Georgina Randall

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7th July 2021 | By Georgina Randall

The woman tackling Hulme’s poverty crisis: ‘I give out food packages after being failed by local authorities’

35-year-old Ameera Ramzan runs Heaven’s Angels, the Hulme-based outreach programme providing around 200 bags of food a week to local people in need. She has gone...

Sabah Ahmedi, Manchester's youngest Iman

1st July 2021 | By Georgina Randall

Meet one of the youngest Imams in Britain: a visit to the Darul Amaan Mosque

Sabah Ahmedi doesn’t have a white beard or wear a thobe (long robe worn by Muslim men) but follows all the disciplines of Islam, praying...

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4th June 2021 | By Georgina Randall

More than 1,000 young people queue outside Moss Side walk-in clinic for first jab but there are ‘more people than number of vaccines’

Patients over 18 at The Arch Medical Practice in Hulme were invited with their housemates to receive their first Pfizer dose. In a text sent...

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17th May 2021 | By Georgina Randall

On home turf: behind the scenes at Platt Lane of the RISE sports broadcast internship

Two journalism students from Man Met have been producing live outside broadcasts of the university’s rugby union matches as part of an award-winning new scheme. The...

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30th March 2021 | By Georgina Randall

Six police cars attend a knife incident at Hulme Park as children play in the sunshine

A man was arrested by police today in Hulme Park after police were alerted to a knife incident. Officers ran through groups of people to...

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28th March 2021 | By Georgina Randall

Police accused of ‘shoving and kicking’ protestors at ‘Kill The Bill’ protest in city centre

Legal observers at Manchester’s ‘Kill The Bill’ protest yesterday (Saturday) said police became “heavy handed” with protestors after tram lines were blocked at St Peter’s Square. ...

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13th November 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Tension mounts between UoM student protestors and police as tuition fee demo is cancelled following threats of arrests

A demonstration at Owen’s Park by University of Manchester students over the refund of tuition fees was abandoned after police threatened to arrest protestors. Student...

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28th October 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Lockdown on the streets of Manchester: how the homeless are risking their health for safety

Sat with a coffee and some hand-rolled cigarettes, David Chapman spoke candidly to the Northern Quota about the trials of enduring a pandemic with no...

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25th October 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Socialist Alternative at the People’s Assembly protest against ‘deliberate harm to workers in north’

Political activists from the Socialist Alternative turned out to the People’s Assembly protest at weekend to add their voice to demands for an increase in the government budget for Manchester...

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14th October 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Despite Mayor Andy Burnham’s efforts Manchester is placed under Tier Three lockdown restrictions

Manchester has entered tier three of lockdown imminently as fears over increasing cases in the Greater Manchester area mount. Andy Burnham, Manchester’s Labour Mayor, spoke...