Recession- related mental health patient suicide in men on the rise says Manchester research

Recession-related suicide by mental health patients in England, particularly men aged 45-54, is on the rise, according to University of Manchester researchers. The study, published...

Hollyoaks confirm male suicide storyline

Hollyoaks has been exploring mid-life depression amongst males with two of its best-loved characters, Darren and Kyle, one of whom will lose his battle...

A third of children with a working single parent live in poverty

A new report out today by the Charity Gingerbread to mark one hundred years of the charity's work finds that unsustainable work and poverty are two...

Charity joins forces with Manchester Met professor to shift vital support for Manchester’s families...

Greater-Manchester based charity Home-Start faced a challenge following the announcement of lockdown, with many vulnerable families depending on the face-to-face support its army of...

Trapped-New campaign is launched to prevent children from being groomed form adult criminals

Young people across Greater Manchester are being groomed by adults to take part in crimes such as drug dealing, arson and holding money and...

Greater Manchester community interest company based in Salford has won a major contract

A Greater Manchester community interest company based in Salford has won a major contract to provide coaching and training to senior disabled staff for...

Giving social housing tenants a voice is ‘crucial’

The Grenfell Tower fire has led to 'tenant participation' – the involvement and influence of social housing tenants in the activities of their landlords...

Individual tales of UK high street revitalisation could inspire future town success

The extraordinary stories behind the transformation of 100 British high streets will be uncovered by a new visual research project in Manchester. Tales of the...

Appetite for fast fashion goes out of style when people learn about impact of...

Cheap clothing has been criticised for its impact on the environment. Learning about and discussing how garments are made has a “significant impact” on...

Study calls for legal reform on ‘hidden crime’ few male victims will talk about

A call for a change in the law to class men, forced to have sex with women, as rape victims has been made in...