Isaac Jordan

Police Cordon after terrorism arrests

30th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Deansgate ‘terrorism’ arrests trigger travel chaos in city centre for commuters

Two men arrested on suspicion of terror offences on Deansgate yesterday have been released without charge and police say they are treating the incident as irresponsible behaviour. Greater Manchester...

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30th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

City council leader faces criticism for labelling protestors ‘climate extremists’

Councillor Richard Leese, leader of the city council, is facing criticism for his use of the phrase “climate extremists” when describing climate protestors in Manchester. Councillor Leese...

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18th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Protestors demand an end to Turkish attacks in northern Syria

Hundreds of protestors in Manchester have called for an end to killings and military action against Kurdish forces and communities in northern Syria. Turkey began its military action last week...

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7th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Activists criticise city council for ‘inaction’ over climate change emergency

Manchester City Council has come under fire for  ‘inaction’ on the climate emergency following the publication of a Freedom of Information response by climate activists....

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4th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Manchester faces affordable housing crisis, new research shows

Manchester faces a dire shortage of affordable homes as families on housing benefit face a rise in poverty levels and being priced out of the...

Heaton Park Tram- Photo by Stephen McKay

25th September 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Cable theft at Heaton Park Tramway sees community pull together

The Heaton Park Tramway in north Manchester is out of service “indefinitely” after suspected metal theifs stole and damaged overhead cables. The theft cut power to the tramways lakeside depot,...

Youth Strike

23rd September 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Manchester school children demand climate change action

The streets of Manchester were brought to a standstill on Friday as hundreds of protesters took part in the global youth strike for climate change. The...

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20th June 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Bolton Council cuts budget for sexual health as STD numbers rise in England

Council documents discovered by the Northern Quota show that Bolton Council is cutting funding for its sexual health services by £331,827 from July.  Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, which...

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14th June 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Grenfell Fire – two years on, but many buildings in Greater Manchester still have dangerous cladding

Today marks the two year anniversary of the Grenfell tower fire which tragically took the lives of 72 people and displaced multiple families out of their...

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13th June 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

‘We don’t want people to experience the same pain we did’: survivor of Grenfell Tower visits Salford residents being forced to pay for new cladding

Members of Grenfell United, the campaign group created by survivors of the Grenfell fire disaster, visited residents in Salford in solidarity over a row over...