Shiala Mahmood

#BlackLivesMatter Protesters

1st June 2020 | By Shiala Mahmood

Hundreds march through Manchester in protest over death of George Floyd in US

George Floyd demo BLM from Northern Quota on Vimeo. Hundreds of people gathered in St Peter’s Square in Manchester to march in solidarity with US...

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11th December 2019 | By Shiala Mahmood

Volunteer cooking Christmas meal for the homeless in Bury asking for donations from public

A volunteer charity worker is pledging to cook a Boxing Day meal for homeless people in Bury. Samara Barnes has been cooking meals for the...

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7th December 2019 | By Shiala Mahmood

Candlelight vigil held in Manchester to mark World AIDS day

A candlelight vigil was held in Sackvillle Gardens to raise awareness of HIV testing on World AIDS Day. Hundreds of people gathered at Sackville Gardens...

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7th December 2019 | By Shiala Mahmood

Women march through city centre to honour victims of domestic violence

Activists marched through Manchester city centre to remember women who have been killed because of domestic violence. More than 30 women gathered in Piccadilly Gardens...

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25th November 2019 | By Shiala Mahmood

Students occupy building in protest at University of Manchester’s fossil fuel investment

A group of student activists have occupied the finance offices at the University of Manchester to protest against the £11.3m they say is invested into fossil...

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25th November 2019 | By Shiala Mahmood

Students save teenage girl from being hit by Metrolink tram

A teenage girl was pulled away from tram tracks by three students’ moments before a tram almost hit her. The teenage girl was spotted staggering...