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4th January 2023 | By Joe Hylton

When Mohammed Ali visited Manchester in 1992 and was captured on film in a mock sparring contest

An iconic legend known for his speed and his ability, not many people may know that Mohammed Ali – the greatest heavyweight boxer of all...

A pop up living room in Stevenson Square, Northern Quarter

3rd January 2023 | By Zara Gallimore

‘Pop-up living room’ appears in the heart of Northern Quarter to encourage people to chat and improve their mental health

A pop-up ‘living room’ open to anyone and everyone to have a cup of tea and a chat appeared in in the Northern Quarter.  Social...

19th December 2022 | By Zara Gallimore

University of Manchester to give students a one-off payment to help with the cost of living crisis

The University of Manchester (UoM) has announced it will give full-time students a one-off payment of £170 to help deal with the cost of living...

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25th November 2022 | By Elena John

More must be done to eliminate racism in football, says campaigner

Photo by Peter Glaser on Unsplash A former professional football player says more action must be taken on racism and mental health in football.  With the FIFA World...

25th November 2022 | By Elena John

‘Disabled people are dying because of austerity’: stark message at opening of People’s History Museum exhibition

Austerity measures are putting the lives of disabled people at risk. That is the message surrounding Nothing About Us Without Us, an exhibition at the...

24th November 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

‘We’re trying to push to celebrate leaders, doctors, nurses and Muslims in other sectors’, says Nahid on #IAM2022

November marks Islamophobia Awareness Month (IAM2022) and this year’s focus is #TacklingDenial. Now in its 10th year, the campaign urges everyone to not only tackle...

Producers Adeola and Ronke Adelakun and Monique Kufuor during the Black Creative soirée

9th November 2022 | By Chloe Graber

Black creatives soirée at central library part of Black History Month is huge success

A new organisation aiming to change the way black people are perceived is celebrating after its first event promoting black creativity was a sell-out. More...

26th October 2022 | By Chloe Graber

Salford University’s fashion designer invites us to tell the truth about infidelity

Beth Moorman wants to open discussion about adultery and demands cheaters to tell the truth Womenswear collection includes fabrics produced from textile scraps Suit from...

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12th September 2022 | By nq_admin

Gen(ital)der reveal parties are now the latest for prospective parents

The term gender reveal is a misnomer. The 12-week scan, completed as a prerequisite to the celebration, in fact infers the foetal sex- of a baby,...

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31st August 2022 | By Megan Bennett

Gender fluidity within clothing: has fashion always been gender binary?

In contemporary Western society, gender binaries are deeply ingrained in our understandings of cultural norms as demonstrated through gendered clothing: skirts as feminine, suits as...