Andy Burnham


14th December 2018 | By Henry Walker

Manchester Friends of the Earth launch ‘plastic-free Christmas’ campaign

With all the wrapping, decorations, and food that come with it, you might think Christmas is the worst time of year to think about going...


29th October 2018 | By [email protected]

Protestors march in city centre after four homeless people die in two weeks

Activists marched through Manchester city centre calling on the council to do more to combat the crisis of homelessness. The 50-strong march was made up of...


28th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Former Man Met student caught up in Manchester Arena attack talks about the media’s response to the incident

Alicia Hattersley, a former MMU journalism student who was at the Ariana Grande concert, found herself bombarded with ‘insensitive’ messages from the media after a Northern Quota...


30th January 2018 | By Kieran Hepworth

‘The seeds of Brexit were sown in Westminster’: Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham speaks to MMU journalism students

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, joined Manchester Metropolitan University journalism students to discuss the Kerslake Review, media and politics. Burnham, whose first job...


30th January 2018 | By nq_admin

A conversation with Andy Burnham at Manchester Metropolitan University

Live Blog In conversation with Andy Burnham at Manchester Metropolitan University  

plastic pollution, refills not landfills, campaign

23rd October 2017 | By Sian Hamer

Refills not Landfills campaign launched to raise awareness of plastic pollution and encourage using reusable bottles

Refills not Landfills is a campaign aimed at raising awareness of the damage that plastic is doing to our planet and encouraging everyone to use...


6th October 2017 | By nq_admin

24-hour homeless centre to open in Chorlton

A 24-hour homeless centre is set to open in Manchester as part of the council’s bid to tackle homelessness. The Longford Centre in Chorlton will...

GM elects

5th May 2017 | By R.Shand

What to look out for in the Greater Manchester Mayoral elections

At a time when some members of the public have had enough of elections, the Mayoral election in Manchester offers greater opportunities to examine themes...


5th May 2017 | By nq_admin

Andy Burnham becomes Greater Manchester’s first mayor

Andy Burnham has become the first ever directly elected mayor of Greater Manchester. Winning with 63% of the vote (359,392 votes), Burnham has claimed victory in...


15th November 2016 | By nq_admin

Anti-Fracking rally in Manchester attracts thousands of protestors

United Against Fracking protest attracts thousands to Manchester from Northern Quota on Vimeo. The national protest against Fracking, the controversial fossil-fuel extraction method, this weekend attracted...