Fewer people are giving to charity following recent scandals

The number of people in the UK regularly giving to charity has declined for the third year in a row, according to the largest...

Regeneration may cause isolation for older people, study finds

A study by an academic from The University of Manchester has found that urban regeneration in poor neighbourhoods can actually backfire, and lead to...

Labour pledges to scrap Universal Credit

Jeremy Corbyn will today announce that Labour  will scrap Universal Credit, calling the flagship Tory welfare reform “inhumane” and an “unmitigated disaster”. Speaking at a...

Sixteen Domestic abuse survivors reach out to others at start of Salford Campaign

Sixteen brave survivors of domestic abuse are reaching out to encourage men and women to seek help. Their messages of hope form part of a...

Manchester’s Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities join with Mayor to celebrate Ramadan projects to...

Human Appeal, the leading Muslim faith-based charity in Greater Manchester, launched their Ramadan campaign on Monday 14th May at the Friends’ Meeting House in...

Pioneering Salford project steers young people onto right road

A pioneering Salford project is steering young people away from organised crime and helping them build more positive futures. STEER, which is run by Salford...

Schoolchildren’s commercials are a breath of fresh air

Five Greater Manchester primary schools have picked up prizes after producing radio and TV commercials to help tackle air pollution in Greater Manchester. Children from...

Children of abused mothers 50% more likely to have low IQ say Manchester researchers

Children of women who reported domestic violence in pregnancy or during the first six years of the child’s life are almost 50% more likely...

One in four UK children have a mother with mental illness say Manchester Researchers

One in four UK children between the ages of 0 and 16 have a mother with a mental illness, according to a team of...

North West’s disastrous 8,000 people social care blackhole revealed

Social care in the North West has a 'disastrous' staffing ‘black hole’ with more than 8,000 vacant posts, new figures released by GMB, the...