Covid-19

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23rd October 2020 | By Megan Wilkinson

Staff in Manchester schools unhappy with measures to prevent spread of coronavirus

Staff at Manchester schools claim they have not been provided with enough support and have branded coronavirus measures a ‘joke’.  Teaching staff who are unhappy with...

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22nd October 2020 | By Lewis Mottram

Gareth Smith aims for football success at Man Met

Gareth Smith is the Coach Education and Football Development Officer here at MMU. He is involved in almost every aspect of football at the university,...

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22nd October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Covid makes Christmas markets go virtual in Lees village

Christmas markets in Lees village in Oldham have been taken virtual this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The markets will take place on 28-29...

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22nd October 2020 | By Matthew Kay

Sending in the troops: Manchester noodle bar delivers a WW2 tank full of food to self-isolating students

Isolating students were shocked and delighted as whole tank filled with noodles rolled up to their halls of residence on Monday Morning. Chopstix Noodle Bar...

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22nd October 2020 | By nq_admin

LIVE BLOG: Protest organised by Manchester People’s Assembly against imposition of tier 3 restrictions on the city

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22nd October 2020 | By Bailey Taylor

Manchester artist wins first prize at internationally renowned arts exhibition in Catalonia

A Manchester artist has seen his work win stellar recognition after taking first place at a prestigious arts exhibition in Catalonia. The piece titled ‘Act On’ won...

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20th October 2020 | By Lewis Mottram

Stage finally set for Usyk vs Chisora showdown after delay due to Covid pandemic

After months of cancellations and rescheduling, Oleksandr Usyk will finally square off against Derek Chisora next weekend. The fight was originally scheduled for May at...

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14th October 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Despite Mayor Andy Burnham’s efforts Manchester is placed under Tier Three lockdown restrictions

Manchester has entered tier three of lockdown imminently as fears over increasing cases in the Greater Manchester area mount. Andy Burnham, Manchester’s Labour Mayor, spoke...

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14th October 2020 | By Lucas Crossley

‘We will not accept Tier 3’: Andy Burnham rejects government’s new lockdown restrictions

Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, outlinined his fierce opposition to the government’s new three-tier system of lockdown restrictions today. At a virtual press conference...

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12th October 2020 | By Constance Enzler

Writing the Pandemic: students share their experiences of lockdown in creative writing project

College students painted the pandemic in a writing initiative led by the Manchester Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester. The initiative, entitled Writing...