23rd March 2023 | By Benjamin Golaub

University of Manchester student protesters evicted by bailiffs after 10 week strike

Rent strike students from the University of Manchester have been evicted from the Simons building bringing an end to the 10-week occupation. At 5.20am bailiffs...

6th December 2022 | By Elena John

Animal Rebellion protestors arrested in Manchester Michelin star restaurant

Taking a stance against animal cruelty and wealth inequality Animal Rebellion protestors have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass following an incident at a MICHELIN Star restaurant in...

Oldham Fans Protest

23rd April 2022 | By Benjamin Golaub

Oldham vs Salford suspended after fans storm the pitch with one minute to go

Oldham’s game against Salford was postponed after fans stormed the pitch in protest at the club’s ownership. The owner of Oldham, Abdallah Lemsagam, has been...


23rd February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

SOS NHS demonstration in St Peter’s Square to demand £20m emergency funding

More than 40 organisations associated with the NHS will gather in St Peter’s Square this Saturday to protest against the Health and Care Bill 2021. ...


16th February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Huge turnout for energy cap bill protest in Manchester city centre

Manchester’s People Assembly organised a national protest against the increase in the national living cost.  The People’s Assembly had organised for the protest to take...


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...


2nd February 2022 | By Hannah Wintle

Manchester to protest a rise in household energy bills and rise in national insurance increases

A demonstration “demanding action to tackle the cost of living crisis” has been organised in response to the planned rise in household energy bills. Protesters are demanding...


27th October 2021 | By Rebecca Redican

Banner making event gets a ‘shocking’ turnout ahead of Girls Night In protest

The University of Manchester hosted a banner making event ahead of the Girls Night In protest at St Peter’s Square. The protest is calling for a boycott of...


20th October 2021 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

‘Human rights, where are you?’ Eritrean community protest killings of refugees in Libya

Hundreds of Eritreans staged a protest in Manchester after 5,000 refugees were arrested and at least six were killed in Libya.  The protesters began in...


7th October 2021 | By Hattie Payne

Peaceful protesters gather in St Peter’s Square to oppose Tory party conference in Manchester

A group of protesters came together in St Peter’s Square on Tuesday evening to take a stance against the Tory Party Conference. I was at the peaceful...


3rd October 2021 | By Megan Traviss

Hundreds gather in Manchester to protest against Brexit as Tory party conference lands in the city

Hundreds of protestors gather in St. Peter's Square in Manchester to demonstrate against Brexit and the Conservative government ahead of the Conservative Party conference in the city.

Placards at the #FreePalestine protest

10th May 2021 | By Paolo Granelli

Protesters gather in Piccadilly Gardens amid forced evictions in Sheikh Jarrah

Crowds gathered behind the Queen Victoria monument in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens on Sunday to protest against the eviction of Palestinian families from their homes in Sheikh...


28th March 2021 | By Georgina Randall

Police accused of ‘shoving and kicking’ protestors at ‘Kill The Bill’ protest in city centre

Legal observers at Manchester’s ‘Kill The Bill’ protest yesterday (Saturday) said police became “heavy handed” with protestors after tram lines were blocked at St Peter’s Square. ...


21st March 2021 | By Rory Gannon

Demonstrators take to the streets in Manchester against anti-protest bill

Hundreds gathered in Manchester yesterday afternoon (March 20) to demonstrate against a bill that would restrict the freedom of assembly in the UK. Protesters assembled...


21st March 2021 | By Harry Hansen

Thousands gather in Manchester city centre for anti-police bill and Reclaim These Streets protests

Thousands of protesters gathered in Manchester’s St Peter’s Square yesterday evening to speak out against violence to women and the proposed new police and crime...


17th March 2021 | By Ruby Fandino

Manchester demonstrators protest over police crime sentencing and courts bill

Hundreds marched through central Manchester protesting over proposed increased police power and diminished freedom of expression threatened by the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill....


10th February 2021 | By Rory Gannon

‘We’ve never had democracy’: Myanmar student says military coup leaves her home country feeling ‘like North Korea’

A Myanmar student based in Manchester has expressed concern for her country as a military coup sweeps the nation. Lilly Oo, originally from Myanmar –...


3rd February 2021 | By Lauren Jefferson

Stand Up To Racism Manchester say they will continue to protest in Hulme park ‘until racism goes’

Stand Up to Racism Manchester have said they will continue to protest in Hulme Park every week “until racism goes”. The organisation holds Black Lives Matter protests every...


13th November 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Tension mounts between UoM student protestors and police as tuition fee demo is cancelled following threats of arrests

A demonstration at Owen’s Park by University of Manchester students over the refund of tuition fees was abandoned after police threatened to arrest protestors. Student...


12th November 2020 | By Rosa Bown

Anti-mask protestors clash with police in Piccadilly Gardens in anti-lockdown demonstration

Police dispersed anti-lockdown protesters in Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester on Sunday during a protest organised by Rise up Manchester.  The anti-lockdown protest started at 1pm...