A woman sitting down holding a skateboard with a large image of a man behind her.

26th June 2023 | By Chloe Pipe

The beauty of urban skating is diversity

The beauty of urban skating is that diversifies any environment, it requires creativity and imagination as well as the confidence to try new things.

Manchester Marathon Exercise Fitness Running Health

22nd May 2023 | By Jessica Smith

How Ancoats Run Club is encouraging better health in more ways than one 

Member of Ancoats Run Club talks to NQ about being part of a running club and how it has helped their health and well-being.

Lemn Sissay

14th June 2022 | By Tyrese King

Manchester’s Festival of Libraries returns

The Festival of Libraries returns to Greater Manchester to celebrate all 133 of the public libraries in the region. Since the pandemic the importance of libraries and literature in general have...

Didsbury War memorial

23rd February 2022 | By David Smith

Didsbury Civic Society raises funds for new garden of contemplation at village war memorial

Didsbury Civic Society is raising funds for a new garden of contemplation to be built at the village war memorial.  The war memorial was unveiled just...

Vigil for Sabina Nesse

24th September 2021 | By David Smith

Candlelit vigil held in Manchester in memory of murdered schoolteacher Sabina Nessa

A candlelit vigil was held last night in Manchester in memory of murdered schoolteacher Sabina Nessa. Vigils were held across the country to commemorate the...


28th October 2020 | By Kiah-Azriel Freer

Swinton Park Golf Club could be saved by hopeful community members

Swinton Park golf club members and investors want to take the club back into ownership after plans for a housing development on the course fell...


26th October 2020 | By Paolo Granelli

Moston mobile food trader overwhelmed by response of community who raise £80k after racist attack

After enduring a racially motivated arson attack, David OlaLekan Kamson and his business Moston Suya have risen from the ashes thanks to a crowdfunding campaign that...


19th October 2020 | By Ruby Fandino

Longsight library launches first anti-racist bookshelf in bid to raise awareness of diversity

Longsight Library and a community group have come together to create an anti-racism bookshelf launch. The anti-racist bookshelf is an ongoing project led by community group...


16th November 2018 | By Sean Anderson

Campaign launched to save independent retail businesses from closure within first five years

The aim of this campaign is to raise awareness on supporting your local independent retailers and why it is so important. Local produce may cost...

Ismael Lea South

1st May 2018 | By nq_admin

Manchester mosques should be safe spaces, says youth worker

The Northern Quota spoke to Ismael Lea South, founder of the Salam Project, a community initiative which focuses on challenging gang crime, youth unemployment, extremism...


9th January 2018 | By nq_admin

‘Manchester still has time to curb housing crisis’

Manchester still has time to save itself from an impending housing crisis, a mini-conference heard. The  ‘Housing Ideas Exchange’ event at MMU was organised by...


21st November 2017 | By nq_admin

Moss Side church and community come together to share bygone memories

Residents have been sharing memories and archive footage of Moss Side as part of a nostalgic lookback at Alexandra Park An event was held last...


31st March 2017 | By nq_admin

Ellesmere Park u10s looking for sponsors before season kicks off

Ellesmere Park FC is turning to the public to find sponsors for their under 10s team.  The local football team, based in Ellesmere park, Manchester,...

Salford Youth Day

17th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Salford Council looking for under-25s to star in inspirational film

Do you know someone under 25 living in Salford? Do you know a young star? Someone who has overcome huge challenges, is a young carer...