Joanna Devany

Temple University

4th November 2020 | By Joanna Devany

Pennsylvania students fear unrest on election day

Students at Temple University in Philadelphia fear further unrest in the battleground state of Pennsylvania as polls close on election day. Abi Vangraafieland, a sociology...

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24th October 2020 | By Joanna Devany

Campaigners fight to save Chorlton secret wildlife haven under threat from developers

Chorlton’s ‘secret garden’ is under threat from developers who plan to replace the wildlife haven with a car park. The garden, which is tucked away...

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16th October 2020 | By Joanna Devany

Manchester councillors make plea for government funding as drastic cuts loom for 2021

Drastic budget cuts are predicted by Manchester City Council over the next year as the impact of the pandemic hits home. In a statement released...

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7th October 2020 | By Joanna Devany

Food bank encourages creativity in crisis for vulnerable Manchester communities

Manchester Central Food Bank is ensuring that the mental health of vulnerable individuals is not forgotten during the pandemic.  The charity has launched a campaign...

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2nd October 2020 | By Joanna Devany

Student outreach ambassadors confronted with a deserted Oxford Road at start of term

Outreach workers welcoming students to Manchester have faced a freshers’ week like no other as covid-19 regulations left Oxford Road “shockingly empty”. Fears are growing for...

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18th September 2020 | By Joanna Devany

Hold Still finalist captures the ‘spirit of Manchester’ during COVID-19 crisis

The owner of a Middleton takeaway is “enormously proud” to have been revealed as a finalist in the National Portrait Gallery’s Hold Still exhibition. An image...