The Northern Quota

News Live from Manchester


Image of two women and a man holding copies of The Big Issue magazine.
14th Apr
The lockdown restrictions in England have caused many difficulties for small, local businesses and companies across the country  With...
Image of a Big Issue North vendor selling magazines on a busy street.
14th Apr
Big Issue (BI) North vendors have lost their vital source of income after the coronavirus lockdown restrictions have meant they can no longer...
7th Apr
Hard-up students have been selling explicit pictures of themselves online during the pandemic to help fund their way through university. Many...
30th Mar
A man was arrested by police today in Hulme Park after police were alerted to a knife incident. Officers ran through groups of people to a path to...
Chorlton Bookshop outside
30th Mar
Over the past year, the coronavirus lockdown has had a huge impact on both people and businesses alike. The pandemic has affected many...
Equality Sign, by Alpha Stock Images, CC BY-SA 3.0
30th Mar
Black people die twice as often from Covid-19 as white people, but a new inequalities report suggests a “good life for all” in Manchester is possible...
Thousands of protestors sit on the tram line
28th Mar
Legal observers at Manchester’s ‘Kill The Bill’ protest yesterday (Saturday) said police became "heavy handed" with protestors after tram lines...
Pets, abandoned, lockdown 3, covid-19
22nd Mar
Pet adoptions have gone up in Manchester and around the UK due to people working from home or being furloughed, with internet searches for “buy...
woman, kneel, blm, george floyd, manchester
21st Mar
Hundreds gathered in Manchester yesterday afternoon (March 20) to demonstrate against a bill that would restrict the freedom of assembly in the UK....
kill the Bill, Sarah Everard, protest, Manchester
21st Mar
Thousands of protesters gathered in Manchester’s St Peter’s Square yesterday evening to speak out against violence to women and the proposed new...


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