Olivia Weeks


29th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

‘Repair, reuse, rewear’: XR Fashion Action hold clothes repair workshop to help end fast fashion

XR Fashion Action – part of the Extinction Rebellion group – hosted a repair workshop in Manchester to encourage people to repair and reuse clothes....


26th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

Crime hot-spot Piccadilly Gardens set to be re-vamped in bid to make area safer

Piccadilly Gardens – originally intended to be a welcoming, green space in the heart of the centre – is a hot-spot for crime, theft, drug-use and anti-social...

Pollution Salford Quays

25th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

Council calls for fly-tipping to be tackled more vigorously in bid to clean up Manchester

Reports of fly-tipping reports increased by 126% during the first half of 2021 with 1,569 incidents reported in one hot-spot alone, it has been revealed. At...


4th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

Stop the War coalition panel held in Manchester to discuss 20 years of the ‘war on terror’

The People’s Assembly gathered in Manchester at the weekend during what has been dubbed a ‘Festival of Resistance’ to coincide with the Tory party conference. And...