Mia Abeyawardene


16th January 2019 | By Mia Abeyawardene

Young people in Britain campaign for a second Brexit referendum

Last October, hundreds of thousands of people marched to parliament in London, campaigning for a second Brexit vote. Many argue that in 2016, when the...


2nd December 2018 | By Mia Abeyawardene

Burnham’s plan to end rough sleeping shows early signs of success but charities are lacking resources

Earlier this year Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, announced a radical plan aiming to end rough sleeping by 2020. While this may have seemed...


20th November 2018 | By Mia Abeyawardene

75-year-old man dies after bus accident near Piccadilly Gardens

An elderly man died after being hit by a coach near Manchester Piccadilly and died of his injuries in hospital the next day. The 75 year...


9th November 2018 | By Mia Abeyawardene

Seven-year-old Isla saves life of 11-month-old baby after sleep apnea episode

A seven-year-old girl is being hailed a little hero after saving the life of an 11-month-old baby. Baby Reuben Skeech suffers from sleep apnea and stops...


9th October 2018 | By Mia Abeyawardene

Manchester: great nightlife, shame about the litter and crime

The Northern Quota took to the streets to find out what Manchester residents consider to be their favourite and least favourite parts of the city....