Blackley fire station redevelopment

28th February 2023 | By Thomas Markham

Blackley fire station to receive ‘major overhaul’ as part of £38m investment across Manchester

Greater Manchester Combined Authority have announced plans to redevelop Blackley fire station as part of a £38 million investment. The new building will be enviromentally friendly and allow communities access to using the facilities.


30th March 2021 | By Victoria Thiele

‘We thought things were bad, but we were struck’: Can Manchester win the fight against inequality?

Black people die twice as often from Covid-19 as white people, but a new inequalities report suggests a “good life for all” in Manchester is...


18th February 2021 | By Tyrese King

Campaign against council’s plan to increase police presence in Manchester schools

The ‘No Police in Schools’ campaign is fighting against plans to increase police presence in schools.   The campaign is backed by Manchester-based Kids of...


9th December 2019 | By karthiknair

BBC rolls out free digital resources to help improve communication among young children

The Tiny Happy People initiative seeks to bridge the communication gap among Greater Manchester pre-schoolers. The initiative, which was started by the Greater Manchester Combined...


22nd July 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Greater Manchester to protect and develop its music scene – but will it be enough?

A review into Manchester’s music scene has revealed music tourism contributes more than £169m to the city’s economy each year. Last summer, UK Music was...