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15th January 2024 | By Amber Brooks

New strategy put in place after youth homelessness rises 57% in the last five years

Help is being offered to young people in need of accommodation in new strategy

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9th May 2023 | By Thomas Mansbridge

Linda Brogan: ‘I’m not educated – to get to high-level writing, I’ve done it myself’

Linda Brogan, a multi-award winning playwright, has curated a book alongside three first-time authors that tells the stories of them growing up in Manchester.

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27th March 2023 | By Thomas Mansbridge

Moss Side charity facing potential closure following council funding hit

A Moss Side charity which supports the Somali community faces closure following the loss of council funding.

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25th March 2023 | By Thomas Mansbridge

Residents join together to clean up streets of Moss Side for nation-wide tidying scheme

The Great British Moss Side Spring Clean saw residents tidying up the streets of Manchester.

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8th March 2023 | By Thomas Mansbridge

‘The doors can open to get people out’: Moss Side artist curates exhibit at National Football Museum

From Moss Side to Marseille: Artist, Michael Browne, and footballer, Eric Cantana have opened a new exhibit at the National Football Museum in Manchester. The exhibit displays paintings depicting sporting legends.

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8th March 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘Had this kit had been available he might still been here today’: Manchester’s first bleed safety cabinet installed in memory of schoolboy Rhamero West

Manchester’s first life-saving ‘bleed safety’ cabinet has been installed in memory of schoolboy Rhamero West who died in a knife attack. The cabinet will help...

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7th March 2022 | By Rebecca Redican

Moss Side eco volunteers’ work cleaning up fly-tipping increases by a whopping 115%

Moss Side, Manchester, residents litter picking success increased 115% on last year

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2nd February 2022 | By Rebecca Redican

Police appeal for double murder witnesses after Black Lives Matter event in Moss Side

Police are investigating the murder of two men at a lockdown party more than a year-and-a-half ago. Cheriff Tall, 21, and Abayomi Ajose, 36, (also...

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15th December 2021 | By Tyrese King

Communities aren’t given enough of a voice, says Whitworth Gallery Director

  The director of the Whitworth Museum and Manchester Art Gallery, Alastair Hudson, takes time out to discuss the importance of building and strengthening ties...

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8th December 2021 | By Tyrese King

Linda Brogan reminisces about the 80s and the Reno shining a light on Manchester’s past

Growing up in Manchester during the 1970s was a difficult period for members of the Afro-Caribbean community, with Linda Brogan vividly remembering the racism the community had...

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4th June 2021 | By Georgina Randall

More than 1,000 young people queue outside Moss Side walk-in clinic for first jab but there are ‘more people than number of vaccines’

Patients over 18 at The Arch Medical Practice in Hulme were invited with their housemates to receive their first Pfizer dose. In a text sent...

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16th October 2020 | By George Crafer

The cost of citizenship registration for children is placing a ‘huge burden’ on the Somali community

The Somali community in Manchester is disproportionately affected by a £1,023 fee the Home Office charges to register some children born in the UK as...

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11th December 2019 | By karthiknair

Somali charity worker named Volunteer of the Year at Be Proud awards 2019

Ahmed Mohamud was taken by complete surprise when he was awarded at the Be Proud Awards in the Volunteer of the Year category. “Volunteering is...

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27th November 2019 | By Kamila Sebestova

Reno regulars gather to remember heyday of iconic Moss Side club

Moss Side’s famous soul and funk club, The Reno, came back to life on Thursday at Manchester’s Whitworth art gallery. Award-winning playwright Linda Brogan launched her...

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4th February 2019 | By Sophia Khan

See My Dunya: central library exhibition shines spotlight on Manchester’s Somali community

See My Dunya exhibition showcases what it's like to be a Somali living in Manchester

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9th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Somali charity facing axe has funding restored after appeal from Manchester MP

A Somali charity in Moss Side has received the green light for another year of funding after appeals from local MPs. The Somali Adult Social...

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23rd January 2018 | By nq_admin

Manchester City Council cuts funds to Somali charity and puts vital community work in peril

Refugees from North Africa and Syria could find themselves without help or guidance after the council cut funds to a Somali citizen’s advice bureau. Somali...

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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...