Rory Gannon

Fallowfield loop

2nd July 2021 | By Rory Gannon

‘It’s horrible knowing someone has been through your stuff’: tackling crime in Fallowfield

Fallowfield is home to a wide array of people and as a result, the ward is teeming with life. However, with more people brings the...

nayla

21st March 2021 | By Rory Gannon

Demonstrators take to the streets in Manchester against anti-protest bill

Hundreds gathered in Manchester yesterday afternoon (March 20) to demonstrate against a bill that would restrict the freedom of assembly in the UK. Protesters assembled...

chinatown

12th February 2021 | By Rory Gannon

Manchester’s Chinese community celebrates New Year in new ways during a time of Covid

As we approach one year of living with coronavirus, festivals – religious and ceremonious alike – have had to adapt to the everchanging government restrictions....

myanmarprotests

10th February 2021 | By Rory Gannon

‘We’ve never had democracy’: Myanmar student says military coup leaves her home country feeling ‘like North Korea’

A Myanmar student based in Manchester has expressed concern for her country as a military coup sweeps the nation. Lilly Oo, originally from Myanmar –...

covidvaccine

17th January 2021 | By Rory Gannon

‘I’m happy I got it!’ Manchester residents start to receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Manchester residents have started to get the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine as the country remains in its third period of lockdown. As the...

US 2020

4th November 2020 | By Rory Gannon

American politics driving young people from U.S.

Young Americans have said that the political and social climate in the United States is driving them away from the country. Many young people from across the...

protesters

25th October 2020 | By Rory Gannon

NHS staff demonstrate in Manchester: ‘we will be overwhelmed again’

NHS workers from across the Greater Manchester region have criticised the government’s lack of support for the North West. Protesters gathered in Picadilly Gardens on...

nursemural

23rd October 2020 | By Rory Gannon

BREAKING: Growing opposition as Manchester moves to Tier 3 restrictions

The Greater Manchester region has been moved to Tier 3 restrictions by the government, putting hundreds of jobs and businesses at risk. New restrictions that...

izziematthew

16th October 2020 | By Rory Gannon

Manchester musicians hit out at Chancellor’s ‘insulting’ retraining comments

Manchester musicians have hit out at the government for suggesting people left unemployed by the Covid-19 pandemic should retrain to find work. Chancellor Rishi Sunak...

belarusmanchester

12th October 2020 | By Rory Gannon

Belarusians march in Manchester against election of president in ‘rigged’ vote

Belarusians from across the north west of England assembled in Manchester on Sunday to protest against their controversially-elected president. Demonstrators have been gathering in St Anne’s Square...