Marina Argirova

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24th July 2022 | By Marina Argirova

National Trust prepares to open new ‘park in the sky’ to the public in Manchester this week

Manchester’s Castlefield Viaduct is set to open on Saturday after the National Trust took on the project to renovate and create an inner city greenspace. ...

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24th July 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Protesters make a stand against vivisection outside the University of Manchester

Animal rights activists staged a demonstration outside the University of Manchester on Saturday during a national day of protest Members of Vivisection Exposed from around the UK marched...

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17th July 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Extreme weather warning released by Met Office ahead of nationwide heatwave

The Met Office has issued extreme weather warnings ahead of the anticipated heatwave happening early this week.  It has issued a “red warning” of “extreme...

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17th July 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Boy, 16, dies while swimming in Salford Quays with friends

Police have repeated warnings about swimming in open water following the death of a teenage boy on Saturday.  The 16 year old is believed to...

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17th July 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Manchester gym providing free personal training sessions for people with disabilities

A gym in Crumpsall is providing private personal training sessions for people with physical and mental disabilities free of charge. Javeno Mclean, 37, started by...

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3rd March 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Changing young lives in inner city Manchester: how St George’s community centre is helping young people

“The value of youth work is about making a young person understand themselves better,” explains youth worker Chris Macintosh. Chris works out of St George’s,...

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23rd February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

SOS NHS demonstration in St Peter’s Square to demand £20m emergency funding

More than 40 organisations associated with the NHS will gather in St Peter’s Square this Saturday to protest against the Health and Care Bill 2021. ...

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16th February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Huge turnout for energy cap bill protest in Manchester city centre

Manchester’s People Assembly organised a national protest against the increase in the national living cost.  The People’s Assembly had organised for the protest to take...

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9th February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Make Votes Matter demonstration against plans to make ID compulsory in polling station

Political activists gathered in St Peter’s Square to defend democratic rights they say are under threat from government plans in the Elections Bill. Protesters came...

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3rd February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Happy Chinese New Year: what’s on and how to celebrate in Manchester this week

Manchester has welcomed the Chinese new year in – the year of the tiger – with with a selection of socially distanced celebrations.  The celebrations include...