4th March 2022 | By Alex Bradley

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: football is united in opposition to war by Putin

The footballing community has been at the forefront in condemning the actions of Vladimir Putin’s aggression. Since the invasion on 24 February, FIFA and UEFA have...


3rd March 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Changing young lives in inner city Manchester: how St George’s community centre is helping young people

“The value of youth work is about making a young person understand themselves better,” explains youth worker Chris Macintosh. Chris works out of St George’s,...

Venture Arts

1st March 2022 | By Megan Traviss

In conversation with Venture Arts: the Manchester charity with a mission to empower disabilities within the arts

The Northern Quota sat down for a chat with Venture Arts’ project manager, Sarah Boulter. Sarah has worked with Venture Arts for a year and...


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...

Anjum Malik

24th February 2022 | By Tyrese King

Cooking With Words: poets Anjum Malik and Zouk collaborate to celebrate south Asian culture

Multilingual poetry and the finest South Asian cuisine came together in the form of poet Anjum Malik and Zouk restaurant to celebrate International Mother Language Day at a joint...

Bronte Appleby

22nd February 2022 | By Tyrese King

Playwright Bronte Appleby takes active role in breaking down cultural barriers in the arts

Bronte Appleby has been involved in the Culture for Our Communities programme set up by Greater Manchester’s cultural organisations. The aim of the project is...

Nick wallis at Manchester University

22nd February 2022 | By David Smith

Nick Wallis: the man who helped amplify the story of the UK’s largest ever miscarriage of justice

Nick Wallis, the man who brought the Post Office scandal, the largest miscarriage of justice in British legal history, into the national discourse speaks to The...


21st February 2022 | By Rebecca Redican

‘From day one they knew it was no good’: former sub-postmaster was a victim of the Post Office Horizon scandal

Over 700 sub-postmasters lost their jobs over flaws in an accounting software system. Some faced jail, numerous went bankrupt trying to repay money they did not owe and others took their own lives.

GMP Bury South Cannabis

9th February 2022 | By Megan Barlow

Police in Bury execute four warrants in relation to cannabis raid at four properties

Police in Bury raided on four different properties last night with more than 372 plants seized. Police estimate that the drugs have an estimated street value...

Linda Brogan The Reno

8th December 2021 | By Tyrese King

Linda Brogan reminisces about the 80s and the Reno shining a light on Manchester’s past

Growing up in Manchester during the 1970s was a difficult period for members of the Afro-Caribbean community, with Linda Brogan vividly remembering the racism the community had...