Call takes to Manchester’s streets to save our shops

Shopworkers trade union Usdaw will be speaking to shoppers in Manchester as part of a ‘Save our Shops’ campaign day tomorrow. The union is running...

Platt Fields Park community orchards are the best in the land

The Friends of Platt Fields have scooped a £1,000 prize, after the park’s community orchards were named the best in the UK. The group were...

Appeal for families to host Chinese exchange students

FAMILIES in Manchester are being invited to welcome Chinese students into their home as 1,000 young people visit this summer to learn about life...

Singing away the blues

Choir master Dan McDwyer and arts organisation TripleC are leading a call – backed by the city’s health and social care chiefs – to...

MP’s find that food insecurity in the UK is among the worst in Europe

The Government has failed to recognise and respond to the issues of hunger, malnutrition and obesity in the UK and should appoint...

Launch of a new alliance to tackle food poverty in Greater Manchester

The Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance was launched at a packed Methodist Central Hall earlier this week. Individuals with their own experiences of food poverty...

Labour launches major package of reforms to deliver a workplace revolution for women

Labour is today unveiling a series of reforms to transform the workplace for women. Dawn Butler, Labour’s Shadow Secretary for Women and Equalities, has called...

Half of people think today’s youth will have a worse like than their parents

Almost half of people think that today’s youth would have a worse life than their parents. That’s the findings of a survey by the Sutton...

Clare’s law to be rolled out nationally as part of government’s Domestic Abuse Bill

New plans announced by the government today will top people accused of domestic abuse being able to cross examine family members in...

Alzheimer’s show this weekend at Event City

Caring for a family member or friend with dementia is demanding, worrying and challenging. Aside from the practical aspects of their day-to-day welfare and...