises funds for new garden of contemplation at village war memorial

Didsbury Civic Society is raising funds for a new garden of contemplation to be built at the village war memorial.  The war memorial was unveiled just...

Didsbury flood in the park 2022

22nd February 2022 | By David Smith

Didsbury residents forced to evacuate as the UK recovers from third storm in a week

Homes were evacuated in Didsbury over the weekend as the third storm in a single week hit the UK. Environment agency pumps ready to go...

Nick wallis at Manchester University

22nd February 2022 | By David Smith

Nick Wallis: the man who helped amplify the story of the UK’s largest ever miscarriage of justice

Nick Wallis, the man who brought the Post Office scandal, the largest miscarriage of justice in British legal history, into the national discourse speaks to The...

Post Office logo and sign

21st February 2022 | By David Smith

Postmaster nearly lost everything in largest miscarriage of justice in British legal history

A former sub-postmaster has spoken about being a victim of the largest miscarriage of justice in British legal history.  At the official launch of the...

Manchester Innocence Project

16th February 2022 | By David Smith

BBC reporter Nick Wallis to deliver talk about Horizon Post Office scandal

Victims of the Horizon scandal are to speak about the scandalous treatment the received which led to jail terms for some and sub-postmasters losing their...


9th February 2022 | By David Smith

Police respond to deadly three weeks of knife crime by increasing stop and search powers

Greater Manchester Police have increased their stop and search powers after three fatal stabbings in three weeks.   Over the weekend police stopped and searched...


10th November 2021 | By David Smith

Ardwick residents gather to fight climate change and move towards the goal of zero carbon emissions

Ardwick residents and the Manchester Climate Change Agency came together at Brunswick Church for a local climate summit. With COP26 ending, around 30 Ardwick residents...