9th February 2022 | By Ben Pledger

Manchester Airport boosted by over 500 job opportunities following mass exodus of staff during pandemic

Manchester Airport has announced a jobs boost and is looking to recruit 500 people in security, customer services and hospitality positions. Hundreds of extra jobs are...


17th December 2021 | By Joseph Ward

The impact of COVID-19 on local football club Village Manchester FC

Village Manchester FC is Manchester’s gay/bi/straight/trans and inclusive football club, welcoming anyone who loves football.  The club is made up of five teams and has supported the...


3rd November 2021 | By Rebecca Redican

Manchester’s Covid-19 death rate rises 300% as booster jab rollout increases

Mancunians are being advised to book a booster jab when possible after coronavirus deaths rose 300% in just one week. Health minister Robin Swann says the Covid-19 booster...

Andy Burnham Mayor of Manchester

13th October 2021 | By David Smith

NHS waiting lists will take two years to recover: Burnham says it is ‘critical moment for Manchester ‘

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says recovery in the region will take time but is looking to “level up coming out of the pandemic”. Mr...

HOME Manchester cinema theatre

19th May 2021 | By Victoria Thiele

‘I teared up, it was overwhelming’ — reopening of cinemas and theatre sparks strong feelings but the struggle is not over yet

(Film by George Crafer and Kiah Azriel-Freer)   It was a great night for Colin, the veteran Big Issue vendor. He says he once taught Andy Burnham...


19th March 2021 | By Melissa Chilvers

Manchester’s Birthday Stars Project seeking cake donations to help children affected by homelessness celebrate their birthdays in lockdown

A year on since the start of the first coronavirus lockdown in the UK, many organisations have had to adapt in order to operate during...


12th February 2021 | By Rory Gannon

Manchester’s Chinese community celebrates New Year in new ways during a time of Covid

As we approach one year of living with coronavirus, festivals – religious and ceremonious alike – have had to adapt to the everchanging government restrictions....


29th January 2021 | By Harry Hansen

Every care home resident across Manchester has received the Covid-19 vaccine

Every resident of the 56 care homes in Manchester have now received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.  The milestone was achieved this week...


26th January 2021 | By nq_admin

‘There’s a long way to go but it feels like we’re on the right path’: cricket club in Manchester turned into first pharmacy-led vaccination centre

Covid-19 vaccine jabs being administered at Whalley Range Cricket and Lawn Tennis Club 


19th January 2021 | By Harry Hansen

Frontline healthcare workers concerned over delay of second Covid-19 vaccine dose

A hospital workers’ union has expressed concern over the delay of the second Covid-19 vaccine dose being given to frontline healthcare workers.  Frontline staff in Manchester’s hospitals...