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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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9th February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Make Votes Matter demonstration against plans to make ID compulsory in polling station

Political activists gathered in St Peter’s Square to defend democratic rights they say are under threat from government plans in the Elections Bill. Protesters came...

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2nd February 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘A toxic cocktail of chemicals’: sniffer dog seeks out 5kg of illegal tobacco

A sniffer dog has found 5kg of illegal tobacco after a routine inspection by police. The tobacco was found in the form of 13,050 cigarettes and 4.5kg of...

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4th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

Stop the War coalition panel held in Manchester to discuss 20 years of the ‘war on terror’

The People’s Assembly gathered in Manchester at the weekend during what has been dubbed a ‘Festival of Resistance’ to coincide with the Tory party conference. And...

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28th October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Pumpkin patches rise in popularity after traditional Halloween activities are cancelled

The cancelling of traditional Halloween activities this year has led to people embracing the outdoors by visiting pumpkin patches  – a popular American seasonal tradition. One...

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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...

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27th October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Chorlton homeless charity changes direction after lockdown causes shop to close

A homeless charity in Chorlton has changed direction after covid caused its shop to close during lockdown. Reach out to the community is a Manchester-based...

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26th October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Puffin crossing in Salford given rainbow makeover to honour LGBTQ+ community

A pedestrian crossing in Salford has received a new makeover that honours the LGBTQ+ community after a request from a local resident. The puffin crossing outside the...

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19th October 2020 | By Lewis Oxley

Professor Martyn Evans appointed director of Manchester School of Art

Professor Martyn Evans has been appointed the new director of the Manchester School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University.   Professor Evans has worked at the university for the past five...

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8th October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

To stay healthy during lockdown we must go ‘back to basics’, says Manchester dietitian

A Manchester dietitian says lockdown is a perfect opportunity for people to switch to a healthier lifestyle. Man Met lecturer in food, nutrition and health, Avni Vyas, says...