The Northern Quota

News Live from Manchester


4th Nov
Councillors in Bolton say the current provision for free parking in the town centre is not economically sustainable. At a meeting to discuss the...
Manchester City Council Meeting
4th Nov
A firm of solicitors have had their plans to demolish a lodge and replace it with a two-storey building accepted in the teeth of resident's...
Universal Credit
26th Oct
A meeting of Manchester city council was dominated by the cut in the Universal Credit £20 uplift which councillors say has left...
Pollution at Salford Quays Helly Hansen Watersports Centre
25th Oct
Reports of fly-tipping reports increased by 126% during the first half of 2021 with 1,569 incidents reported in one hot-spot alone, it has been...
Image of two young women standing in line at a polling station.
20th May
Two students discuss their first time voting How the pandemic has impacted their voting decisions Tom and Lorena discuss the importance of...
Polling station
5th May
What is the role of the mayor and why is it important? The mayor of Greater Manchester is a major figure in the political life of the region...
Cameron Cosh
4th May
Cameron Cosh is a 21-year-old UoM politics student who plays rugby, supports Man City, and loves the pub—and he might have the most unpopular job in...
10th Feb
A Myanmar student based in Manchester has expressed concern for her country as a military coup sweeps the nation. Lilly Oo, originally from Myanmar...
close-up of Kennedy Rasberry in Columbus, Ohio
16th Nov
I, along with the rest of America, held my breath for four days as the votes were counted.  When it was announced that Joe Biden would be the...
Molly Scott Cato, Green Member of the European Parliament
4th Nov
Stockport Green Party is backing calls for a Universal Basic Income (UBI) to be brought in by the government as part of the response to covid-19...


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