Toni Clarke

Ian Griffiths Max Mara Scholarships

9th March 2022 | By Toni Clarke

Max Mara’s Ian Griffiths announces scholarships for BAME students at Manchester Fashion Institute

Man Met alumni and creative director for luxury fashion brand Max Mara, Ian Griffiths, has announced a series of scholarships available for BAME students to join...

Menopause Bus Choir SICK! Festival

6th March 2022 | By Toni Clarke

Bus choir to tour Manchester raising awareness of the menopause

A choir is going on tour across north Manchester to raise awareness of the menopause. SICK! Festival has teamed up with with Swiss organisation, Wild Wuchs, to connect...

Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester

3rd March 2022 | By Toni Clarke

Royal Exchange Theatre launches competition to discover creatives across Cheetham and Crumpsall

The Royal Exchange Theatre has launched a competition to find new talent in north Manchester. The competition, MCRCR8 acts as part of the theatre’s local...


24th February 2022 | By Toni Clarke

Last Quiz Night on Earth kicks off north west tour in Cheetham Hill

In true Brit style, Alison Carr reckons we’d spend those final hours doing the weekly quiz down at our local pub. Or at least that’s the...


23rd February 2022 | By Toni Clarke

Crumpsall charity sets £20,000 fundraising target to aid food bank in Pakistan during Ramadan

Founders of charity Rainbow Surprise are planning to fly to Pakistan to provide a space for locals starting their fast in the final 10 days of...


4th November 2021 | By Toni Clarke

University students create ‘Spike Report’ receiving more than 160 cases in first week

Two university students have created a reporting platform for women to report how and where they were spiked. Best friends and founders of equal rights blog...


4th November 2021 | By Toni Clarke

Film project in Salford commissioned to help raise awareness of knife crime

A Salford housing association is investing £12,000 to produce a short film documenting the impact of knife crime on young people. The project is expected to...

Slow Revolution sculpture

2nd November 2021 | By Toni Clarke

Illuminated sculpture in Greengate Triangle is historic link to Salford’s industrial roots

A new sculpture has been unveiled in Salford symbolising its historical roots with the Industrial Revolution. The illuminated sculpture – entitled Slow Revolution – is also...


27th October 2021 | By Toni Clarke

‘As a council we have got work to do’: councillor criticises children’s services for failing to support struggling families

A Salford councillor says he is “very concerned” by the number of families requiring foster care placements. Councillor Lewis Nelson told a children’s scrutiny panel...


20th October 2021 | By Toni Clarke

Manchester is ‘the catalyst’ to drive forward slow fashion movement in the north west

A new sustainable fashion initiative showcasing the city’s slow fashion movement has received backing from the council. Future Fashion Fair (FFF), which took place as part of September’s annual Cheetham Cultural...